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Digging Deeper: "Untested" Video included

Nearly 6,000 untested sexual assault kits have been discovered at hospitals and law enforcement offices across Wisconsin. The inventory was first identified three years ago. Today, the backlog is still significant.

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3-year-old mastiff named "Ugliest Dog in the World"

The dog won $1,500, a trophy, and a trip to New York City. 

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Stepping in for Madison's Bachelorette contestant Video included

We have more inside scoop about the Madison contestant on this season of ABC's The Bachelorette, Peter Kraus.   

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Award-winning singer/songwriter visits Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend Video included

Courtesy: Jamie Lynn Fletcher Courtesy: Jamie Lynn Fletcher

Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend is happy to welcome Jamie Lynn Fletcher to our set Sunday morning as she delivers the exclusive, world premiere to her newest song.   

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Proposal could allow Wisconsinites to text 911 Video included

You can text to order pizza or use an app to summon a ride, however, Wisconsinites currently can't text to receive emergency services. A proposal in the state budget bill may change that and advance a 911 revolution.

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Chippewa Falls considers charging residents for non-emergency 911 calls Video included

The mayor said it costs the city between $75-80 per mile each time an ambulance needs to go out because of equipment and staffing costs.
 

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Fueled by Faith: Father, son race to the finish line Video included

After a Chippewa Falls Father noticed how much his son with special needs enjoyed competing in sporting events after being paired with a runner through a program called, "Who I Run 4," he knew he had to lace up his shoes and start training. 

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Marathon Co. ranks top 15 for affordable housing

In the past, Marathon County has been ranked highly for its hospitals and tourism.

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Fighting against domestic abuse at Eaux Claires fest Video included

Saturday Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival drew hundreds of people looking to have a fun, however there was also a serious side to the day. The two day fest for the third consecutive year welcomed Neaux Violence. 

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Multiple funnels reported in southern Wisconsin Saturday evening

Multiple funnels have been spotted around southern Wisconsin this evening in Brooklyn, New Glarus and Darlington.

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Toxic blue-green algae bloom stretches across Lake Mendota & Yahara River Video included

Yahara River CREDIT: Marion Stuenkel Yahara River CREDIT: Marion Stuenkel

 A giant blue-green algae bloom covered wide areas on the southern shore of Lake Mendota and the Yahara River Friday afternoon. 

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Government plan would turn farmland into sand storage Video included

Every year, the United States Army Corps of Engineers dredges sand from the Mississippi River. Removing that sand maintains a nine foot deep channel to accommodate boat and barge traffic; however, they are running out of space to store the sand. 

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What to do when you see a turtle in the road Video included

Summer is starting and that means turtles are coming out of the water looking for places to nest.

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Potent Potable: Why are women drinking more wine? Video included

New data shows women are dying for a drink.

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Waunakee business born out of cancer diagnosis Video included

We've finally gotten to summer weather, and you might have picked up a little tan.  Whether you're outside or in a tanning bed, UV rays are a known carcinogen.  In fact, a local business opened because of an experience with skin cancer from tanning.   

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Clown Camp descends upon Viterbo University Video included

For over 30 years Clown Camp has been the premier training program for aspiring clowns or clowns looking to improve their skill sets. In fact, roughly 6,000 people from over 25 countries have attended this program over the years. The event took place at Viterbo University this year. The campers come to La Crosse for a common purpose...to learn to be the best entertainer they can while learning all the ins and outs of this special art form.

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The 411 on home buying in Wisconsin Video included

Summer is a time when many people look to buy a home and/or sell their current home.   

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Burglaries rise 800% in small Wisconsin town

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Police typically respond to about 5 burglaries in a 6 week span, but that has increased exponentially in recent weeks 

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HOW TO HELP: Recovery efforts continue in Barron, Rusk counties after tornado damage

Find out how you can help families and individuals recover after Tuesday's tornado. The latest information:

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Angie's List: Exposing extra materials scammers Video included

With temps on the rise, a common driveway scam is, too, so be on guard.

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Angie's List: Maintaining your deck Video included

May is National Deck Safety Month, so do your family a favor and get yours in shape for summer. 

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Summer tourism season approaches in Door County Video included

Courtesy: Door County Visitors' Bureau Courtesy: Door County Visitors' Bureau

As National Travel and Tourism Week comes to a close, Door County is preparing for summer tourists.  

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