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2015-10-07

Gas prices expected to spike

An expert on gas prices says drivers should expect to see some price spikes in the coming weeks. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says refineries in Midwest will be slowing down their production for maintenance. He says companies typically do…

posted 2015-10-07 12:58 by WHBY

City: Splash pads grow in popularity

Water areas, known as splash pads, are becoming more popular around the country, and Appleton might get its first one at Erb Park. Mayor Tim Hanna wants to replace Erb Pool with a splash pad, after the end of the…

posted 2015-10-07 05:05 by WHBY

Menasha shops watch downtown parking

Business owners are keeping an eye on parking in downtown Menasha, now that the owners of Germania Hall closed their lot to the public. That happened yesterday, after there wasn't enough support on the city council to finalize a deal…

posted 2015-10-07 05:04 by WHBY

G.C. eyes TIF to spark development

There are hopes a high-visibility area, along I-41 in Grand Chute, will generate $100 million in development. The town's plan commission signed off on creating a TIF district, covering about 130 acres last night. The site is along Richmond Street…

posted 2015-10-07 05:03 by WHBY

Men at LU taking on sexual assault

A group of male students at Lawrence University is taking a stance against sexual assault. About 375 men and women went to a dinner on the Appleton campus last night to help launch Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault, or…

posted 2015-10-07 05:02 by WHBY

Drivers could lose license for 10 yrs for 5th OWI

Drivers with five drunk driving convictions would lose their license for a decade, under a proposal from two Green Bay area lawmakers. Democratic Rep. Eric Genrich of Green Bay and Republican Rep. Andre Jacque of De Pere are sponsoring the…

posted 2015-10-07 05:01 by WHBY

2015-10-06

Erb Pool could be replaced by splash park

The new plans for Erb Pool in Appleton call for tearing it down, and building a splash pad in its place. Mayor Tim Hanna announced this morning that he's including the project in next year's budget. He says splash pads…

posted 2015-10-06 13:05 by WHBY

Menasha parking lot deal in jeopardy

A decision by Menasha's city council puts a parking deal in serious jeopardy. The city had a tentative agreement to buy 72 parking spaces, in the lot of the former Germania Hall, and the council approved it two weeks ago.…

posted 2015-10-06 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmakers going after child abusers

Several Republican lawmakers are pushing a package of four bills, aimed at helping child abuse and sexual assault victims. Senator Rob Cowles of Allouez says one would prosecutors to consider the intent of the child neglect, and create a crime…

posted 2015-10-06 13:03 by WHBY

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

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