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2014-08-19

Body believed to be that of Russ Delorme

A body discovered by a hiker over the weekend appears to be that of a missing Walworth County man. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office says a hiker found the body – believed to be that of 48 year-old Russ Delorme…

posted 2014/08/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Plover man to receive mental competency exam in fatal beating case

A Plover man accused in the beating death of his stepfather will be getting a mental competency exam. On Monday in Portage County court, 32-year-old Andrew Pray plead not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to a count…

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Charges filed in 1984 Portage County homicide

A man already charged with one homicide will be in court Tuesday on charges in a murder police say was committed 30 years ago. 55-year-old Joseph Bruce Reinwand is scheduled to make a 2:30 p.m. initial appearance in Portage County.…

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EdVest is easier, available to more people

Edvest gets easier and more people can contribute. Wisconsin’s 529 college savings program is new and improved. Jim DiUlio is director of EdVest. “One of the big changes we made now is that the tax deduction only went to parents…

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Horse tests positive for West Nile Virus

A Wisconsin horse has tested positive for West Nile Virus. State Veterinarian Dr. Paul McGraw, with the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, says a 4 1/2 year old mare in St. Croix County became ill, and has now…

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Concerns raised about campaigning lobbyists

The head of a government watchdog group is weighing in on a move by Assembly Republican leaders to recruit lobbyists to campaign for candidates. Recent reports revealed several lobbyists have been included in emails sent out by Legislative leaders, which…

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Zelich pleads not guilty in Kenosha County murder

A former West Allis police officer has pleaded not guilty to the killing of a Cottage Grove, Oregon woman, who investigators say was killed in a Kenosha hotel room two years ago. 52-year-old Steven Zelich entered the plea Monday in…

posted 2014/08/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-18

Motorcyclist fires gun in Milwaukee rush hour traffic

A motorcyclist from Milwaukee is in custody, after police say he opened fire on another vehicle with a handgun in the middle of rush hour traffic. The incident occurred at about 7:30 Monday morning on Highway 41, near the Miller…

posted 2014/08/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-17

State could save millions with Medicaid expansion

A report from the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau says a decision by Republicans not to accept federal funds to expand the state’s Medicaid programs will cost Wisconsin about $206 million during the current state budget. Kevin Kane with Citizen Action…

posted 2014/08/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wisconsin continues to have a ‘hefty’ population

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Wisconsin was consistently ranked in the top tier of states with a high obesity rate. Efforts to help improve that ranking over the last 20 years have paid off, although Doctor Pat Remington,…

posted 2014/08/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Human waste dumped on I-94 near Racine

Traffic was delayed for three hours Sunday on Interstate 94 in Racine County, after suspected human waste was spilled on the southbound lanes. State transportation officials said a “liquid non-hazardous substance” spilled for about 30-feet across all three lanes of…

posted 2014/08/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Backpacks can be a real pain

With school right around the corner, there’s a warning about aches and pains from the misuse of backpacks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that there has been a 300 percent increase in the number of backpack-related back injuries over…

posted 2014/08/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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