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2015-10-06

Verizon collecting phones for abuse victims

The Green Bay Packers and Verizon Wireless are continuing a 10-year program that helps domestic abuse victims get a cell phone. The company is collecting phones at their stores, and outside of Lambeau Field, before the Packers Oct. 18th game…

posted 2015-10-06 13:02 by WHBY

Officers, K-9s converge on G.B. area

Officers and their K-9s from around the state are in the Green Bay area, to go through training, as part of a four-day conference. The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handler Association is hosting the conference, at the Radisson Hotel in…

posted 2015-10-06 13:01 by WHBY

Ribble reviewing trade deal

After closely following the negotiations over an international trade deal, a Republican from northeast Wisconsin says he's going to take some time to go over the final product. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says he's been offering suggestions for the…

posted 2015-10-06 13:00 by WHBY

Exact expo center room tax hike unknown

There's a reason that there isn't a concrete figure for how much the room tax would need to increase for the proposed expo center in downtown Appleton. Mayor Tim Hanna is presenting a range, between 2.4 percent and 4.1 percent…

posted 2015-10-06 05:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna's Hydro Park to officially open

There's a new space for people to hang out in downtown Kaukauna. Officials from Kaukauna Utilities are holding a grand opening tomorrow for Hydro Park. It's along Highway 55, and the park includes a prairie, in a former canal that…

posted 2015-10-06 05:04 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on fetal tissue bill

Governor Walker says he's willing to work with lawmakers on the proposed ban on using fetal tissue for research. He talked about the issue yesterday, during a stop at a manufacturing plant in De Pere. Walker says they should be…

posted 2015-10-06 05:03 by WHBY

Part of Lake Michigan may become sanctuary

A portion of the state's shoreline along Lake Michigan could soon be part of a national marine sanctuary. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is considering a proposal from President Obama to designate an 875-mile section of the lake, as…

posted 2015-10-06 05:02 by WHBY

Ribble hosts public safety symposium

Local leaders and emergency responders from around northeast Wisconsin sat down yesterday to talk about what's working well for them. Congressman Reid Ribble says he put together a series of panel discussions, focusing on safety. He says it gave a…

posted 2015-10-06 05:01 by WHBY

Hanna talks with bus riders

Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna spent some time riding Valley Transit buses yesterday afternoon. He held his regular office hours on two routes, talking with passengers. He says it's a very important service for the people that use it. Hanna says…

posted 2015-10-06 05:00 by WHBY

2015-10-05

Walker to meet high court candidates this week

Governor Walker says he hopes to interview candidates for the state Supreme Court by the middle of the week. He's going to appoint someone to complete the term of Justice Patrick Crooks. Crooks died two weeks ago, in his chambers.…

posted 2015-10-05 13:05 by WHBY

Economist: Home market evening out

A buyer's market for houses could be starting to cool off. Economist David Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says the number of homes on the market, and the number of people looking to buy a home, is starting to…

posted 2015-10-05 13:04 by WHBY

Rape victims may get more time to come forward

A proposal would give victims more time to come forward in most cases of sexual assault. Republican Sen. Devin LeMahieu of Oostburg is one of the authors of the bill. He says 38 other states have a statute of limitations…

posted 2015-10-05 13:03 by WHBY

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