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
9:26 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Milwaukee County Sheriff Deputies Nab 13 in Holiday Drunk Driving Crackdown

Five drunken drivers were involved in crashes. One struck a squad car that was stopped at a crash scene.
Credit Milwaukee County Sherriff's Office

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department arrested 13 people for driving while intoxicated over the New Year's holiday.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Port of Milwaukee Bustles, Even in the Cold

Harbor workers still have plenty to lift

Robust snowfalls and frigid temps may slow our gait but they’re not crimping operations at the Port of Milwaukee. Commodities continue arriving.

Spokesman Jeff Fleming says shipments of salt, steel and other items increased in 2013. "It means that there is more demand and more economic activity by the industries in Milwaukee."

He says three million metric tons of cargo has moved through the port.

Fleming says a unique visitor will arrive in Milwaukee’s inner harbor in mid-January, to winter here - a 1,000 foot long ore carrier.

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Arts & Culture
11:53 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Milwaukeean Dedicates Life to Peacemaking

Don Timmerman in his small office at Milwaukee's Casa Maria.

Don Timmerman describes how he has spent his life helping others in the pursuit of peace.

Don Timmerman's mission as a peacemaker dates back to the 1960s.

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Politics & Government
11:13 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Could New "Consumption Tax" Replace Wisconsin's State Income Tax?

Governor Scott Walker has directed state officials to hold private conversations across the state about changing the tax code.
Credit Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Todd Berry of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says the state may need to implement an expanded form of sales tax if state officials seek to shed income tax.

Wisconsin is one of several states contemplating an end to personal and corporate income taxes.

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Politics & Government
8:55 am
Wed December 18, 2013

82nd Assembly District Stays Republican

Ken Skowronski won the special election to replace Republican Jeff Stone.

Republican Ken Skowronski easily outpointed Democrat John Hermes to win the special election in the 82nd Assembly District.

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