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Group wants more smoking treatments covered

A group wants to see more coverage of smoking cessation treatments, under health insurance policies that are available through the federal health care reform law. Dona Wininsky is a spokeswoman for the American Lung Association. She says Wisconsin is lagging…

posted 2014-07-22 13:01 by WHBY

Favre not worried about being booed (SPORTS)

So when are the Packers going to retire the #4 of former quarterback Brett Favre?  That question has been debated for a couple of years now since Favre last played in the NFL in the 2010 regular season. The story…

posted 2014-07-22 06:59:41 by WHBY

Christmas in Vegas for the Phoenix (SPORTS)

The Green Bay men’s basketball team will be heading to Vegas for Christmas.  The school announced Monday that they will be taking part in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on December 21st and December 22nd The mid-major field Big…

posted 2014-07-22 06:47:12 by WHBY

Hit & run suspect plans to change plea

The 20-year-old man accused of killing a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident last year, in Appleton, wants to change his plea in the case. James Erdmann of Poy Sippi plans to enter a new plea during a hearing in September,…

posted 2014-07-22 05:05 by WHBY

City to review mural ban

Appleton might take a look at its rules for building murals, in the wake of the attention that a new one is getting. An artist painted picture of a boy and girl, with a candy bar on the outside of…

posted 2014-07-22 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha's fireworks in limbo

Menasha's fireworks are in limbo, after the city council put off a decision last night to move the show to Seafood Fest. The fireworks were postponed twice over the Fourth of July. Mayor Don Merkes says he's not sure if…

posted 2014-07-22 05:03 by WHBY

Toyota dealer reacts to hydrogen cars

Toyota wants to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars in the U.S. in the next few years, but it will likely take much longer for them to show up here. That's the feeling of Kolosso Toyota general manager Bill Kolosso. The cars…

posted 2014-07-22 05:02 by WHBY

Gardening program focuses on kids

Kids in Brown County are learning more about healthy eating, through a community gardening program in Green Bay. Representatives from the county and the UW-Extension office helped the children plant fall crops yesterday, at the Olde North Garden in Green…

posted 2014-07-22 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers knock off the Reds

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 at Miller Park on Monday night.  Ryan Braun got back on track going two for four with a two-RBI double. Jean Segura went two for three including a triple and then scored…

posted 2014-07-21 22:19:48 by WHBY

Former Appleton CSO enters not guilty pleas

A 19-year-old Appleton man entered not guilty pleas today, on two child sexual assault charges. Tyler Jochman was working as a community service officer for the Appleton police department in April, when he's accused of having sexual contact with two…

posted 2014-07-21 15:05 by WHBY

Mielkes donate $2.5 mil to LU

Lawrence University students who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers are getting a boost from a $2.5 million donation. The Mielke Family Foundation is providing the money. Lawrence president Mark Burstein says prospective teachers will participate in an apprenticeship…

posted 2014-07-21 15:04 by WHBY

Home sales rebound in June

The housing market bounced back last month. The Wisconsin Realtors Association is reporting that sales were up 4-1/2 percent across the state, compared to June of last year. It was the first time this year that the monthly numbers topped…

posted 2014-07-21 15:03 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 5 hours ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago