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Walker calls for extending UW tuition freeze

A report shows the UW-System schools have a combined $1.7 billion in reserves and that's prompting Governor Walker to extend a tuition freeze, by an additional two years. Walker's current budget includes a freeze, through 2015. He put that in…

posted 2014-04-11 13:00 by WHBY

Walker signs Silver Alert bill

A bill that Governor Walker signed in Green Bay today, will help track down endangered, missing adults. Right now, authorities typically wait 24 hours before asking the public for help finding them. The Silver Alert program would send out an…

posted 2014-04-11 12:59 by WHBY

'Beauty & the Beast' opening at PAC

A Broadway musical based on a 1990s Disney movie will be in Appleton over the weekend. There will be five performances of Beauty and the Beast at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, between tonight and Sunday night. PAC spokeswoman…

posted 2014-04-11 12:58 by WHBY

Shoplifting suspect shot by Appleton police

A man was shot by Appleton police on the city's southside, after officers say he pulled a gun on them last night. Sgt. Dave Lund says the man was taken to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Green Bay…

posted 2014-04-11 05:05 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber weighs in on Ellis video

The Democratic challenger in this fall's race for a local state Senate seat says she'll take her Republican opponent at his word that he didn't realize forming a Super PAC for his campaign was illegal. A secretly taped video shows…

posted 2014-04-11 05:04 by WHBY

Experts urge people to change web passwords

Online companies, ranging from banks to email servers, are working quickly to plug a hole in their encryption security that was uncovered earlier this week. Nick Davis is an information security architect at UW-Madison. He says there's no evidence that…

posted 2014-04-11 05:03 by WHBY

Bat disease could lead to more bugs

A disease that's killed millions of bats across the country is now in Wisconsin, and a DNR official says it could have a ripple effect on the environment. Bat expert Paul White says white-nose syndrome kills more than half of…

posted 2014-04-11 05:02 by WHBY


Brewers perfect on their road trip

Milwaukee swept the Philadelphia Phillies after the Brewers won 6-2 at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday night.  Leading the way for Milwaukee was Khris Davis batting 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI.  Also Ryan Braun went 2…

posted 2014-04-10 21:23:08 by WHBY

Defense spending cuts lead to mass layoffs

The Oshkosh Corporation is announcing some major job cuts. The company will lay off 700 hourly workers in June. Another 60 salaried employees will lose their job in July. Officials say cuts in defense spending are to blame. They plan…

posted 2014-04-10 13:15 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to Ellis video

A government watchdog says it's a "tragedy in many respects" that a past supporter of campaign finance reform was caught on video, talking about setting up his own Super PAC for his run for re-election. Republican Sen. Mike Ellis of…

posted 2014-04-10 13:05 by WHBY

Trooper hopes to return to work soon

A State Trooper who was hit by an SUV, while on the scene of a crash in late January, is getting used to having a prosthetic leg. Trooper Justin Hansen hopes to be back on patrol by early next year.…

posted 2014-04-10 13:04 by WHBY

Ariens hiring 250 full-time workers

Business is booming for a Brillion company, and officials want to add 250 full-time workers immediately. Ginger King of the Ariens Company says their sales have jumped more than 50 percent since 2010. She says much of that is due…

posted 2014-04-10 13:03 by WHBY

It'll be a fair show today. The PhilCast live from the Outagamie Co. Fair for the second year in a…
posted by Philcast 3 hours ago
The Brewers play an afternoon game today, so the PhilCast won't start until after the post-game show, which puts us…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Maybe you've heard me relate the bear story on WHBY. If not, here it is: On vacation a week or…
posted by Daves Blog 2 days ago