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2014-02-25

Badgers Big 2nd Half Propels them to 6th Straight Win

It was a tale of two halves for the 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers Tuesday night in Madison. At the half, the cold shooting Badgers trailed the Indiana Hoosiers 29-19. But in the second half, the Badgers scored 50 points on…

posted 2014-02-25 22:32:28 by WHBY

G.B. deaths ruled murder-suicide

Police say a 47-year-old Green Bay woman was the victim of a murder-suicide over the weekend. Green Bay investigators say there was a history of domestic violence between 52-year-old Jeffrey Fish and his longtime girlfriend, Linda Dickenson. Capt. Todd Thomas…

posted 2014-02-25 17:00 by WHBY

Supreme Court hears voter ID arguments

Attorneys are making their arguments before the state Supreme Court today, over the state's voter ID law. Attorney Clayton Kawski is representing the state justice department, against two challenges to the photo ID requirement. He says without it, people could…

posted 2014-02-25 15:05 by WHBY

Menasha police investigating sexting case

Police in Menasha say about a dozen, 14 to 16-year-old students, sent or received nude, or semi-nude pictures of other students. Authorities say they were told about the situation last Tuesday, and they're still interviewing people, and searching electronic devices…

posted 2014-02-25 15:04 by WHBY

We Energies adjusts winter heating forecast

We Energies is revising its prediction for heating costs, halfway through the winter heating season. Spokeswoman Cathy Schulze says November...December...and January had the coldest temperatures to start a winter since 1976, and natural gas use is up about 20 percent.…

posted 2014-02-25 15:03 by WHBY

Consumer Protection warns of utility scam

State consumer protection officials are warning people about fake utility bills that are showing up, in e-mail inboxes. Spokesman Jerad Albracht says the e-mails claim the customer owes about $500. It includes a link that supposedly goes to that person's…

posted 2014-02-25 15:02 by WHBY

Plank Road develoment takes step forward

A proposal to build apartments on vacant land on Appleton's southeast side took a step forward last night. Neighbors opposed two different plans in the past, for the 14-acre property along Plank Road. The city's plan commission unanimously agreed yesterday,…

posted 2014-02-25 15:01 by WHBY

Fewer homes on the market in Wis.

There's been a significant drop in "inventory levels" of homes or sale in the state. Dave Clark is an economist with the Wisconsin Realtors Association, and he says the number of homes on the market is down significantly from recent…

posted 2014-02-25 15:00 by WHBY

AAA wants tougher cell phone ban in G.B.

An auto group says a proposal to limit cell phone use behind the wheel in Green Bay, may not go far enough. A city committee talked about a proposal last night that would ban drivers from using hand-held cell phones.…

posted 2014-02-25 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton schools update suicide prevention policy

School districts are putting a greater emphasis on suicide prevention, and the Appleton district is updating its guidelines for helping students. Assistant superintendent of student services Val Dreier says the original policy was adopted in 1988, and they wanted to…

posted 2014-02-25 05:03 by WHBY

Ship order for Marinette could be scaled back

The U.S. defense secretary wants to reduce the Navy's order for combat ships that are built at Marinette Marine because of budget cuts, but a local lawmaker says he'll fight that proposal. Secretary Chuck Hagel is pushing to lower the…

posted 2014-02-25 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha police investigate 'sexting' case

Police in Menasha are looking into allegations that high school students posted inappropriate pictures of another student online. Authorities confirmed that they're investigating a "sexting" case, but they aren't releasing much other information. Menasha school district superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says…

posted 2014-02-25 05:01 by WHBY

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