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"Central Time" takes a unique approach to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- finding the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics. Listen on the Ideas Network from 3 to 6 p.m.

Central Time Wisconsin Public Radio

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    • 4.2 • 13 Ratings

"Central Time" takes a unique approach to cover a mix of topics, finding the latest news, cultural trends, and exploring ideas -- big and small -- finding the best guests to discuss these thought-provoking topics. Listen on the Ideas Network from 3 to 6 p.m.

    Learning about investing for all ages, Making the most out of leftover food

    Learning about investing for all ages, Making the most out of leftover food

    A finance writer shares the value of learning about investing, at any age. Then, a professional home cook helps us make our leftovers taste better.

    How television viewing habits affect culture, How clothes are made through the global economy

    How television viewing habits affect culture, How clothes are made through the global economy

    Television show viewing is much less concentrated now than it was in previous decades. A media and pop culture professor helps us understand the cultural impact. Then, an author takes us through the story of how our clothes are made from start to finish.

    How clothes are made through the global economy, Building intergenerational friendships

    How clothes are made through the global economy, Building intergenerational friendships

    An author takes us through the story of how our clothes are made from start to finish. Then, we learn about the value of friendships between young and old people, with the help of an English and gender studies professor.

    Building intergenerational friendships, How television viewing habits affect culture

    Building intergenerational friendships, How television viewing habits affect culture

    We learn about the value of friendships between young and old people, with the help of an English and gender studies professor. Then, a media expert helps us understand the cultural impact of the ways television viewing has become less concentrated.

    COVID-19 deaths hit new high in 2021, Black Friday shopping set to be impacted by supply chain issues, What's causing higher gas prices

    COVID-19 deaths hit new high in 2021, Black Friday shopping set to be impacted by supply chain issues, What's causing higher gas prices

    We check in on increased COVID-19 deaths with an infectious disease expert. Then, a supply chain expert joins us to explain how retailers will be impacted for Black Friday and holiday shopping. Later, we learn about what's causing recent gas price increases with the help of an energy analyst.

    Black Friday shopping set to be impacted by supply chain issues, What's causing higher gas prices, What rights parents have in their child's education

    Black Friday shopping set to be impacted by supply chain issues, What's causing higher gas prices, What rights parents have in their child's education

    A supply chain expert joins us to explain how retailers will be impacted for Black Friday and holiday shopping. Then, we learn about what's causing recent gas price increases with the help of an energy analyst. Later, we hear from an education historian on what rights parents do and don't have in their child's education.

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Miller2802 ,

Enjoy Thoroughly

They never run out of new topics, and with each episode having the topics listed, you can listen to what interests you most.

meg13n ,

Done w WPR

Rob Ferrett: Today we’re talking to conservative politician x and a question from Tracy on Facebook, will you protect people with pre existing conditions?

Conservative politician X: ya know the president has talked a lot about this, how our healthcare system is flawed, I will dodge this and not answer your question yada yada

Rob Ferrett: ....you’re listening to WPR

AnnasCat ,

Lots of variety

Excellently produced podcast with a lot of variety in each episode. The hosts have great radio voices.

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