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2016-03-15

Senate won't vote on student loan interest bill

The Senate isn't expected to take up a proposal that would let people deduct more of their interest from student loans. Rep. Dave Murphy introduced six bills that deal with higher education, and four of them will come up for…

posted 2016-03-15 05:04 by WHBY

Study breaks down sheriff's dept. costs

Two local counties are charging taxpayers some of the lowest rates in the state for sheriff's department costs. A report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows people in Winnebago County paid the second-lowest per capita rate, at about $47 a…

posted 2016-03-15 05:03 by WHBY

Workshop focuses on city's long-term vision

The city of Appleton is working on its long-range plans, and some people went to a workshop last night to talk about their ideas. The event was at the Scheig Center in Memorial Park, and there's another workshop tomorrow night.…

posted 2016-03-15 05:02 by WHBY

Reid Golf Course opens today

St. Patrick's Day is still a couple of days away, but Appleton's Reid Golf Course is already opening. Deputy parks director Tom Flick says the mild winter helped crews get the course in playable condition quickly. He says it's nice to…

posted 2016-03-15 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-14

G.B. police investigating shooting

Green Bay police are investigating a shooting on the city's east side. Capt. Kevin Warych says they went to a house in the 900 block of Smith Street, a little before 11:30 a.m. and they found a male, with a…

posted 2016-03-14 13:05 by WHBY

G.B. police arrest stabbing suspect

Police say a man stabbed a co-worker at a meat processing plant on Green Bay's east side this morning. Capt. Kevin Warych says officers went to American Foods, in the 500 block of Acme Street, around 7:45 a.m. He says…

posted 2016-03-14 13:04 by WHBY

Firefighters put out apartment fire in G.C.

Firefighters were able to quickly put out a fire this morning, in Grand Chute. Division Chief Matt Kasriel says several people from the 24-unit apartment building reported seeing smoke in the building, around 7:45 a.m. The apartment complex is in…

posted 2016-03-14 13:03 by WHBY

App speeds response to heart attack patients

Doctors can better prepare for treating a heart attack patient, thanks to an app that ThedaCare is now using. Doctor Brian Guttormsen says first responders activate the app when they pick up a patient, and it sends information to doctors…

posted 2016-03-14 13:02 by WHBY

State unveils new tourism ads

Supper clubs and dogs are the stars of a new ad campaign from the state's tourism department. Secretary Stephanie Klett helped unveil the two commercials this morning. One features family trips with dogs, and Klett says traveling with pets has…

posted 2016-03-14 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton Airport celebrates Pi Day

Workers at the Appleton International Airport had some fun with numbers and dessert this morning, on Pi Day. They're also trying to bring attention to non-stop flights, to Florida's Saint Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Allegiant Air started offering the flight last…

posted 2016-03-14 13:00 by WHBY

Johnson backed drug treatment bill

A Republican from Oshkosh supported a federal proposal that's focused on drug addiction. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says it's something that has impacted his family. He says a nephew recently died from a heroin overdose. He says he's talked with…

posted 2016-03-14 12:59 by WHBY

Walker making push for higher ed bills

Tomorrow is the final day of the year that the state Senate is scheduled to meet at the Capitol. Governor Walker wants members to vote on a number of proposals targeting higher education. He says it's part of his overall…

posted 2016-03-14 05:05 by WHBY

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