Fight over mail-in ballots plays out in Wisconsin; To brunch or not to brunch : Here & Now Anytime As midterm elections approach, absentee ballots are a source of contention in Wisconsin. The number of mail-in ballots skyrocketed during COVID-19 and some used that as a way to spread baseless claims of voter fraud and call for changes to the election process. Here & Now's Chris Bentley reports. Then, human rights advocates in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus were awarded Nobel Peace Prizes. All three recipients oppose Russian and Belarusian state rule and Russia's ongoing war with Ukraine. NPR's Rob Schmitz joins us. And, we try to settle a staff-wide debate about whether brunch is just an over-hyped breakfast or truly the best meal of the weekend. Farha Ternikar, author of "Brunch: A History," joins us to talk about brunch's cultural significance.

Fight over mail-in ballots plays out in Wisconsin; To brunch or not to brunch

Fight over mail-in ballots plays out in Wisconsin; To brunch or not to brunch

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As midterm elections approach, absentee ballots are a source of contention in Wisconsin. The number of mail-in ballots skyrocketed during COVID-19 and some used that as a way to spread baseless claims of voter fraud and call for changes to the election process. Here & Now's Chris Bentley reports.

Then, human rights advocates in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus were awarded Nobel Peace Prizes. All three recipients oppose Russian and Belarusian state rule and Russia's ongoing war with Ukraine. NPR's Rob Schmitz joins us.

And, we try to settle a staff-wide debate about whether brunch is just an over-hyped breakfast or truly the best meal of the weekend. Farha Ternikar, author of "Brunch: A History," joins us to talk about brunch's cultural significance.

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