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Man saved by Marathon Co. deputy speaks out Video included

Kevin Heistad has a new lease on life thanks to Deputy Cody Hornik.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Violence in video games: A 30 year debate

As the wave of video games continues to sweep across the United States with 97% of kids aged 12 to 17 playing, a 30 year-old debate has rekindled.

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Reality TV star meets with Congress about cosmetics reform

Kourtney Kardashian from Keeping up with the Kardashians went to Capitol Hill to make a push for cosmetic reforms with legislators. 

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Tennessee Waffle House reopens 3 days after fatal shootings

The Tennessee Waffle House where four people were fatally shot reopened Wednesday amid tears and solemn remembrance of the dead.

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The Latest: Man accused of serial killings is charged

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2016, file photo, law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are displayed at a news conference (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2016, file photo, law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are displayed at a news conference

The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case.

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WAOW News 9 unveils new set, logo and name Video included

A new chapter in WAOW-TV history is underway.

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Spotty shower and thunder chances the next couple of days Video included

A couple of cold fronts will be generating a few spotty showers or rumble of thunder the next couple of days.

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Beloit couple charged with neglect; eight kids taken from home

A Beloit couple has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of child neglect after authorities say they discovered eight children living in filthy conditions inside the couple's home.

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Plover woman, 74, killed in crash on state Highway 54

A 74-year-old Plover woman was killed when the pickup truck she was driving went through a stop sign and collided with a minivan, the Portage County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. 

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Viral photos show Michigan high school golfer attacked by goose

Devon Gilson-Pitts photo via ABC Devon Gilson-Pitts photo via ABC

Birdies on the golf course are usually a good thing. Just not when that bird is a very angry goose.

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Wisconsin leading the nationwide fight against opioid addiction

Wisconsin is becoming a national leader in the battle against opioid addiction.

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Former colleagues at UWSP reflect on Wood Co. man killed Video included

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Just days after 57-year-old Andrew Gokee was shot and killed in Minnesota, former colleagues at UW-Stevens Point are giving a closer look at who he was as a person.

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Marquette University student receives racially charged photos on social media

Marquette University has sent a letter to students about racially-charged pictures circulating on social media.

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Vice President Mike Pence visits Wisconsin Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will attend three events in Wisconsin during his visit on Wednesday.

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North central Wisconsin finding ways to meet mental health demands Video included

When it comes to mental health care in Wisconsin, the state is ranked low. 

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Portage County Petsaver Video included

Adult cats at the Humane Society of Portage County are just $10 plus tax. 

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Cooler but still decent Spring weather for a couple of days Video included

Blue skies for today but a couple of shower chances are on the way.

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Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

President Donald Trump is sounding more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader he once tagged with the nickname "Rocket Man" both very open and very honorable.

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Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

Tuesday night's state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.

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Supreme Court's last argument is over Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last.

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Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.

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Initial plans for northern Wausau riverfront on display Video included

The first ever development plan for Wausau's north riverfront project was on display at city hall Tuesday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Marshfield water deemed safe to drink following water main break

Crews are working on a water main break on the south central side of Marshfield, according to Marshfield Utilities.

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Marathon Co. Sheriff's Deputy honored for life saving efforts

A  Marathon County Sheriff's Deputy is honored for saving a man's life.

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Abbyland Foods safe, no water contamination following ammonia leak Video included

Abbyland Foods and the surrounding Abbotsford neighborhood are safe following an ammonia leak Monday.

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Experts weigh in on home sales booming Video included

According to the Wisconsin Realtors Association, sales fell 2.3 percent last month which is highly unusual compared to last year's sales.

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Wausau Fire Department home to regional hazmat unit Video included

Eighteen different departments responded to an ammonia leak in Abbotsford on Monday, one of those departments was Wausau Fire Department's regional hazmat team.

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Truckers aid police in stopping suicide on Michigan freeway

Source: Michigan State Police Metro Detroit Source: Michigan State Police Metro Detroit

More than a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide.

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Officials persistent in battle against opioid epidemic

Attorney General Brad Schimel was in central Wisconsin on Tuesday promoting his 'Dose of Reality' campaign on the heels of a growing opioid epidemic in the Badger state.

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State Veterans Home nurse pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

WAUPACA (WAOW) - A nurse accused of stealing several pain medications, including oxycodone and morphine, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King pleaded not guilty Tuesday, according to online Waupaca County court records. 

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  • WAOW News 9 unveils new set, logo and name

    WAOW News 9 unveils new set, logo and name

    A new chapter in WAOW-TV history is underway.

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    A new chapter in WAOW-TV history is underway.

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  • For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. For the first time, Facebook is making public, on Tuesday, April 24, its detailed gu...
    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.More >>
    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.More >>
  • Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

    Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:18:28 GMT
    (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking sits in a police car after being arrested in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, April 23, 2018. Police said Reinking opened fire at a...(Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking sits in a police car after being arrested in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, April 23, 2018. Police said Reinking opened fire at a...
    Authorities found a BMW stolen from a Nashville area car dealer at an apartment complex last week but say they didn't figure out who the culprit was until tragedy had struck.More >>
    Authorities found a BMW stolen from a Nashville area car dealer at an apartment complex last week but say they didn't figure out who the culprit was until tragedy had struck.More >>
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