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2014-06-16

Kimberly State Champs, Xavier to state (WIAA Round-up)

The WIAA State Softball tournament wrapped up over the weekend at Goodman Diamond in Madison.  For the 7th time in school history, Kimberly picked up a state title with a 6-5, 15-inning win over Westosha Central Saturday night.  It's the…

posted 2014-06-16 06:15:30 by WHBY

Some same-sex couples planned to marry today

Twenty-seven same-sex couples from Outagamie County were expecting to pick up their marriage licenses this morning, but a judge's ruling last Friday put those marriages on hold. Sam Tassoul planned on getting married today to her partner Sara Rabbideau, and…

posted 2014-06-16 05:05 by WHBY

Former 'GMA' co-anchor speaks at LU

The main speaker during yesterday's graduation ceremony at Lawrence University was a long-time anchor for "Good Morning America." Charlie Gibson told the graduates that the most important thing they can do now, is matter. He says whether at work, home,…

posted 2014-06-16 05:04 by WHBY

Fares for Valley Transit's Connector rising

A Valley Transit service that helps some people get to and from work, now costs more to use. Fares for the Connector are going up by $1 per ride, starting today. The service takes people beyond the bus system's regular…

posted 2014-06-16 05:03 by WHBY

UW-Osh bio-energy projects draw interest

Some officials from Outagamie and Brown counties are pointing to two projects at UW-Oshkosh, to show that bio-energy projects can be successful. Jim Resick is with the UW-Extension's office in Outagamie County. He says the technology is there, but they…

posted 2014-06-16 05:02 by WHBY

2014-06-15

Brewers drop the series against the Reds

The Cincinnati Reds win the three game series against Milwaukee with a 13-4 win at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon.  Scooter Gennett led the Brewers offense with two hits and 2 RBI.  Jonathan Lucroy belted out a solo home run. …

posted 2014-06-15 16:38:42 by WHBY

2014-06-14

Braun Powers Brewers Past Reds

Ryan Braun's 2-run 8th inning home run broke a 2-2 tie and Milwaukee held on to beat Cincinnati 4-2 Saturday night.  The Brewers took a 2-1 lead in the 7th on a pinch-hit RBI single by Rickie Weeks, however the…

posted 2014-06-14 21:34:11 by WHBY

2014-06-13

Brewers lose at home

The Milwaukee Brewers were defeated by the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 at Miller Park on Friday night.  Jonathan Lucroy and Scooter Gennett each battled for two hits and an RBI.  Starting pitcher Matt Garza (4-4) pitched seven innings, one strikeout, allowed…

posted 2014-06-13 22:58:24 by WHBY

Judge puts same sex marriages on hold

Same-sex marriages in Wisconsin are ending, a week after a federal judge ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage in unconstitutional. Judge Barbara Crabb issued another decision Friday, saying that she's ruling for the same-sex couples that challenged the…

posted 2014-06-13 18:32:40 by WHBY

Injunction possible in gay marriage lawsuit

There wasn't an immediate decision on same-sex marriage this afternoon, but a federal judge mentioned that she would likely put her ruling on hold, pending an appeal. If Judge Barbara Crabb does that, same-sex marriages would have to stop, across…

posted 2014-06-13 13:05 by WHBY

Walker won't comment on Van Hollen stance

Governor Walker wouldn't say whether county clerks should face criminal charges for giving same-sex couples marriage licenses. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen believes that the clerks are breaking the law, and he said yesterday that local district attorneys could take…

posted 2014-06-13 13:04 by WHBY

State offers grants to help disabled vets get jobs

The state is offering companies a new incentive to hire disabled veterans. Governor Walker implemented a grant program this morning, during a stop at the statewide Disabled American Veterans conference in Appleton. It offers companies a $10,000 grant. State veterans…

posted 2014-06-13 13:03 by WHBY

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