Radio & Television


Radio & Television resources in the Madison Area

  • WHA - Public radio and television.
  • WORT-FM - WORT-FM is a non-commercial, listener sponsored, member controlled community radio station broadcasting to south central Wisconsin. WORT volunteers and staff provide quality programming and services to a broad spectrum of the community.

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Court Upholds Ruling Against California's Assisted Suicide Law
The decision lets stand a lower court ruling that the state's 2015 law allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill was passed unconstitutionally.
Trump Weighs Tariffs On Imported Cars
President Trump has instructed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider new protections for the domestic auto industry. He's relying on the same authority used to justify steel and aluminum tariffs.
Anti-Castro Militant Luis Posada Carriles Dies At 90
The Cuban exile tried for decades to oust longtime communist leader Fidel Castro.
ACLU Report: Detained Immigrant Children Subjected To Widespread Abuse By Officials
Government documents released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal a pattern of abuse, says the ACLU. The government says its investigations found no evidence of misconduct.
FBI Over-Counted Encrypted Phones Connected To Crimes — By A Lot
For about seven months, the bureau has been telling Congress and the public that potential evidence on nearly 7,800 blocked devices continues to elude investigators. Those numbers are way off.
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Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Using Stun Gun On, Arresting NBA Player
Police confronted Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January over a parking violation. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately.
Opioid Crisis Takes A Toll On Economic Outlook For Many Americans, Fed Says
One out of five Americans say they personally know someone who has been addicted to opioids or prescription painkillers, according to a new report about the economic well-being of U.S. households.
On Capitol Hill, USA Gymnastics President Apologizes To Nassar's Victims
Executives from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the governing bodies of swimming, taekwondo and volleyball also testified about changes their organizations are making to protect athletes from abuse.
Senate Reaches Agreement On Changes To How Congress Handles Sexual Harassment Claims
Senate leaders announced a deal on legislation to overhaul how Congress investigates allegations of sexual harassment. The measure makes lawmakers personally liable for settling claims and streamlines the process for filing complaints. Top Republican and Democratic leaders hailed the deal and promised quick action.
Southern Baptist President Removed Over Language On Sexual Abuse Of Women
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has removed its president over past advice he gave women regarding sexual abuse. He advised women to pray for their abuses and not report them to authorities.
Most States Don't Require Guns To Be Locked Up
The latest mass school shooting in Texas rekindles a debate over gun storage laws, after it was revealed the alleged shooter used his father's guns. The National Rifle Association also favors tightening how owners handle guns, but actual laws and regulations are a mixed bag.