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WIS Awareness

Awareness is a local public affairs program that focuses on issues facing the African-American community. The show serves as a forum to talk about those issues and identify solutions. It also aims to increase awareness about community programs and services that contribute to the health and well-being of African-American families.

Awareness airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WIS News 10.

We want to hear from you! Share your thoughts on our shows by following us on Facebook.  Each week the shows are posted there after they air. We also give sneak peaks at what we’re working on for future shows.

To send suggestions call (803) 758-1162 or email awareness@wistv.com.

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    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:20:31 GMT
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    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

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    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.

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  • Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:10:31 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:32:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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  • Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

    Police fatally shoot 17-year-old boy fleeing traffic stop

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:17:51 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:27:47 GMT
    No shots were fired at the officers during the encounter, and no weapon was found on Rose's body. (Source: KDKA/CNN)No shots were fired at the officers during the encounter, and no weapon was found on Rose's body. (Source: KDKA/CNN)

    Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home.

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    Authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop in a confrontation partly captured on video shot from a nearby home.

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