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2014-07-16

Doctor reacts to smoking rate during pregnancy

A specialist in high-risk pregnancy says it's not easy for pregnant women to quit smoking. UW Health Doctor Kathy Stewart says women may not get a lot of support, even though the risks are widely understood. The issue is generating…

posted 2014-07-16 05:02 by WHBY

Motorcycle fatalities at 36 thru June

The number of motorcycling fatalities is about average, so far this year. DOT safety coordinator Greg Patzer says they had 36 over the first six months. He says the first fatality this year happened in late April. He says in…

posted 2014-07-16 05:01 by WHBY

Madison won't take in undocumented kids

Federal officials are sending letters to cities with populations of over 250,000 people, and an airport, to see if they could host the children who are at the center of an immigration crisis. Madison got one, but Mayor Paul Soglin…

posted 2014-07-16 05:00 by WHBY

2014-07-15

G.B. police clear officer in rough arrest

A Green Bay police officer did not use excessive force, while making an arrest, in the downtown last April. That's what Green Bay police, and the state justice department determined, after reviewing a complaint against Officer Derek Wicklund. The investigation…

posted 2014-07-15 13:05 by WHBY

Wis. woman featured in CDC anti-smoking ad

A mother from Eau Claire is telling her story, in a new national anti-smoking ad, from the Centers for Disease Control. Amanda Brenden says she was a 24-year-old college student, when she kept smoking, while she was pregnant. She says…

posted 2014-07-15 13:04 by WHBY

Kimberly teacher featured in 'People' magazine

The latest issue of People magazine, features a local teacher, and some of his students. Eric Vander Loop of Woodland intermediate school in Kimberly was one of 30 winners of the "All-Star Teachers" contest. He says staffers for the magazine…

posted 2014-07-15 13:03 by WHBY

Tax credit decision helps Kaukauna project

A revived tax credit program will help a finance a Kaukauna project. Developer Randy Stadtmueller wants to renovate the former Eagle mill. He says he was seeking $500,000 in historic credits, through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. The agency put…

posted 2014-07-15 13:02 by WHBY

Butter prices rising

The price of butter could climb, because inventory is down, and exports are up. Brandon Scholz is with the Wisconsin Grocers Association. He says right now people are paying between $4.10 and $4.25 for butter, on average. He thinks prices…

posted 2014-07-15 13:01 by WHBY

MLB All-Star game is tonight, Four Brewers on the roster (SPORTS)

The 85th Major League Baseball All-Star Game takes the field tonight in Minneapolis.  Sixty-eight of the game’s best will battle it out for the American and National Leagues with Home Field Advantage in the World Series going to the winning…

posted 2014-07-15 08:06:07 by WHBY

Man charged with attempted abduction

A 45-year-old Appleton man is facing a charge of attempted kidnapping, on accusations that he grabbed a bartender last Thursday night, on the city's westside. Court records say Dennis Mitchell was a "regular customer" at the Eager Beaver bar on…

posted 2014-07-15 05:05 by WHBY

Plea deal in Howard murder

A Brown County murder trial was cancelled yesterday, after the defendant reached a plea deal. A 44-year-old Howard woman was supposed to stand trial for the shooting death of her boyfriend. Tricia Phillips reached a deal with prosecutors, and a…

posted 2014-07-15 05:04 by WHBY

Kaukauna muni services project planned in 2015

Several years after first studying the idea, Kaukauna leaders could start work on an expanded municipal services building. The board of public works saw some updated plans last night. Department director John Sundelius says the first phase would be a…

posted 2014-07-15 05:03 by WHBY

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