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UPDATE: Mark Bucki found guilty in death of wife Video included

The Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body has been found guilty on all three counts. More>>

Local women honored for work with assault victims

Two central Wisconsin women were honored Wednesday for their work with sexual assault victims. More>>

WIAA members forward multiplier proposal to committee Video included

WIAA officials will vote today on how to create fair competition between private and public schools.
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Another round of winter weather hits Northwoods hard Video included

They say April showers bring May flowers. But the question is, what does April snow bring? More>>

UPDATE: Survivors describe escape from sinking ferry Video included

Survivors of a ferry sinking off the coast of South Korea are describing how they jumped into the frigid water wearing life jackets and then swam to a nearby rescue boat.
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UPDATE: Phone problems in Marshfield fixed

MARSHFIELD (WAOW) -- Phone outages, including problems making 911 calls, were reported in the Marshfield on Wednesday, according to Wood County officials.
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Stevens Point fire chief named Wausau fire chief

The fire chief in Stevens Point has been hired to lead the Wausau Fire Department, Mayor Jim Tipple said Wednesday. More>>

Rhinelander man gets deal in shooting uncle Video included

RHINELANDER (WAOW) - A Rhinelander man accused of shooting his uncle in the abdomen has pleaded guilty to one felony in a plea agreement, but it could be dismissed in a year, a prosecutor said Wednesday. More>>

UPDATE: Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. More>>

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What spring? Wintry mix headed for central Wisconsin Video included

Wintry mix of precipitation across the area Wednesday night with the heaviest snow in far northern Wisconsin.

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Gov. Walker refuses to back down on jobs promise

Gov. Scott Walker says he doesn't think voters will penalize him if he doesn't meet his 2010 campaign promise to create 250,000 private sector jobs by the end of this year. More>>

US stocks rise, extending gains into third day

Stocks are higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy. More>>

Internet sensation: Rodgers featured in promotion for new film

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is making an appearance in the movie trailer for “Neighbors,” with actors Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. More>>

Suspected meth labs found in Oneida County Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) – The Oneida County Sheriff's Department says two suspected labs for making methamphetamine were discovered in the search of a rural Rhinelander home. More>>

Master artist named for 2014 Birds in Art show

WAUSAU (WAOW) – A Massachusetts wildlife artist known for a preference of sketching live birds in the field has been named master artist for the Woodson Art Museum's 39th annual Birds in Art exhibition this fall. More>>

Document shredding days scheduled across Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is hosting special events at three locations across the state where people can shred sensitive documents to prevent identity theft.
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Toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. More>>

Wisconsin woman writes Boston bombing suspect

A Baraboo woman says she's been criticized and even threatened for sending letters of support to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
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Man charged with marathon hoax due in court

Authorities say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker is scheduled to appear in court.
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Bucki trial day 7: Jury wraps up deliberations Video included

A jury has wrapped up deliberations for the night in the trial of a Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and hiding her body in the woods.

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UPDATE: 4 dead, nearly 300 missing in South Korean ferry diaster Video included

At least four people are confirmed dead, but officials in South Korea fear the death toll could get much higher following the sinking of a ferry off the southern coast. More>>

Fraternity misconduct investigated at Marquette

Marquette University officials have issued a warning to three fraternities following allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Marathon Co. sheriff announces election plans Video included

The Marathon County Sheriff is kicking off his election campaign Wednesday.
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UPDATE: Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line Video included

Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device. More>>

Wisconsin governor's race: Candidates 180 degrees apart Video included

The race for governor appears to be officially underway, although both candidates have been in campaign mode for months. More>>

Tax deadline brings relief to many Video included

April 15 is one of the more unpopular days of the year, and one of the more stressful ones for accountants. More>>

Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing Video included

Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack. More>>

Stevens Point man sentenced to federal prison Video included

MADISON (WAOW) – A 35-year-old Stevens Point man was sentenced Tuesday to 6 ½ years in federal prison for receiving child pornography, a federal prosecutor said. More>>

Son-in-law going to prison for Social Security theft Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - A Portage County man convicted of stealing his mother-in-law's Social Security checks for more than 30 years and threatening an investigator will spend the next 16 months in prison, his attorney said Tuesday. More>>

Packers reach deal with backup QB Matt Flynn

A familiar face will be returning to the Packers next season as a backup quarterback, according to ESPN.com.
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Why Favre reunion with Packers didn't happen last season

A Packers reunion with Brett Favre fell short of becoming a reality last year, Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday, according to ESPN.com.
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Hearing postponed in former Packers player's rape case

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona. More>>

Utility to start aerial power line inspections

Northwestern Wisconsin residents might soon notice a helicopter cruising over their neighborhoods. More>>

FBI director to meet with reporters in Milwaukee

The head of the FBI is scheduled to meet with reporters in Milwaukee, as part of his effort to visit all of the agency's 56 field offices. More>>

Prosecutor ends cross-examination of Pistorius

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - The chief prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ended his cross-examination after challenging the athlete for five days of testimony about how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year. More>>

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