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2014-04-07

State warns of BadgerCare Plus scam in area

The state is hearing about a scam targeting BadgerCare Plus members in the Fox Valley. Consumer protection administrator Sandy Chalmers says a caller claims that they're eligible for a $200 stipend from the state. She says they're asked for their…

posted 2014-04-07 13:01 by WHBY

Walker signing anti-heroin bills today

A series of bills that are aimed at combating heroin will become laws today. Governor Walker is touring the state to sign the proposals. Rep. John Nygren is the author of them, and he says they're at the "starting line,…

posted 2014-04-07 05:05 by WHBY

NE Wis. to be popular stop in race for governor

Northeast Wisconsin is shaping up to be an important battleground region again, in the race for governor. Governor Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are already making frequent stops here, and that will likely intensify as the election draws closer.…

posted 2014-04-07 05:04 by WHBY

Book Festival starts today

Thousands of people are expected to take part in this year's Fox Cities Book Festival. It starts today, and runs through next Sunday. Festival board member Michael Kenney says more than 50 authors will take part and more than 70…

posted 2014-04-07 05:03 by WHBY

Paychecks change with withholding update

Starting this month, less money is being automatically being withheld from your paycheck. State Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler says lawmakers changed the tax tables. He says they reflect the lower tax rates that were approved by the governor and Legislature…

posted 2014-04-07 05:02 by WHBY

Workshop set for middle-age entrepreneurs

While young entrepreneurs get a lot of attention, most successful new owners of small business are older. That's according to spokeswoman Shirah Apple of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency is partnering with AARP to hold a workshop in…

posted 2014-04-07 05:01 by WHBY

2014-04-06

Brewers sweep the Red Sox

 The Brewers swept the Boston Red Sox in the three-game series after shutting out Boston 4-0 at Fenway Park on Sunday afternoon.  Milwaukee took the lead in the 2nd inning after Mark Reynolds hit a single that scored Jonathan Lucroy…

posted 2014-04-06 16:06:34 by WHBY

2014-04-05

Wisconsin Loses Heartbreaker to Kentucky at Final Four!

Aaron Harrison hit a 25 foot three pointer with 5.7 seconds left to give the #8 seed Kentucky Wildcats a 74-73 win over the #2 seed Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers Traevon Jackson missed an open jumper at the buzzer sending…

posted 2014-04-05 23:39:56 by WHBY

Brewers win in extra innings

 The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Boston Red Sox in eleven innings 7-6 at Fenway Park on Saturday night.  In the 11th inning Logan Schafer hit a double and Khris Davis scored the game winning run. Tyler Thronburg was given the…

posted 2014-04-05 22:49:09 by WHBY

2014-04-04

Bulls rough up the Bucks

The Bucks were tripped up by the Chicago Bulls 102-90 at the United Center on Friday night.  Brandon Knight tallied 22 points and Jeff Adrien had a big game with 21 points and 9 rebounds. Milwaukee dropped to 14-62 and…

posted 2014-04-04 21:42:55 by WHBY

Walker supporting Appleton customs office

Appleton Airport officials are moving forward with a federal application to open a customs office. Governor Walker signed a letter of support for the move, yesterday. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson gave the governor the letter Thursday, and asked him…

posted 2014-04-04 17:25:46 by WHBY

Prof: Petri likely to prevail in GOP primary

A political science professor doubts a longtime Republican congressman from Fond du Lac will have much difficulty defeating one, or two primary challengers, in this year's election. State Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend announced yesterday that he's challenging Congressman…

posted 2014-04-04 13:05 by WHBY

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