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  1. The Guess Who and Blood, Sweat, and Tears to headline in place of ZZ TopRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Classic rock group The Guess Who will co-headline with Blood, Sweat, and Tears at the Washington County Fair this Saturday, July 26th at 5pm.

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  2. Ozaukee County house fire causes $150,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    A fire Wednesday in the Village of Richfield caused about $150,000 to a home and the closure of Mayfield Road between Holy Hill Road and Hubertus Road for about an hour and a half, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Eagle firefighter dies in fatal Town of Mukwonago accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... of Mayfield Road between Holy Hill Road and Hubertus Road for about an hour and a half, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The fire was reported shortly after 2:30 p.m. at 3307 Moraine Drive, according to a news release from the ...

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  4. 3 pitbulls attack; Richfield neighbor responds with baseball bats, gunRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... ridgeback pitbull terrier ran from behind a nearby house and began to attack Coco, Lt. Bob Konstanz of the Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Two other pitbulls ran from the same backyard and attacked Coco and the man, injuring his hands, arms ...

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  5. ZZ Top cancels Washington County Fair tour stopRead the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Legendary rock group ZZ Top has cancelled their Saturday, July 26th tour stop at the Washington County Fair in West Bend, WI and the remaining dates of their summer tour.

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  6. Clean Up Continues at Slinger Derailment SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WUWM

    ... evening when locomotives from CN and the Southern & Wisconsin Railroad collided in Slinger, located in Washington County. Ten train cars derailed spilling lumber and diesel from a fuel tank. CN representatives say its locomotives were carrying frack ...

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  7. Feds charge 12 with dealing drug methylone in Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... election. A dozen people have been indicted in federal court on allegations they worked in and around Washington County to sell the drug methylone, also known as "Molly," U.S. Attorney James L. Santelle announced this week in a news release. The ...

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  8. Railroad tracks open following Slinger derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    More than a dozen cars and locomotives from Canadian National and Wisconsin & Southern Railroad derailed Sunday night at a rail intersection in the Washington County village.

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  9. ZZ Top cancels Washington County Fair showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Blues rock's bearded kings ZZ Top have had to cancel several dates on the band's tour in July - including a headlining show Saturday at the Washington County Fair.

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  10. Injured train crew members released from hospitalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... engines and ten railcars derailed when the Canadian National and Southern & Wisconsin trains hit in the Washington County community of Slinger Sunday night. The derailment caused a locomotive to spill some 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel, which ...

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  11. Two Injured, 5,000 Gallons of Fuel Spilled in Wisconsin Train DerailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | KSFO-AM San Francisco

    ... spilled diesel fuel. The evacuated residents were allowed to return to their homes later Monday morning. Washington County Hazmat was on the scene and began the cleanup phase of the response on Monday. Hanke said that officials were not sure what ...

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  12. Investigation looks at why train's emergency signal went offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WKOW-TV

    ... computer sensed something was wrong prior to colliding with a Canadian National Railway train in the Washington County community of Slinger Sunday night. Lucht says investigators will interview crews from both trains and inspect equipment to ...

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  13. Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Slinger, July 21, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... engines and ten railcars derailed when the Canadian National and Southern & Wisconsin trains hit in the Washington County community of Slinger Sunday night. The derailment caused a locomotive to spill some 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel, which ...

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  14. Evacuees return to homes after train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... small southeastern Wisconsin community where crews are working to clear the tracks. Fire officials in the Washington County village of Slinger evacuated the residents Sunday night due to concerns that about 5,000 gallons of diesel spilled from a ...

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  15. Train computer detects emergency before collisionRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    ... computer sensed that something was wrong prior to colliding with a Canadian National Railway train in the Washington County community of Slinger Sunday night. Lucht says investigators will interview the crews from both trains and inspect the trains' ...

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  16. Two hurt, hundreds evacuated after trains derail in WisconsinRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... d both of the injured parties did not suffer life-threatening injuries. Slinger, Wisconsin is a village in Washington County and is located just over 30 miles northwest of Milwaukee. It is home to more than 5,000 residents.

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  17. 4: 2 Injured in Washington County Train DerailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WBAY-TV Green Bay

    An investigation is underway to determine what caused two trains to collide in Washington County Sunday night.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WIBA-AM Madison

    Fire officials in the Washington County village of Slinger evacuated the residents Sunday night due to concerns that about 5,000 gallons of diesel spilled from a locomotive's fuel tank would catch fire.

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  19. Homes Evacuated After Wisconsin Train DerailmentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Wall Street Journal

    ... small southeastern Wisconsin community where crews are working to clear the tracks. Fire officials in the Washington County village of Slinger evacuated the residents Sunday night due to concerns that about 5,000 gallons of diesel spilled from a ...

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  20. Official: 2 injured, diesel spilled in derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Channel3000

    ... the cause. About 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from an engine, he said. Hazmat crews from Washington County had dikes and booms in place to contain the spill. Patrick Waldron, a spokesman for Canadian National, said three engines and ...

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