"PUBLIC TV 13 AIRS PROGRAM ON COLLEGE, PRISON FUNDING"

          MARQUETTE – Public TV 13's Media Meet will address the state funding outlook for higher education and corrections facilities in the Upper Peninsula in a special two-part program. Host Sonya Chrisman will talk with representatives of both political parties about their spending priorities, the status of continuing negotiations over state funding, and where U.P. residents fit into the equation.

          Part one features Democratic Sen. Mike Prusi and Rep. Steve Adamini. It will air at 5:30 p.m. (EST) Saturday, Aug. 6, on Public TV 13. The same program will be broadcast on Public Radio 90 at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13.

          Part two of the special program will be televised a week later, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 on WNMU-TV. It features Republican Rep. Tom Casperson and downstate Sen. Mike Goschka. The program will air on Public Radio 90 at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. 

            For more information, call (906) 227-1300.

                                                           



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Kristi Evans
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