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2014-07-09

Seeking justice for ‘Baby Bou Bou’ (AUDIO)

A Wisconsin family is seeking justice in the wake of a police raid gone awry. Alecia Phonesavanh’s toddler son Bounkham, known to the family as “Baby Bou Bou,” suffered grievous harm in the “no knock” May 28th raid by sheriff’s…

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State Supreme Court says hearsay allowed at preliminary hearings

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is upholding a state law that allow hearsay evidence to be presented at preliminary hearings in felony cases. Justices ruled 6-1 on Wednesday that the 2012 state law is constitutional, after three people challenged it in…

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HUD says state must repay loan mentioned in Walker campaign ad

On the same day that Governor Scott Walker’s campaign released a  TV ad criticizing his likely Democratic opponent over a stalled economic development deal, state officials released information indicating a $12.3 million grant never should have been awarded. The…

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Walker says son’s involvement in gay wedding ‘perfectly fine’

Governor Scott Walker says it was “perfectly fine” for his son to participate in a relative’s gay marriage ceremony last month. Walker’s 19-year-old son Alex was an official witness June 9, during the same-sex wedding ceremony of first lady Tonette…

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Governor requests disaster declaration for Grant County

Governor Scott Walker is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to declare Grant County a disaster area. The request comes after a severe storm and tornado did damage in the area last month. It also covers counties contiguous to Grant,…

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Motorcyclists need training, license

The State Patrol is reminding people to get trained and licensed before getting onto a motorcycle. Last year, 83 motorcyclists died in Wisconsin traffic crashes and nearly 2,000 were injured. Sgt. Travis Wanless says it’s a major safety issue in…

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DNR urges individuals to watch out for poison ivy

Department of Natural Resources officials are reminding people to keep an eye out for poison ivy this summer. The plant can cause some nasty rashes if left untreated. DNR invasive plants coordinator Kelly Kearns says the plant’s oils cause an…

posted 2014/07/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Hunting, fishing apps coming due

Hunters and outdoorsmen should be getting their applications for permits in soon for a wide number of hunts. Fall turkey, grey wolf, furbearer trapping and sturgeon spearing license applications are all coming due on August 1st. The number of turkey…

posted 2014/07/09 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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