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2014-11-25

UW-Green Bay latest to cancel Bill Cosby appearance

In the wake of several cancellations in other markets, officials with UW-Green Bay announced Monday they were cancelling troubled comedian Bill Cosby‘s April 12 concert at the Weidner Center. According to a statement, the performance will not be rescheduled. A…

posted 2014/11/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

UW-Oshkosh student accused of making ricin will stand trial

A UW-Oshkosh student will stand trial on charges of making the deadly poison ricin at his home. On Monday, a Green Bay federal judge ruled there was enough evidence against 21-year-old Kyle Smith. Prosecutors say Smith, a senior majoring in…

posted 2014/11/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Snow blamed for at least four deaths in Wisconsin

Snow falling across the state on Monday made for hazardous driving conditions and is being blamed for at least three fatal crashes that killed four people in Wisconsin. In Buffalo County, authorities said 32-year-old Christopher Squires of Fountain City died…

posted 2014/11/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Push for Obamacare enrollment

Monday saw a push for Obamacare enrollment in Madison and Dane County, with the deadline approaching for people to sign up or shop for a new plan at Healthcare.gov. Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin – who while serving in the U.S.…

posted 2014/11/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-11-24

Wisconsin opening weekend deer hunt numbers down

Numbers were down significantly for the opening weekend of deer hunting in Wisconsin. Department of Natural Resources big game ecologist Kevin Wallenfang says 90,281 deer were registered in Wisconsin during the opening weekend of the nine-day season, compared to last…

posted 2014/11/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-11-23

New policy for Paul Bunyan’s Axe

The Wisconsin Badgers currently have possession of Paul Bunyan’s Axe.  If the Minnesota Gophers can pull off the upset over the Badgers on Saturday, they won’t have the chance to sprint across the field to the Badger sideline to take…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Business groups question Wisconsin transportation funding plan

A coalition of Wisconsin business groups are questioning a budget plan put forward by the state Department of Transportation. The DOT released a proposal earlier this month that calls for nearly $750 million in tax and fee increases to help…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Snow could make for hazardous driving conditions in Wisconsin

Snow falling across the state today could make for slow going on the roads this afternoon and tomorrow. The National Weather Service says up to seven inches of snow could fall across central and northeastern parts of the state through…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Survey says Wisconsin travel will be up for Thanksgiving holiday

If you’re heading out for the long Thanksgiving weekend, expect plenty of company on the roads and in the airports. Thanksgiving travel is expected to be back at pre-recession levels this year. According to a new survey from AAA, about…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wet weather plagues deer season opener

Many deer hunters in southern Wisconsin got off to a soggy start for the state’s nine day gun deer season. Rain and temperatures that rose into the 40s over the weekend made for poor visibility, with fog requiring hunters to…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Madison attorney points to benefits of immigration reform

Individuals, businesses, and the economy would benefit from President Obama’s executive order on immigration. So says Quarles & Brady immigration attorney Grant Sovern. The Madison lawyer notes millions of undocumented immigrants working in the United States without legal authorization would…

posted 2014/11/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-11-21

Baldwin says House can still act on immigration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin says the House can still act on immigration reform – if chooses to. The Wisconsin Democrat said President Barack Obama acted on the issue because House Republicans chose not to. “Today marks the 512th day since…

posted 2014/11/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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