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Credit card scam spreading

Nine dollars and 84 cents is a small amount, but the Better Business Bureau says it's a big scam. Susan Bach runs the Appleton office, and she says thieves of credit card numbers are testing the waters to see if…

posted 2014-01-30 13:01 by WHBY

Latest school accountability bill dropped

The latest school accountability bill didn't go anywhere this week, but Governor Walker says he wants to see a similar proposal on his desk later this year. The failed bill called for closing failing public schools, or allowing them to…

posted 2014-01-30 05:05 by WHBY

School administrators checking calendars

The rough winter is forcing school administrators in the Fox Cities to pay close attention to their calendars. Some are scheduling make-up days, while others are still OK. Appleton assistant superintendent Judy Baseman says they schedule 180 days, and they've…

posted 2014-01-30 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble backs deal on Farm Bill

The deal over the federal farm bill is a pretty good one for Wisconsin. That's the feeling of Congressman Reid Ribble. The Sherwood Republican says the changes should benefit the dairy industry. The House of Representatives approved the bill yesterday,…

posted 2014-01-30 05:03 by WHBY

FVHA picked for national contest

The Fox Valley Humane Association will be doing its best to find homes for more animals this summer, as part of a national contest. Executive director Liz Dietz says the facility is one of 50 in the country that were…

posted 2014-01-30 05:02 by WHBY

BBB warns of one-ring cell phone scam

Scammers are targeting curious cell phone users. The Better Business Bureau is warning people about one-ring calls from strange numbers. Susan Bach runs the group's Appleton office. She says if they call back, after the hang-up, they could have large…

posted 2014-01-30 05:01 by WHBY


Northwestern Shocks the Badgers in Madison

Drew Crawford scored 30 points as the Northwestern Wildcats upset the 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers Wednesday night in Madison 65-56. The Badgers hit their first two shots of the night, both three pointers to take a 6-0 lead but it…

posted 2014-01-29 22:36:57 by WHBY

Suns charge past the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to struggle at home as they fell to the Phoenix Suns 126-117 on Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  Ersan Ilyasova led the Bucks with 27 points, with Brandon Knight adding 24 points and 8…

posted 2014-01-29 21:47:39 by WHBY

Ribble, Petri react to State of the Union

Two congressmen from northeast Wisconsin are reacting to President Obama's call to raise the minimum wage. The president pushed for a rate of $10.10 an hour, during his State of the Union address last night. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of…

posted 2014-01-29 13:05 by WHBY

Fox Valley shelter meets demand in cold

The Fox Valley Warming Shelter was able to keep up with demand, during the latest cold snap. Some shelters in the Milwaukee area were at standing room only, but local shelter manager Michael Brodhagen says they stayed just under capacity.…

posted 2014-01-29 13:04 by WHBY

LU using $1 mil donation to help faculty

Faculty at Lawrence University can tap into a new scholarship fund for research projects, thanks to a $1 million anonymous donation. Lawrence president Mark Burstein says the fund will be named after former school president Richard Warch and his wife…

posted 2014-01-29 13:03 by WHBY

Milk Source wins national award

A group is honoring a local dairy company with a national award. Milk Source is based in the Kaukauna area, and the company received the Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year honor, from the International Dairy Foods Association. Jim Ostrom…

posted 2014-01-29 13:02 by WHBY

I don't know what Jesus actually looks like, but I imagine him to look just like Robert Powell did in…
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