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NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell. More>>

Newsline 9 is your home for final Packers preseason game

Newsline 9 is your home for Packers coverage of the final preseason game tonight.

Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

The Senegalese minister of health says the West African country has its first confirmed case of Ebola. More>>

UPDATE: Schofield water line fixed Video included

SCHOFIELD (WAOW)-- A major sewer line in Schofield appears to be broken. More>>

College students urged to protect identity

Wisconsin consumer protection officials are advising college students to be especially vigilant about protecting their private identity information. More>>

California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- State lawmakers have passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses. More>>

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- College students from West Africa can expect extra health screenings when they arrive to study in the United States. More>>

Burke won't appear with Obama on Monday

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won't take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee. More>>

Fan experiences green and gold dream

For one Packers fan, Thursday's game is a dream come true. More>>

Vilas Co. officials warn of phone scam

The Vilas County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of an IRS phone scam.Officials say people have reported getting phone calls from someone claiming they work for the IRS. More>>

Marshfield Clinic doctors take on the ALS ice bucket challenge Video included

MARSHFIELD (WAOW)-- The ALS ice bucket challenge is continuing to raise money and awareness for the deadly disease.Thursday night some Marshfield Clinic doctors got in on the fun after they were challenged by a family impacted by the disease.The Braun's lost a member of their family this year from ALS also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.Lynn Braun's father-in-law, John died in January from the disease."He was one of those people that always helped always gave his time and i think this is just ... More>>

Historic valuables salvaged in Wood County church fire Video included

Thanks to the quick thinking of a few firefighters, a small community has salvaged some historic items after a church fire. More>>

School schedules shifting in Wausau Video included

Changes are coming to Wausau's elementary schools that will streamline the school day. More>>

New students move in to UW-Stevens Point Video included

It's back to school time for college students. New students moved in to their dorms at UW-Stevens Point Thursday.   More>>

Burke to meet privately with Obama

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke won't take the stage with President Barack Obama on Monday when he speaks at the Labor Day rally in Milwaukee.


No arrests in attempted corn field abduction Video included

SHAWANO (WAOW) – A male suspect in what authorities called an attempted abduction near Wittenberg remained at large Thursday, the Shawano County Sheriff's Department said. More>>

Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital Video included

Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital. More>>

UPDATE: Propane truck slides off road Video included

MCMILLAN (WAOW) - A truck hauling liquid propane slid into a ditch Thursday in western Marathon County, the sheriff's department said. No one was hurt.


Wisconsin governor's race remains dead heat

 The latest Marquette University Law School poll shows Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke remain in a dead heat. More>>

Omaha police bullet kills `Cops' film crew member

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. More>>

Wisconsin mourning dove season to begin Sept. 1

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding hunters that the state's new extended mourning dove season will begin next week. More>>

Shrek: The Musical coming to Wausau Video included

The world fell in love with a green ogre when Shrek hit the big screen in 2001. Now, he's coming to the small stage alongside the rest of the gang. More>>

President Obama to visit Wisconsin Video included

The President of the United States is coming to Wisconsin. More>>

Central Wisconsin State Fair underway Video included

Some fair fun is underway in our area.The Central Wisconsin State Fair kicked off Wednesday in Marshfield. More>>

Vietnam veterans relive past at Wausau exhibit Video included

Vietnam veterans gathered in Wausau on Wednesday to view war graffiti that came from the very ship they rode on to Vietnam. More>>

Chiefs' bus in crash before Packers game Video included

Authorities say a bus taking the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel was involved in an accident. More>>

USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue Video included

Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. More>>

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