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Capital City Sunday: Cybersecurity threats & Water Quality

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MADISON (WKOW) -- On-going tensions in the Middle East are causing concerns that other foreign governments might retaliate through cyberattacks.

President Trump said he had a “split-second” decision to launch a fatal strike against top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, but that decision has some experts worried about retaliation. 

Dave Schroeder, who specializes in cybersecurity said it could result in attacks on things like banks, universities even power grids.

Plus, it’s been a year since lawmakers traveled the state talking to people and scientists about water quality. Rep. Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville) explains the $10 million plan created by the bipartisan water quality task force aimed to reduce bacteria, lead and the forever chemicals known as PFAS in our water.

The Democratic National Convention is just six months away, we get a sneak peak and how party leaders are discussing their strategy to win in key battleground states like Wisconsin. 

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Emilee Fannon

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