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2014-04-22

Mone tapped as UWM interim chancellor

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced Tuesday that Mark Mone will serve as the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee interim chancellor following the departure of Chancellor Michael Lovell next month. Lovell announced on March 26 that he had been named…

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Leibham and Harris enter race for 6th CD

There are two more candidates in the race to succeed retiring 6th District congressman Tom Petri. State Senator Joe Leibham, a Sheboygan Republican, made his official announcement Tuesday. And Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris is the first Democrat to enter…

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Two UWSP students killed in crash

The Portage County sheriffs department has released the names of the two victims of Monday night’s crash on Highway 66 in Linwood. They are identified as 21-year-old Alexander Reeder of Wisconsin Rapids and his passenger 20-year-old Katherine Axlen of Mukwonago.…

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Roth will seek state Senate seat

A former Wisconsin lawmaker has officially announced he will seek the state Senate seat being vacated by Mike Ellis. Roger Roth issued this statement Monday: “I am encouraged by the tremendous outpouring of support from my friends, family and neighbors…

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Tax Freedom Day in Wisconsin

It’s Tax Freedom Day in Wisconsin, the day on which Badger State taxpayers have collectively earned enough income to pay off their total federal, state, and local tax bill. Wisconsin is the 37th state to reach Tax Freedom Day. According…

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Walker announces Family Care expansion

A program that helps seniors and people with disabilities, stay in their homes is expanding. Governor Walker was in Green Bay Monday, to announce that Family Care will soon be offered in Brown, Shawano, Oconto, and four other northeast Wisconsin…

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2014-04-20

SUV sought in motorocyclist deaths

Clues in a fatal hit-and-run crash on highway 14 east of Janesville Sunday night are rolling in to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. Captain Todd Christiansen says the suspect vehicle is most likely a 2001 – 2003 Infinity QX4. Christiansen…

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Hulsey enters race for governor

There’s another Democratic candidate in Wisconsin’s gubernatorial race. State Representative Brett Hulsey (D-Madison) announced Monday that he’s making a run for governor. Fresh out of the gate he took aim at the front-runner on the Democrat side, Mary Burke. “We…

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The war on poverty continues in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Community Action Program Association (WISCAP) includes several agencies creating local opportunities for economic self-sufficiency. Executive Director Bob Jones says poverty is not a partisan issue. He says the discussion about poverty and the role of government needs to…

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2014-04-18

Nickles ponders run for Petri seat

Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickles is considering a run for the Sixth District Congressional seat being vacated by Representative Tom Petri. “I don’t think it’s a surprise to anybody in the city that government and politics is what I love most…

posted 2014/04/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

New London school employee arrested

A New London School District employee is free on a signature bond, following her arrest Thursday in a case of missing funds from Bulldog athletic events. Wendy Swinton was booked into the Waupaca County jail Thursday on theft charges. New…

posted 2014/04/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Appeals court rejects Act 10 challenge

A federal appeals court has upheld Governor Scott Walker’s signature collective bargaining law. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday that the law limiting collective bargaining for most public employee unions does not infringe on the constitutional rights of…

posted 2014/04/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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