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The Apostle Islands' Ojibwe program, diabetes in kids, and construction workers

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is including indigenous place names in its materials and education. Then, new data shows a sharp increase in Type 2 diabetes among children in Wisconsin and doctors think COVID-19 could be a factor. And a new report finds declining wages in the construction industry, fueled by wage theft and payroll fraud, are pushing more construction workers into social-support programs.

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Erin Gottsacker joined WXPR in December 2020. As a morning edition host and reporter, Erin reports on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.