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2014-04-06

New breaks in Wisconsin cold cases

After years of investigations, authorities are poised to announce new developments in a pair of cold case murders. Racine County sheriff’s officials said over the weekend that they have arrested a 36-year-old Illinois man for the slaying of 14-year-old Amber…

posted 2014/04/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Murder trial begins in Lincoln County

Jury selection begins this morning in the trial of a Merrill man accused of killing his wife. 50-­year-­old Mark Bucki is on trial for the death of his 48­year-­old wife Anita. Her body was found last May in Taylor County,…

posted 2014/04/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Walker signs anti-heroin bills

Governor Walker tours the state Monday to sign the anti-heroin bills into law and draw attention to the heroin problem. State Representative John Nygren (R-Marinette) is the author of the package of bills aimed at reducing heroin-related deaths in Wisconsin.…

posted 2014/04/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

U.S. Senate to vote on unemployment benefits extension

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a bill restoring long-term unemployment benefits, and a lawmaker from Wisconsin hopes it will eventually make it to the president. The long-term benefits were allowed to expire in December. U.S. Senator…

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Renewed effort to prevent hospital-acquired infections

Hospital-acquired infections continue to be a big problem in health care. Gwen Borlaug is the hospital-acquired infections coordinator with the state Division of Public Health. She said the Centers for Disease Control have found that Wisconsin has greatly reduced some…

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Badgers fall to Kentucky on late three

Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison has been there before.  He nailed a last second three-point basket in the Elite 8 matchup against Michigan to give the Wildcats a 75-72 win over the Wolverines.  Saturday night, Harrison did it again, this…

posted 2014/04/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-05

Badgers return to the big stage tonight

It’s been 14 years since the Wisconsin Badgers last appeared in the Final Four.  The last time they won a National Title was all the way back in 1941. Even though Kentucky, with their one and done player philosophy, is…

posted 2014/04/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Badgers playing on home floor, sort of

The Wisconsin Badgers are in Texas for the Final Four, and they have a big piece of home with them. The floor is manufactured for the NCAA under a contract with Conner Sports International from Salt Lake City, Utah. Conner…

posted 2014/04/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-04-04

April snow woes

April snow is making for misery in much of Wisconsin. Some 2200 electric customers in were without power as of late morning, in places where both freezing rain and snow caused problems. X-cel Energy’s website reported about 1300 customers out…

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

Truck explosion kills one

A truck explosion in Howard Thursday afternoon has left one man dead and a second critically injured. The Brown County Sheriff’s Department says the truck was from Ace Manufacturing. The vehicle’s compressed natural gas fuel system exploded when it was…

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

Assistant Assembly minority leader announces retirement

With the legislative session done for the year, the list of lawmakers announcing plans to retire continues to grow. Assistant Minority Leader Sandy Pasch (D-Shorewood) becomes the 16th member of the Assembly to say they will not seek re-election to…

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

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