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WXPR News: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

  • COVID-19 deaths and cases increase in Wisconsin, as vaccination rates slow
  • Clean-air advocates press Michigan’s members of Congress to get rid of Trump administration rules allowing methane emissions from oil and gas facilities
  • Health officials remind people to check for ticks after spending time outside
  • Vice President Kamala Harris tours clean energy labs at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Erin Gottsacker worked at WXPR as a Morning Edition host and reporter from December 2020 to January 2023. During her time at the station, Erin reported on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.
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