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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9:10 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Memorial Day: Remembering Sacrifice, Acknowledging Struggle

Ceremonies honoring those who have died in armed conflict are planned throughout metro Milwaukee today. A parade through downtown begins at 2 o'clock at 4th and Wisconsin to the War Memorial.

On this Memorial Day, 2014, America will honor those who lost their lives, serving the country.

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Politics & Government
11:03 am
Fri May 9, 2014

John Doe Rulings Sharpen Focus on Campaign Funding

John Doe related rulings this week have cast uncertainty over the future of the latest probe.

It is not clear if, or when, a federal appeals court will announce another decision in an ongoing John Doe investigation.

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Project Milwaukee
10:33 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Milwaukee County's Drug Treatment Court Keeps Some Men Out of Prison

Judge Ellen Brostrom gives a Milwaukee County Drug Treatment Court graduate a framed inspirational message to help him carry forth on his journey of recovery.
Credit Bob Bach

Alcohol and drug addiction treatment efforts are helping keep certain non-violent offenders out of prison in Milwaukee County.

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Politics & Government
11:40 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Political Scientist: Internal GOP Conflict will Continue - Establishment vs Insurgent

At their weekend convention, Gov. Walker urged Wisconsin Republicans to focus on fiscal achievements, brushing back issues a GOP faction favors.

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Health & Science
10:23 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Responders Ready If Rail Mishap Occurs

More than 200 freight trains travel through the metro area each week, some comprised solely of tank cars.

Recent rail mishaps, including tragic derailments in Canada and Texas have put the focus on rail safety here and in other urban centers.

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Economy & Business
10:32 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Freight Rail Shipments Up Across Wisconsin

A Canadian Pacific locomotive approaches a crossing at 68th and State in Wauwatosa.

Have you noticed longer and more frequent delays at railroad crossings in Milwaukee and throughout the state?

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Politics & Government
4:12 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Senate President Mike Ellis Won't Seek Re-Election in Wake of Secret Video

Ellis says he never acted on the idea he discussed, after realizing the plan was illegal.

Republican state Sen. Mike Ellis of Neenah is dropping out of the race for the seat he's held for decades.

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8:37 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Wisconsin Schools: Test Scores Up, Racial Gaps Persist, Voucher Schools Gain

Statewide, test scores have improved over five years, by 1.8% in math and 1.1% in reading.

According to test scores released by the Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin students overall have improved in math and reading.

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Economy & Business
11:31 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Former Downtown Office Building May House New Apartments

A developer may bring new housing to the former Blue Cross/Blue Shiled building (background left).

A former insurance company headquarters in downtown Milwaukee may be transformed into new apartments.

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8:47 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Spring Clean Up in Milwaukee Targets Rats

City inspector Ken Kenitz checks what may be an abandoned rat colony dug into a small mound on a vacant lot.
Credit Bob Bach

The city of Milwaukee has started its annual spring-cleaning and is urging residents to pick up trash, excess bird feed and pet waste.

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