Marge Pitrof

News Director

Marge has been with WUWM since it changed formats from music to news and information in the late 1980’s. Searching for a place where she could produce in-depth journalism, Marge was hired by WUWM as a reporter. For several years, Marge also hosted Morning Edition.

While a reporter, Marge was a frequent contributor to NPR and won numerous awards for her work.

Since fall of 2000, Marge has been managing the news department but still has the occasional opportunity to produce stories.

Prior to joining WUWM, Marge worked in commercial radio both as an afternoon news anchor and a field reporter. She also worked for short periods at a few TV stations.

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Ann-Elise Henzl

Hundreds of same-sex couples who rushed to wed during a short window in June, will not have to reapply for a marriage license.

The baseball team has dismissed a couple coaches, but will retain Manager Ron Roenicke and the rest of the staff for next season.

Friday night's debate will mark the first time the two candidates for governor have appeared face-to-face.

Attorney General candidates Susan Happ (D) and Brad Schimel (R) may reveal plans for the Justice Dept. and political leanings, during their debate Sunday.

The role of Attorney General is to represent Wisconsin in legal matters. That might mean defending the state or suing on its behalf. Sometimes, the AG and governor belong to the same party, other times not. Either way, politics can creep in, depending on the issue, according to Janine Geske, distinguished law professor at Marquette.

Wisconsin voters will not have to present a photo ID in order to vote in November's election. The Supreme Court has blocked the law, at least for 90 days.

Building C on 8th and Highland was on lockdown from around 10 o'clock Thursday morning until after noon, while police searched for an armed man.

The campaign is being called, "Bring it to the Ballot". It will include ads on TV, radio and billboards.

Milwaukee County has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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With fewer than five weeks until Election Day, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking the Supreme Court to let Wisconsin people vote without a photo ID.

Michelle Maternowski

The family of Dontre Hamilton continues pressing Milwaukee investigators for their conclusion.