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Appleton not ready for order to run water

Some communities around northeast Wisconsin are telling people to continually run their water to avoid frozen water mains, but Appleton isn't ready to take that step yet. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they're assessing the situation on a daily…

posted 2014-02-13 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah students learn about kindness

Neenah high school students are learning about the impact that kindness, and acceptance, can have on others. The school brought in a national presenter today from the Rachel's Challenge program. Jonathan Oliver spoke to students about the legacy of Rachel…

posted 2014-02-13 13:01 by WHBY

New nursing home planned for King

The state department of veterans affairs wants to build a new 200-bed facility at the veterans home in King. Kathy Marschman is the assistant deputy secretary of the agency. She says they plan to move people from Stordock Hall, to…

posted 2014-02-13 05:05 by WHBY

Recycling totals climb in Appleton

Recycling totals are up in Appleton since the city switched to an automated collection system with carts. A year-end report shows there was a 17 percent increase in the amount of recycling that was collected, and a nearly four percent…

posted 2014-02-13 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. Port leaders study nearby properties

Port of Green Bay officials will be ready if a business comes calling, looking for land to build a shipping dock. Port director Dean Haen says a study found several properties that are connected to the port's main channel aren't…

posted 2014-02-13 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. eyes sites along University Ave.

Green Bay officials are looking for ways to revitalize the University Avenue corridor, and last night city planners held the third in a series of five public workshops to talk about the idea. Planner Dan Lindstrom says they talked about…

posted 2014-02-13 05:02 by WHBY

Walker talking with Senators over tax plan

Governor Walker says he's still open to working with lawmakers on his proposed half-billion dollars in tax cuts. Some Senate Republicans have concerns about the plan, and Walker says the structural deficit is drawing most of the attention. He says…

posted 2014-02-13 05:01 by WHBY


Pelicans outlast the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks closed out the first half of the NBA season with a 102-98 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.  At the BMO Harris Bradley Center, the short-handed Bucks found themselves with an opportunity to tie…

posted 2014-02-12 21:59:04 by WHBY

Accused Luna shooter to stand trial

A Neenah man will face a trial for a shooting at a downtown Appleton nightclub. Prosecutors charged 28-year-old Chong Lee with the murder of a Green Bay man, and an Outagamie County judge ruled that there is enough evidence to…

posted 2014-02-12 13:05 by WHBY

Survey: Profits, sales down in 2013

Fewer local companies saw growth last year in sales and profits. That's one of the findings, in the annual economic outlook survey by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says 64 percent…

posted 2014-02-12 13:04 by WHBY

Senate leader questions Assembly tax cut vote

The Republican leader of the Senate is questioning why the Assembly went ahead with a vote on Governor Walker's proposed $500-million tax cut. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he still plans to send the bill to the Joint Finance…

posted 2014-02-12 13:03 by WHBY

Valley Transit reacts to Vos' RTA comments

Valley Transit officials are reacting to comments made by a Republican leader in the Assembly, about the proposed Fox Cities Regional Transit Authority. The Senate approved a bill yesterday, to create one, but Assembly Speaker Robin Vos argues that it…

posted 2014-02-12 13:02 by WHBY

Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
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One of the stories I'll be talking about on the Tuesday show is one that compares what we consider today's…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There they are, at least two of the three chairs that broke on Easter Sunday. I'll tell the story of…
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