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2015-06-22

Big events raise human trafficking concerns

Three major events will bring large crowds to the Oshkosh area over the next month, and they can also be a big draw for prostitution and human trafficking. Country USA kicks off tomorrow, and EAA AirVenture and Rock USA are…

posted 2015-06-22 13:04 by WHBY

Fox Valley in 'enhanced' risk for 1st time

The National Weather Service added two new risk groups for severe weather this year, and today is the first time that the Fox Valley has been in the "enhanced" category. Meteorologist Jeff Last is with the agency's Green Bay office.…

posted 2015-06-22 13:03 by WHBY

Home sales off to strong start in 2014

Home sales in May were at their highest level in nine years. Figures from the Wisconsin Realtors Association show closings across the state were up nearly eight percent from a year earlier. Looking at the first five months of the…

posted 2015-06-22 13:02 by WHBY

Bird flu leads to boost in egg prices

The impact of the bird flu is showing up on grocery store shelves. Brandon Scholz of the Wisconsin Grocers Association says egg prices are just under three dollars a dozen, but they could be higher in some spots. He says grocers…

posted 2015-06-22 13:01 by WHBY

DOT delaying Hwy. 45 project

Severe weather in today's forecast led DOT officials to delay a construction project on Highway 45, in the New London area. The DOT now plans to close a stretch of the highway, between Highways 15 and D, from 9 a.m.…

posted 2015-06-22 13:00 by WHBY

Fewer teens are binge drinking

Fewer young people in Wisconsin are drinking alcohol. Lou Opper of the state health department says several years ago, Wisconsin had the worst binge-drinking rate for teens in the country. He says the current figure of 18 percent is lower…

posted 2015-06-22 05:05 by WHBY

More road work starting on I-41

Another road project starts today on I-41 in the Appleton area. For several weeks, crews have been working on a project that spans from the College Avenue interchange to Breezewood Lane in Neenah. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says other crews are…

posted 2015-06-22 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton woman drowns in quarry

A young woman from Appleton drowned over the weekend, in Waushara County. Eighteen-year-old Alaya HuaChee Lo was swimming in the Redgranite Quarry, around 6 p.m. last Friday. Divers found her in the water, nearly an hour later.

posted 2015-06-22 05:03 by WHBY

'Business as usual' at Fox Banquets

The decision by Appleton's city council last week means business will continue for a company that's located on what was the preferred site of a new library. Fox Banquets and Trinity Lutheran Church agreed to a deal with the city,…

posted 2015-06-22 05:02 by WHBY

Hwy. 45 project set for N.L. area

A construction project is starting on Highway 45 in the New London area. The DOT plans to close a stretch of the highway, between Highways 15 and D, from 9 a.m. today, until midnight on Wednesday. Drivers will also see…

posted 2015-06-22 05:01 by WHBY

G.B. lift bridge upgrades set for 2016

Three lift bridges in downtown Green Bay are in line for some improvements next year. The DOT is holding a meeting early this afternoon, to let people know what's going on. Project manager Andy Fulcer says they're the Main, Walnut,…

posted 2015-06-22 05:00 by WHBY

2015-06-21

Brewers wrap road trip with tough loss

The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up a rocky series in Colorado losing the rubber game against the Rockies, 10-4 on Sunday. The Crew jumped out to an early lead after an RBI single by Hernan Perez in the second inning scored…

posted 2015-06-21 18:37:45 by WHBY

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