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2014-10-31

Voter turnout expected to be 57%

About 2-1/2 million Wisconsin voters are expected to go to the polls next Tuesday. Government Accountability Board Director Kevin Kennedy says that's a turnout of nearly 57 percent. He says that would be very good for a gubernatorial election. Kennedy…

posted 2014-10-31 05:03 by WHBY

Walker lays out priorities for another term

Election Day is just four days away, and Governor Walker is talking about what he would do, during a second term in office. He'll meet Democratic challenger Mary Burke next Tuesday. Walker says he wants to reduce income and property…

posted 2014-10-31 05:02 by WHBY

Trick or Treat hours set for Appleton

Kids all over the area will be trick-or-treating this afternoon, and Appleton police are asking them, and drivers, to keep safety in mind. Trick or Treat hours in Appleton run from p.m. until 8 p.m. Sgt. Dave Lund says kids,…

posted 2014-10-31 05:01 by WHBY

Blood Center opens new building

The Community Blood Center is opening a new garage and warehouse facility, next to its main building, in Grand Chute. The non-profit group collects donations for hospitals in the region. President and CEO John Hagins says they'll be much more…

posted 2014-10-31 05:00 by WHBY

2014-10-30

FVTC unveils public safety training center

Fox Valley Technical College's $35 million public safety training facility is nearly complete. School officials showed it off this morning, during an open house for police and firefighters. Jeremy Hansen is an associate dean for the school's public safety program.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:06 by WHBY

-- Photo gallery of FVTC training center

Photo gallery of FVTC public safety training center

posted 2014-10-30 13:05 by WHBY

Walker confident GOP will stay in control

When the dust clears from the races for the state Legislature, Governor Walker believes Republicans will remain in control of the Senate and Assembly. Democrats are trying to win three Republican-held seats in the Senate to take over the majority.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:04 by WHBY

Happ, Schimel hold final debate for AG

The candidates in the race for attorney general met in their final debate last night, and expanding background checks, on gun sales, was one of the topics. Right now, they're required for all commercial gun sales, but not private sales.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna students in anti-bullying films

Two films focusing on bullying issues debut tonight in Kaukauna. River View middle school students star in the videos, and the scripts were developed using the results of a school survey. Principal Dan Joseph says they do a good job…

posted 2014-10-30 13:02 by WHBY

Lasee, DeBroux meet for Senate seat

A lawmaker from De Pere is running for his second term in the state Senate, and he's facing a challenge from a special education teacher. Republican Sen. Frank Lasee will meet Democrat Dean DeBroux in the 1st district race, next…

posted 2014-10-30 13:01 by WHBY

Dogs abandoned in Beaver Dam dumpster

Two small dogs were abandoned in a dumpster, behind a grocery store, in Beaver Dam. The Dodge County Humane Society took in the two small dogs. President Ryan Vossekuil says someone heard them barking and whining, Tuesday afternoon. He says…

posted 2014-10-30 13:00 by WHBY

Couple donates $1 mil to UW-GB

A couple from the Green Bay area is donating $1 million for scholarships to UW-Green Bay. The gift from Dr. Herbert and Crystal Sandmire ties the largest for scholarships in school history. The Sandmires started a fund, 27 years ago,…

posted 2014-10-30 12:59 by WHBY

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