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2014-10-21

Governor Walker says Obama visit could be a ‘liability’ for Mary Burke

Governor Scott Walker has doubts about the benefits a visit to Wisconsin by President Obama would have for his Democratic challenger. Democrat Mary Burke’s campaign has said they are working having the president campaign for her in Wisconsin during the…

posted 2014/10/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-20

Attorney General Van Hollen drops effort to restore Voter ID requirement before election

The state Department of Justice is no longer pursuing an effort to restore a Wisconsin law that requires voters to show a government-issued photo identification to obtain a ballot, before the November 4th election. After the U.S. Supreme Court issued…

posted 2014/10/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Home sales down, prices up for September

A mixed report in the state’s housing market last month. According to figures released by the Wisconsin Realtors Association, home sales in the state for September were relatively flat compared to the same time period from last year. They dropped…

posted 2014/10/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-19

Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin

Voters who have already made up their minds about who they will be voting for on November 4 can start casting their ballots. Early voting got underway in Wisconsin on Monday, allowing voters to cast in-person absentee ballots at their…

posted 2014/10/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin DNR’s Wolf Zone 5 to close

There will be just two wolf hunt zones open after tonight. Zone 5 is scheduled to close tonight at 6:30 p.m. Zones 1, 2 and 4 closed over the weekend. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Management director Tom Hauge said…

posted 2014/10/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Eau Claire sex sting results in 9 arrests

A sex-trafficking sting in Eau Claire late last week resulted in the arrests of nine men. Local officers, working with state investigators, ran a two-day undercover operation last Thursday and Friday, in which they posted ads online offering sex with…

posted 2014/10/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-18

Walker, Burke make closing arguments in final debate

The two candidates for governor field questions about jobs numbers, the state budget, education costs, taxes, the Kenosha casino, the economy, and whether to criminalize first offense drunk driving. The city of Milwaukee gets a lot of attention, with questions…

posted 2014/10/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-17

Walker, Burke differ on significance of abortion debate among voters

Republican Governor Scott Walker, who is pro-life, says voters don’t want to belabor the abortion issue. “You guys are asking a lot of interesting questions that quite honestly I don’t hear anyone ask.” He says people who talk to him…

posted 2014/10/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker, Burke differ on whether abortion debate is priority among voters

Republican Governor Scott Walker, who is pro-life, says voters don’t want to belabor the abortion issue. “You guys are asking a lot of interesting questions that quite honestly I don’t hear anyone ask.” He says people who talk to him…

posted 2014/10/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin wolf hunt already ending in one area

Just days after it started, the state’s wolf hunting season is already ending in portions of northeastern Wisconsin. The Department of Natural Resources says that Zone 2 of the hunt will close at noon on Saturday, October 18. The decision…

posted 2014/10/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Governor Walker outlines Ebola prevention plan

Governor Scott Walker is directing state leaders to implement emergency preparedness measures, aimed at protecting the public in the event the Ebola virus spreads to Wisconsin. The virus has only been reported in Texas so far, and the state says…

posted 2014/10/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Governor Scott Walker may request Ebola travel ban

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said Friday that he’d consider requesting travel bans in response to Ebola. With some members of Congress calling for a travel ban from west African nations beset by Ebola, Walker was asked to weigh in. It’s…

posted 2014/10/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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