8 O'Clock Buzz
Paul Abramson is a neighborhood activist on the East Side. He is on the Board of Directors with the Wil-mar Neighborhood Center. The 30 year old organization is well loved and always in the black, said Abramson, when asked if his organization was in trouble. He went on to say that they have […]
Mike McCabe, Executive Director of Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. A nonprofit nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to clean government.
McCabe spoke candidly about the State of the Union address. “I’ve grown tired of what they say,” he said and then added, “What they do is what matters.”
Joining WORT over the phone on February 13, 2013, was Nikole Hannah-Jones. She is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, the public interest newsroom. She recently published an article on February 8, 2013, titled: How the Supreme Court Could Scuttle Critical Fair Housing Rule. She joined the Buzz to talk about fighting housing discrimination.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]