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Coming up August 20, 2010 - We speak with a public health director about new concerns as kids go back to school, look at harmful environmental implications after a large marijuana growing operation is discovered in Wisconsin, and new information about the Asian Carp situation as well as Cougars in Wisconsin.

New Rules on Political Advertising
Friday, August 13, 2010

This week, in the face of a lawsuit, the Government Accountability Board decided to refrain from enforcing a portion of a regulation on political advertising. We speak with Kevin Kennedy, Executive Director of the GAB about the board's decision to adapt their rules regarding political advertising after opposition from both liberals and conservatives saying it was a violation of free speech.

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Social Security's 75th Anniversary
Friday, August 13, 2010

August 14th is the 75th Anniversary of Social Security. We speak with Professor Pam Herd from the La Follette School of Public Affairs on the Wisconsin connection to the creation of social security models in the 1930's and the current financial and political state of the program.

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Nanotechnology
Friday, August 13, 2010

Wisconsin Public Television's Andy Soth explains the phenomenon of nanotechnology, how it works and how much we use it in our daily lives.

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Regulating Nanotechnology
Friday, August 13, 2010

Wisconsin legislators are some of the first in the country to address the issue of Nanotechnology, where there is little research on certain impacts of daily use. A new legislative council has been formed in order to determine how to regulate the science and keep it safe. We speak to UW-Platteville professor James Hamilton who is a member on this new committee about its intentions.

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