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Breaking news and feature stories straight from the WORT News team’s underground lair in Madison, Wisconsin. New episodes every Monday through Thursday at 7:30 PM. Also available live on 89.9 FM from 6:00-7:00 PM and online anytime at WORTFM.org.

    "The Land the Constitution Forgot"

    "The Land the Constitution Forgot"

    Here's your WORT Local News for Thursday, August 13th, 2020: The Mayor addresses gun violence as an 11-year victim passes away today, Wisconsin’s tribal schools are weighing how to return to in-person education, We take a look at a flawed court system in northern Wisconsin and in the second half, we learn about a new news nonprofit with a familiar name, examine the value of toys and ask how grade school art projects influence our creativity as adults.

    • 48 min
    Hong, Roys, Baldeh, Sargent Win Partisan Primary

    Hong, Roys, Baldeh, Sargent Win Partisan Primary

    Here's your WORT Local News for Wednesday, August 12th, 2020: We review last night’s partisan primary results, city leaders address a spike in gun violence, we look at a public health effort to support breastfeeding mothers and in the second half, we take a look at the week in local government, get a comprehensive weather report and get the headlines from August 1968.

    • 48 min
    Madison Finance Committee approves police reform measures

    Madison Finance Committee approves police reform measures

    Here's your WORT Local News for Tuesday, August 11th, 2020: We speak with voters ahead of today’s primary election, three Madison beaches are closed because of algal blooms, Madison’s finance committee has taken more steps towards community oversight of police and in the second half of the show, WORT rehabilitates bluebirds and explores a supernova.

    • 49 min
    Epic reevaluates plans to return to campus

    Epic reevaluates plans to return to campus

    Here's your WORT Local News for Monday, August 10th, 2020: Epic has reevaluated its plan to return employees to campus, PFAS chemicals have been found in all of Madison’s wells, Joe Biden has a small lead over President Trump in three key battleground states (including Wisconsin) and in the second half, we get the week ahead in local government and celebrate National Book Lover’s Day.

    • 51 min
    "Like a World War Two Bunker"

    "Like a World War Two Bunker"

    Here's your WORT Local News for Thursday, August 6th, 2020: WORT speaks with voters in the run-up to Tuesday’s primaries, Madison’s birds received new protections from the city this week, We take a look at a new effort to increase homeownership among Black Madisonians and in the second half of the show, we examine historic preservation, open records laws and the evolution of the carrot.

    • 49 min
    Epic employees concerned over orders to return to campus

    Epic employees concerned over orders to return to campus

    Here's your WORT Local News for Wednesday, July 5th, 2020: Epic Systems employees push back against the company’s proposed return to campus, Madison’s new superintendent started yesterday, WORT wraps up its primary coverage by speaking with a candidate for Wisconsin’s State Senate and in the second half, we get the week in local government, a comprehensive weather broadcast and the headlines from 1968.

    • 52 min

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