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UPDATE: Snow plows, loader destroyed in fire Video included

An early Friday morning fire at a rural Marathon County Highway Department garage destroyed snow plow trucks, a loader and other equipment, authorities said. More>>

Boston bombings change lives for two central Wisconsin women Video included

It's been one year since that horrific day the world stopped and watched the devastation at the finish line at the Boston Marathon. That moment changed the lives of two central Wisconsin women. More>>

Diplomacy doesn't move insurgents in Ukraine

Pro-Russian insurgents defiantly refused Friday to surrender their weapons or give up government buildings in eastern Ukraine, despite a diplomatic accord reached in Geneva and overtures from the government in Kiev. More>>

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexico

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties. More>>

UPDATE: 70-year-old man killed in Tomahawk fire Video included

A 70-year-old man died in the fire that destroyed his rural Tomahawk home, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department said Friday.

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Wausau woman out thousands of dollars in scam

Woman loses $10,000 in scam Woman loses $10,000 in scam

Wausau police say a 91-year old woman is out thousands of dollars as the result of a scam. More>>

Appeals court upholds Walker's union law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has upheld Republican Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions. The restrictions stripped most public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights. More>>

DA clears officers in Appleton shooting

Authorities who investigated a shooting by Appleton police say the officers' actions were justified.  More>>

Appeals court revives Capitol protest lawsuit

A state appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a group protesting Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining bill at the Capitol in 2011.  More>>

Packers flip burgers at McDonalds during tour

The workers manning the McDonald's drive-through window in Ashland were enough to make your jaw drop. More>>

Wisconsin State Patrol recognizes its dispatchers Video included

Wisconsin State Patrol is recognizing its dispatchers, it's all part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. More>>

Spring snow could affect Northwoods businesses Video included

The snow seems to be overstaying its welcome in the Northwoods, which could cause a lot of trouble for businesses there. More>>

Oconto High fire causes $5 million damage Video included

A fire at Oconto High School has caused an estimated $5 million in smoke damage to the school.
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Spring storm closes dozens of schools Video included

More than halfway through April, schools in northcentral Wisconsin are still struggling with snow day cancellations. More>>

Former Packer loses bid to be released on bail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge decided there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him. More>>

More cities cancel run water advisories Video included

KRONENWETTER (WAOW) – More central Wisconsin cities are telling water users to stop running water from a faucet to keep underground lines from freezing. More>>

Flood emergency declared on Wolf River

WAUPACA (WAOW) – Waupaca County Emergency Management has declared a flood emergency on the Wolf River downstream from New London because of high water.  More>>

Judge modifies bond for Newman High teacher Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge on Thursday modified the conditions for a Newman High School religion teacher and soccer coach to be free on bond. More>>

Obama: 8 million signed up for health care Video included

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections. More>>

Salt supply OK in Wausau and Marathon County Video included

Road salt supply Road salt supply

Wausau plow drivers still have 1,000 tons of salt available for use on roads. More>>

Governor declares another propane emergency Video included

Gov. Scott Walker has declared another propane emergency. Midwestern states have been grappling with a propane shortage spurred by the cold winter, a temporary pipeline closure and heavy propane demand for drying grain last fall.
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Wisconsin jobless rate drops to 5.9 percent

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since November 2008. More>>

Storm drops more than a foot of snow on northern Wisconsin

Observations from the National Weather Service indicate Wednesday and Thursday's mid-April snowstorm dropped more than a foot of snow across areas of northern Wisconsin. More>>

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