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New Business Joins Green Bay's Downtown

The City of Green Bay continues to advance its plan to redevelop and grow its downtown. The official announcement will come Friday, but we've learned what will be going into this empty building connected to the Adams Street Garage downtown at 110 South Adams Street. Patrick Nelson explains why this business fits into the city's long term plan for downtown Green Bay.

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US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

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President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,... More>>

US41 Back Open in Kaukauna Video included

US 41 traffic is being detoured due to a serious crash in Kaukauna. More>>

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

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The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>

Lack of Space Forces Shelter to Turn Victims Away Video included

Thousands of runners who took part in this year's Cellcom Green Bay Marathon are now helping victims of domestic violence.
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Target 2 - Scheme Targets Instagram Users with Pre-paid Cards

A new scheme is targeting Instagram users who have pre-paid cards. Experts say thieves are promising users fast cash by offering to fill their pre-paid cards.They're posting comments to celebrity photos on Instagram accounts. One we found says to text a phone number if you're trying to make $2,000 to $10,000 in 20 minutes.The thieves allegedly ask users for the security code on the back of their pre-paid card. Then they say they will use that code to put money back on your card, but in realit... More>>

DNR Rescues Hundreds of Native Mussels Video included

Divers from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) were snorkeling in Clintonville all day, removing more than 800 native mussels out of harm's way. These mussels live on and around the Main Street bridge, which will undergo construction in 2015. More>>

Former Action 2 News Photojournalist Shares Perspective Covering Protests in Ferguson Video included

A former Action 2 News photojournalist, now working in St. Louis, is in the midst of the Ferguson protests covering the unrest.Wednesday he took a few minutes to share his perspective."It's extremely tense," Andy said, who asked we only use his first name. "It feels kind of war-zonish I guess. I've never seen so many SWAT, National Guard, county, local police trying to hold back hundreds and hundreds of angry marchers."Andy was a photojournalist for Action 2 News in the mid-to-late 90's and s... More>>

FDL Community Kicks Off Safe Kid Zone Campaign Video included

We're about two weeks away from the start of the school year and one community is using these last few days to educate drivers about school zones, all in an effort to keep kids safe.By the beginning of next month schools across the area will be bustling with students. They'll walk and ride bikes to class, as well as take buses. School zones that now appear desolate will soon be full of kids.Children are very excited about starting school and they move very quickly," says Marian Sheridan with ... More>>

UPDATE: Investigators Release Sketch of Suspected Attacker

 The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office says it wants the community's help tracking down a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman Monday night in the Township of Larrabee. More>>

Oshkosh Police Bust 2 Meth Labs, Arrest 7

Oshkosh police say two meth lab busts have resulted in the arrest of seven people. More>>

Unemployment down in Wisconsin cities, counties

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Unemployment fell in most Wisconsin cities and counties in July. More>>

UPDATE: Body found may be woman missing for 3 months

Relatives and neighbors say a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a suburban Milwaukee apartment had not been seen or heard from in three months. More>>

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