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City Hall No Longer Refuge for Madison’s Homeless

10/1/15 7:00 PM | ioby

MADISON (WORT) — A controversial ban on sleeping outside the Madison City-County Building went into effect at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Madison-Area Urban Ministry organized a news conference in front of the building as the sun went down and temperatures dropped. Darien Lamen reports.

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L’Assassins to slay audience Wednesday night at the Wisco

09/29/15 8:12 AM | Joseph Crawford Mrazek
Minneapolis bad girls come to the Wisco for WORT.

Minneapolis’s latest gift to rock ‘n’ roll, that retro surf-punk garage-rock quartet of bad girls who call themselves L’Assassins, are playing on Wednesday at the Wisco (aka the Willy Street Pub & Grill). Listen after 8:00 pm to WORT’s Tuesday night rock lineup for your chance to call in and win a pair of tickets!!

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Take Our Survey!

08/8/15 12:08 PM | WORT 89.9FM
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WORT is surveying our listeners to better understand your needs and interests. We want to know what you want to hear. Take this survey to share your thoughts with WORT FM. Thanks!

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John Hodgman Interview

09/25/15 3:52 PM | Aaron Scholz
Comic and writer John Hodgman

Listen in amazement to Bad Sister Heidi’s conversation with comic, author and former correspondent for the Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman. They discuss constellations, vacation, only childhood, paperwork, Fortean events and his upcoming show at the Barrymore on Sat. Sept. 26

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