Bob Bach

News Reporter / Host

Bob joined the WUWM news department in January of 1991. He served as host of WUWM’s weekday magazine program At 10 from 1999 to 2001.

Bob, a Vietnam veteran, began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey in Merrill, Wisconsin in 1975. From 1976 to 1990, Bob covered news and sports at stations in Milwaukee. And for nearly 12 years, he announced Marquette basketball on WISN Radio. Also, Bob anchored sports on the Nine o’clock Nightly News on WVTV/Channel 18, from 1988 to 1990.

Bob has won dozens of local, state, and regional awards for his reporting, writing, and producing.

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Politics & Government
8:52 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Millions Spent on Two Statewide Races

A new report shows more than $2 million was spent on this year's state supreme court race.

This year's Wisconsin Supreme Court and Department of Public Instruction races cost more than $3 million with spending by victors leading the way.

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Economy & Business
7:58 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Second Quarter Sales, Net Income Up for Harley Davidson

The Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee will be a popular attraction during the company's upcoming 110th anniversary celebration.

Milwaukee-based  Harley Davidson logged a strong second quarter.

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Economy & Business
8:25 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Caterpillar Profit Plunges

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Peoria, Illinois based Caterpillar says second quarter profit fell 43 percent.

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Politics & Government
9:42 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Walker Raises $3.5 Million

Scott Walker's trips outside the state have likely helped his fund raising during the first half of the year.

Despite a sizable lead over a future Democratic opponent, one political scientist says Republican Scott Walker's fund raising success does not assure him victory in a race for a second term.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker raised $3.5 million during the first half of 2013, far more than the last six months of 2012 when he collected $474,000.

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Politics & Government
9:08 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Chief Wants Wauwatosa Police Detective Fired For Stealing Drugs

Wauwatosa police detective Robin Schumacher faces a pair of felonies in connection with drug thefts from the department's evidence room.

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Politics & Government
10:47 am
Mon July 22, 2013

County Exec Will Review Emergency Procedures Following Fire

All judicial functions are back to normal scheduling at the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the recent Courthouse fire illustrated the need for emergency plans that cover many contingencies.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele credits the dedication of staff members for the quick resumption of many services at the Courthouse.

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Economy & Business
9:35 am
Fri July 19, 2013

NML Convention Draws 11,000 to Milwaukee

Thousands of Northwestern Mutual agents will visit Milwaukee next week.

Thousands of Northwestern Mutual personnel will visit Milwaukee next week to participate in a host of activities including seminars.

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Economy & Business
9:21 am
Fri July 19, 2013

State Prison Guards Join New Union

Wisconsin prison guards will be represented by a new union following a vote to drop membership in the Wisconsin State Employees Union.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Changes Contemplated for Milwaukee's Westown

The Reuss Federal Plaza is one of Westown's best known buildings.

A local group wants to bring more "gusto" to Westown revitalization efforts.

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Economy & Business
8:47 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Mining Protester Released on Bail, Governor Urges Calm

A mine protester charged with theft has been released on a signature bond.

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