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2014-04-15

Many motorcyclists lack proper license

Hundreds of motorcyclists killed on Wisconsin roadways over the years have not had a valid license. A review by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel finds over ten years, about a third motorcycle fatalities in the state involved operators who had not…

posted 2014/04/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-13

Kramer makes court appearance

State Representative Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) is free on a signature bond, after making his first court appearance on two felony charges of second-degree sexual assault. His attorney reiterated to reporters that the 49-year-old Kramer will plead innocent to the charges,…

posted 2014/04/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Baldwin seeks action on emergency unemployment insurance

A bill extending emergency unemployment compensation awaits consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Senate sent a five-month extension of unemployment insurance benefits to the House last week. It’s a worthwhile investment, in the view of Wisconsin Senator Tammy…

posted 2014/04/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Heavy rains prompt flood concerns

Parts of eight rivers in Wisconsin remain under flood warnings, after heavy rains and thunderstorms pounded the southern half of the state this weekend. The Wisconsin River at Portage and the Chippewa River at Durand are both expected to stay…

posted 2014/04/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-12

Protecting yourself from ‘Heartbleed’

An exploit in a popular piece of online software should have many people thinking about changing their passwords. It’s known as ‘Heartbleed‘ and it’s essentially a back-door in a popular software encryption program that can be used to view encrypted…

posted 2014/04/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-11

Bernard Schaber reacts to Ellis’ decision

The Democrat in the race for Senator Mike Ellis’ seat is reacting to today’s developments. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber says she’s going to continue to focus on her campaign. The Appleton Democrat says she doesn’t know what the Republicans are…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Walker signs Silver Alert into law

A bill that Governor Walker signed in Green Bay Friday, will help track down endangered, missing adults. Right now, authorities typically wait 24 hours before asking the public for help finding them. The Silver Alert program would send out an…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Petri will not seek re-election in Congress

U.S. Representative Tom Petri (R-WI) not seeking re-election. The congressman, who has held Wisconsin’s 6th congressional district seat since 1979, will make an official statement on Monday at his town hall meeting in Neenah. Upon hearing the news, State Senator…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Petri not to seek re-election in Congress

U.S. Representative Tom Petri (R-WI) not seeking re-election. The congressman, who has held Wisconsin’s 6th congressional district seat since 1979, will make an official statement on Monday at his town hall meeting in Neenah. Upon hearing the news, State Senator…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

UW System President responds to longer tuition freeze

The president of the University of Wisconsin System says he wants to work with the governor and Legislature to create the best budget possible for the university. That’s how Ray Cross responded today, after Governor Scott Walker said he wanted…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Ellis not seeking re-election (AUDIO)

A high-profile senator decides not to run for office again in November. Republican Senate President Mike Ellis tells WHBY in Appleton he will not seek re-election following release of a secretly-recorded video, saying he just doesn’t “fit in” anymore in…

posted 2014/04/11 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-10

Walker calls for extending UW tuition freeze

Governor Scott Walker says the University of Wisconsin System should extend a tuition freeze for another two years, on top of a two year freeze that is already included in the current state budget. The freeze adopted last summer was…

posted 2014/04/10 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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