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Schimel, Happ unfamiliar to voters in close AG race

Republican Brad Schimel has a slight advantage over Democrat Susan Happ in the race for attorney general among likely voters, according to the latest Marquette University Law School poll. Schimel has a 4 point lead, with support from 43 percent. …

posted 2014/10/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Happ, Schimel cite experience in final attorney general debate

The two candidates for Wisconsin attorney general focused on their experience as county prosecutors, as they met Wednesday night in their third and final debate of the campaign. Appearing at the State Bar of Wisconsin offices in Madison, Republican Brad…

posted 2014/10/30 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Burke calls allegation she was fired from Trek ‘ridiculous’

Mary Burke says she was never fired from her family’s business. Less than a week prior to Election Day, the Democrat running against Republican Governor Scott Walker vehemently refuted the allegation from a conservative media outlet, which claimed that she…

posted 2014/10/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker leads Burke by 7 points in latest Marquette poll

The final Marquette University Law School poll in this election cycle shows Republican Governor Scott Walker leading his Democratic challenger Mary Burke by seven points among likely voters. That’s a big change from recent polls putting the two candidates essentially…

posted 2014/10/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin A.G. candidates set for final debate

Wisconsin attorney general candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are set to meet for their third and final debate at the State Bar Center in Madison on Wednesday. Democrat Happ is district attorney in Jefferson County, while Republican Schimel is…

posted 2014/10/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

State coordinates with hospitals to treat potential Ebola cases

State health officials have determined where any patients who contract the Ebola virus will be sent and has set up transfer plans to get them there. There have been no diagnosed cases of Ebola in the state and, while State…

posted 2014/10/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

President Obama stumps for Mary Burke in Wisconsin

President Barack Obama stumps in Milwaukee for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke in a very tight race. Both politicians repeatedly emphasize the importance of casting a ballot in this election. AUDIO: Obama urges voters to take advantage of early in-person…

posted 2014/10/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


GAB says teen not eligible to vote day before 18th birthday

The state Government Accountability Board says a Grafton teenager, whose 18th birthday is on November 5th, will not be able to vote in the election next week. While Zachary Ziolkowski’s birthday is the day after the election, his father argued…

posted 2014/10/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Assessing your furnace’s readiness for winter

Winter is fast approaching and many homeowners are hoping to avoid high heating bills. Last year was one of the coldest winters we’ve seen in decades, according to official records. Tamara Sondgeroth is director of operations for Focus on Energy,…

posted 2014/10/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Group sues Governor Walker to act on minimum wage

Advocates for a higher minimum wage want to force the governor to increase the rate; they hope to draw attention to the issue before the election. Wisconsin Jobs Now is taking legal action, because its members say the current $7.25…

posted 2014/10/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Kristen Smith sentenced to 25 years

A woman convicted of kidnapping her infant nephew and leaving him outside in a plastic storage bin in frigid temperatures has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge James D. Peterson imposed the sentence Monday on…

posted 2014/10/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Mary Burke looks to President Obama to help boost voter turnout

With Election Day rapidly approaching, the candidates in the race for governor are doing everything they can to motivate voters to show up at the polls. Democratic candidate Mary Burke is hoping for a big boost with her base later…

posted 2014/10/28 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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