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2014-04-22

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…

posted 2014/04/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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…

posted 2014/04/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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…

posted 2014/04/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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…

posted 2014/04/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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…

posted 2014/04/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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

2014-04-17

Burke calls for more tuition tax deductions

The main Democrat running for governor says paying for higher education is one of the main hurdles that keep people from getting a degree. Mary Burke says getting more technical college and university graduates is also a key factor, in…

posted 2014/04/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Appleton officers cleared in shooting

An investigation into a police officer-involved shooting in Appleton last week has determined the man wounded by officers was trying to commit suicide by cop, and that police were justified in opening fire on the suspect. Appleton Police Captain Todd…

posted 2014/04/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Oak Creek man charged with killing blind wife

Prosecutors say an Oak Creek man killed his blind wife of 56 years earlier this week because he couldn’t take her nagging anymore. Seventy-six-year-old Jack Lang was charged Thursday in Milwaukee County with first-degree intentional homicide. According to the criminal…

posted 2014/04/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Fatal fire in Tomahawk

A house fire in rural Lincoln County has claimed the life of an elderly man. Fire fighters were called to the home in rural Tomahawk early Thursday afternoon by a man who had arrived to plow snow. The plow driver…

posted 2014/04/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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