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  1. Local law enforcement receiving community support after national police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WAOW

    "For the past several weeks," Portage County Sheriff Mike Lukas said. "Especially with all of the police shootings throughout the nation, we've been getting an outpouring of support from our community."

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  2. Merrill School District officially hires new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WAOW

    "I'm really excited already," said Sample. "I'm excited for the first week of school to start because we've got a lot of great things in place."

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  3. US Markets Brace for More Brexit FalloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WAOW

    U.S. stock market futures were down slightly ahead of Monday's opening bell, as the investors braced for more potential fallout from Britain's vote to withdraw from the European Union last week. Earlier this morning, U.K. Treasury Chief George Osborne sought to ease the global markets, saying the U.K. economy is firmly positioned to face the challenges ahead.

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  4. Police: Off-duty cop shoots, kills pit bull during dog fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WAOW

    State police in Vermont are investigating after authorities say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull that reportedly attacked his dog at a dog park. Police say Hartford Police Officer Logan Scelza shot the dog at the Watson Upper Valley Dog Park in Hartford on Saturday.

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  5. Former Uber driver in Milwaukee sues companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WAOW

    A former Uber driver in the Milwaukee area has sued the ride-hailing company in federal court, seeking overtime pay, tips and other expenses on behalf of all current and former Wisconsin drivers. Lamont Lathan is asking the court to "properly classify" Uber drivers as employees, not as the independent contractors Uber says they are.

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  6. Hundreds without power after car crashes into power poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WAOW

    A one car crash in Marathon County caused about 300 customers to lose power early Monday morning, according the Marathon County Sheriff's department. Officials say the crash happened just after 2:30 a.m. on County Highway Z in the Town of Wausau.

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  7. 40 Homeless Students in Chicago Get First-Ever PromRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WAOW

    About 40 homeless students in Chicago got something Saturday many of them thought would never come -- a chance to attend prom. Thurston, 23, who is set to return to school later this year, said she never attended her high school prom after being kicked out of school for "some bad choices" and a subsequent pregnancy.

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  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WAOW

    Musicians took the stage Friday night in Merrill to raise funds for scholarships at the 4th annual Remembering Kyle Memorial Scholarship concert held at Merrill High School. Kyle Rekowski died of leukemia at age 4. In his honor, his family organizes the performance to help Merrill students and families that are affected by cancer.

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  9. Upper Peninsula inmate on run for year caught in Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WAOW

    A jail inmate who ran away while being escorted from court in the Upper Peninsula has been captured a year later in Costa Rica. Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean tells The Daily Mining Gazette that he's working with federal authorities to bring John Saatio back to Michigan.

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  10. Students get first taste of real world at D.C. Everest High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WAOW

    Mike Hanke, a business teacher at D.C. Everest, said it was a great opportunity for students to start learning how to budget their money. A Wausau teenager found guilty of first-degree reckless homicide for fatally stabbing another teenage boy about 15 months ago has a new attorney.

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  11. Students get blast from the past with cannon demonstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WAOW

    "So this is an 1853-manufactured smooth-boar bronze cannon with all the original metal parts," said Dan Graff, an Artilleryman in the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery Division. The 163-year-old cannon is displayed by the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery around the state and Friday made a stop in Wausau.

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  12. "Peeps as Art" exhibit opens in Stevens PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WAOW

    It's all part of the "Peeps as Art" exhibit, which kicked off Friday at the Riverfront Arts Center in Stevens Point. The marshmallow confections have been transformed into many different things, including peeps Packers fans, and even a Donald Trump peep! "We've had over one hundred people already today, Riverfront Arts Center director Rachel Widner said.

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  13. Wisconsin Assembly speaker endorses Cruz in Republican raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WAOW

    Vos, a Rochester Republican, said in a news release Friday that he had backed Marco Rubio. But now that Rubio is out of the race, he says Cruz is the obvious choice for the nomination and offers the best hope of defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in November.

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  14. Study: Wisconsin electricity rates among highest in MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WAOW

    A new study shows electricity rates in Wisconsin are the highest among eight Midwest states, but residents might not be paying as much as those in neighboring states because they use far less power on average. An analysis by the state Public Service Commission found that 2015 marked the first year that Wisconsin's rates for residential, commercial and industrial electric customers ranked higher than Michigan and six other Midwestern states.

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  15. US official says 2 Americans perished in Brussels attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WAOW

    At least 2 American citizens have been confirmed killed in this week's attacks in Brussels, a U.S. official says, as Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting the city to express his condolences to the Belgian people. Speaking after meeting with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Kerry said the "United States is praying and grieving with you for the loved ones of those cruelly taken from us, including Americans, and for the many who were injured in these despicable attacks."

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  16. Gawker founder Nick Denton says he has no remorse posting Hulk Hogan sex tapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WAOW

    Gawker founder Nick Denton says he has no regrets about posting a video of Hulk Hogan having sex that resulted in a $140.1 million verdict against his media website. "He was joking about this tape," Denton said of Hogan today on " Good Morning America ."

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  17. Midday March 24 ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WAOW

    A Rhinelander teenager convicted of killing her parents is to be sentenced June 10, according to online Oneida County court records. A D.C. Everest Junior High teacher frustrated with a student lost his cool in the classroom, and now everyone can see it.

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  18. Man accused of waterboarding ex-girlfriend pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WAOW

    A 22-year-old Merrill man accused of waterboarding his ex-girlfriend pleaded not guilty Wednesday, according to online Lincoln County court records. Dylan VanCamp is charged with six felony counts, including three counts of strangulation and suffocation, in a domestic abuse case that dates back to last summer.

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  19. Merrill man, 25, pleads not guilty to killing catRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WAOW

    A 25-year-old Merrill man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to accusations that he threw his cat against a door frame, knocking it out, and he left it lay on the floor where it died, according to online Lincoln County court records. David Brandenburg is charged with felony mistreatment of an animal causing death as a repeat criminal and felony bail jumping.

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  20. New health clinic to open in SchofieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | WAOW

    The new facility won't just impact patients. Some nearby business owners are excited about Ministry Medical Group moving in.

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