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2014-07-08

Johnson takes health care suit to court

A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin brought his arguments about part of the federal health care reform law to court yesterday. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh filed a lawsuit, after the Obama administration allowed members of Congress, and their staffers,…

posted 2014-07-08 05:03 by WHBY

Menasha fireworks could be rescheduled

Menasha might move its Fourth of July fireworks to later this summer. The city postponed them on Friday and Saturday nights, because of windy conditions. Mayor Don Merkes says he'll ask the city council to pick another date to fire…

posted 2014-07-08 05:02 by WHBY

Groups argue online sales tax

There are arguments on both sides in the debate over Internet sales taxes. Pete Sepp of the National Taxpayers Union says polls show people in Wisconsin don't want online retailers from out-of-state to collect sales taxes. He says states need…

posted 2014-07-08 05:01 by WHBY

T-Rats react to self-serve beer stand

A new self-serve beer stand is making its debut at a major sporting event next week, but local fans won't find them at Fox Cities Stadium right away. The Minnesota Twins have some of the stands at Target Field, in…

posted 2014-07-08 05:00 by WHBY

2014-07-07

Brewers Offensive Struggles Continue; Drop Opener to Phillies

Chase Utley hit a two-run homer, and Cole Hamels allowed one earned run over 6 2-3 innings for his first victory in a month as the Philadelphia Phillies edged the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Monday night.  Hamels (3-5) allowed…

posted 2014-07-07 23:49:24 by WHBY

Howard man killed in Hwy. 29 accident

A Howard man died this morning in an accident along Highway 29, in Howard. Capt. Jeff Sanborn says it appears the 59-year-old victim pulled over, on the side of the highway, because he was having trouble with his car. He…

posted 2014-07-07 15:05 by WHBY

State tops in Midwest for business staying power

A report by the Small Business Administration shows Wisconsin leads the Midwest, when it comes to the longevity of new businesses. It shows 41 percent of the businesses that opened in Wisconsin in 2002 were still around 10 years later.…

posted 2014-07-07 15:04 by WHBY

Menasha Lock closed indefinitely

The Menasha Lock will be closed indefinitely while crews try to figure out what's causing hinge pins to break. The Fox River Navigational System Authority shut down the lock, last Friday, about a day after it re-opened. Chief operating officer…

posted 2014-07-07 15:03 by WHBY

Construction season around halfway mark

The road construction season is about halfway done, and a DOT official says generally things are going OK around the state. Don Greuel says there are a lot of projects, including Highway 41 in the Green Bay area. He says…

posted 2014-07-07 15:02 by WHBY

Museum looking for miniature villages

The Oshkosh Public Museum is putting together an exhibit featuring miniature villages later this year, and the curator is looking for people to loan their pieces. Deb Daubert says they did a survey, asking what visitors want to see for…

posted 2014-07-07 15:01 by WHBY

City takes step toward Pierce redevelopment

The former Pierce Manufacturing site in Appleton could be home to multi-family housing. The city re-zoned the property, at the corner of W. Spencer Street and Pierce Avenue. Community development director Karen Harkness says they hope to see a proposal…

posted 2014-07-07 05:05 by WHBY

Clerks receiving old voter registration forms

Clerks across the state say they're receiving incomplete voter registration forms, and the Government Accountability Board is asking people to read the forms carefully. Spokesman Reid Magney says registration requirements changed last spring. He says now, new voters have to…

posted 2014-07-07 05:04 by WHBY

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