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2014-07-20

Wisconsin weather heats up

Many parts of Wisconsin will likely see there hottest days of the year so far in the next 24 hours. The National Weather Service says temperatures statewide are expected to heat up over the next day or so. Tod Pritchard…

posted 2014/07/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Skydiver killed during jump in Racine County

One man is dead, following a skydiving accident in Racine County. The Racine County Sheriff’s Department says a 44-year-old Racine man was pronounced dead at the scene, after landing in a road near Sylvania Airport. Officials believe his parachute became…

posted 2014/07/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Train derailment in Slinger prompts evacuation

Over 100 homes in the Town of Slinger had to be evacuated Sunday night, after two freight trains collided and thousands of gallons of diesel fuel was spilled. The crash occurred near an intersection of rail lines owned by the…

posted 2014/07/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State offers advice for propane buyers

Winter may be the last thing Wisconsin residents are thinking about right now. However, Sandy Chalmers with the state Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection says it may be a good idea for those who need to fill up…

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2014-07-18

Missing Manitowoc man and son found in Mexico

Authorities have located a Manitowoc man in Mexico, who police say fled the country with his son earlier this month to avoid reckless homicide charges. Manitowoc Police Captain Scott Luchterhand says 57-year-old Timothy Miller, and his 14-year-old son Devin, were…

posted 2014/07/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Evers defends Common Core

As Republicans echoed Governor Scott Walker’s call for the Legislature to take action quickly next session to repeal the use of Common Core educations standards in Wisconsin, the state’s chief education official argued for the need to stay the course.…

posted 2014/07/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State adds 7 counties to EAB quarantine

The state Department of Agriculture is adding seven more Wisconsin counties to the list of those quarantined because of the emerald ash borer. The move comes after the tree-killing insect was confirmed in Columbia, Grant, and Monroe counties. The new…

posted 2014/07/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-07-17

Net neutrality comments reach more than a million

Comments submitted to the FCC on net neutrality reach more than 1 million as of noon on Thursday — the most ever for an FCC rule-making proceeding. The Federal Communications Commission is ending public comments today on the proposed rules…

posted 2014/07/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Trek president fires back at Walker campaign ad

The President of Trek Bicycle is accusing Governor Scott Walker of make false implications against the company for political gain. Walker’s campaign released an ad this week that targets likely Democratic opponent Mary Burke. Burke is a former executive at…

posted 2014/07/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Walker calls on lawmakers to repeal Common Core

Governor Scott Walker says he wants lawmakers to move quickly next year to repeal the use of Common Core education standards in Wisconsin. In a one line statement put out late Thursday afternoon, Walker called on “members of the State…

posted 2014/07/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Madison survives ‘Operation Wisconsin Dawn’

Hundreds of police, fire fighters, and other first responders descended on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus Thursday morning, after a report of a bomb explosion at Camp Randall Stadium. They worked to quickly secure the area and carry away “blood-spattered”…

posted 2014/07/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Zelich pleads not guilty in suitcase bodies case

A former West Allis police officer has entered not guilty pleas to charges that he hid the bodies of two women in suitcases. 52-year-old Steven Zelich is charged in Walworth County with two felony counts of hiding a corpse. He’s…

posted 2014/07/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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