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

    Monday Sep 17 | 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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  2. Obamaa s return: Good or bad for Democrats?Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  3. Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hitsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  4. Swollen rivers near record levels as FlorenceRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  5. Road access cut off to N. Carolina city after FlorenceRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  6. Kansas deputy shot and killed during suspicious person callRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  7. Artists create 58 portraits of Las Vegas shooting victimsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  8. APNewsBreak: Few safeguards for foster kids on psych drugsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  9. Accusera s story of groping roils plan for Kavanaugh voteRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  10. Soon-Yi Previn, wife of Woody Allen, discusses mom, husbandRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  11. Prescott, Dallas D lead Cowboys to 20-13 win over GiantsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  12. 7 injured when startled camel bucks at Pittsburgh circusRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  13. Time magazine sold for $190 million to coupleRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  14. Police: A man in wheelchair charged with killing 3 relativesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | 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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  15. New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopenRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | WAOW

    An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday. Officials overseeing the Sunspot Solar Observatory say that there is no longer a security threat to staff.

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  16. ICE agent in Oregon arrested on sodomy chargesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | WAOW

    The Oregon State Police says that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, the Oregonian/oregonlive.com reported. Officials said a statement that Blake V. Northway, a 55-year-old who lives in Medford, was taken into custody Thursday after a joint investigation between the immigration agency and state police, the newspaper reported.

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  17. California police officer suspected of sexual assaultRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | WAOW

    The Fresno Bee reports Woodlake Police officer Oscar Robles was arrested Thursday. He could face charges including penetration with a foreign object and assault under the color of authority.

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  18. 2018 Central Wisconsin Golf CardRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | WAOW

    The Ridges Golf Course is the number one golf facility in Wisconsin Rapids, located in Central Wisconsin's picturesque Wood County only minutes away from the new Sand Valley golf course. Bass Lake, one of the best-kept secrets in Northwoods, is cut out of oak and pine trees lining the well-manicured fairways and greens.

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  19. State Supreme Court to decide Wisconsin Rapids murder appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | WAOW

    The state Supreme Court will decide whether a Wisconsin Rapids man sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his daughter's ex-boyfriend 10 years ago received a fair trial. Following a 10-day trial in 2014, a jury convicted Joseph Reinwand, now 59, of first-degree intentional homicide in the 2008 death of 35-year-old Dale Meister in Wisconsin Rapids.

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  20. Child hit by car in Wisconsin RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | WAOW

    Police say a 12-year-old boy on a bike didn't stop at a stop sign at the intersection of 25th Avenue and Gaynor Avenue and was hit by a car around 7 a.m. The boy was hurt but conscious and talking at the scene. He was taken in an ambulance to the hospital.

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