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2014-03-04

Advocates question domestic abuse study

Advocates for victims of domestic abuse are calling a follow-up to a 1980's study., flawed. It found an increased death rate for victims, when their abusers are arrested, rather than given a warning. The study took into account deaths from…

posted 2014-03-04 13:02 by WHBY

Walker: Tourism revenue increasing

Governor Walker says the state's tourism industry is growing. He says when he took office, the tourism had a nearly $15-billion a year economic impact, and that's now up to nearly $17-billion. Walker credits increased marketing efforts in Chicago, the…

posted 2014-03-04 13:01 by WHBY

1000 Islands weighing solutions for deer problem

Leaders at 1000 Islands environmental center in Kaukauna are trying to figure out what to do about its deer population, while trying to increase the number of native plants growing in its forest. Naturalist Debbie Nowak says there are dozens…

posted 2014-03-04 13:00 by WHBY

Master plan in place for former mill site

The redevelopment plans for the former Kimberly paper mill site are progressing. The village board signed off on the proposed master plan last night. Village president Chuck Kuen says it calls for a variety of uses, including residential and commercial.…

posted 2014-03-04 05:05 by WHBY

Walker reacts to Kramer controversy

Governor Walker says Assembly Republicans are right to take action against their majority leader, in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment. Rep. Bill Kramer of Waukesha is accused of making inappropriate comments to at least two women, and groping…

posted 2014-03-04 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. West high gets into manufacturing biz

Students with an interest in metal fabrication careers can get some real-world experience, through a new program in the Green Bay school district. Green Bay West high school unveiled its Bay Link Manufacturing program yesterday. Associate superintendent Kim Pahlow says…

posted 2014-03-04 05:03 by WHBY

Associated Bank donates G.B. building

Several non-profits will soon call a former office building in downtown Green Bay home. Associated Bank donated the building in the 100 block of N. Adams Street to NeighborWorks. The organization will offer space to other local non-profits, at reduced…

posted 2014-03-04 05:02 by WHBY

Neenah gets proposals for Glatfelter site

There are a couple of proposals to redevelop parts of the former Glatfelter mill site in Neenah. Community development director Chris Haese says they asked firms to file plans with the city. He says over the next month, officials will…

posted 2014-03-04 05:01 by WHBY

2014-03-03

Bucks cruise past the Jazz

Milwaukee overpowered the Utah Jazz 114-88 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Monday night.  Ersan Ilyasova had a huge night with 31 points .   Ramon Sessions and Zaza Pachulia both added 14 points in the Bucks win.  Milwaukee goes…

posted 2014-03-03 21:29:40 by WHBY

State prison population steady

Fewer inmates are getting out of prison on parole, but that doesn't appear to be having a major impact on the state's prison population. A report over the weekend detailed a decline in the percentage of inmates who are released…

posted 2014-03-03 13:05 by WHBY

Former teacher's aide faces more charges

A former teacher's aide at Appleton West high school is now facing charges in Outagamie County on accusations that she had sex with a student. Forty-four-year-old Laura Bates of Hilbert was charged last December in Calumet County with four counts…

posted 2014-03-03 13:04 by WHBY

Walker looking forward to signing tax cut bill

The Senate is taking up Governor Walker's half-billion dollar tax cut proposal tomorrow, and the governor says he's confident that they'll approve the bill. The Assembly quickly passed the plan last month, but it stalled in the Senate for a…

posted 2014-03-03 13:03 by WHBY

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