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Larry Meiller

Wisconsin Public Radio

It's a break in the day that gives a chance to sit back, meet interesting people and talk about interesting topics. Larry and his producer, Jim Packard, tend to focus on environmental issues, consumer issues, and helpful topics.

It's a break in the day that gives a chance to sit back, meet interesting people and talk about interesting topics. Larry and his producer, Jim Packard, tend to focus on environmental issues, consumer issues, and helpful topics.
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Location:

Madison, MI

Description:

It's a break in the day that gives a chance to sit back, meet interesting people and talk about interesting topics. Larry and his producer, Jim Packard, tend to focus on environmental issues, consumer issues, and helpful topics.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-642-1234


Episodes

Cost Benefits Of Building High-efficiency Buildings

11/22/2017
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We talk with a leading sustainable design architect about the far-reaching cost benefits of building high-efficiency buildings. What they can do for your pocketbook and for the world we live in.

Duration: 00:35:38


The Indigenous Kitchen

11/22/2017
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Are you looking for a diet that eliminates wheat, dairy, or sugar? Our guest has the answer – a diet using indigenous American fruits and vegetables and wild game. The founder of The Sioux Chef joins us to share his approach to creating meals that are vibrant, health, elegant and easy.

Duration: 00:38:00


Astronomy Update: Holiday Gifts for Astronomers

11/21/2017
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We take a look at the sky with our astronomy expert. We talk about astronomy themed holiday gifts and learn about what to look for in the night sky this time of the year.

Duration: 00:34:44


Laser Eye Surgery

11/21/2017
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We learn about different types of laser vision correction with our guest from UW-Health. We also talk about disorders of the cornea.

Duration: 00:39:14


Physical Therapy Advice: Exercising in the Cold

11/20/2017
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We talk with our physical therapists about how to stay active in the winter months. We learn how to stay safe in the cold and the benefits of working out in low temperatures.

Duration: 01:13:48


Garden Talk: Using Perennials And Annuals In The Garden

11/18/2017
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Most gardens use both annuals and perennials, Lis Friemoth is back with us to talk about where and why to plant each. We also take a look at why we garden.

Duration: 01:13:32


Ambling Through Philosophy With Michael Perry

11/16/2017
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You just never know where the pain of a kidney stone will lead you, with best-selling author Michael Perry it was to French philosopher Michel de Montaigne. We talk to him about philosophy, finding stories and his new book.

Duration: 00:36:06


Finding A Yoga Instructor

11/16/2017
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Studies have shown that yoga is beneficial in different ways, today we talk to a yoga instructor about how to find a teacher who will help you get what you want out of your practice.

Duration: 00:37:39


Insect Update: Praying Mantids and Walking Sticks

11/15/2017
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What are the differences between a praying mantis and a walking stick? Entomologist, PJ Liesch is with us to talk about these two striking insects. And both can be found in Wisconsin.

Duration: 01:13:44


Holiday Cooking

11/14/2017
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What’s your favorite holiday recipe? Do you change out the food at your event each year or do you cook the same thing? What cooking questions do you have?

Duration: 01:13:47


Rules Of The Road

11/13/2017
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Winter weather is here, we talk with a member of the Wisconsin State Patrol about how to stay safe behind the wheel. We also take a look at new rules and regulations.

Duration: 00:34:55


Decoding the Myths of Healthy Eating

11/13/2017
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We talk with the author of “The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully,” and answer your questions about maintaining a healthy diet . We also learn how to enjoy the food we eat, without feeling guilty, and our guest teaches us how to make sense of scientific studies about food.

Duration: 00:38:49


Garden Talk: Help From the Extension

11/11/2017
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We talk about the different roles that UW- Extension agents play in their regions and find out about the Harmony Arboretum in Peshtigo. We also take a look at home fruit production.

Duration: 01:13:25


Home Improvement: Your Home's Energy Score

11/9/2017
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This is the time of year we start thinking about the energy efficiency of our homes. Our guests talks about tools you can use to get your homes energy ratings and what you can do to improve your score.

Duration: 01:12:29


Wildlife Update: Fall Bird Migration

11/8/2017
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It’s almost winter in Wisconsin, which means most birds are on the move. We talk with our guest about which birds are migrating through the state in late fall and how weather affects their migration. We also talk about how to prepare our bird feeders.

Duration: 00:35:27


2017 Deer Hunt Wisconsin

11/8/2017
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Outdoor Wisconsin host Dan Small is back with us to talk about this year’s deer hunt. He’ll have updates to state rules and regulations, information on Chronic Wasting Disease and give us a forecast of the hunt in different areas of the state.

Duration: 00:38:27


Celebrating The Holidays With Your Dog

11/7/2017
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If you’re concerned about your dog’s behavior during the upcoming holidays, the time to start strategizing is now. With the help our guest, internationally known animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell, we’ll take a look at what problems may come up and what you can do about it.

Duration: 01:13:42


Computer Advice: Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday

11/6/2017
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Whether its a smartphone, tablet or computer, electronic devices and accessories are high on the holiday gift lists of a lot of people. We talk about when to buy and what to buy with our computer expert.

Duration: 01:13:40


Garden Talk: How Botanical Gardens Prepare For The Winter

11/4/2017
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As gardeners put their gardens to bed for the winter, staff at botanical gardens are also preparing their spaces for the changing season. Join us as we talk to a guest from the Green Bay Botanical Garden for a behind-the-scenes look at clean-up and at what's being done for spring.

Duration: 01:13:42


Consumer Update: Scams Involving Senior Citizens, Medicaid Open Enrollment

11/2/2017
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As the holidays approach, many consumers will head online to shop in search of good deals and convenience. But, remember - some deals may be too good to be true. As shoppers look for the best bang for their buck, it's important to remember that there are practices they can use to avoid getting scammed. Join us as we get tips for online shopping, plus discuss potential scams affecting senior citizens and those who are taking part in the Medicare open enrollment period with our guests from...

Duration: 01:13:38

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