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JFC debates proposed Bucks arena funding

The legislature's budget committee talked about state funding for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena yesterday. The Joint Finance Committee discussed Governor Walker's proposal to contribute $220 million to the project. Outgoing Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch says if the team leaves…

posted 2015-03-03 05:04 by WHBY

DOT lays out schedule for Hwy. 10-441

Construction crews have a busy year planned for the Highway 10-441 expansion project. DOT project engineer Scott Ebel says the Appleton Road interchange will close around April 20. He says workers will start rebuilding the Racine Street interchange during the…

posted 2015-03-03 05:03 by WHBY

NASDAQ tops 5,000

For the first time since the technology bubble burst in 2000, the NASDAQ closed above the 5,000 mark yesterday. Ed Heyes of RBC Wealth Management says most of the big companies involved in the tech bust are either no longer…

posted 2015-03-03 05:02 by WHBY

The Draw to open in former paper office

A long-vacant building in the Appleton flats is getting a new tenant. John Adams plans to open The Draw, this spring, in the former headquarters of Riverside Paper. The building is in the 800 block of S. Lawe Street, and…

posted 2015-03-03 05:01 by WHBY


Assembly panel holds right-to-work hearing

Members of the Assembly are holding a hearing on the proposed right-to-work law today. Christopher Wenzler of Ridgeway, in southern Wisconsin, is a former union member. He testified in support of the bill this morning. He says automatic paycheck deductions,…

posted 2015-03-02 13:05 by WHBY

Leaders want Fox Cities right-to-work hearing

The leaders of Winnebago and Outagamie counties are calling on Assembly leaders to hold a hearing on the right-to-work bill, in the Fox Cities. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson says it's difficult for people to take a day off of…

posted 2015-03-02 13:04 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on Hwy. 441 project

People can get a look at the DOT's entire plan for the Highway 10-441 expansion project tonight, in Menasha. Spokesman Mark Kantola says project leaders will talk about changes that are coming to every interchange. He says they'll also show…

posted 2015-03-02 13:03 by WHBY

More schools sign up for voucher program

The state's voucher program will expand to more private schools for the next school year. Almost 70 new schools, or school systems signed up for the first time to accept voucher students. St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Greenville…

posted 2015-03-02 13:02 by WHBY

February ranked as one of the coldest months

February ranked as one of the top 10 coldest Februaries in Appleton and Green Bay. Meteorologist Scott Cultice is with Green Bay's National Weather Service office. He says last month was the seventh-coldest February in Green Bay, with an average…

posted 2015-03-02 13:01 by WHBY

Contest planned for Shattuck Park logo

Neenah's Shattuck Park turns 100 years old this year, and a group is looking for a logo. Amy Barker of Future Neenah says they're holding a design contest. She says they want something that celebrates the park, and maybe takes…

posted 2015-03-02 13:00 by WHBY

Assembly panel holding right-to-work hearing

Lawmakers in the Assembly are holding a hearing this morning on the right-to-work bill. Rep. Andre Jacque is the chair of the panel that will take testimony, starting at 10 a.m. The De Pere Republican says right now, they plan…

posted 2015-03-02 06:05 by WHBY

Walker defends natural resources board plan

Governor Walker says his plan to strip the rule-making authority of the Natural Resources Board, and give it to the DNR secretary, increases accountability. The board currently sets the rules for the state's hunting and fishing seasons, and weighs in…

posted 2015-03-02 06:04 by WHBY

I'll open up the Memorial Day Weekend Friday show with a trip down to Indy to talk about the Indy…
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Here it is... The Tray Typer KFC is trying these out in Germany and they're a big hit. No one…
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Pippa Mann, the first-ever British-born female driver to race in the Indy 500 joins me on the show today at…
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