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2015-04-17

Brewers lose series opener in Pittsburgh

It was a pitching duel until the 5th inning, when Pittsburgh added two runs and never let go of the lead beating the Brewers 6-3.  Jimmy Nelson (1-1) pitched 5 innings giving up 3 runs (2ER) off of 5 hits,…

posted 2015-04-17 21:12:26 by WHBY

Johnson trailing Feingold in early poll

Wisconsin's senior senator could face an uphill battle for re-election, next year. A poll by the Marquette University law school shows former Democratic Senator Russ Feingold leading incumbent Republican Senator Ron Johnson, 54-to-38 percent. If Feingold runs, it would be…

posted 2015-04-17 13:05 by WHBY

Area officially has drought conditions

The Fox Valley area is officially in a drought. The U.S. Drought Monitor determined that Outagamie, Winnebago, and Calumet counties are in the midst of a moderate drought. Nearly all of Brown County is too. Meteorologist Jim Skowronski is with…

posted 2015-04-17 13:04 by WHBY

Group seeks transportation solutions

About 75 local officials got together in Kimberly this morning, to talk about the best ways to improve safety on streets in the Fox Cities, and support mass transit. Emily Dieringer is a member of Fox Valley Thrive. She says…

posted 2015-04-17 13:03 by WHBY

Ribble holding job fair on Monday

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin is putting on a job fair on Monday, in Green Bay. Congressman Reid Ribble is holding it at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, from 9 a.m. to noon. He says they'll have about 90 employers there.…

posted 2015-04-17 13:02 by WHBY

Vinyl highlights Record Store Day

Independent record stores will be in the spotlight tomorrow. It's Record Store Day, and places like The Exclusive Company in Appleton are focusing on a nostalgic part of the industry -- vinyl. Mark Hillstrom is the manager of the Northland…

posted 2015-04-17 13:01 by WHBY

Mile of Music to feature more performances

Mile of Music's third year won't include a lot of new features, but organizers say they're making some tweaks, to give people more chances to see their favorite artists. Co-founder Dave Willems says the festival will run from August 6-9,…

posted 2015-04-17 05:05 by WHBY

Poll: Walker's approval rating drops

Governor Walker appears to be losing support among people in Wisconsin. A poll released yesterday by the Marquette University law school shows the governor's approval rating fell from 49 percent, before last fall's election, to 41 percent now. His disapproval…

posted 2015-04-17 05:04 by WHBY

Walker reacts to poll

Governor Walker says he's not surprised by his approval rating in the Marquette poll. He says other politicians see the same thing happen, when they're working on a budget, especially when they're tough. He says he expects the numbers will…

posted 2015-04-17 05:03 by WHBY

AAA studies driving habits

A group is studying how much time people spend behind the wheel, and how far they're going. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says people drive an average of 29 miles a day, and they're in the car for about 45…

posted 2015-04-17 05:02 by WHBY

1st of Fox Locks opening

The season on the Fox Locks gets started today, with the opening of the Menasha lock. Bob Stark of the Fox River Navigational System Authority says boaters won't be able to use the other ones, until at least next month.…

posted 2015-04-17 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-16

Brewers shut out

Milwaukee failed to score in the final game of the three game series against St. Louis, losing 4-0 Thursday afternoon. The Cardinals took the series two games  to one.  Mike Fiers (0-2) pitched 5 2/3 innings giving up 2 runs…

posted 2015-04-16 15:42:26 by WHBY

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