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Marshfield addiction support group leader arrested on drug charges Video included

A 52-year-old Marshfield man was arrested on drug charges after allegedly giving a woman Hydrocodone.

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Trump and Putin plan to meet in mid-July

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are planning to meet around the time of Trump's trip to the UK and the NATO summit in mid-July, according to two diplomatic sources familiar with the matter. 

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Great Summer weather for a few days Video included

A few showers in the far south today, otherwise nice weather.

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Burglar breaks glass to get into auto repair shop, but door was unlocked

A burglar took the tough route when he smashed a door and then climbed through shattered glass at Quick Fix Auto Service at West Capitol Drive and North 63rd Street. He stole two sets of keys and when he tried to climb back out the door, he noticed it had been unlocked the entire time.

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Parents weigh-in on tools available for flight risk kids Video included

Parents are weighing in after a News 9 report that a toddler was found walking down a Wausau street all-alone.

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Images unveiled for new potential Stevens Point City Hall plans Video included

The Stevens Point City Council met with Bray Architects this week to discuss potential plans for new building construction.

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Toddler found wandering Wausau street Video included

Police took to Facebook for help in locating a parent after a toddler was found wandering a street near downtown Wausau.

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Merrill art teacher behind dozens of murals is retiring Video included

Murals cover wall after wall at Merrill High School, and now the teacher who made it all happen is retiring. 

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Local pastor weighs in on Methodist complaint against Sessions Video included

Nearly 700 Methodist pastors across the country, including three in Wisconsin,  signed an official complaint against fellow Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions. 

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Lincoln County Petsaver Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW)- There are kittens of every color and size at the Lincoln County Humane Society in Merrill.  

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Rothschild water break left businesses, homes without power for 24 hours Video included

A water main break at the intersection of Ellen and Knauf streets in Rothschild kept some homes and businesses without water for nearly a day.

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Federal grand jury indicts two Marathon Co. men on meth charges

MADISON (WAOW) - A federal grand jury indicted two Marathon County men on drug charges Wednesday, U.S. Attorney Scott Blader said. 

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Friendship woman gets 10 years probation in heroin overdose death Video included

FRIENDSHIP (WAOW) - A 47-year-old Friendship woman was placed on 10 years probation Wednesday for the heroin overdose death of another Adams County woman, a court official said. 

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Capitol rally to oppose family separations at the border

Madison Alder Maurice Cheeks is co-hosting a rally for June 30 at the state capitol in Madison to oppose the separation of children from their parents at the border.

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Mild and mostly quiet weather into the weekend Video included

Astronomical Summer starts Thursday and the weather will certainly fit the season the next several days.

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Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn’t like the sight of children being separated from their families.

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Hiawatha Restaurant & Lounge in Wausau being sold

WAUSAU (WAOW) - The Hiawatha Restaurant & Lounge near downtown is being sold, ending a 40-year run by owner Bill Jamgochian. 

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GARDEN GOODIES: Mustard Potato Salad

Chief Meteorologist, Justin Loew, borrowed an ingredient from his friend's garden for this week's Garden Goodies!

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Veterans fly high in Stevens Point for Ageless Aviation Dreams Flight Video included

Nine area veterans flew across Portage County skies Wednesday morning. Korean, Vietnam, and World War II veterans had the chance to fly in a bi-plane at the Stevens Point Municipal Airport. 

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Rep. Duffy releases statement on border separation

Representative Sean Duffy has released a statement about the separation of families at the border, saying he will support legislation to allow kids to stay with their parents.  

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Appeals court affirms UW-Oshkosh professor records release

A state appeals court says the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh must release records related to misconduct investigation involving a business professor. 

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Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

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Portage County Crime Stoppers: Old batteries stolen Video included

TOWN OF DEWEY (WAOW) - Thieves ripped off some valuable batteries in a burglary at Grezenski Forest Products in the Town of Dewey, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Department.

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'Womp, womp': Ex-Trump campaign manager mocks child with Down syndrome separated from mom

A former campaign manager for President Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic “Womp, womp.”

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President Trump set to visit the Midwest

President Donald Trump will be in Minnesota on Wednesday.

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Pope Francis calls President Trump's zero tolerance policy "immoral"

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(CNN) -- Pope Francis has added his voice to those criticizing the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in the separation of families at the Mexican border.

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Annual downtown Wausau fitness event draws large crowd Video included

Hundreds of parents and children flocked to the 400 Block Tuesday afternoon to check out Family Fitness Fest.

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Storms create serious road washouts in Marathon Co. town Video included

Crews were hard at work in the Town of McMillan, near Marshfield, Tuesday, trying to rebuild roads after devastating washouts.

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Wisconsin sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to be laid to rest Video included

Courtesy: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Courtesy: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

PORT EDWARDS, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin sailor who died at Pearl Harbor will be laid to rest more than 75 years after his death. 

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Audio tape of 2 migrant children causing stir in central Wisconsin Video included

Instead of a planned tour of the facilities where migrant children are being held, a recording released by a group called ProPublica captures what appears to be a heart wrenching moment for two young girls inside a border patrol facility.

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Walker: Separating children at border is federal issue Video included

Gov. Scott Walker's office says President Donald Trump's administration's decision to separate children from parents who cross the nation's southern border illegally is a federal issue.

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