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2015-08-31

Walker campaign fires back over Canadian border wall criticism

Governor Scott Walker once again found his campaign on the defensive Monday, following comments on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in which he said building a wall along the nation’s norther border was a “legitimate” idea. During an interview on the…

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Crash killed Green Bay men found in burned car

Police say a crash, and not the subsequent fire, took the lives of two men whose bodies were found at an auto shop in Green Bay. The fire destroyed Hernandez Auto and Tire on the city’s northside early last Thursday…

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2015-08-30

Wisconsin residents could receive payouts in travel club lawsuits

Wisconsin residents who purchased memberships in a variety of travel clubs will be getting at least some of their money back, following the settlement of a lawsuit over deceptive marketing practices. The Wisconsin Department of Justice plans to distribute $1.8…

posted 2015/08/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmakers want hearing on possible UW merger

Members of a state Senate committee are calling for details to be released about a possible plan to merge the two-year University of Wisconsin campuses and Technical College system. A special work group has been meeting behind closed doors on…

posted 2015/08/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Report critical of cuts to Wisconsin public schools

As fall classes get underway, advocates for children are sounding an alarm over the situation facing public schools in the state. A report from the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families is critical of the impact state budget cuts have…

posted 2015/08/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Risser bill would prohibit teen tanning

A state lawmaker wants to keep teens out of tanning salons. Senator Fred Risser (D-Madison) said his proposed legislation would address a serious public health issue, “Statistically, melanoma is a very serious and deadly disease, and it’s often caused by…

posted 2015/08/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-08-28

Fond du Lac police face two stand-offs in one day

Fond du Lac Police dealt with two despondent men in separate incidents in the City Friday, with both being resolved peacefully. First, a 19-year-old man made threats at a nail salon, prompting an employee to call police. The suspect had…

posted 2015/08/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker: Fight with radical Islamic terrorism a ‘generational struggle’

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker laid out some of the key parts of his foreign policy strategy Friday, during a speech to military cadets at The Citadel in South Carolina. Walker, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, focused heavily on…

posted 2015/08/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-08-27

Duffy doubtful Trump will be GOP nominee

A Wisconsin Congressman has doubts about Donald Trump winning the Republican presidential nomination. The New York real estate developer has been crushing other GOP hopefuls in recent polls, with some showing Trump with double digit leads over much of the…

posted 2015/08/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Stepped up security measures being phased in at Lambeau Field

Some fans at Saturday’s preseason game between the Green Bay Packers and Phlidelphia Eagles game will experience heightened security. While the NFL safety policy remains unchanged, fans entering Lambeau at the Shopko Gate will become the first to use newly…

posted 2015/08/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker shifts gun control debate to mental health issues

Governor Scott Walker is arguing Wednesday’s shooting of a TV news crew in Virginia highlights the need for improving access to mental health services. The shooting, in which a journalist and cameraman were fatally shot and a woman was injured…

posted 2015/08/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Two people dead inside car that slammed into Green Bay business

Green Bay police say two people have been found dead inside a car that slammed into a business, causing a fire early Thursday. It happened around 2 a.m. at Hernandez Tire Shop on Irwin Avenue. The owner of the business…

posted 2015/08/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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