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Walker, Burke square off in debate

The first debate in the race for governor highlighted some strong differences between Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Voter ID, the collective bargaining law and jobs were among the many topics the candidates discussed during their…

posted 2014-10-11 06:30 by WHBY


Voter ID changes likely to cause confusion

The court decision on voter ID could leave Wisconsin voters confused. Menasha city clerk Debbie Galeazzi says poll workers will likely be dealing with a lot of questions from voters, because of the frequent changes over showing a photo ID.…

posted 2014-10-10 13:05 by WHBY

Civil rights group responds to voter ID ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court announced last night that the state's voter ID law will not be in effect for the November election, and the leader of a group that's fought the law isn't surprised. ACLU Wisconsin executive director Chris Ahmuty…

posted 2014-10-10 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Defense workers in demand

Up to 370 workers from the Oshkosh Corporation will be looking for a job, following a mass layoff planned for December, but a local economic development official is optimistic that they'll find a new job, quickly. Oshkosh Area Chamber of…

posted 2014-10-10 13:03 by WHBY

Debate offers unfiltered look at candidates

Tonight's debate between the main candidates for governor, gives voters across the state a chance to see the candidates together, for the first time. Marquette University Law School political science professor Charles Franklin says the debate format also allows voters…

posted 2014-10-10 13:02 by WHBY

Lawrence endowment has record year

Lawrence University's endowment set a for the last fiscal year and that's good news for students and the campus. Christopher Lee is the schools vice president for finance and administration. He says the endowment was worth nearly $250 million at…

posted 2014-10-10 13:01 by WHBY

Some Fox River locks open for weekend

The Fox River Navigational System Authority is opening up two locks tomorrow, to let boaters see the fall colors, from the water. Bob Stark is the chief operating officer for the authority. He says there's no charge for using the…

posted 2014-10-10 13:00 by WHBY

Walker, Burke set for 1st debate

The two main candidates in the race for governor are meeting in Eau Claire tonight for the first of two debates. Governor Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke will meet again next Friday, in Milwaukee. Burke says she's looking forward…

posted 2014-10-10 05:05 by WHBY

Fire chief wants to keep military-style vehicle

The head of Appleton's fire department wants the city to keep the police department's new military-style vehicle. Chief Len Vander Wyst says firefighters often respond to calls with police. He says the dangers they can encounter are much different, than…

posted 2014-10-10 05:04 by WHBY

Woman safe after abduction scare

Menasha police were concerned that a 27-year-old woman might have been abducted yesterday afternoon. Lt. Matthew Albrecht says they thought 22-year-old Katrell Person may have forced Marie Pearsall to leave her apartment. He says officers found her safe, a couple…

posted 2014-10-10 05:03 by WHBY

State ranks poorly for flu shots

When it comes to getting a flu shot, there's a lot of room for improvement in Wisconsin. UW-Madison Dr. Jon Temte is the chair of a CDC committee, and he says the state ranked 44th for the number of people…

posted 2014-10-10 05:02 by WHBY


U.S. Supreme Court blocks Voter ID law

The state's Voter ID law will not be in effect for next month's election. The U.S. Supreme Court stepped in last night, and blocked the photo ID requirement. The ACLU asked justices to issue an emergency order, after a federal…

posted 2014-10-09 21:00 by WHBY

In 15-years of radio, I may have received one of my favorite press releases ever, today. Tom Neises, one of…
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