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WUWM 89.7 Milwaukee’s NPR is southeastern Wisconsin’s premiere public radio source for fact-based, independent news and entertainment programming. As a listener-funded radio station, WUWM serves the public by offering high-quality, in-depth local reporting that informs, inspires, and connects the community. Beyond local programs like Lake Effect and Bubbler Talk, listeners can hear the best national offerings from the affiliate networks National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and American Public Media. Founded in 1964, WUWM 89.7 has been a staple in the Milwaukee community for almost 60 years. A gift in any amount keeps WUWM news free from paywalls and accessible for all.

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