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Walker lays out plan for tax cuts

Governor Walker is touting the state's $900 million budget surplus, and calling for more tax cuts. He made the argument, during his State of the State speech, last night, saying a surplus should go back to the people that earned…

posted 2014-01-23 05:05 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber reacts to speech

A Democratic state lawmaker is weighing in on the governor's speech. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of Appleton says the proposed tax cuts aren't a "prudent budgeting decision." She says the governor's plan would add $100 million to the structural deficit…

posted 2014-01-23 05:04 by WHBY

Latest Kimberly mill site plans unveiled

Kimberly officials hope to start putting in streets and sewer lines, on the former New Page mill site, by the end of the year. The public got a chance last night to see more detailed drawings of the proposed residential,…

posted 2014-01-23 05:03 by WHBY

Walmart shows off downtown G.B. plans

The latest plans for a Walmart in downtown Green Bay were on display last night. The retailer hosted an open house at the Neville Public Museum, and several hundred people showed up. Walmart spokeswoman Lisa Nelson says they made some…

posted 2014-01-23 05:02 by WHBY

United Way meets fundraising goal

An improving economy, and awareness of community needs, helped the United Way Fox Cities set a fundraising record. Spokeswoman Nanci Micke says the group exceeded its $7.7 million goal for the 2013 campaign. She says they'll be able to invest…

posted 2014-01-23 05:01 by WHBY

Baldwin pushes for clean energy jobs

A Democratic lawmaker from Wisconsin is hoping to invest in job training for clean energy jobs. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Madison was in Green Bay yesterday afternoon, and she says her proposal includes $100 million for grants and training…

posted 2014-01-23 05:00 by WHBY


Badgers Struggle Defensively Again, Fall to Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers shot a sizzling 59% Wednesday night as they cruised past the 9th Ranked Wisconsin Badgers 81-68 in Minneapolis. It is the third straight loss for Wisconsin who once again struggled on the defensive end. Four Gophers…

posted 2014-01-22 22:12:52 by WHBY

Bucks outlast Pistons to break losing streak

The Milwaukee Bucks 9-game losing streak came to an end as they defeated the Detroit Pistons 104-101 on Wednesday night.  On what was Caron Butler bobblehead night at the Bradley Center, the Wisconsin native came off the bench and led…

posted 2014-01-22 22:07:14 by WHBY

Police: Two dead in G.B. were mother, son

Green Bay police say they're continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a nine-year-old boy, and a 33-year-old woman. April Veraghen and her son, Damien, were found dead yesterday morning, at the Westbrooke Apartments, in the 500 block…

posted 2014-01-22 13:05 by WHBY

Prof: Speech could preview Walker campaign

Governor Walker will give his annual State of the State speech tonight, and a political science professor expects it will be a preview of his re-election campaign. Professor Charles Franklin runs the Marquette law school's political poll, and he says…

posted 2014-01-22 13:04 by WHBY

Fox Cities Reads chooses book about bullying

Libraries across the Fox Cities have several copies of the latest book to be featured in the Fox Cities Reads event. Brian Kopetsky of the Appleton public library says this year's choice is "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. He says the…

posted 2014-01-22 13:03 by WHBY

Salvation Army tops fundraising goal

A local non-profit was able to exceed its fundraising goal this year. The Salvation Army Fox Cities was about $180,000 short of its $1.2 million goal at the end of last year, and leaders extended the campaign into this month.…

posted 2014-01-22 13:02 by WHBY

In Wausau some kids are in trouble for being a part of a shootout.... with Nerf guns. I'll have the…
posted by Philcast 3 hours ago
It's out...and it should be fun! Tough start though, with 3 out of the first 4 on the road, including…
posted by Daves Blog 4 hours ago
Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago