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
11:07 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Calls For Wage Increase in Milwaukee Grow Louder

Protesters demonstrated recently in front of a north side Milwaukee restaurant as part of a push to raise the minimum wage.
Credit Bob Bach

Milwaukee area fast food restaurant workers are demanding an increase in the minimum wage. However, a small business advocate cautions such a change could derail the economic recovery for some firms.

Scores of people turned out for a rally earlier this month seeking a hike in the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

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3:55 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Milwaukeeans Reflect on Nelson Mandela's Achievements and Influence

Milwaukee Public Library helps celebrate the 95th birthday of President Nelson Mandela
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Chima Korieh, Associate Professor of History at Marquette University, says Nelson Mandela's place in history is assured.

Nelson Mandela, the first black President of South Africa died Thursday at the age of 95.

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10:28 am
Thu December 5, 2013

What Are Those 16-story Tall Towers Near the Zoo Interchange?

Taller, single poles are replacing the lattice transmission towers near the Zoo Interchange
Credit American Transmission Co.

Work continues on new electrical towers and substations in the Zoo Interchange.

Large-scale electrical work is underway in the Zoo Interchange.

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Health & Science
7:45 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Food Drives Hit High Gear

Pallets of food items are prepared for distribution at Hunger Task Force headquarters on Hawley Rd. in Milwaukee.

There seems to be a heightened sense of need and giving regarding food collection at this time of year.

Two women who have been fighting hunger here for decades say the need is greater than ever.

Bonnie Bellehumeur has led Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin since 1980. Its name used to be Second Harvesters.

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Project Milwaukee
10:21 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Caring Adults Help Black Youth Steer Clear of Prison

Thousands of cases ranging from criminal proceedings to foster care hearings are processed every year at the center in Wauwatosa.

From the courts to community centers, many African American adults are working to make a positive difference in the lives of young people in need of positive role models.

Scores of adults reach out every day to help young people in some of Milwaukee's poorest neighborhoods.

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