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The Latest: Mattis signals troop increase in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump says U.S. troops "will fight to win" in Afghanistan. And he's using his prime-time address to the nation to offer a "clear definition" of victory.


Central Wisconsinites show off local eclipse photos

Cloud cover didn't make for a spectacular eclipse, but people in central Wisconsin still captured images of the moon in front of the sun.


Three arrested in Wausau drug death; $24K of heroin seized

Three people have been arrested after they gave a 28-year-old man a fatal dose of heroin at a home just outside Wausau, the Marathon County Sheriff's Department said Monday.


Officer-involved shooting in Columbia Co.

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Columbia County.


The Latest: Paul Ryan defends tax breaks for Taiwan company

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Foxconn Technology Group's plan to construct a factory in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district that could employ thousands is a "game changer" and an "exceptional deal."


Horse born on eclipse day with unique marking Video included

It wasn't hard for a family in Missouri to name their newest filly Monday. 


Marathon Co. Public Library hosts solar eclipse viewing party Video included

The Marathon Co. Public Library hosted a viewing party for the community to witness the solar eclipse. 


Business as usual for law enforcement, postal workers during eclipse Video included

With millions of Americans from coast to coast being captivated by "eclipse fever" on Monday, some people had their focus on work.  


Wisconsin confirms 1st human West Nile cases of the year

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin has recorded its first human cases of West Nile virus this year. 


Two Green Bay Police employees OK after exposure to unknown substance

A hazardous materials team and the FBI have responded to the Green Bay Police Department after two employees were exposed to an unknown substance while opening mail. 


Woodruff hunting guide fined $25,000 for illegal duck kill

MADISON (WAOW) - Acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey M. Anderson says a Woodruff duck hunting guide was fined $25,000 for allowing undercover federal agents posing as clients to exceed their daily bag limit of six ducks during hunts on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge. 


1 girl charged in 'Slender man' case pleads guilty Video included

Slender Man suspect Anissa Weier, 15, has just pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted homicide in the stabbing of a friend in 2014.


$200,000 Powerball winner in Antigo; $50,000 winner in Minocqua Video included

A Wisconsin Lottery player who bought a Powerball ticket at an Antigo convenience store is $200,000 richer. And one bought in Oneida County won the buyer $50,000. 


Soap suds up Wausau kayaking fountain Video included

A picture posted on Facebook over the weekend showed a Wausau fountain covered in bubbles. 


Honor Flight fundraiser held at Greenwood Hills Video included

Hundreds of people teed off in support of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Monday.


Signs in downtown Wausau promote "walk-ability" Video included

New signs have popped up in downtown Wausau to get people moving.


UPDATE: Wausau fire ruled accidental, started by a child Video included

A fire in the city of Wausau has been ruled as an accident and officials say it was started by a child, said Battalion Chief Al Antolik.


Hatley man, 57, accused of raping teen, who once dated his son, pleads not guilty

WAUSAU (WAOW) - A 57-year-old Hatley man accused of raping a 17-year-old girl who told investigators she believed she had been drugged with a glass of wine pleaded not guilty Monday, according to online Marathon County court records.


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