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2016-07-20

Public speaks about police at Madison common council meeting

Dozens of people voiced their opinions at a Madison Common Council meeting Tuesday night, speaking out about a petition in support of the Madison Police Department. The public comments follow a petition that was filed by a group that supports…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

WisDOT warns of pavement buckling concerns

With substantially hot and humid weather conditions in the forecast once again, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reminding motorists of the potential for pavement buckling. Hot temperatures cause pavement to expand, and where there are expansion joints, the slabs…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Eau Claire County approves living wage ordinance

The Eau Claire County Board has approved a living wage ordinance for contractors doing business with the county. The ordinance passed with a vote of 18 to 11. Supervisors also approved three separate amendments. The ordinance will pay contractors and…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Marathon County administrator suspended

Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger will be suspended for 30-days for his involvement in a rally in downtown Wausau in May. Wausau police chief Jeff Hardell and Marathon County Sheriff Scott Parks objected to Karger’s participation in the Dylan Yang…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Janesville man arrested in machete attack

U.S. Marshals have arrested a man suspected in a Janesville machete attack.  Marshals arrested 34-year-old Marcus A. Kendall of Janesville in Madison Tuesday. A 31-year-old Janesville man suffered several cuts on his arms and hands during the attack on…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Governor Scott Walker convention speech to focus on support for Donald Trump (AUDIO)

Now that Donald Trump has secured the Republican presidential nomination, Governor Scott Walker will be among those urging voters to back him this November. Walker is set to deliver a speech tonight at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Johnson goes after Feingold in RNC speech

After insisting for weeks that he would not attend the Republican National Convention, Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Johnson spoke in Cleveland on Tuesday night. Johnson mentioned his party’s presidential nominee just once in his speech at the RNC, as he…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ryan says Trump offers ‘chance at a better way’

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin had his turn in the spotlight at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night. Ryan, in his role as convention chair, had announced earlier in the evening that Donald Trump had secured the necessary…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin in spotlight as Trump secures GOP nomination

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, once among Donald Trump’s rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, was on the convention floor in Cleveland on Tuesday night to announce the votes of the Wisconsin delegation. “The birthplace of the Republican Party, the home…

posted 2016/07/20 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-19

Federal injunction allows Wisconsin voters to cast ballot without photo ID

Wisconsin residents who have been unable to get a photo ID for voting will be able to cast a ballot this November. A preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman on Tuesday will allow anyone without a valid…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Netflix plans second season of ‘Making a Murderer’

The Netflix documentary that focused on the murder trials of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey is coming back for a second season. “Making a Murderer” received attention around the globe, after the first 10-episode series came out last December. The…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

“Black Lives Matter’ banner stolen from Appleton congregation

Just days after being replaced, a “Black Lives Matter” banner has been stolen from outside an Appleton church. The latest theft marks the third time the banner has been stolen from the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Calumet Street.…

posted 2016/07/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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