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2016-04-27

Walker signs bill requiring CPR training in schools

  Wisconsin schools are now required to teach CPR and other life-saving techniques in health classes, under a bill signed into law Tuesday by the governor. The measure, signed during a ceremony at a Wausau high school, makes lifesaving skills…

posted 2016/04/27 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-26

Steinke slams UW-Madison faculty ‘hissy fit’

A state legislative leader is critical of UW-Madison faculty members who want a vote of no confidence on UW System leadership. “This faculty group seems to be having a hissy fit over some pretty minor charges, which bring us in…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Madison man arrested in death of 2-year-old girl

The death of a toddler is Madison’s fourth homicide of the year. The boyfriend of the 2-year-old’s mother is being charged with first degree reckless homicide in the death of the child, according to Madison Police Department. Police said 25-year-old…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

GAB agrees to request funding for Voter ID awareness efforts

The state Government Accountability Board is asking lawmakers for money to help raise public awareness about Wisconsin’s Voter ID requirement. The Board on Tuesday voted 4-2 in favor of asking the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee for $250,000 to help fund…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Oshkosh police find baby in room with meth lab

A ten-month-old child has been placed in protective custody with human services officials in Winnebago County, after being found in a hotel room which Oshkosh police said also contained a methamphetamine lab. Police were called to the hotel at around…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Bad seed — Dane County farmers targeted by fraud

A former seed company employee is visiting farmers and representing himself as a salesman — but rather than ordering seed, he is cashing the checks for personal use. The Dane County Sheriff’s Office wants to alert farmers to the scam,…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Gomoll convicted of Oshkosh murder

Jurors came to a quick verdict Tuesday in an Oshkosh murder trial. It didn’t take the jury much to decide that 30-year-old Samson Gomoll killed his girlfriend last December. Forty-two-year-old Stacey Strange was found dead in the upper-level apartment they…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Family of Antigo prom shooter issues statement

The family of the suspect in Saturday night’s shooting outside of the Antigo High School prom has issued a statement. It was released Tuesday morning and reads: “We have lost our son, grandson and nephew — a quiet young man…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ladysmith plant cited in worker’s death

A Wisconsin paper mill faces federal fines in the death of an employee last October. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Clearwater Paper Corporation of Ladysmith $119,000 in the death of 46-year-old Michael Quinlan, who was killed while…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Governor vetoes bill requiring inspections for large home remodeling projects

Wisconsin homeowners will not need government inspections for larger remodeling projects. Governor Scott Walker vetoed a bill Monday that would have required them for remodeling work that costs more than 20 percent of the total value of a single family…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker says state will do more to combat CWD

Governor Scott Walker concedes that the state needs to do more to combat chronic wasting disease. Speaking to reporters in Madison on Monday, Walker said that’s after his chief of staff met with two Democratic state legislators to discuess their…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ryan says young voters seeing ‘cartoon version’ of the GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants younger generations to learn the truth about what conservatives really believe. Speaking to affiliate WRJN on Monday, the Wisconsin Republican said young voters should be learning about what it really means to be a conservative,…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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