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Wausau Fire Department battles early morning blaze

The Wausau Fire Department worked early Tuesday morning to put out a duplex fire on the 500 block of Chicago Avenue.

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Kimmel brings infant son on stage in emotional return, slams Congress over health care

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy’s heart surgery.

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ELF ON THE SHELF: How is your elf making sure everyone ends up on the nice list? Video included

Waffles the Wake Up elf deserved to be on the naughty list Monday morning!

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City Council will vote on the redevelopment of Thomas Street

Wausau Public Works will meet with city council to present the 30% plan to redevelop Thomas Street. 

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Court ruling: Transgender individuals can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1

The Pentagon is preparing to allow transgender individuals to enlist in the U.S. military beginning Jan. 1 in compliance with a federal court ruling from two weeks ago.

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Roy Moore, Doug Jones are set to face off in Alabama Senate election

Alabama voters head to the polls Tuesday to elect a U.S. Senator in a race thrust into the national spotlight after allegations of sexual misconduct against the Republican nominee, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

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Girl wants duct tape for Christmas, makes flowers for sick grandfather Video included

A Michigan girl has an unusual item on her Christmas list this year: duct tape.

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Officers in Marinette County shooting identified Video included

The four Marinette County sheriff's deputies and Marinette city police officers involved in last week's fatal shooting of a suspect were publicly identified Monday.

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Rodgers underwent 'several' medical tests Monday; still no update on status

Aaron Rodgers underwent "several" tests and scans Monday morning and those are currently being evaluated by the team's medical staff.

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UPDATE: Rothschild Police Department to get body cameras Video included

The Rothschild Village Board voted unanimously in favor of purchasing 10 new body cameras for the Rothschild Police Department Monday night.

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Gov. Walker signs mining bill into law in Rhinelander Video included

Governor Scott Walker opened the doors for mining copper and gold in Wisconsin, signing the "Mining for America" bill into law in Rhinelander.

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Group works to make holidays special for military families Video included

The Patriot Guard Riders are in their fourth year of "Operation Christmas Angel." 

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Bullied boy's video goes viral, Wisconsin school reacts Video included

The tears of Keaton Jones made waves online.

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3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe Video included

Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." 

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Study: Two kids are injured every day by window blinds Video included

Nearly one child dies every month and about two are injured every day in window blind-related incidents, according to a new study.

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Van, school bus collide in Marathon Co. crash Video included

At least one person was taken to the hospital after a school bus and a van crashed in Marathon County. 

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UPDATE: NYC subways reopen; security tight after attempted terror attack

New York City has reopened its subways amid heightened city-wide security after a man with a pipe bomb strapped to him caused an explosion in an underground passageway in the Times Square area during the morning rush hour.

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Wisconsin Rapids PD hands out gifts Video included

The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department is helping to brighten spirits this holiday season, with the help of a local businessman.

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Bill would create state-certified Wisconsin beer label

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A bill circulating in the Legislature would create a new state-certified Wisconsin beer label. 

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Boy, 4, reads 100 books in a day Video included

Everyone knows reading is fundamental, but for a tenacious 4-year old in Chicago, now, reading is viral!

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Gov. Walker's new press secretary Wausau East grad Video included

Governor Scott Walker has made a number of staff moves, including announcing his new press secretary who is a Wausau East High School graduate.

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Non-profit gives Christmas decorations to Harvey victims

A Texas non-profit is making sure those hit by Hurricane Harvey have a holiday that is merry and bright.

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Airline removes woman for breastfeeding

A Houston mom was asked to leave a plane after requesting extra time to feed her toddler. 

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MISSING: Police are searching for a South Milwaukee teen

Police need the public's help finding 15-year-old Abigail Maduscha.

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No one seriously hurt in Oconomowoc horse carriage accident

Authorities say a horse-drawn carriage crashed with two vehicles in downtown Oconomowoc. 

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Plane crash on Molokai kills 2 people

Maui fire officials say two people have died in a plane crash on Molokai, a Hawaiian island located between Oahu and Maui. 

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Ice fishers finally hitting Lake Wausau Video included

There were some people ice fishing out on Lake Wausau on Sunday, fishers said a few inches of ice are topping a lot of small lakes in Central Wisconsin.  

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Winter weather affects Northwoods businesses Video included

Although it was seasonably warm for a while, the winter weather is finally paying a visit to the Northwoods and stores in Minocqua are hoping it will bring big business.  

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UPDATE: Police arrest 2 in woman's death in Janesville Video included

Janesville police are investigating a woman's death as a homicide. 

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Packers rally to stun winless Browns 27-21 in overtime

The Green Bay Packers came back to set the stage for Aaron Rodgers' comeback. Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams in overtime as the Packers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter for a 27-21 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Browns.

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Man arrested after Appleton police officer dragged along car

Authorities have arrested a Menasha man for dragging an Appleton police officer alongside his car over the weekend. 

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Wisconsin governor to sign bill lifting mining moratorium Video included

Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign a bill lifting Wisconsin's moratorium on gold and silver mining. 

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Wisconsin school grows crops in hydroponics system

Students at a private school in eastern Wisconsin are growing their own food for lunch in the school's cafeteria. 

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The Latest: Dassey attorneys say they'll keep pressing case Video included

 Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the popular "Making a Murderer" series say they're "profoundly disappointed" that an appeals court has overturned a ruling that could have set him free. 

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Lawmakers, groups urge fast deployment of Asian carp defense

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Members of Congress and Great Lakes advocacy groups are pressing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to strengthen defenses against Asian carp at a crucial choke point. 

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Central Wisconsin girl qualifies for two of the biggest dog shows in U.S. Video included

A Waushara County girl is going to the super bowl of dog shows. Mikala Seymour and her best friend, a St. Bernard named Ellington, are an award-winning duo. 

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Portage County first responders battle to win the Red Kettle Challenge Video included

First responders battled it out today to see who could raise the most money for the Salvation Army.  

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Fire extinguisher causes closure of Weston Target Video included

A fire extinguisher forced the Target store in Weston to be closed for hours on Saturday, according to an official with the Everest Metro Police Department..

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Wisconsin milling company will fight explosion citations Video included

A Wisconsin milling company will challenge at least some of the citations federal regulators filed against it following a fatal plant explosion earlier this year. 

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Wisconsin man fleeing police crashed when checking his phone Video included

Milwaukee prosecutors said a man who led police on a high-speed chased told arresting officers he crashed his minivan because he became distracted checking his cellphone for directions.

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Wisconsin widow reunited with husband's wedding ring

A western Wisconsin woman has found her husband's wedding ring several months after he died in a car accident. 

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Wisconsin hemp advocates plan next steps after legalization Video included

Hemp advocates say Wisconsin's marketplace must get up to speed now that hemp production has been legalized in the state.

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'Angels Among Us' festival in Rothschild Saturday Video included

Santa makes a visit to Rothschild on Saturday.

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Girls raise money for Marshfield PD radios Video included

When middle school students Samantha Ridgway and Jenna Foemmel discovered the Marshfield Police Department needed money for new radios, they jumped into action.

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Green Bay Correctional flooded with donations to knit hats for kids, veterans

Thousands of children and veterans will stay warm this winter thanks to a huge donation of hand-made hats created in the most unlikely place. 

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Marshfield police investigate sexual assault claim at now-closed homeless shelter Video included

The Marshfield Police Department said it's investigating an alleged assault between two kids at a homeless shelter. 

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LATEST: Man shot by Marinette County officers identified as Virginia felon

MARINETTE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Marinette County sheriff says a man with a gun who was shot and killed by officers Thursday morning was a convicted felon who was wanted by authorities in Virginia. 

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Gov. Walker outlaws soliciting sexual photos of children

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a Republican bill that makes soliciting sexually explicit photographs from children illegal. 

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Court: 'Making a Murderer' defendant's confession stands Video included

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that could have freed a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series from prison.

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Mosinee man, 74, pleads guilty to stealing $500,000 from friend Video included

A 74-year-old Mosinee man pleaded guilty Friday to one felony for bilking a friend who financed his "house flipping" company out of more than $500,000, according to online Marathon County court records. 

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Arrest warrant issued for Wausau man accused in day care assault Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A judge issued an arrest warrant Friday for a 36-year-old Wausau man accused of assaulting a young girl being cared for at his wife's home day care years ago, according to online Marathon County court records. 

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Eau Claire lawsuit could impact Foxconn, other developments Video included

The Wisconsin Department of Justice's solicitor general is warning a lawsuit challenging an economic development project in Eau Claire could "imperil" the $10 billion Foxconn complex in Racine County and other ventures in the state. 

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Stevens Point playground benefits from company's generosity Video included

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Jefferson Elementary School accepted a gift from an area business Friday to replace playground equipment destroyed in a June storm.

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UPDATE: Man found dead near NTC Alternative High School left home Thursday night Video included

An elderly man was found dead Friday outside the Northcentral Technical College Alternative High School, authorities said.

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Willard area man died in at Clark Co. logging site Video included

We now know the name of a worker who died at a logging site.

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Avoid getting into a car accident during the first accumulating snow of the season

Even though Wisconsin drivers are used to winter weather, Newsline 9 typically reports on more accidents on the roads during the first snow of the season. 

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Discover Wisconsin offers Wisconsin themed gifts Video included

Discover Wisconsin is offering a number of Wisconsin themed gifts for the holidays.

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Fake news article claims pot is legal in Wisconsin Video included

A fake story claimed pot is legal in Wisconsin has made its rounds on social media. 

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Consumer alert: Scammers target Amazon customers

Scammers are trying to access your Amazon account using a fake email from the company.  

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