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Stormy night in central Wisconsin Video included

A few scattered light showers through early afternoon, then heavier rain and storms possible toward evening.
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Fallen cable blocks road in Wausau

A fallen cable line caused road blockage in Wausau Friday night. More>>

New students at UW-Stevens Point participate in longtime tradition Video included

New students at UW-Stevens Point are officially Pointers after participating in a longtime tradition.  More>>

Consumer advocates warn college students about being targets of identity theft Video included

Many students heading back to college are busy with books and moving into dorms.  More>>

Labor Day travel numbers way up from last year Video included

Travel experts predict this Labor Day holiday will be the biggest travel weekend in years. That could cause some congestion on the roads.
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Wisconsin private-sector jobs grew 1.3 percent Video included

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Private-sector jobs grew just 1.3 percent in Wisconsin during the 12-month period ending in March. More>>

Walker says economy will continue to grow Video included

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker says he will deal with a drop in tax collections by controlling expenses and by doing things to help the overall economy improve. More>>

Former deputy charged in double homicide Video included

Prosecutors have charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy with killing his wife and sister-in-law last week. More>>

Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

(AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014, file photo, Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Tony Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. More>>

Man accused of two murders convicted of arson Video included

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) - A man already in prison and who is accused of killing a Wisconsin Rapids man more than five years ago and his wife in 1984 reached a plea deal Friday that convicted him of two more felonies, according to online court records. More>>

White House: No change to US terror warnings Video included

The White House does not expect the U.S. to raise its terrorism threat warning level. More>>

Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identified

The pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains has been identified as Lt. Col. Morris Fontenot Jr. More>>

Wisconsin cranberry industry woos Chinese buyers

Wisconsin officials are turning to Chinese buyers to take a bite out of the state's overgrown cranberry crop. More>>

Newsline 9 says goodbye to Cami Mountain Video included

(WAOW) -- It's a bittersweet day at Newsline, as we say goodbye to Cami Mountain. Cami is leaving us to start an exciting new chapter in her life as a mother.Friday morning, hundreds of you left your well wishes on our Facebook page. And we gave her a special surprise for her last day on air. We are happy to announce Paige Hulsey will be taking over the chair on Tuesday. More>>

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 Video included

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>>

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