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2015-04-08

Wisconsin’s Michael Bell testifies on Missouri deadly force bill

A change to Missouri’s policy on the use of lethal force by police has the support of a man who pushed for similar changes in Wisconsin, after police fatally shot his handcuffed son in 2004. The legislation (HB 1207) is…

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Evansville woman cited 30 times for operating after revocation

Dane County Sheriff’s Department Public Information and Education Officer Elise Schaffer said drivers being ticketed multiple times for Operating After Revocation (OAR) is not uncommon. But the case of an Evansville woman would seem to be out of the ordinary.…

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Bucks unveil preliminary renderings of Downtown Milwaukee Master Development Plan

The Milwaukee Bucks and their design team today released the first images and details of their vision for the development of a new multi-purpose arena and sports and entertainment district to help revitalize downtown Milwaukee. The images depict early conceptual…

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Incumbent Wisconsin mayors hold off challengers

Veteran mayors of four Wisconsin cities successfully retained their seats in Tuesday’s balloting. Only one of the outcomes was close. In Madison, Mayor Paul Soglin easily held off a challenge from Alder Scott Resnick, winning another four-year at the helm…

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Tweaks needed in 70 mph speed bill before advancing

A bill to increase the speed limit got a public hearing in a Senate committee at the Capitol Tuesday. The bill (SB-26) would give experts at the state Department of Transportation the option to increase speed limits to 70 miles…

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Wisconsin voters approve constitutional amendment on chief justice

Wisconsin voters have endorsed a constitutional amendment that will change how the chief justice of the state Supreme Court is picked in the future. The amendment, approved by voters on Tuesday, will have the chief justice selected by members of…

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Justice Bradley wins reelection to Wisconsin Supreme Court (AUDIO)

State Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley easily won re-election Tuesday to a third ten-year term on the bench. Speaking to supporters in Madison, she declared her victory a sign that voters want to keep partisan special interest groups from…

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2015-04-07

Huebsch queried on climate change

The newest member of the of the state Public Service Commission was asked about his views on climate change, during his confirmation hearing at the Capitol on Tuesday. Mike Huebsch left his post as Secretary of the Department of Administration…

posted 2015/04/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

University of Wisconsin campuses seek tuition hikes

The University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents is being asked to allow nine schools to raise tuition rates for graduate and non-resident students. The requests, expected to be taken up by the board later this week, comes in response…

posted 2015/04/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bill would close Wisconsin hit-and-run loophole

A De Pere lawmaker wants to close a loophole in state law, which he argues can help someone get away with a hit-and-run crash. Republican Rep. Andre Jacque (R-De Pere) says his bill would require people to stop after a…

posted 2015/04/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmaker calls for pulling policy from Wisconsin budget

A state lawmaker wants policy items found in Governor Scott Walker’s proposed state budget removed, before the Legislature begins debating the plan.  A memo from the state’s Legislative Fiscal Bureau identified 49 policy items included in the two year state…

posted 2015/04/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Badgers fall one game short

The most memorable season in Wisconsin basketball history fell one win short.  The Badgers led by 9 with just over 13-minutes to play against Duke, but the Blue Devils went on a 10-0 run and closed out a 68-63 victory…

posted 2015/04/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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