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2015-02-25

Senate debating right-to-work bill

The Senate is taking up the right-to-work bill this afternoon, with a vote expected later today. Senate Democrats held a news conference this morning to attack the proposal. Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee is urging any moderate Republicans to get…

posted 2015-02-25 13:04 by WHBY

Walker says travel not impacting job performance

For the past couple of months, Governor Walker has been traveling around the country, and speaking to conservative groups, to prepare for a potential run for president. At the same time, Walker says he's still doing his job, as governor.…

posted 2015-02-25 13:03 by WHBY

Speculation starting over Feingold

There's speculation that former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold could run for his old job, now that he's wrapping up his work with the state department. The Democrat could challenge Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh in 2016. Feingold has a…

posted 2015-02-25 13:02 by WHBY

Downtown businesses following expo center talks

The proposed expo center is one of the two things prospective businesses ask about, when they're looking to move into downtown Appleton. That's according to Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown, Incorporated The economic impact of the proposed Fox Cities Exhibition…

posted 2015-02-25 13:01 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. supports novelty lighter ban

The Outagamie County board is backing a proposal that would ban novelty lighters in the state. County supervisor Lee Hammen says many of the lighters look like toys, and that could lead a child to accidentally start a house fire.…

posted 2015-02-25 13:00 by WHBY

Fox Cities Marathon signup starts

Registration started this morning for this year's Community First Fox Cities Marathon. Race operations manager Jesse Drake says participants in the 25th annual event will have something new to look forward to. He says they're changing the course to feature…

posted 2015-02-25 12:59 by WHBY

Senate to take up right-to-work bill

The Senate will consider the proposed right-to-work bill today, in the wake of an ugly end to a public hearing yesterday. Republicans cut off testimony, about 45 minutes earlier than scheduled, and dozens of speakers who were waiting started shouting…

posted 2015-02-25 05:05 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on right-to-work

Governor Walker commented for the first time yesterday about the right-to-work bill. For months, the governor said he wouldn't comment on the issue, until a bill was introduced. He also repeatedly said it would be a distraction, if the proposal…

posted 2015-02-25 05:04 by WHBY

Unions, backers rally at Capitol

Union members and supporters gathered outside the Capitol over the noon hour yesterday, to rally against the right-to-work bill. Sheila Cochran with the Milwaukee Area Labor Council called on workers to stand strong, and educate younger generations about the importance…

posted 2015-02-25 05:03 by WHBY

Expo center economic impact detailed

A consultant believes the direct spending from conferences and meetings in the Fox Cities would almost double with an expo center in downtown Appleton. The economic impact of the proposed facility was one of the big topics during a special…

posted 2015-02-25 05:02 by WHBY

Johnson wants end to funding stalemate

With the deadline approaching, a U.S. Senator from Oshkosh is urging lawmakers to settle the fight over homeland security funding. The agency is set to run out of money after Friday, and Republicans and Democrats are arguing over President Obama's…

posted 2015-02-25 05:01 by WHBY

Special needs program expanding

A program that helps students with special needs gain the skills needed to hold a job is growing. Starting in the fall, St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay will be the latest company to participate in Project Search. St. Elizabeth…

posted 2015-02-25 05:00 by WHBY

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