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
8:37 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Talks Over Private School Choice Expansion Deadlocked

An effort to strike a compromise on a Walker administration plan to expand private school choice has hit a roadblock.

A state Senate leader says talks designed to strike a compromise on Gov. Scott Walker's  private school choice expansion plan have reached an impasse.

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Phone Conference Today For Zoo Interchange Lawsuit

Bridge replacement and other work has begun in the Zoo Interchange.

Wisconsin may have to revamp its massive Zoo Interchange project.

Two groups are suing state and federal planners for failing to evaluate the negative effects a reconstructed Zoo Interchange could have on Milwaukee. The parties will talk with a federal judge today.

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Arts & Culture
7:07 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Parade, Ceremonies, Highlight Memorial Day in Milwaukee Area

A parade through downtown Milwaukee is part of today's Memorial Day activities.

Events are planned throughout the metro area to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Politics & Government
6:54 am
Mon May 27, 2013

State Republicans Seek Changes in Abortion Coverage

Abortion coverage would be removed from public employee health care policies under a new proposal by legislative Republicans.

Several bills under consideration in Madison would make it more difficult to get an abortion in Wisconsin.

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Panel Cuts Funding For Zoo Interchange Work

Freeway work in the Milwaukee area could be scaled back after the Joint Finance Committee cut funding for reconstruction on part of the Zoo Interchange.

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Politics & Government
8:29 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Walker Gets 'Somewhat Subdued' Greeting From Iowa Republicans

Scott Walker promoted his administration's achievements including stripping public workers of most bargaining rights before an audience of Iowa Republicans last night.

Des Moines Register reporter Jennifer Jacobs listened in as Scott Walker spoke to Iowa Republicans.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivered a keynote address at an Iowa Republican Party gathering last night in West Des Moines.

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Education
8:34 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Milwaukee's Rufus King H.S. Wins National Award

Rufus King in Milwaukee has won ACT's national College and Career Transition Award for high schools.

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Politics & Government
7:23 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Busy Day Ahead for Joint Finance Committee

Highway funding, DNA collection and the UW system budget are among issues up for consideration today by the legislature's Joint Finance Committee.

Wisconsin's Joint Finance Committee will consider multiple budget proposals today, including some that could prove contentious.

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Politics & Government
8:16 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Milwaukee Common Council Approves Pension Changes

The minimum service retirement age for new City of Milwaukee employees will be pushed back to 65 from its current age of 60 under pension changes approved by the Common Council.

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Economy & Business
7:57 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Milwaukee Wave Stays Put

The U.S. Cellular Arena will be the Milwaukee Wave's home field for the next two years.

The Milwaukee Wave, the longest running soccer franchise in North America, will play home games at the U.S. Cellular Arena for the next two years.

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