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Water utility workers brave ice, muck, frostbite, climate change and deep dark holes to bring you your drinking water.read article »
More and more Madisonians are living out in the cold. Porchlight’s Steve Schooler talks about causes and solutions.read article »
After 50 years of the War on Poverty, both the government programs it created and poverty are still around. Who’s winning?read article »
WORT Community Radio has made the trip around the sun 38 times. We look at the station’s past and future.read article »
The internet celebrated its 40th birthday last year, but faces questions about its future. Will it remain an open forum, or will the gatekeepers take over?read article »
What’s on the ice this year? Stills pumping out sour mash bourbon, “Drinky Winkies” and a plywood guard armed with a blunderbuss. Artist Tim Browning takes us on a tour of his annual exhibit on the Lake Monona ice.read article »
Young Syrians try to escape their war-torn homeland for a better life. Alice Su tells their story as they arrive across the border in Amman, Jordan.read article »
The man who wants to open an open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin faces criminal charges in Spain for dumping arsenic into groundwater. We hear from geologist Antonio Perez-Porto.read article »
The traditional Festivus “airing of grievances” took place in the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda at noon on December 23, 2013. Wisconsin residents sure have a lot to get off their chests. Activist Greg Gordon gave Monday Buzz host Brian Standing a preview.read article »
Daisuke Inoue invented the karaoke in 1969, but never patented it. Atlantic reporter Alexis Madrigal tells Brian Standing the whole story.read article »