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Special report: Meet Hank the Ballpark Pup Video included

It's an exciting time for the Milwaukee Brewers! After a disappointing season last year, the Brew Crew is off to a HOT start.
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Bullying conference in Marshfield highlights cyber attacks Video included

Updated: Apr 24, 2014 10:54 PM

Technology and social media are on the rise, and it's giving bullies a new avenue to cause trouble. More>>

Miracle Fest helps programs for local sick and injured children Video included

A big boost for programs that help sick and injured children in north central Wisconsin. More>>

People in the Northwoods get a "Taste of the North" Video included

Hundreds of people in the Northwoods got a taste of what the area has to offer. More>>

Hundreds attend Business expo Video included

Businesses got the chance to shine at a central Wisconsin expo Thursday More>>

13 people hurt in California school bus crash

Authorities say at least 13 people are hurt in a school bus crash in Southern California. More>>

Dog rescued in Town of Maine fire Video included

A dog was rescued from a house fire on 60th Avenue in the Town of Maine. More>>

Wausau police explain why citations were issued in Nerf gun fight Video included

The Wausau Police Department is releasing more information about a Nerf gun fight that's causing controversy. More>>

Schools, businesses take part in statewide tornado drill Video included

Where would you go if a tornado struck today? State leaders want you to be prepared. That's why they asked all businesses and schools to participate in a statewide tornado drill. More>>

UPDATE: Fire breaks out a few miles from Milwaukee airport Video included

Milwaukee firefighters are responding to a fire at an auto-salvage yard, about two miles southwest of General Mitchell International Airport. More>>

Harsh weather delays campgrounds opening in central Wisconsin Video included

The harsh weather is delaying some campground and trail openings in central Wisconsin.
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Wausau businessman seeks 85th Assembly seat Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A Wausau businessman announced his candidacy Thursday for the Republican nomination for the state Assembly in District 85, which includes the Wausau area. More>>

UPDATE: Gunman faces 2 felonies in hostage-taking Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) – A gunman who held a fast food worker hostage in Wittenberg promised to surrender after police agreed to take him to a mental health facility, not jail, according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday.
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Sobering lessons for Rhinelander students Video included

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With prom and graduation right around the corner for Rhinelander High School students they got a sobering lesson about the dangers of drinking and driving. More>>

Wausau Paper appoints new top executives Video included

MOSINEE(WAOW) – Three weeks after being named an interim leader of Wausau Paper Corp. in a shakeup of top executives, Michael Burandt was appointed the company's chairman of the board and chief executive officer on Thursday. More>>

NFL plans to look at bigger playoffs, longer PATs

The NFL plans to discuss expanded playoffs at the owners' meetings next month in Atlanta.
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Police: Smoking in bathroom caused school fire

Police say a student smoking in a bathroom caused a fire that resulted in an estimated $5 million in smoke damage at Oconto High School.
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FDA backs off animal feed rule affecting brewers

The federal government is backing off proposed regulations that brewers say would add to their costs without improving the safety of grain used to feed livestock.
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JUST A TEST: Tornado drill scheduled for today Video included

A statewide tornado drill is scheduled for this afternoon.
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Former Nekoosa man charged in Florida tax ring

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) -- A former Wisconsin man who served more than 10 years in a Florida prison for a homicide he didn't commit is in trouble again. More>>

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago. More>>

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest delays campground openings

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is delaying the opening of their campgrounds and recreation trails, according to the park. More>>

Humane Society steps in to free angry birds

 Workers at the Coulee Region Humane Society have rescued two male eagles entangled in a turf war.  More>>

Audit committee approves new UW surplus policy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Legislature's audit committee has unanimously approved the University of Wisconsin System's new policy for reporting surpluses. More>>

Gov. Walker named to Time's '100 most influential' people list

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been named by Time Magazine as one of their 100 most influential people.
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Drug take-back day on Saturday

The next National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for this Saturday, April 26, from 10-2 p.m. at collection sites across the state.
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors Video included

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.The shooting at Cure International Hospital in western Kabul was the latest in a string of deadly attacks on foreign civilians in the Afghan capital this year.Two of the dead were a visiting father and son, Minister of Health Soraya Dalil said, adding that the other victim was a Cure Internatio... More>>

Judge to hear arguments in abortion lawsuit

A Dane County judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging a 2012 law that sets out conditions for abortions. More>>

Board speeds up start of short-term loan program

The start of a new short-term loan program that wasn't slated to begin until July has been moved up in an effort to help businesses hurt by recent cutbacks at Oshkosh Corp. More>>

WIS 29 construction to begin in Rib Mountain Video included

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 10:10 PM

Early next month, crews will start working on Wisconsin 29 between Rib Mountain and Rothschild.
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Packers schedule released

The Green Bay Packers 2014 schedule has been released. More>>

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