Chuck Quirmbach http://kccu.org en Harley Hopes An Electric Hog Will Appeal To Young, Urban Riders http://kccu.org/post/harley-hopes-electric-hog-will-appeal-young-urban-riders Many motorcycle riders covet the distinctive growl of a Harley-Davidson — and sometimes even add extra-loud exhaust pipes to amp up the sound.<p>But the motorcycle maker has now rolled out a prototype bike that makes more of a whisper than a rumble. It's a sporty-looking model called LiveWire, and it's powered by batteries.<p>Harley-Davidson plans to take its prototype electric motorcycle to more than 30 cities over the next few months. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 21:21:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 58833 at http://kccu.org Harley Hopes An Electric Hog Will Appeal To Young, Urban Riders Manufacturing Association Wants Progress In Obama's Trade Agenda http://kccu.org/post/manufacturing-association-wants-progress-obamas-trade-agenda Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>A leader of the U.S. manufacturing sector is calling on Congress and the president to put aside their differences. Jay Timmons, who is head of the National Association of Manufacturers, would like to see some progress on the president's trade agenda.<p>Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio reports.<p>CHUCK QUIRMACH, BYLINE: Timmons was in Milwaukee to deliver his association's annual State of Manufacturing address. He says he chose Wisconsin partly because it has one of the highest percentages of workers in the manufacturing field. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:12:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 51069 at http://kccu.org Native Americans Camp Out To Protest Wis. Mining Project http://kccu.org/post/native-americans-camp-out-protest-wis-mining-project A dispute over a proposed iron ore mine in Wisconsin has spilled into the nearby woods. Native Americans have set up a camp to protect land near the mine site and say federal treaty rights allow the campers to stay. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:36:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 41154 at http://kccu.org Donations Help Detroit Bury Unclaimed Bodies http://kccu.org/post/donations-help-detroit-burry-unclaimed-bodies Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>And I'm Linda Wertheimer. As we've reported on Detroit's financial woes, we've told you about services the city has struggled to maintain. Scarce funding has even forced Detroit to delay burying unclaimed bodies for a year or more. Many of them are homeless people. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:07:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 39224 at http://kccu.org Remembering 6 Shooting Deaths At Wisconsin Sikh Temple http://kccu.org/post/remembering-6-shooting-deaths-wis-sikh-temple One year ago Monday, Wade Michael Page, a gunman with links to neo-Nazi groups, went to a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., and <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=158190895">killed six worshippers</a>. Family members, law enforcement and the larger community marked the anniversary over the weekend.<p>Wisconsin Gov. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:21:00 +0000 Chuck Quirmbach 39213 at http://kccu.org Remembering 6 Shooting Deaths At Wisconsin Sikh Temple