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 2019-06-25 03:42 

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[ Wausau ]

Wisconsin ranks high in 'catfishing' romance scam...

A new report finds Wisconsin is one of the catfishing capitals of the nation. It's not about great fishing, it's people getting lured into romance scams....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

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[ Wausau ]

Antetokounmpo becomes first Bucks MVP since 1974...

Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named NBA MVP for the first time in his career. Antetokounmpo is the Bucks first NBA MVP since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1974, and the first Greek athlete to win an MVP in the big four North American sports....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

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[ Wausau ]

7 INVESTIGATES: Marathon County stretched thin on foster care funding...

County reserve funds and one-time federal grants have kept the Marathon County Department of Social Services (MCDSS) budget balanced in recent years....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

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[ Wausau ]

Ex-Wisconsin man goes on trial for wife's '79 disappearance...

A jury trial is starting for a Florida man accused in the death of his wife, whose body has never been found since her disappearance 40 years ago in Wisconsin....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

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[ Wausau ]

Reward in fatal shooting of Racine officer pases $75,000...

Wisconsin authorities searching for the suspect who killed a Racine officer who was trying to stop an armed robbery are getting more help from businesses to increase the reward for information that leads to an arrest....

 2019-06-25 03:42 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

State budget vote expected Tuesday...

State lawmakers are set to vote on the next budget Tuesday. But legislators on both sides of the aisle are still expressing some concerns....

 2019-06-25 02:47 

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[ Wausau ]

Curly-leaf Pondweed removed from Lake Wausau...

The Lake Wausau Association is hoping to remove several hundred pounds of Curled Pondweed from the water and they're working non-stop to make sure it happens as soon as possible....

 2019-06-25 01:51 

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[ Wausau ]

Florida tortoise 'detained' for blocking the road...

The gopher tortoise was "detained" by law enforcement for refusing to clear the road. A St. Johns County, Fla., sheriff's deputy spotted it during a routine patrol....

 2019-06-25 00:54 

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[ Wausau ]

New shelter coming 2020 to provide shelter and resources to homeless and runaway teens...

A new organization will provide a shelter and resources for homeless and runaway teens in 2020....

 2019-06-25 00:54 

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[ Wausau ]

Montee Ball makes appearance at Swing Against Cancer tournament...

Former Badger and NFL running back Montee Ball played in the Swing Against Cancer tournament in Wisconsin Rapids on Monday. Ball, nearly three years sober, is making an impact through a fund aimed to help college athletes dealing with similar struggles....

 2019-06-24 23:03 

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[ Wausau ]

7 INVESTIGATES: Opioids, meth driving spike in Marathon County foster care...

There are more children in Marathon County's foster care system than ever before. Part One of our 7 Investigates series on foster care addresses what's driving the increase--and how the number of foster homes isn't keeping up....

 2019-06-24 22:08 

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[ Wausau ]

Group pushes for expanded BadgerCare in downtown Wausau demonstration...

A group of healthcare advocates assembled on Wausau's 400 Block Monday afternoon urging lawmakers to accept federal funds for Medicaid in order to expand Wisconsin's BadgerCare program....

 2019-06-24 22:08 

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[ Wausau ]

Former Packers, Badgers take 'Swing Against Cancer' in Wisconsin Rapids...

Several former Packers and Badgers football players turned out for the sixth annual 'Swing Against Cancer' golf fundraiser at the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids Monday....

 2019-06-24 20:14 

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[ Wausau ]

Former Illinois doctoral student, Stevens Point native convicted in federal death penalty trial...

Jurors have convicted a former University of Illinois doctoral student in the slaying of a visiting scholar from China who was abducted at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....

 2019-06-24 20:14 

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[ Wausau ]

Evers signs bill targeting businesses moving out of state...

Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a bill that eliminates a tax benefit for companies that move out of Wisconsin....

 2019-06-24 19:17 

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[ Wausau ]

June Is Alzheimer's And Brain Awareness Month...

Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer's, which is the only leading cause of death that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed....

 2019-06-24 19:17 

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[ Wausau ]

Evers signs bill allowing for larger liquor sales...

Gov. Tony Evers has signed into law a measure supported by mega-liquor store Total Wine & More that allows for larger quantities of liquor to be sold at a single transaction at certain stores....

 2019-06-24 19:17 

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[ Wausau ]

Cat survives full laundry cycle while trapped in owner's washing machine...

Felix temporarily lost his vision and had pneumonia from all the water in his lungs....

 2019-06-24 18:22 

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[ Wausau ]

Body of the boy, missing in the Wisconsin River, recovered Monday morning...

The body of the 11-year-old boy who went missing in the Wisconsin River, in Adams County, was recovered Monday morning....

 2019-06-24 18:22 

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[ Wausau ]

First time summer reading program gets kids excited for books...

A summer reading program in Wausau is incentivizing kids to read a book....

 2019-06-24 17:27 

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[ Wausau ]

Wausau city contractor improperly pumped stormwater into Wisconsin River...

Pooled stormwater from the Thomas Street reconstruction project was improperly discharged into the Wisconsin River by a Wausau city contracted crew, city officials announced Monday....

 2019-06-24 17:27 

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[ Wausau ]

U.S. measles count reaches 1,077...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 1,077 measles cases this year through June 20, up 33 from the last update....

 2019-06-24 16:30 

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[ Wausau ]

Trump tightens sanctions on Iran...

President Donald Trump signed new Iran sanctions at the White House on Monday amid heightened tensions....

 2019-06-24 16:30 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Court to rule on whether governor controls school policy...

The state Supreme Court is poised to release a ruling on whether the governor or the state schools superintendent controls Wisconsin school policy....

 2019-06-24 15:35 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

$1 million Powerball winner sold in Iola...

A $1 million winning Powerball ticket from Saturday's drawing was sold at the Depot Street Station in Iola, according to the Wisconsin Lottery....

 2019-06-24 15:35 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Wausau firefighters rescue ducklings from storm drain...

Firefighters from the Wausau Fire Department's Engine One unit rescued ten baby ducklings from a storm drain Monday morning, according to a Facebook post on the department's page....

 2019-06-24 13:41 

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[ Wausau ]

Reward in fatal shooting of Racine officer grows to $70,500...

Wisconsin authorities searching for the suspect who killed a Racine officer who was trying to stop an armed robbery are getting more help from businesses to increase the reward for information that leads to an arrest....

 2019-06-24 13:41 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Warrant of the Week: John Gerald Faust...

Each week, with the cooperation of these departments, we'll feature a 'Warrant of the Week'. The name of the defendant and summary of the crime will be highlighted....

 2019-06-24 12:45 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Diving searches suspended for missing Wisconsin boy...

Authorities say they're suspending diving operations in the search for an 11-year-old boy in the Wisconsin River in Wisconsin Dells but will continue daily water searchers....

 2019-06-24 10:54 

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[ Wausau ]

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week in Wausau...

The Wausau River District is giving back to downtown employees this week with events organized by and for employees....

 2019-06-24 09:03 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Weather Authority: Showers and storms today...

Showers and PM storms will be likely today, sunshine and warmer temperatures returns tomorrow....

 2019-06-24 04:21 

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[ Wausau ]

Your Town Stratford: Kraus continues to climb NASCAR ladder...

The Badger State has produced NASCAR champions before, including Alan Kulwicki and Matt Kenseth. Now, 17-year old Stratford native Derek Kraus is ready to make his mark....

 2019-06-24 00:37 

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[ Wausau ]

Marshfield Children's Hospital NICU celebrates 50 years...

On Sunday the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Marshfield Children's Hospital celebrated their 50th anniversary....

 2019-06-23 23:41 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

BREAKING: 1 dead in Oneida Co. car crash...

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, at approximately 2:22 p.m., the Oneida County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a vehicle versus tree crash on County Highway H....

 2019-06-23 22:45 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Former congressman Joe Sestak launches presidential campaign...

The retired Navy admiral who calls himself "Admiral Joe" on his campaign website joins a crowded Democratic field seeking the nomination to challenge President Donald Trump....

 2019-06-23 22:45 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Weather Authority: More showers, chance storms Monday...

Overcast tonight with scattered showers, along with a thunderstorm. Lows in the upper 50s to low 60s. More wet weather at times on Monday....

 2019-06-23 14:21 

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[ Wausau ]

Bolton warns Iran not to mistake US 'prudence' for weakness...

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday that Iran should not "mistake U.S. prudence and discretion for weakness," after the U.S. abruptly called off military strikes against Iran in response to the shooting down of an unmanned Ameri...

 2019-06-23 13:25 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

7 Things You Need to Know Sunday June 23, 2019...

A $65,000 dollar reward for information in the death of an officer, Shopko employee protests, an Iran cyber attack, and more...

 2019-06-23 12:29 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Weather Authority: Off & on showers, chance of storms...

Lots of clouds with times of showers and a chance of storms today. Highs in the low to mid 70s. You'll still need the umbrella tonight and on Monday....

 2019-06-23 05:00 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Your Town Stratford: Stratford Football Field Project...

Fundraiser underway to re-do the playing field at Tiger Stadium in Stratford....

 2019-06-23 01:18 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Baby formula sold at Walmart recalled nationwide for potentially containing metal...

According to Perrigo, the company is recalling the 35-ounce, 992-gram containers of Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron....

 2019-06-23 00:23 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

2nd annual Knock MS out of the Park softball tournament held in Marathon City...

Softball teams from around Marathon County participated in the annual Knock Multiple Sclerosis Out of the Park Softball Tournament to raise donations for those diagnosed with the illness. In 2018 more than $10,000 was raised from the event....

 2019-06-22 23:25 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Local radio amateurs participate in Radio Field Day...

The American Radio Relay League conducted their annual Radio Field Day contest throughout the United States and Canada on Saturday....

 2019-06-22 20:40 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Environmentalists warn: Balloons provide no joy for wildlife...

Environmental advocates are raising awareness about the dangers of balloons for wildlife in the Great Lakes and elsewhere....

 2019-06-22 20:40 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Believing robbery was imminent, man accidentally shoots self...

Milwaukee police say a 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself when he believed he was about to get robbed....

 2019-06-22 20:40 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Reward in fatal shooting of Racine officer grows to $64,500...

Businesses are pitching in to increase the reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the man who fatally shot a Racine police officer who tried to intervene in an armed robbery....

 2019-06-22 20:40 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Farmers struggle with hemp grain, hang hopes on fiber, CBD...

Farmers are questioning whether growing hemp for grain will ever be profitable in Wisconsin, but say there could be a future in hemp fiber and CBD products....

 2019-06-22 17:47 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

Weather Authority: Unsettled end to weekend...

Sunshine mixing with clouds for the rest of the day and pleasant with highs in the 70s. Clouds increasing tonight with storms possible toward morning. Showers and some storms Sunday....

 2019-06-22 17:47 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

US unveils $50 billion Palestinian economic plan...

The plan calls for a mix of public and private financing and intends to create at least a million new jobs for Palestinians. President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner faces high hurdles in building support for the initiative...

 2019-06-22 16:52 

WSAW

[ Wausau ]

3-year-old in Texas accidentally shoots himself in head, police say...

The boy's condition is not known at this time....

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