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Ellis will not run for re-election

Two days after a secretly recorded video surfaced, a Republican lawmaker from Neenah is deciding not to run for re-election. Sen. Mike Ellis was going to face Democratic Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of Appleton this fall. He says the video…

posted 2014-04-11 13:05 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber reacts to Ellis' decision

The Democrat in the race Senator Mike Ellis' seat is reacting to today's developments. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber says she's going to continue to focus on her campaign. She says she doesn't know what the Republicans are planning in their…

posted 2014-04-11 13:04 by WHBY

Prof weighs in on 'wide open' Senate race

A Lawrence University professor says the race for Sen. Mike Ellis' seat is now wide open. Professor Arnold Shober says depending on what the GOP does, it actually may have fallen in the lap of Democratic Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber.…

posted 2014-04-11 13:02 by WHBY

Walker: Others will fill Ellis' spot on ballot

Governor Walker says the search is already on for a new Republican candidate to replace Mike Ellis in the 19th Senate district race. He says there are a number of qualified people, including several former state representatives. Walker says Republican…

posted 2014-04-11 13:01 by WHBY

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

Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
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One of the stories I'll be talking about on the Tuesday show is one that compares what we consider today's…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There they are, at least two of the three chairs that broke on Easter Sunday. I'll tell the story of…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago