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Friday, Mar, 21 2014

     State Representative John Nygren of Marinette knows what it's like to have a loved one
addicted to heroin.  Fortunately his daughter, Cassie, survived and is in recovery.
     Mr. Nygren shares the story of his family's journey through it all on Assignment Fox
Cities, heard Wednesday, March 26th, on WHBY.   You can catch the program at 6:45 a.m.,
12:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
      Although it's deeply personal and painful, Mr. Nygren shares what it has been like
living with uncertainty.  "Will tonight be the night we get the phone call?"
      It's a touching, from the heart story.   We invite you to listen.

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Assignment Fox Cities

Tuesday, Mar, 4 2014

     State Representative John Nygren of Marinette has walked in the shoes of a
parent whose child was hooked on heroin.  The journey has been painful, not
only for the Nygren family but their daughter as well.
     In the current Assignment Fox Cities, found on our website, whby.com,
Mr. Nygren talks about the impact on family with a very telling, painful statement
as they retire for the night:  "Will this be the night we get a call ....."
     Additionally, Mr. Nygren addresses legislation designed to get people off
what he refers to as a "deadly drug" under provisions of "The Good Samaritan
Law.    You'll find "The Battle Against Heroin" on our website, whby.com, under
Audio Vault.
     It's worth a listen.


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Assignment Fox Cities

Wednesday, Feb, 19 2014

     Sex-trafficking, subjecting females to become sex slaves, is a topic
most of us would rather avoid.  But it's here, in the Fox Valley, in greater
measure than most of us realize.
     5 Stones is a local organization formed to "fight the giant of sex-trafficking,"
not only here but throughout Wisconsin.   Founding member Connie Campbell
is passionate about the organization's work. 
     Campbell shares that passion in a two-part Assignment Fox Cities series,
heard Tuesday and Wednesday, February 25th and 26th.   To get a cross-section
of the listening audience, each program is carried three times:  6:45 a.m.,
12:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
     Both programs are worth a listen.  They may spur you to action and a
solution to the problem.

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Assignment Fox Cities

Monday, Feb, 17 2014

   State Representative John Nygren of Marinette knows how painful it is to
have a loved one hooked on heroin.  He and his family have  been on that
journey for nearly a decade.
   Despite that pain, Mr. Nygren shares details of that journey in a 22
minute Q&A .  It's personal, painful and powerful.  At the same time,
Representative Nygren is shepherding the "Good Samaritan" bill through
the legislative process.
   You'll find the story on our website, whby.com, under Audio Vault and
Assignment Fox Cities.
   It should be of interest to all of us, especially parents.

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Assignment Fox Cities

Monday, Feb, 10 2014

     Mental health providers in the Fox Cities appealed to the media  to be sensitive,
compassionate, when reporting on issues of mental health and suicide.   The
ultimate goal is to prevent others from dying by suicide.
      That call for a shared partnership is the subject of an Assignment Fox Cities,
posted on our website, whby.com.
      Kathleen Fuchs and Sue Jungen call upon the media to not sensationalize stories
of suicide and mental illness, and to inform those suffering mental distress that there's
an abundance of help for those who need it.
      Surgeon General Regina Benjamin says "no matter where we live or what we do
every day,  each of us has a role in preventing suicide."
       You'll find the entire story on our home page, whby.com, under Audio Vault.


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