Patty speaks with Alicia Sanchez at community radio KBBF 89.1 FM. KBBF is the first bilingual public radio station in the United States, and they serve the people of 18 counties in the North Bay of San Francisco, California. They are the only radio station in the area providing continuous live information about the October wildfires in […]
Neighbors on Madison’s east side found one of their favorite hangouts suddenly closed over the weekend. The 4 & 20 Bakery on N. Fourth Street had become part of the fabric of the neighborhood around East High School. But on Saturday night, founder, baker, and co-owner Mandy Puntney passed away after becoming ill with bronchitis and […]
Congressional Budget Office estimates 24 million people would lose their health insurance under Trumpcare. However that was before recent amendments by the Freedom Caucus made further cuts into Medicaid and Obamacare.
Support is growing for legalizing the commercial production of industrial hemp in Wisconsin. Minnesota, Michigan, and Illinois have passed similar legislation, and Wisconsin is following suit. Wisconsin State Senator Patrick Testin, R-Stevens Point, and State Representative Jess Kremer, R-Kewaskum, co-wrote the bill, and it is gaining bipartisan support. In 2014, the U.S. house passed […]
A legend passed away over the weekend. Clyde Stubblefield was the drummer for James Brown, whose revolutionary beats led to songs, albums, and even genres he couldn’t have imagined. Clyde, also known as the Funky Drummer, is the most sampled drummer in history. Shortly after retiring from the James Brown Band, Clyde settled in Madison. […]
An update on the recount madness. Cameron Bren, Sarah Hopefl, Patrick Waring, and Alejandro Alonso Galva reporting. **Correction: Since the airing of this broadcast more counties have decided to hand count their ballots. 49 counties will now recount their ballots by hand. Up from the reported 48.