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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Economy & Business
10:49 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Change in Command Coming for Skilled Trades Group

Lyle Balistreri (r) welcomes Dan Bukiewicz, the incoming President of the Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council.

Long time labor leader Lyle Balistreri reflects on a career that's spanned more than four decades.

The Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades Council welcomes new leadership this week.

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Education
10:51 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Construction of UWM Research Facility Reaches Milestone

Construction continues on UWM's new Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex just south of Lapham Hall on campus. View is to the northwest.

Research facility construction continues on and off campus at UWM. Dean Rodney Swain provides details regarding some of the newest projects including the KIRC.

Crews on Thursday hoist a beam atop the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex as construction continues.

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Environment
6:27 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Unusual Tracks on Milwaukee River

Snowmobile and cross country ski tracks on Milwaukee River between Clybourn and Michigan Street bridges

Some outdoor enthusiasts seem to have discovered a new use for the Milwaukee River this winter.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Tue January 28, 2014

War On Poverty Brought About Change in Milwaukee

Jesus Salas recalls the origins of United Migrant Opportunity Services, a program begun as part of during LBJ's Great Society.

The war on poverty had a lasting impact on community activism that is both revered and reviled today. Some of those affected by programs begun a half-century ago, reflect on the origins of the anti-poverty efforts they in which they participated.

Fifty years ago this month, in his State of the Union address, President Lyndon Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty,” part of what he coined “The Great Society.”

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Economy & Business
10:49 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Wisconsin Addresses Propane Shortage, for Homes that Need it for Heat

Residential propane tank
Credit Mark Evans, Flickr

A propane shortage affecting thousands of Wisconsinites can be traced to demand that started last fall.

Frigid temperatures early this week will put an even greater strain on propane supplies.

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