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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

Congressman Reid Ribble wants Ebola travel ban

A northeastern Wisconsin congressman is calling for stronger action to deal with the Ebola outbreak. Congressman Reid Ribble (R-WI) sent House Speaker John Boehner a letter Thursday, calling for an emergency session to address the problem. The Sherwood Republican wants…

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

2014-10-16

Wisconsin woman accused of faking cancer to raise money

A Spring Green woman is accused of faking cancer and cashing in on thousands of dollars that people and organizations donated for her bogus cancer fight. According to a news release from the Sauk County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County Sheriff’s…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker and Burke set to meet for final debate

Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke will meet tonight for another debate, a week after their first meeting in Eau Claire. The two candidates will meet tonight at seven on the Milwaukee Area Technical College campus. It’s the…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Burke says broader approach needed at WEDC

The Democratic candidate in the race for governor says the state needs a different approach to economic development. Democrat Mary Burke claims the current setup of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is not working. If elected, she wants to create…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Unemployment rate fell, as Wisconsin added 8,400 jobs in September

Monthly job figures from the state Department of Workforce Development show Wisconsin added about 8,400 private sector jobs last month. When added to previous reports, the preliminary numbers put the total number of jobs added in the state this year…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Tomah man arrested in wife’s shooting death

A northern Wisconsin man has been arrested in the death of his wife. Cade Clark, 26, was arrested Wednesday in Tomah, 10 days after his wife was shot in the head. According to the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, Clark called…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Aid increases to about half of Wisconsin school districts

About half of Wisconsin’s 424 public school districts will get more general state aid than a year ago. Figures released Wednesday by the Department of Public Instruction show schools will share almost $4.5 billion in general state aid, an increase…

posted 2014/10/16 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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