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
9:01 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Absentee Voting Changes Mark Long Day for State Assembly

State Representatives wrapped a long session just after 2 a.m. Friday.

Absentee voting hours would be limited under a bill passed by the state Assembly.

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Politics & Government
8:57 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Assembly Approves Mental Health Medicaid Expansion

Wisconsin's Assembly has passed several bills that expand Medicaid coverage of mental health services.

Several mental health related bills are on their way to the state Senate after winning passage in the Assembly.

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Economy & Business
8:44 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Metro Area Home Sales Up Again

October home sales throughout the four county metro area rose 3.5 percent in October compared with year earlier figures.

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Environment
8:57 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Wolf Hunting Closes in More Zones

Wisconsin's second annual wolf hunt has now closed in four of six zones in the state.

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Economy & Business
8:43 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Casino Supporters and Opponents Plan Capitol Rallies

A new casino proposed for Kenosha will attract people on both sides of the issue to Madison today.

Groups of people for and against a new casino at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park site will be in Madison today.

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Health & Science
8:47 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Slight Increase in State's Premature Birth Rate

A new report says smoking and a lack of insurance contributed to a rise in the number of premature births in the state compared with year earlier statistics.

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Politics & Government
7:44 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Supervisor "Samples" Homelessness

Boxes of donated clothes and supplies tucked inside a room in the Dineen Park golf shack await distribution following an event to call attention to homelessness in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo says spending a night in a park has given him a greater understanding of homelessness in the community.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo spent Tuesday night on a bench at Dineen Park  to call attention to homelessness in Milwaukee.

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Economy & Business
9:11 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Local Gas Prices Dip Less Than National Average

Local fuel prices are a dime cheaper now than a year ago.

Local fuel prices have dropped about eight cents a gallon in the last week, averaging $3.19 a gallon.

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Economy & Business
8:47 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Walker Postpones Casino Decision

Gov. Scott Walker will not make an announcement today regarding a plan to build a new casino on the site of the former Dairyland Greyhound Park.

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Politics & Government
6:26 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Brookfield Quarry Conversion Into Park Appears Unlikely

The north and eastern sides of the quarry lake are fairly shallow due to filling done years ago.
Bob Bach

Brookfield's Mayor will recommend against a plan to convert a quarry into a new city park with a lake and hiking trails.

Brookfield residents remain divided over the future of an abandoned quarry near Burleigh and Lilly Roads.

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