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John Mercure: Mercurey Rising

It's Almost Go Time!

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I am really getting jazzed.  Our new show, Wisconsin's Afternoon News launches in less than a week.  And our first show is going to be on a very busy news day, which is just how I like it.  Our first show is January 3rd.  That is the same day that Scott Walker and Rebecca Kleefish will be sworn in as Governor and Lt. Governor.  It's also the day the Badgers return to Wisconsin after the Rose Bowl and the day after the Packers big showdown with the Bears. 


Wisconsin's Afternoon News will feature in-depth reporting, exclusive interviews, and a look behind the headlines to bring the stories you care about to life.  We will talk to lots of newsmakers.  As you climb into your car to drive home, you never know who you will hear on our air.  It will be everyone from politicians and professional athletes to headliners and history makers.  Our show will give you what you just won't get anywhere else.


The team we have assembled is outstanding.  Erik Bilstad will be in the studio with me every day making sure our listeners have everything they need.  Dan O'Donnell will be in our radio newsroom chasing down the latest news.  Andi Miller will get you your traffic and weather on the :10's and Bill Michaels will keep you updated on what's happening with the Packers, Brewers, Badgers and Bucks.

Here are a few pictures of Erik, Dan, and I.

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