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2014-10-12

Schimel and Happ in AG candidates forum at Marquette

The two candidates for attorney general met for the first time during the campaign, on Sunday in Milwaukee. Susan Happ and Brad Schimel are the Democratic and Republican candidates, respectively, although Schimel noted a lot of voters still may not…

posted 2014/10/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-10-10

Scott Walker and Mary Burke show stark differences in first debate (AUDIO)

The first debate in the race for governor highlighted some strong differences between Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke, with the two candidates going back and forth on issues that included job creation, voter ID, and state…

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

Wisconsin health officials ready for any possible Ebola cases

While there have been no cases of Ebola reported anywhere in Wisconsin yet, state health officials are trying to ease concerns about the virus. The state Department of Health Services says it’s working with the Centers for Disease Control and…

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

GAB’s voter I.D. education effort on hold in wake of Supreme Court action

The state Government Accountability Board has pulled the plug on a planned public education effort on Wisconsin’s voter photo I.D. law. The GAB action comes a day after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked implementation of the law for the November…

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

2014-10-09

Weighing the impact of the first debate in the race for governor

Tonight’s debate between the two leading candidates in the race for governor offers a chance for them to reinforce their message, but don’t expect it to change the minds of too many voters. Incumbent Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Mary Burke and Scott Walker set for first debate

The two main candidates for governor meet face-to-face for a debate tonight. Governor Scott Walker says he’s ready for the first of two debates in this gubernatorial election — though, he wouldn’t call it a debate. Walker says debates are…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin’s voter ID law

Less than one month before Election Day the high court decides Wisconsin cannot require voters to show a photo identification at the polling booth. Wisconsin’s photo ID law for voting was ruled constitutional on Monday by the federal appeals court…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

UW Board of Regents approves report on System balances

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents signed off Thursday on a report detailing the systems program revenues and campus reserve funds. The report comes more than a year after a legislative uproar, when an audit revealed the UW System…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Madison school officials, union want contract lawsuit dismissed

The Madison School District and its teachers’ union are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit which seeks to invalidate new contracts approved during a legal battle involving Act 10, Governor Scott Walker’s controversial law the ended collective bargaining…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Liberian woman held at Kenosha County jail showed no signs of Ebola virus

A Liberian woman who was being held at the Kenosha County jail and monitored for signs of the Ebola virus has been released to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. The woman left before dawn, according to Kenosha County Sheriff’s…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Oshkosh Defense cutting up to 370 workers

The Oshkosh Corporation is making another round of mass layoffs in its defense division. John Daggett is a spokesman for the Oshkosh-based company. He says up to 300 hourly workers and 70 salary positions will be cut in December. Most…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin needs to improve on flu immunization rates

When it comes to getting the flu shot, there’s lots of room for improvement in Wisconsin. The state did poorly, for the number of people vaccinated during the 2012-2013 flu season. “We could be ranked a whole lot better,” said…

posted 2014/10/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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