For the Record: Local parade bans politicians; Dane County sees spike in OWI crashes

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FTR: Politicians banned from Middleton Good Neighbor parade

Parade organizers for Middleton’s Good Neighbor Fest joined For the Record to discuss recent controversy surrounding their 60-year policy only allowing elected officials to walk in their parade, which happened this weekend.

FTR: UW Health nurses on latest in strike preparations

Shari Signer, a leading organizer for hundreds of nurses trying to get their union recognized by UW Health, joined FTR to respond to the latest statements from the company as tensions escalate ahead of a planned strike in September.

FTR: Drunk driving crashes, deaths rising in Dane County

The latest data out of Dane County shows a sharp spike in OWI crashes from January to June of this year, up 41% from the previous five-year average. Cheryl Wittke from Safer Communities Madison-Dane County joined FTR to discuss.