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More than a dozen Internal Affairs complaints against the Minneapolis Police officer involved in the death of George Floyd - we report on what's behind the current tensions.

2020Talks - May 28, 2020 


Former VP Joe Biden condemns recent police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as yet another deadly encounter between police and an unarmed Black man. He did so before a virtual talk with PA Gov. Tom Wolf, ahead of next Tuesday's eight primaries.

A New Tradition for Father's Day Gifts: a Thought that Really Counts

June 15, 2007


Menomonee Falls, WI - It's not a traditional Father's Day gift, but it could be the most important "gift" in a man's lifetime. Health experts suggest nudging Dad to get screened for prostate cancer. Dr. Kevin Gee with Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls says 1-in-6 men will develop prostate cancer, but an exam and blood test can catch it at its most easily-treated stage.

“Screening for prostate cancer has allowed us to find cancers earlier, when they're more treatable. Our goal is to return men to their regular quality of life after their treatment, and fully cured.”

According to American Cancer Society data, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer for Wisconsin men, and most men over 50 have not had prostate screenings. Gee suggests that men should arrange for their first screening at age 40.

“Early detection of prostate cancer certainly has saved lives.”

And he adds that there is some good news -- more men are paying attention to the risk of prostate cancer.

“We're seeing a lot of awareness with prostate cancer, primarily due to its prevalence. And most people between 40 years old and 70 or 80 years old know someone who's had or been diagnosed with prostate cancer.”

Rob Ferrett/Eric Mack, Public News Service - WI