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Host: William Walter and Luke Mathers

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Join us weekdays after the noon newscast for Town Call, a roundtable discussion of the news of the day with selected listeners, hosted by William Walter and Luke Mathers. Left, right, center, or none-of-the-above--hear a range of perspectives as we put the news in context and move beyond the "what" to the "why."

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    Most Wisconsin Headlines Finale

    October 20, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    William and Luke go toe-to-toe for the final edition of the Most Wisconsin Headlines of the week.

    Office Hours: The U’s W

    October 19, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Today is the final edition of Office Hours with Professor Jon Shelton! We discuss the state of our nation as the Republican party continues to tear itself apart.

    The Recombobulation Area: One Last Time

    October 18, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Guest: Dan Shafer

    Unfortunately, Town Call is coming to an end this Friday. Join us for one last Recombobulation Area with Dan Shafer as we discuss developments regarding the Brewers stadium funding and childcare in our state.

    The Over-Under On Jim Jordan

    October 17, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Today is the first election for a new speaker since Kevin McCarthy was kicked out of the house. Will Jim Jordan eke out enough votes, or are we in for another wild ride of failed elections?

    Honeymoon Retox

    October 16, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Luke Mathers has returned from his honeymoon, and we spend the day catching him up on news from the last three weeks.

    Video Games and Vaccinations

    October 13, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    After following up on yesterday’s talk about the video game industry, Aaron and Wil round up the most Wisconsin headlines of the week.

    Office Hours: Problems With the UW System

    October 12, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Today, Professor Jon Shelton helps us break down what’s going on with the systematic defunding of University of Wisconsin campuses. Also, he emphasizes the importance of labor organization on young industries, including video games.

    Republicans, Robin, and Right To Repair

    October 11, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Today, Wil talks about the continual hypocrisy of Wisconsin Republicans regarding the State Supreme Court. Also, California has passed a right to repair bill, springing hope for farmers everywhere.

    Strikes and Speakers

    October 9, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Today, we are joined by Eric Rorholm, a Trinity Fellow at Marquette University, to talk about the continued power of the labor movement and other current issues.

    The Recombobulation Area: Moving the Goalposts

    October 5, 2023 at 01:00:00 PM UTC

    Guest: Dan Shafer

    The Brewers have once again failed to pull through in post-season games. Does this impact the future of keeping the team in Milwaukee? Also, state Republicans are seeking to impeach Meagan Wolfe. Wil breaks down the situation with Dan Shafer.