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The West Waubesa Preservation Coalition

02/13/13 10:43 AM | buzz

WorktoInspire008-L       Phyllis Hasbrouck, of Madison, represents the West Waubesa Preservation Coalition. She joins us by phone to talk about the recent dangers effecting Lake Waubesa.   Hasbrouck is also the director of Fitchburg Fields, a Nonprofit that promotes sustainability and healthy living. She was, however, strictly speaking on behalf on the Waubesa Preservation Coalition today.    

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Roy Boone, Former Madison Basketball Player, Still Involved In The Community

02/12/13 10:28 AM | buzz

boone218 Roy Boone, former UWMadison basketball player, joined the Buzz by phone on February 12, 2013. Life after basketball is still basketball, actually. Boone stays busy with city leagues. “Just dominating the city league.” he joked with Perry after Perry asked him how the league was going. Boone is also very involved in the community. He works with the Dane County Juvenile court system as a mentor and supervisor to troubled young adults. Listen to the interview below:

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Getting Started, Healthy Living

02/12/13 10:23 AM | buzz

Running on treadmill Mariah Janice was told by her physicians that she was morbidly obese and pre-diabetic. She, a recent mother of two, decided she was going to do something to change that. Today she is a personal trainer. Janice first came on the program in early January and joined Aaron Perry for a second time on February 12, 2013, to talk about the hardest part of exercising. Getting started.

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Where do the Giant Lake Sculptures Come From?

02/11/13 2:01 PM | buzz

statue3 It wouldn’t be winter in Madison if there weren’t something odd poking up from the Lake Monona ice. Folk Artist Tim Browning talks about his latest decoration on top the ice.

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Richard A. Monette Examines The Mining Bill

02/11/13 1:57 PM | buzz

monette_profile_resize     Richard A. Monette, chair of Turtle Mountain Band of the Chippewa/Ojibwa/Anishnabe Nation. Also the staff attorney in the U.S. Senate and Director of Congressional Affairs, Department of Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs. He came by the WORT station on Monday, February 11, 2013, to talk with Brian Standing, host of the Morning Buzz, about the ongoing iron mining bill that might be passed in the very near future.

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CIty Year Madison

02/11/13 1:34 PM | buzz

IMG_7222 (800x533) City Year Milwaukee stormed Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday, February 8, 2013. They came dressed in full uniform: red jackets, khaki pants, white collared shirts and Timberland boots. In other words, they were hard to miss as they flooded the UWMadison campus and Capitol.

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02/8/13 10:44 AM | buzz

2013MP7Mad Once again, the Mad Rollin’ Dolls and the Mad Wreckin’ Dolls will be freezin’ for a reason February, 9, 2013, as they take to the frigid waters at Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center to raise money for Special Olympics Wisconsin.

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02/8/13 10:38 AM | buzz

Screen Shot 2013-02-08 at 10.29.38 AM     On Friday, February 8th, 2013, Sandee Seiberlich spoke with Jonathan Zarov for this months edition of Tech Report. Once a month Seiberlich comes by the station to discuss technology. This week they focus on landlines. Do they exist anymore? Well, actually, over half of America still use landlines. Are landlines on the way out? Are we at the point where it makes sense for a household to only use cell phones? Listen to the always informative and entertaining Tech Report.    If you have a tech topic you’d like Seiberlich and Zarov to discus for an upcoming Tech Report contact Jonathan at here.   I’ve also included a link to a relevant music video.  

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ALEX SEITZ – WALD …Why Republicans Should Support Marijuana Reform

02/8/13 10:26 AM | buzz

(Credit: Andre Blais via Shutterstock) Democrats in Congress may be taking the lead on marijuana reform, but Colorado Rep. Jared Polis, the Democrat who introduced a bill this week that would make the federal government treat marijuana the way it treats alcohol, says Republicans should see a lot to like in his bill.

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La Bomba Waters

02/7/13 10:56 AM | buzz

1576_sarah_connor_1349491841 La Bomba Waters came by the studio to talk with Tony, our Thursday host, to announce the first ever Madison all female comedy show tonight at 9 PM at the Inferno. Aside from Waters performing, Sarah Connor, the comedian not the robot killer, will be headlining the show. Waters added that Conors is the funniest and sexiest comedian in Madison. Waters also talked about the comedy scene in Madison. Listen to the entire interview below:

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