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A safety warning on cell phones -- which can sometimes heat up dangerously.
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A U.S. senator from Rhode Island is calling on government to clarify rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage. More>>
An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders up to 125 feet in the air has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors. More>>
Sarah Palin is starting her own subscription-based online network. More>>
Central Wisconsin is mourning the loss of a jazz legend. Sid Kyler was supposed to be the star of the show at Friday's 4th annual Sid Kyler River Valley Jazz Festival in Wausau. Instead, they honored his legacy.
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George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters. More>>
The Queen of England photobombed a selfie taken by two members of the Australian Women's Hockey Team. More>>
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For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo. More>>
A central Wisconsin TV host turned his passion into a world record.
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NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - A 65-year-old Clark County man who told investigators that he "tried to skin his dog alive" was ordered to stand trial Thursday, according to online Clark County court records. More>>
International competition begins in Hayward where the very best lumberjacks are gathering. More>>
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV.The comic who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on next Tuesday's episode of Comedy Central's "Nathan For You." More>>
WAUSAU (WAOW)--Some Merrill art students are trying their hands at a project the entire community can enjoy. More>>
Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. More>>
Taylor Swift, Coldplay and One Direction are part of the star-studded lineup for this year's iHeartRadio Music Festival. More>>
Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star. More>>
Hu Hot is bringing its Mongolian cuisine to Rib Mountain, but even a chain restaurant like this one takes a lot of work to get ready for opening day of business. More>>
Health officials have some safety tips to prevent heat stroke with the warmer temperatures. More>>
A deal is in the works that could save the Cedar Creek Mall. The Rothschild Village President confirms to Newsline 9 a new owner is expected to take over the mall Wednesday.
Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags. More>>
EAGLE RIVER (WAOW) - A woman who just months ago was honored as Eagle River's woman of the year has been convicted of stealing about $16,000 from a civic group that raises money to benefit children in need, according to online court records. More>>
Company officials say Mississippi's Margaritaville Casino Restaurant will close on or before Sept. 19.Margaritaville said in Monday's announcement that it will pay 371 employees up to Sept. 19, but could close before then. More>>
Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. 2 movie market. More>>
The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. More>>
WAUSAU (WAOW) - Wausau Police say a 12-year-old Wausau boy received hospital treatment after officers found him legally drunk. More>>
Middle school students in Wausau took Lego building to the extreme at Northcentral Technical College. More>>
Monday was one of the hottest days of the year so far in central Wisconsin, so people found ways to cool off. More>>
A New York court has ruled that a Long Island father used reasonable force when he spanked his 8-year-old son for cursing at an adult. More>>
A former member of the RB group Destiny's Child has been arrested in South Carolina near Myrtle Beach. More>>
A city-commissioned report has found the Traverse City splash pad that rained sewage-contaminated water on children could cost up to $400,000 to repair. More>>
President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts.
A central Wisconsin community is coming together to show off their downtown. More>>
Governor Scott Walker is trying to get rid of some standards that set requirements for what is taught in grade-school classrooms. More>>
A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to probation after being found guilty of trespassing at singer Taylor Swift's seaside mansion in Rhode Island. More>>
Thousands of water-skiers from all over Wisconsin headed to Lake Wazeecha in Wisconsin Rapids today for the 48th annual State Show Ski Tournament. More>>
The Packers pro shop at Lambeau Field has a new look. More>>
It was great weather for a brat fry today, and in Weston some people were grilling for a cause. More>>
A brat fry was served by the Brokaw Credit Union during lunchtime at their Weston office. More>>
A Wausau school administrator is saying goodbye to her passion. More>>
The ginseng plant has a big impact on the United States and Marathon County. More>>
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If you've ever dreamed of working at Lambeau Field, that dream just might become a reality. More>>
Columbus Catholic High School in Marshfield welcomed back an alumni football star, who taught young athletes about the game. More>>
Packers fans got a chance to golf with current and former players while fighting cancer. More>>
ABC News announced Wednesday that Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulous and David Muir are changing their roles within the network. More>>
The village's public health and safety committee will look at possible changes in the route. More>>
More and more college students are taking five or six years to earn a four-year degree. More>>
People from all over Wisconsin will travel to Wausau to compete in everything from golf, track, soccer, and now even basketball for the Badger State Games.This year, there are 16 different sporting events during the Badger State Games.The games have evolved from year to year, but organizers say this could be the biggest year yet. The games bring 1,000 people to the Wausau area. The next three weekends will benefit the local economy, too. For example, Aspirus YMCA is hosting a duathalon for th... More>>
After being stuck indoors all these months, Lincoln Elementary students are excited for the school year coming to a close. More>>
Lake Tomahawk continues tradition with a handmade quilt for its 100th birthday. More>>
Most people hope to retire and relax when they're 81 years old, but one central Wisconsin farmer has no plans of slowing down. More>>
The Neighbor's Place is growing fresh food for the community to take home this summer. More>>
Emmy-winning actress Ann B. Davis, who played the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch," has died at a San Antonio hospital.
The Spencer FFA taught third and fourth graders about agriculture by giving the students a hands-on experience. More>>
The Spencer FFA is presenting farm and food safety presentations to elementary students today on a local farm. More>>
A Minnesota couple driving their boat home from Florida got quite a surprise: a bald eagle crashed through the shrink wrap while the boat was on Interstate 94 in Wisconsin.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is making an appearance in the movie trailer for “Neighbors,” with actors Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. More>>
Guinness beer announced Sunday it's pulling out of the Saint Patrick's Day parade in New York City because lesbian and gay groups aren't allowed to march openly. More>>
A Rib Mountain crash victim has found the person she says helped her get through it. More>>
First lady Michelle Obama is bringing together an impressive group of female artists for a White House concert celebrating women of soul. More>>
HAVANA (AP) -- Cigar enthusiasts paid more than (euro) 798,000 ($1.1 million) for six handmade Cuban humidors early Saturday at the gala closing of Havana's 16th annual Cigar Festival. More>>
A Ukrainian skier has withdrawn from the Olympics to protest the deaths of anti-government protesters in her country.
A preliminary toxicology report shows that Justin Bieber tested positive for marijuana and the anti-anxiety drug Xanax after his arrest last week in South Florida. More>>
ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas is publicly acknowledging that she's an alcoholic, and says it took her years to admit it. More>>
Some school officials try to prevent students from tweeting in class. But others are embracing social media as a learning tool, saying sites like Twitter can expand discussions beyond a classroom's four walls. More>>
Do you have a great idea for a new potato chip? Then Lay's is looking for you! More>>
German antitrust authorities have fined a group of beer brewers a total of 106.5 million euros for illegal price-setting agreements.
A coroner's report says the Porsche carrying "Fast Furious" star Paul Walker may have been going 100 mph or more before it crashed, killing both Walker and the driver.
An Ohio police chief famous for his department's Facebook posts has taken on Kanye West. More>>
The hills of Vermont are alive with phones ringing at the Trapp Family Lodge. Yes, those Trapps. More>>
The Heisman Trophy is arguably one of the most coveted awards in American athletics.
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Pope Francis has been selected by Time magazine as the Person of the Year.
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Cast members of "The Sopranos" were on hand as a New Jersey town remembered native son James Gandolfini. More>>