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2016-06-30

Noodles and Company data breach includes 37 Wisconsin locations

Anyone who ate at one of hundreds of Noodles and Company restaurants across the country earlier this year is being urged to check their accounts, after the company reported a massive data breach. The restaurant chain says customers in 28…

posted 2016/06/30 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Large cheese heist reported in Oak Creek

For the third time this year, a large amount of cheese has been reported stolen in Wisconsin. Police in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek say a semi-truck carrying 20,000 pounds of Wisconsin’s signature food product from Green Bay to…

posted 2016/06/30 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Mishicot python still on the loose

A missing python is still at large in Mishicot. Police in the Manitowoc County village say they’re working with a wildlife group to try and capture the snake. They say two specialized, handmade snake traps have been set, and anyone…

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Jury acquits Centuria woman accused of texting and driving in crash that killed three

After less than two hours of deliberations Wednesday, a Pierce County jury returned a not guilty verdict for a western Wisconsin woman who was accused of texting while driving before a crash that killed her daughter and two nieces. The…

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Location named for Great Lakes Wolf Summit

A pair of state lawmakers hope to bring a number of stakeholders concerned about the growth of the gray wolf population in the Midwest together later this fall. State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) and Rep. Adam Jarchow (R-Balsam Lake) are…

posted 2016/06/30 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election laws goes to judge (AUDIO)

The fate of a lawsuit challenging several changes in Wisconsin election laws over the past five years is now in the hands of a federal judge, after closing arguments were made in the case Thursday morning in Madison. A pair…

posted 2016/06/30 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Final arguments set for today in Wisconsin election law challenge

Closing arguments will take place this morning in a federal lawsuit challenging several recent changes in Wisconsin election laws. The case focuses on over a dozen voting-related laws passed by Republicans in recent years, which include the state’s voter ID…

posted 2016/06/30 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-06-29

Jury dismissed in Dennis Brantner murder trial

A Fond du Lac County judge has dismissed the jury in the trial of a Kenosha man charged in the 1990 murder of a Sturtevant teenager. The decision comes after the jury spent 16 hours deliberating the case and was…

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Democrats lament end of the GAB (AUDIO)

With the Government Accountability Board set to split into separate elections and ethics agencies Thursday, Democrats continue to criticize the shift. Speaking on the Capitol steps Wednesday, former state Senator Judy Robson, who helped create the GAB eight years ago,…

posted 2016/06/29 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

UW in top for producing Fortune 500 CEOs

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of only three public universities on the top 10 list of colleges that produce the most Fortune 500 CEOs. The list, compiled by Money Magazine, uses data from the educational backgrounds of the recently…

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Inmate attacks three workers at Green Bay prison

Officials say three employees at the Green Bay Correctional Institution were assaulted by an inmate Wednesday morning. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections says all three were taken to the hospital. The prison is on temporary lock down following the attack. …

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Walker criticized for comparing teachers to NFL players

Governor Scott Walker this week suggested that Wisconsin teachers should be paid like NFL free agents, a comment that drew a flurry of penalty flags from Democratic lawmakers and others. The Republican governor also said Wisconsin is a more attractive…

posted 2016/06/29 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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