With the state’s stay-at-home order in effect, many of us may find ourselves with a lot more time to cook. But what should we keep in mind as we prepare meals for ourselves and others during this time? WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Monica Theis, a senior lecturer with the Department of Food Science […]
Like a slowly tightening fence, social restrictions in response to the COVID-19 outbreak are making people’s worlds smaller and smaller. WORT reporter Helena White shares her experiences about how the shutdown was felt in her household.
While the COVID-19 outbreak demands immediate and ongoing attention from all levels of government, some local matters simply can’t be paused. Tomorrow night, Madison’s city council will consider over one hundred agenda items, including a resolution to oppose the stationing of F-35 fighter jets at Truax Field on the city’s northeast side. “This resolution is […]
President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act last Friday. To learn more about the stimulus package, which includes over $2 trillion in spending, WORT Labor Radio producer Greg Geboski spoke with Julia Wolfe, a State Economic Analyst with the Economic Policy Institute, last week.
Even with a shelter-in-place order statewide, Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is urging even stricter vigilance of social distancing to help limit the spread of the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. The mayor says “we are not through the woods, yet.” “[People] need to understand how important it is for us to slow the […]
As Wisconsin’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to climb, businesses and other locations continue to take measures to prevent the spread of the virus. For some, that may mean closing it down. For others, that may mean taking extra precautions. For our second photojournalism series, WORT traveled to Monona and East Wash neighborhoods to see […]