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2014-06-13

Johnson explains 'No' vote on VA

A Republican from Wisconsin was one of three members of the U.S. Senate to vote against a proposal to make it easier for veterans to get access to health care. Sen. Ron Johnson says he's concerned about the projected costs…

posted 2014-06-13 05:03 by WHBY

Flag Day parade set for tomorrow

Appleton has the oldest Flag Day parade in the country, and about 70,000 people are expected to find a spot along the route tomorrow afternoon. Organizer Don Burich says they'll have about 100 units, including two antique wagons from the…

posted 2014-06-13 05:02 by WHBY

Revamped 'Phantom' at PAC

A classic Broadway musical is in Appleton, but there's a new twist. Company manager Joel Herbst says they re-vamped the production of The Phantom of the Opera with new sets and lighting. It's the first time the updated show is…

posted 2014-06-13 05:01 by WHBY

2014-06-12

Lucroy, Crew Beat Mets in Extras

Johnathan Lucroy's 2-run home run in the top of the 13th inning broke a 1-1 tie as Milwaukee beat New York 5-1 Thursday Night at Citi Field.  Lucroy took the second pitch he saw from Mets reliever Carlos Torres and…

posted 2014-06-12 22:54:28 by WHBY

G.B. mayor unveils vision for Larsen Green

Green Bay's leader unveiled three possibilities for the Larsen Green site, where Walmart officials want to build a Supercenter, in the downtown. Mayor Jim Schmitt wants the city to buy the property, for three million dollars, and bring in a…

posted 2014-06-12 15:05 by WHBY

AG: Clerks could face charges for same-sex licenses

About 90 percent of county clerks around the state are issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, and the attorney general thinks they could be at risk of prosecution. Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says local district attorneys could file…

posted 2014-06-12 15:04 by WHBY

Drowning victim's name released

Authorities are releasing the name of the Appleton man who drowned in a lake in Langlade County on Tuesday. Dive teams recovered 24-year-old Deontae Propst's body from Deep Woods Lake, in the town of Upham yesterday.

posted 2014-06-12 15:03 by WHBY

Cheese makers applaud FDA reversal

The head of a group that represents the state's cheese producers is reacting to the FDA's reversal on using wooden boards to age cheese. The agency ruled earlier this week that the boards were unsanitary, because they couldn't be properly…

posted 2014-06-12 15:02 by WHBY

Appleton alderman calls for assessment review

An Appleton alderman is asking the city's public works and finance departments to take another look at how the city pays for street and utility projects. A group of property owners along John Street started a campaign, over the city's…

posted 2014-06-12 15:00 by WHBY

Local farm markets getting started

While Appleton has the largest farmers market in the Fox Cities, a number of communities have their own ones. Menasha's gets started today, and markets in Kaukauna and Neenah will start soon. Pamela Barnes of Future Neenah organizes their downtown…

posted 2014-06-12 15:00 by WHBY

More counties allowing same-sex marriages

The number of counties that are issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples continues to grow. Winnebago joined in yesterday and Waupaca will this morning. The clerks in both counties say they based their decision on the state's move to process…

posted 2014-06-12 05:05 by WHBY

Schmitt to push options for Walmart site

There could be another twist today in the debate over a Walmart in downtown Green Bay. The city council is expected to vote on the latest plans for a Supercenter next week, and Mayor Jim Schmitt wants to lay out…

posted 2014-06-12 05:04 by WHBY

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