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2014-06-16

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

Iraq attacks could raise gas prices

Increasing insurgent attacks in Iraq will likely lead to higher gas prices in the near future. The violence has been getting closer to Baghdad, and Erin Roth of the Wisconsin Petroleum Council says at least one refinery was damaged. He…

posted 2014-06-13 13:02 by WHBY

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