Third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm on Channel 10.1

[Original Airdate: October 17, 2019]

10thirtysix presents a follow-up to its nationally acclaimed documentary "Kids in Crisis: You're Not Alone" about youth mental health. Two young women who shared a moving exchange during a peer outreach event, which was captured by our documentary, now tell their own stories about mental health challenges and their new found friendship.

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10thirtysix is a monthly news-magazine program. Our producers go in-depth to tell compelling stories and documentaries about issues and concerns, the successes, and about the people living and working in our southeast Wisconsin communities.

Honored with a Milwaukee Press Club statewide award for Best News Program, many of the stories produced for 10thirtysix also have won regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. One of our stories also received an award from the National Association of Black Journalists.

10thirtysix is produced by Maryann Lazarski

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[Original Airdate: September 19, 2019]

10thirtysix tells the inspiring story of a youth baseball coach who isn’t letting his disability get in the way of teaching his team to play fearlessly, on and off the field. Also, local author Ebony Lewis new book “Dear Black Boy: It’s OK to Cry” focuses on some of the cultural differences of mental health within the black community.

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Muscular Dystrophy
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Muscular Dystrophy
Sherman Park Update / CampHERO
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Sherman Park Update / CampHERO
Milwaukee's Moon Mission
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Milwaukee's Moon Mission
Update on Kids in Crisis: You're Not Alone
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Update on Kids in Crisis: You're Not Alone
The Man Out Front
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The Man Out Front
MPD Chief Morales
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MPD Chief Morales
A mentor in the juvenile system
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A mentor in the juvenile system
The great joy in becoming a U.S. citizen
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The great joy in becoming a U.S. citizen
Milwaukee neighborhood copes with transformation
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Milwaukee neighborhood copes with transformation
First female pilot for Flight For Life
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First female pilot for Flight For Life
Four Congolese refugees living in Milwaukee
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Four Congolese refugees living in Milwaukee

[Original Airdate: September 20, 2018]

It's an unbelievable story of survival, we hear from a former refugee from the Democratic Republic of the Congo about the horrors experienced in the Congo, the unimaginable living conditions in the refugee camp and the great joy in coming to Milwaukee and becoming a U.S. citizen.

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Congo Refugees - new developments on these stories
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Congo Refugees - new developments on these stories
American Dreams that are alive and well
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American Dreams that are alive and well
Future of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Future of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Wisconsin's $43 billion dollar dairy industry
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Wisconsin's $43 billion dollar dairy industry
Follow up to "Lead and Our Health"
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Follow up to "Lead and Our Health"
Conclusion of a series on sexual harassment
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Conclusion of a series on sexual harassment
Sexual harassment in the service industries
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Sexual harassment in the service industries
Looking at the "faces of sexual harassment"
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Looking at the "faces of sexual harassment"
Look at Milwaukee's newest voucher school
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Look at Milwaukee's newest voucher school
The life of Ann Fritsch, a ninety year old veteran
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The life of Ann Fritsch, a ninety year old veteran
Follow up on what's going on in Sherman Park
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Follow up on what's going on in Sherman Park

[Original Airdate: September 21, 2017]

An often overlooked perspective from the Vietnam War is from the Hmong, the largest Asian population in southeast Wisconsin. Join us as we look back at their stories of war, how and why they aided American troops, they're daunting stories of escape from Laos. Hear from a Vietnam combat veteran about how he still struggles with the job he had to do.

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The Vietnam War and the Hmong
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The Vietnam War and the Hmong
One year after the Sherman Park violence
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One year after the Sherman Park violence
Graves discovered near homeless shelter
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Graves discovered near homeless shelter
Raul Galvan looks back at two trips to Cuba
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Raul Galvan looks back at two trips to Cuba
Leave city life behind in favor of rural Wisconsin
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Leave city life behind in favor of rural Wisconsin
Concerns and fears over possible deportation
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Concerns and fears over possible deportation
Steps you can take to combat lead in the water
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Steps you can take to combat lead in the water
What it was like to be the "kids on the bus."
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What it was like to be the "kids on the bus."
Learn the true pain of Alzheimer's
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Learn the true pain of Alzheimer's
Health concerns related to lead in our water
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Health concerns related to lead in our water
Who would want to be a police officer today
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Who would want to be a police officer today
Meet the show host - Portia Young

Throughout her life Portia Young has always loved telling stories. It was this passion that led her to study journalism at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. After graduating she began her broadcasting career at WKOW TV in Madison, WI.

Portia has over 14 years of experience working as a reporter and anchor. This includes her tenure as an anchor and reporter with WISN, during which she earned two Emmy nominations among many other awards and accolades.

After the birth of her first child, Portia redirected her passion for story-telling towards a career in public relations. As the Public Relations Manager for Sargento Foods Inc., where she will continue to work in addition to her role with Milwaukee PBS, Portia shares the stories of the hard-working people of this family-owned company in Plymouth, WI.

Portia is proud to bring this life-long passion for story-telling to Milwaukee PBS as the host of 10thirtysix™.

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