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2014-03-04

Marquette Lets Multiple Opportunities Escape in Falling at Providence

Marquette and Providence clashed in a battle of teams hanging on to their slim at-large NCAA Tournament hopes on Tuesday night in Rhode Island.  Both teams had plenty of chances to win the game in regulation and overtime, but it took…

posted 2014-03-04 23:05:34 by WHBY

Kramer out as Assembly majority leader

The majority leader in the Assembly lost his leadership position this morning. Majority Republicans removed Rep. Bill Kramer of Waukesha from the post, in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. Kramer is accused of making inappropriate comments to women, and…

posted 2014-03-04 14:00 by WHBY

Police questioned chase suspect's mental health

Police were concerned about the suspect in a lengthy car chase, before he led authorities on a 45-mile pursuit last night. Fox Valley Metro officer Scott Van Schyndel says the 37-year-old Appleton man showed up at a Fond du Lac…

posted 2014-03-04 13:05 by WHBY

Johnson calls for Russian sanctions

A Republican U.S. Senator from Oshkosh believes the U.S. needs to impose sanctions on Russia for moving military troops into Ukraine. Sen. Ron Johnson says they can freeze the assets of Russian officials, withhold visas, and take other steps. He…

posted 2014-03-04 13:04 by WHBY

Accused cow abusers in court

Two of the four people charged with mistreating cows while working at a Brown County dairy farm entered not guilty this morning in federal court. A third suspect's case was delayed, so he can find a public defender. The fourth…

posted 2014-03-04 13:03 by WHBY

Advocates question domestic abuse study

Advocates for victims of domestic abuse are calling a follow-up to a 1980's study., flawed. It found an increased death rate for victims, when their abusers are arrested, rather than given a warning. The study took into account deaths from…

posted 2014-03-04 13:02 by WHBY

Walker: Tourism revenue increasing

Governor Walker says the state's tourism industry is growing. He says when he took office, the tourism had a nearly $15-billion a year economic impact, and that's now up to nearly $17-billion. Walker credits increased marketing efforts in Chicago, the…

posted 2014-03-04 13:01 by WHBY

1000 Islands weighing solutions for deer problem

Leaders at 1000 Islands environmental center in Kaukauna are trying to figure out what to do about its deer population, while trying to increase the number of native plants growing in its forest. Naturalist Debbie Nowak says there are dozens…

posted 2014-03-04 13:00 by WHBY

Master plan in place for former mill site

The redevelopment plans for the former Kimberly paper mill site are progressing. The village board signed off on the proposed master plan last night. Village president Chuck Kuen says it calls for a variety of uses, including residential and commercial.…

posted 2014-03-04 05:05 by WHBY

Walker reacts to Kramer controversy

Governor Walker says Assembly Republicans are right to take action against their majority leader, in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment. Rep. Bill Kramer of Waukesha is accused of making inappropriate comments to at least two women, and groping…

posted 2014-03-04 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. West high gets into manufacturing biz

Students with an interest in metal fabrication careers can get some real-world experience, through a new program in the Green Bay school district. Green Bay West high school unveiled its Bay Link Manufacturing program yesterday. Associate superintendent Kim Pahlow says…

posted 2014-03-04 05:03 by WHBY

Associated Bank donates G.B. building

Several non-profits will soon call a former office building in downtown Green Bay home. Associated Bank donated the building in the 100 block of N. Adams Street to NeighborWorks. The organization will offer space to other local non-profits, at reduced…

posted 2014-03-04 05:02 by WHBY

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