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Increased travel projected for Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Expect plenty of company on the roads and in the airports, if you’re heading out for the Thanksgiving holiday later this week. According to a survey by auto club AAA, just under 47 million Americans are expected to travel 50…

posted 2015/11/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News


Obregon makes first court appearence

Andrew Obregon waived his preliminary hearing in Kenosha County Intake Court Friday, and may never go on trial on nearly 30 charges. Obregon is accused of the murder of Tywon Anderson, whose body was found in a town of Paris…

posted 2015/11/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Wisconsin Democrats offer ‘Patients Reproductive Health Care Act’

Legislative Democrats are proposing a bill they say will keep politics from influencing doctor-patient relationships. Dubbed the “Patients Reproductive Health Care Act,” the legislation seeks to wipe out controversial laws enacted in recent years that Democrats argue are intended to…

posted 2015/11/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News


Minnesota prosecutors charge Zelich in suitcase murders

Charges have been filed in Olmsted County, Minnesota, District Court against a Wisconsin man accused of killing two women and hiding their bodies in suitcases. According to the County Attorney’s Office, 54-year-old Steven Zelich of West Allis has been charged…

posted 2015/11/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Johnson hopeful for Senate action on Syrian refugee bill

A bill halting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S. is headed to the Senate, and a Wisconsin Republican is optimistic it will pass the chamber early next month. The bill passed the U.S. House on Thursday and the…

posted 2015/11/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Mother and daughter killed in Waushara County crash

The cause of a head-on collision which killed a mother and daughter in Waushara County Thursday evening remains under investigation. The Waushara County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that 35-year-old Trisha Nesbit and 14-year-old Jasmine Nesbit, both of Redgranite, were pronounced…

posted 2015/11/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Lawrence University students raise racism concerns

Minority students at Lawrence University have submitted a three-page letter to school President Mark Burstein, listing demands and concerns over issues of race, hatred and bigotry on campus. The letter, delivered earlier this week, states students of color on the…

posted 2015/11/20 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News


Significant snowfall headed for southern Wisconsin

Ready or not, the first significant snowfall of the season is headed towards southern Wisconsin. The National Weather Service in La Crosse is forecasting a band of heavy snow will be setting up across Iowa on Friday, stretching into far…

posted 2015/11/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Tyson Foods to close Jefferson pepperoni plant

Some 400 workers at the Tyson Foods pepperoni plant in Jefferson will be losing their jobs next year. The multinational food processing corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas, announced Thursday that the Jefferson plant and a Chicago prepared foods facility are…

posted 2015/11/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Walker’s numbers remain flat in Marquette poll

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s approval rating remains flat, according to a new statewide poll. Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin said the Republican governor’s numbers have barely budged from the last poll in September, when he was at 37…

posted 2015/11/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Wisconsin lawmakers take testimony on ‘transgender bathroom’ bill

A legislative committee heard hours of testimony Thursday on a bill aimed at addressing which bathrooms and locker rooms transgender students can use in public schools. The legislation, proposed by state Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) and Sen. Steve Nass (R-Whitewater),…

posted 2015/11/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

Feingold retains lead over Johnson in latest MU poll

The latest Marquette poll shows Democrat Russ Feingold continues to lead Senator Ron Johnson in their U.S. Senate election rematch. Marquette Law School Poll director Charles Franklin said the previous poll, released in September, found Feingold leading Johnson 50 percent…

posted 2015/11/19 by Wisconsin Radio Network » News

It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 13 hours ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 14 hours ago
Yes, I own one. Yes, I'll be wearing it while broadcasting the Monday PhilCast. There it is, the magical hoodie.…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago