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Every weekday at 1:06 p.m., WXPR Public Radio airs a local news roundup with all of our top stories from the last 24 hours.You can keep track of this newscast by subscribing to the WXPR Local Newscast podcast, wherever you get your podcasts.

WXPR's Midday Newscast: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

In Tuesday's WXPR news:

  • Boulder Junction's Musky Jamboree has been canceled
  • Northwoods Congressman Tom Tiffany proposes stopping federal funding for schools refusing to reopen by Sep. 8
  • Wausau may form a task force to review police policies
  • An upcoming workshop targets lakefront landowners
Ben worked as the Special Topics Correspondent at WXPR from September 2019 until November 2021. He now contributes occasionally to WXPR. During his full-time employment, his main focus was reporting on environment and natural resources issues in northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of The Stream, a weekly series.