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2014-12-09

Teens crash car into Rock River in Town of Beloit

Town of Beloit police are investigating how a car load of teenagers ended up in the Rock River Monday evening. Police Chief Steve Kopp says officers were called to respond to a report of a vehicle in the water at…

posted 2014/12/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin business lobby outlines priorities for next session

Wisconsin’s top business lobbying group is urging lawmakers to drop the state’s highest personal income tax rate, raise gas taxes, and pass a right-to-work bill. Kurt Bauer, CEO of Wisconsin Manufacturers-and-Commerce, outlined the group’s recommendations in a letter posted on…

posted 2014/12/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Adult smoking rate in Wisconsin all-time low

About 18 percent of adults in Wisconsin are smokers, that’s down two percent from 2012. Dr. Michael Fiore is the founder and director of the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI). He says the state’s efforts to prevent…

posted 2014/12/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-12-08

UW-Stevens Point offers class to help veterans adjust to college life

That first semester in college is a different experience for many veterans, and a new course being offered at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point this year hopes to address some of the back-to-school issue they are facing. David Chrisinger is…

posted 2014/12/08 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-12-07

Wisconsin wolf hunt opponents protest at the Capitol

Wisconsin’s annual wolf hunt is done, but that’s not stopping opponents of the season from trying to keep another one from taking place. About a dozen protesters associated with the national Wolf and Wildlife Action Group rallied at the Capitol…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Man killed by train in Oconomowoc

A 39-year-old man was struck and killed overnight by a train in Oconomowoc. Police said the man was at a downtown business Sunday night, and was apparently walking home when he was struck about 1 a.m. at a crossing on…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Community responds to Westboro Baptist Church protest in Racine

Members of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church brought their anti-gay and anti-Catholic Church messages to the south side of Racine Sunday, and met a big response from hundreds of counter-protesters. Members of the group were protesting outside of Saint Lucy’s.…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Madison studying use of police body cameras

More Madison police will be wearing body cameras, but Mayor Paul Soglin and Police Chief Mike Koval warn the devices are not not a fix-all for the disconnect between law enforcement officers and some segments of the public.  A pilot…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Remembering Pearl Harbor Day

When the Japanese warplanes bombed the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor 73 years ago, American soldiers were caught off guard. President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy.” Wisconsin Department of Veterans…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Energy audit can save homeowners money this winter

As winters officially approaches, homeowners might be searching for ways to save money on their energy bills. A home energy assessment helps find ways of making homes more energy efficient. Tamara Sondgeroth, director of operations for Focus on Energy, explains…

posted 2014/12/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-12-06

Beloit College graduate killed in Yemen

A 2008 Beloit College Grad held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen has been killed in a failed U.S. rescue attempt. U.S. President Barack Obama said in a statement he ordered the raid that resulted in Luke Somers death after al-Qaida…

posted 2014/12/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2014-12-05

Governor Walker maintains right-to-work a ‘distraction’ in Wisconsin (AUDIO)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he will continue urging lawmakers to reconsider plans to pursue right-to-work legislation next session. The governor says any debate over making Wisconsin a right-to-work state would be a distraction at the Capitol, although that’s not…

posted 2014/12/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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