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2014-08-14

Suspect in fatal SUV crash near Wausau back in court

Marathon County’s District Attorney is asking the court to find the driver of last Friday’s crash that killed two teens delinquent. The adjourned initial appearance was held Wednesday afternoon in juvenile court for the 16-year-old girlm who was unlicensed and…

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Funeral Thursday for child killed in Wausau crash

Six days ago, Deserae Landowski was with a carload of kids going swimming. Today, she is being laid to rest. Deserae Landowski was a seventh-grader at Horace Mann Middle School in Wausau, and was known to frequently fix her hair,…

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Coach Bo Ryan films new tourism ad with ZAZ

  University of Wisconsin Badgers Mens Basketball Coach Bo Ryan is the latest celebrity to be featured in a state tourism ad. Hollywood producers, directors, and Wisconsin natives David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, and Jim Abrahams — also known collectively as…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-13

With primaries done, party leaders look to November

Although the winners of a few races remain unclear at this point, Democrat and Republican leaders claim there were few surprises during Tuesday’s primaries and argue their winning candidates emerged stronger than before. With Mary Burke has officially won the…

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Recounts loom in three primaries

The narrowest of margins separates two Democrats who hope to succeed veteran Republican state Senator Dale Schultz in southern Wisconsin’s 17th Senate District. The unofficial tally has Ernie Wittmer with 3,828 votes and Pat Bomhack has 3,826 – a difference…

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Shawano County voters get Bieber fever

Shawano County’s two-term sheriff has lost his job to a police officer who shares a last name with a pop star who’s had a few run-ins with law enforcement. The city of Shawano made the difference to Adam Bieber, who…

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Possible recount in 87th Assembly District

The winner of the 87th Assembly District in the Republican primary may still be in question, which might come down to a recount. The unofficial total results from Tuesday’s election from some news sources show Michael Bub winning with 1,434…

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Grothman holds narrow lead in the 6th Congressional District primary

An apparent win for state Senator Glenn Grothman in the Republican primary for the Sixth Congressional District is now being called into question, after a more complete tally of votes in Sheboygan County made the race much tighter. With 99-percent…

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Natural Resource Board to vote on new crossbow rules

More hunters using crossbows could be out in the woods this fall, with the state Natural Resources Board expected to vote on rules this morning that clear the way for more people to use the weapons in Wisconsin. Crossbows were…

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Suicides top homicides in Wisconsin fourfold

The death of comedian/actor Robin Williams brings attention to mental illness, especially in Wisconsin where suicides are much higher than homicides. There are many different types of mental illness, explains Shel Gross, Director of Public Policy for Mental Health America…

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Grothman wins 6th CD GOP primary

A veteran state legislator will be the Republican candidate to succeed U.S. Representative Tom Petri in Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District. Senator Glenn Grothman of West Allis defeated two other Republican lawmakers, Sheboygan state Senator Joe Leibham and state Representative Duey…

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Beloit College going test optional

Starting with the fall 2015 admission cycle, Beloit College will become test optional, which means that the submission of standardized test scores will be optional for domestic first-year applicants. According to Vice President for Enrollment Robert Mirabile, more than 800…

posted 2014/08/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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