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Two hospitalized after near-drowning in Vilas Co. Video included

EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) – Two people, including an eight-year-old boy, were hospitalized and three others escaped harm in a near-drowning incident Tuesday on a northern Wisconsin lake, the Vilas County Sheriff's Department said. More>>

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law Video included

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Made in Wisconsin ice cream Video included

It is National Ice Cream month! And to celebrate, our newest edition of Made in Wisconsin features the tasty summer treat. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: Paying for sex offenders Video included

Major concerns have been raised regarding Wisconsin's sex offender supervised release program.
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Health officials provide tips to avoid heat stroke Video included

Health officials have some safety tips to prevent heat stroke with the warmer temperatures. More>>

Wisconsin Rapids police bring awareness to dangers of leaving children in hot cars Video included

Summer is in full swing, and central Wisconsin is feeling the heat. That hot sun can make cars a hot spot.   More>>

Merrill police report a rash of car break-ins Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Merrill police report a rash of car break-ins has occurred in the city.
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US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane Video included

Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More>>

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Forecast discussion for central and northern Wisconsin.
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A deal is in the works to save the Cedar Creek Mall Video included

 A deal is in the works that could save the Cedar Creek Mall. The Rothschild Village President confirms to Newsline 9 a new owner is expected to take over the mall Wednesday.
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Rhinelander college gets $1.9 million state grant Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - Nicolet Area Technical College was awarded $1.9 million in state grants Tuesday to train up to 303 students for in-demand jobs, such as welding and nursing assistants. More>>

Police: Teen with gun at store sought quick attention

WESTON (WAOW) – A teenager who carried a gun into a convenience and asked workers to call police was seeking attention about troubles in his life and fortunately never raised the barrel of the gun as officers surrounded the building, an investigator said Tuesday. More>>

Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge

Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags. More>>

FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby. More>>

One-time "Woman of the Year" convicted of theft

EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) - A woman who just months ago was honored as Eagle River's woman of the year has been convicted of stealing about $16,000 from a civic group that raises money to benefit children in need, according to online court records. More>>

Convicted Minnesota murderer seeks new trial

A Minnesota man who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a father and son has asked for a new trial. The La Crosse Tribune reports Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota, Minnesota filed a motion in La Crosse County Circuit Court.
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Railroad tracks open following Slinger derailment

The railroad tracks have been cleared of derailed train cars in Slinger. Canadian National Railway spokesman Patrick Waldron said Tuesday the tracks are once again open to train traffic. More>>

Man charged with sexually assaulting Wausau girl will go to trial

The man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old rural Wausau girl will head to trial. Praveen Kharb, 38, appeared in Marathon County Court Tuesday. Police say Kharb was arrested in Washington state in the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl at her home in rural Wausau.
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Police look for suspect in Stevens Point robbery

Police are looking for information about a gas station robbery.
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Hulsey raises just $2,500 in race for governor

Longshot Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey raised just shy of $2,500 over the first six months of the year. More>>

UW-Madison band won't make trip to first game

The Wisconsin Badgers first football game of the season will take place before a nationally-televised audience against Southeastern Conference powerhouse Louisiana State. More>>

Donor gives Purple Heart to stabbing victim

The Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times, allegedly by two classmates who thought her death would please a fictional online character, has received a special gift. More>>

Wisconsin feed mill fire causes extensive damage

A Green Bay-area fire chief says a livestock feed mill has sustained more than $1 million in damages from a fire. More>>

Democratic attorney general candidates at forum

All three Democratic candidates for attorney general are scheduled to appear together at a forum hosted by the Dane County Democratic Party. More>>

Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule in rape case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule in a case over whether a man convicted of raping a woman should be allowed to introduce testimony about an alleged prior consensual sexual relationship. More>>

Train case could affect Wisconsin rail traffic

A Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling in a case involving a train that struck a minivan that was stuck on the tracks on Memorial Day could have a wide-ranging impact on the state's rail traffic. More>>

Man arrested for pulling knife outside Waupaca County nightclub

A Menasha man has been arrested and faces charges of endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon and resisting an officer after an overnight incident. More>>

Woman hit and injured by car in Oneida Co.

One person was injured after being hit by a car in Oneida County, according to the Minocqua Police Department. More>>

Children learn from 'Colossal Fossils' Video included

Children in central Wisconsin took a trip back in time to the age of the dinosaurs. More>>

UPDATE: Doctors say possible health risks for legally drunk boy Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau Police say a 12-year-old Wausau boy received hospital treatment after officers found him legally drunk. More>>

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