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Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

Listen to live stream of area high school sports here

| September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

 Listen here for Sports: Audio from our affiliate WVRQ-FM  Please email all questions, comments and concerns to wvrqsports@hotmail.com Live streaming video by Ustream

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Western Technical College to host Open House

Western Technical College to host Open House

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Western Technical College will host the annual College-wide Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the La Crosse campus and regional locations in Black River Falls, Independence, Mauston, Tomah, and Viroqua. Admissions information, program information, facility tours, refreshments, and door prizes will be available at each location. For […]

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Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: Heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the […]

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Contracts to buy US homes slide in August

Contracts to buy US homes slide in August

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months. The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 1 percent over the past month to 104.7. Higher prices and weak wage growth has limited […]

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World Dairy Expo set to open in Madison

World Dairy Expo set to open in Madison

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network Madison will become the center of the dairy universe this week, as the World Dairy Expobegins its five-day run. State Agriculture Secretary Ben Brancel calls the event a “gem” for Dane County and Wisconsin, attracting up to 70,000 people to various activities during the week. Visitors come from across the country and […]

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FAA chief orders review Chicago air traffic snarl

FAA chief orders review Chicago air traffic snarl

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says he’s ordered a review of the agency’s security protocols and how it deals with unexpected incidents such as last week’s fire at a Chicago-area air traffic facility that disrupted air travel. The fire brought flights at the city’s two busy airports to a halt […]

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55 died as a result of domestic violence in 2013

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A new report sheds light on the life and death consequences of domestic violence in Wisconsin. The organization End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a study that shows 55 people died as a result of domestic violence in 2013. Thirty-nine people were homicide victims, 12 perpetrators took their own lives and four […]

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Death toll from GM ignition switches now at 23

Death toll from GM ignition switches now at 23

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

DETROIT (AP) – At least 23 people have died and 16 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals in an Internet posting Monday. Feinberg says he has received 153 death claims since August. […]

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Jury selection for marathon suspect’s friend

Jury selection for marathon suspect’s friend

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

BOSTON (AP) – Jury selection has begun in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the bombing. Robel Phillipos is charged with making false statements when he was questioned about his movements on April 18, 2013, three days after the bombing and […]

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US awards $450M to link job training to industry

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is awarding nearly a half-billion dollars to community colleges that are partnering with employers on job training. Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts and Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley Technical College are the largest recipients and will each get about $20 million. A Maryland program will receive $15 million to partner with […]

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