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Senate committee cancels vote on Wisconsin civil service changes

A legislative committee has cancelled a scheduled vote on controversial legislation that would overhaul Wisconsin’s 110-year-old civil service system. The Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform was expected to vote on the bill Tuesday afternoon at the Capitol. However,…

posted 2015/10/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Kenosha mom crashed twice with kids in car

A 23-year-old Kenosha woman crashed her car twice in Dane County on Monday, injuring her two daughters and herself. According to the Dane County Sheriff’s Office Andrea M. Parise was traveling with her 6-year-old and her 18-month-old daughters when she…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bradley sworn in as Wisconsin Supreme Court justice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is officially back up to seven members. Justice Rebecca Bradley was sworn in at about 8:45 Monday morning to serve out the remainder of Justice N. Patrick Crooks‘ term. Crooks passed away suddenly last month, just…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bald eagle hit by car in Lincoln County

For the fifth time this year, a bald eagle has been struck by a vehicle in Lincoln County. Officials say the accident happened last Thursday. The driver of the vehicle said the bird flew into the car and then rolled…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lottery fraud investigation expands to Wisconsin

The insider convicted of tampering with lottery equipment to try to win a $16 million Hot Lotto jackpot five years ago is now accused of helping his brother and his best friend win jackpots from other state lotteries. “It truly…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Packers win, but the streak is over

The Green Bay Packers went head-to-head with one of the top defensive fronts in the NFL and won, pulling out a 24-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams at Lambeau Field. The Packers defense gave up 159 rushing yards to…

posted 2015/10/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Walker administration releases security, travel costs

Governor Scott Walker’s administration has released cost estimates for his security detail and trade missions he took earlier this year while exploring his now-ended presidential run. The figures, released late Friday afternoon in response to open records requests from multiple…

posted 2015/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Watchdog wary of Wisconsin campaign finance law changes (AUDIO)

Republicans have proposed a bill that makes multiple changes to the state’s campaign finance laws, and one watchdog believes the plan will lead to a full-scale deregulation of money in state politics. The legislation includes a number of provisions, such…

posted 2015/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Regents okay lifting UW Madison out-of-state enrollment cap

The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System has approved a plan to lift UW-Madison’s cap on out-of-state students. UW System President Ray Cross told the Regents on Friday that the state’s flagship university faces a demographic reality…

posted 2015/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Efforts continue to identify remains of Wisconsin airmen and others

Efforts continue to identify the remains of dozens of airmen who died more than 60 years ago when their plane crashed in Alaska. Believed to be among the dead are three men with ties to Wisconsin, whose remains have yet…

posted 2015/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker appoints Bradley to Wisconsin Supreme Court

Governor Scott Walker has named Judge Rebecca Bradley to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court. The move, which was widely expected, will set her up as an incumbent justice on the high court as she runs for the…

posted 2015/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Ryan still saying no to accepting Speaker’s job

U.S. Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is continuing to say no to the House speaker’s post. The Janesville Republican gave his first rejection just hours after Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation. The Washington Post reports thata Boehner asked Ryan…

posted 2015/10/08 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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