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  1. Eric Trump visits Kronenwetter with U.S. Senate candidate Leah VukmirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | WAOW

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir continued her tour of Wisconsin Tuesday, this time making stops with President Trump's son Eric Trump. Eric Trump and Leah Vukmir toured G3 Industries in Kronenwetter Tuesday afternoon.

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  2. Leah Vukmir campaigning with Eric Trump TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | WAOW

    Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is campaigning around Wisconsin Tuesday and Eric Trump is joining her for two of the stops. President Donald Trump's son will be with Vukmir at stops in Kronenwetter at G3 Industries at 2:45 p.m. and the two will head to Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids at 4:45 p.m. TIGERTON - A 46-year-old Tigerton man died Thursday in an industrial accident at Tigerton Lumber Co.

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  3. 24-unit apartment complex evacuated due to fire in Wisconsin RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | WAOW

    The Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at an apartment complex, around 8 a.m. Saturday. Captain Jason Joling of the WRFD said they were called to the Oakfield Apartments at 1000 block of 28th Street North at 8:01 a.m. The woman living in the apartment where the fire started, was not home.

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  4. Marathon Co. shooting victima s husband speaks at domestic violence vigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | WAOW

    The husband of one of the four people killed in a shooting rampage in Marathon County in 2017 spoke at a domestic violence vigil Tuesday night. It was the third annual Remember My Name Vigil in Wisconsin Rapids.

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  5. Wisconsin voters to consider closing a dark storea loopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WAOW

    Wisconsin Public Radio reports that 22 Wisconsin counties, cities and villages will consider an advisory referendum that would end the policy. The loophole lets companies assess property taxes using the value of an empty store instead of an operational store.

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  6. Arpin man gets probation for threat that required a bomb squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | WAOW

    A 25-year-old Arpin man was placed on one year probation Friday for setting a black backpack with a threatening message and some of his personal papers on a rural road as a way to "send a message," requiring a bomb squad to be called, a Wood County court official said. If Karbowski successfully completes his probation, which includes counseling, writing a letter of apology to police and taking medications as prescribed, the case will be expunged, meaning it will be concealed from the public, the official said.

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  7. Stevens Point woman pleads not guilty in tavern robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WAOW

    A Stevens Point woman pleaded not guilty Monday to participating in an armed robbery of a tavern where she worked, according to online Portage County court records. A criminal complaint says two people entered the bar shortly after it opened at 6 a.m. One had a gun and demanded cash.

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  8. Obamaa s return: Good or bad for Democrats?Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Former President Barack Obama is campaigning again. While he spent most of his post-presidency outside of day-to-day politics, Obama is mapping out a final effort ahead of November's elections to help Democrats take back the House of Representatives and win seats in the Senate.

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  9. Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hitsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    More than six months after Hurricane Irma's catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center raised the death toll to 129 - more than twice the amount reported at the end of the storm. It also took years for Hurricane Katrina's death toll to become fully known.

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  10. Swollen rivers near record levels as FlorenceRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Rescuers are plucking residents from flooded homes as North Carolina's swollen rivers are reaching record or near record crests from the epic rains unleashed by Florence. Though downgraded to a tropical depression, Florence is still massive and dangerous as it covers parts of six states with North Carolina still very much in the bull's eye.

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  11. Road access cut off to N. Carolina city after FlorenceRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Authorities are looking at going by air and water to get food into a North Carolina city that was cut off from road access by Florence's floodwaters. State Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon said Sunday that one of his top priorities was determining how to restore ground access to the area.

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  12. Kansas deputy shot and killed during suspicious person callRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Authorities say a Kansas sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed while responding to a call about a suspicious person. The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said Deputy Robert Kunze was shot Sunday about 20 miles west of downtown Wichita after arriving at the scene and seeing a person who matched the description of the suspicious individual.

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  13. Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victimsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Artists from around the world have memorialized the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas with individual portraits of each victim. The paintings, drawings and digital art will be displayed in Las Vegas starting Monday until they are given to the victims' families in October.

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  14. APNewsBreak: Few safeguards for foster kids on psych drugsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    A federal watchdog agency says thousands of foster kids may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards. The report due Monday from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have already been disrupted.

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  15. Accusera s story of groping roils plan for Kavanaugh voteRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation for the Supreme Court is taking an uncertain turn. Republican senators are expressing concern over a woman's private-turned-public allegation that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when they were teenagers.

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  16. Soon-Yi Previn, wife of Woody Allen, discusses mom, husbandRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, has spoken publicly about her turbulent life for the first time in decades. New York magazine posted on its website Sunday night an in-depth article about Previn in which she talks of a troubled relationship with her mother and tells how she wound up getting into a relationship in 1992 with Allen, who was Farrow's boyfriend at the time.

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  17. Prescott, Dallas D lead Cowboys to 20-13 win over GiantsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Dak Prescott threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon Austin on the third play of the game and the Dallas Cowboys sacked Eli Manning six times in a 20-13 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night. The Dallas defense was strong again, just as in an opening loss at Carolina, as the Cowboys avoided the first 0-2 start in seven seasons under coach Jason Garrett.

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  18. 7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circusRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that two children and an adult were riding the camel during an intermission Sunday at the Shrine Circus at PPG Paints Arena when it became startled. The newspaper says one child's arm was broken, which appeared to be the most serious injury.

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  19. Time magazine sold for $190 million to coupleRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    The Wall Street Journal reported that the iconic news magazine is being sold for $190 million to Benioff, one of four co-founders of Salesforce, a cloud computing pioneer. Meredith, the publisher of such magazines as People and Better Homes & Gardens, had put four Time Inc. publications up for sale in March.

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  20. Police: A man in wheelchair charged with killing 3 relativesRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | WAOW

    Police say a man in a wheelchair has been charged with killing three female relatives at a home in Mississippi's capital city. The Jackson Police Department said Sunday that 22-year-old Maurice Forte has been charged with three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of his mother, grandmother and sister.

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