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AG candidate issues heroin plan

The GOP candidate for attorney general says the heroin epidemic is the state's top public safety issue, and he has a plan to fight it. Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel is the only Republican in the race. He says…

posted 2014-06-03 05:03 by WHBY

Heroin suspected in Oshkosh woman's death

Police believe a 22-year-old Oshkosh woman died from a heroin overdose. She was found dead late last Friday night, in her bedroom, in a home on Glenwood Drive. Oshkosh police say a 22-year-old man is in custody, on a probation…

posted 2014-06-03 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton woman dead of suspected overdose

A 24-year-old Appleton woman died of a suspected drug overdose in Clintonville. Kayla Marquez was pronounced dead, early last Saturday morning. A 38-year-old Clintonville man was arrested on a probation hold, while the investigation continues.

posted 2014-06-03 05:01 by WHBY

Advocate reacts to domestic abuse report

An advocate for victims of domestic violence says the state is seeing a "huge" number of cases. Beth Schnorr of Harbor House in Appleton is weighing in on the latest report from the state justice department. Prosecutors around the state…

posted 2014-06-03 05:00 by WHBY

State ranks 4th on charter school list

Wisconsin is ranked fourth in the country for the percentage of public charter schools, and the Appleton school district is one of the leaders. There are 15 charters in the district. Assistant superintendent Judy Baseman says they've encouraged staff members,…

posted 2014-06-03 04:59 by WHBY

AirFire Mobile closing

A wireless phone provider is closing several Wisconsin offices. Little Chute-based AirFire Mobile will stop offering its services in September. About 55 workers will be out of a job, this summer. The parent company is Airadigm, and there are AirFire…

posted 2014-06-03 04:58 by WHBY


Twins fall to the Brewers

The Brewers knocked off he Minnesota Twins 6-2 at Miller Park on Monday night.  Jonathan Lucroy batted 3 for 4 with 2 RBI and a home run.  Mark Reynolds also belted out a two-run home run.  Pitcher Matt Garza (3-4)…

posted 2014-06-02 21:31:13 by WHBY

Utilities exploring Obama pollution plan

President Obama wants utilities to significantly cut their carbon dioxide emissions, and Wisconsin utilities are exploring what that would mean, for them. The plan from the EPA calls for a 30 percent reduction from 2005 emission levels, by 2030. Brian…

posted 2014-06-02 13:05 by WHBY

Retired deputy running for Outagamie Co. sheriff

The longtime leader of the Outagamie County sheriff's department will face a challenger in this fall's election. Ron Viaene owns a local real estate investment business, and he worked in the Outagamie County sheriff's department for 20 years. During that…

posted 2014-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

Regents pick new UW-GB chancellor

UW-Green Bay's next chancellor will come from North Carolina. The UW-System's Board of Regents named Gary Miller as the successor to retiring chancellor Tom Harden. Miller is currently the chancellor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He'll start at UW-GB…

posted 2014-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

High school students building Habitat home

Several high school students from around the Fox Cities were hard at work this morning, building a home for Habitat for Humanity. The project was put together by students from seven high schools, as a graduation gift to the community.…

posted 2014-06-02 13:02 by WHBY

Number of cancer survivors is up

A report shows the number of cancer survivors is on the rise. The American Cancer Society says there are 14.5 million survivors now, and that will increase to almost 19 million, in the next 10 years. Carol De Santis is…

posted 2014-06-02 13:01 by WHBY

     Samantha Schroth of Greenville suffered a paralyzing injury in a freak accident while at a cottage in northwestern Minnesota…
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CLICK HERE to see more info about next year's "Festa Cianciola" PhilCast listener trip. We announced the trip on the…
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Just a heads up to make sure to be listening to the PhilCast on Monday afternoon. Right after the 4:30…
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