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Portage County Crime Stoppers: U-Haul trailer and fuel missing

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Stevens Point police are searching for the thieves who stole a trailer and fuel from a rental business on Church Street.

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Madison one of cities to host Make Music Day Festival

 NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 50 U.S. cities will be hosting Make Music Day, a free one-day outdoor festival celebrating music and music-making.    

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UPDATE: Veteran's bike recovered after Crime Stoppers report airs

A 90-year-old World War II veteran's stolen bike has been recovered.

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Red Nose Day TV special, fundraising campaign return to US

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The charity behind Red Nose Day says the campaign to end child poverty is returning to the United States this year. 

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Gigi Hadid apologizes for Melania Trump impression on AMAs

  LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gigi Hadid says her Melania Trump impression during the American Music Awards Sunday "was done in good humor with no bad intent."  

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Judge to allow the sale of some Prince properties

   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A judge in Minnesota has given the administrator of Prince's estate approval to sell some properties belonging to the late recording artist.   

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Study: Non-profit hospitals the most profitable

 CHICAGO (AP) -- Researchers analyzed why some hospitals make big profits and found a surprise: Seven of the 10 most profitable hospitals are nonprofits, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle.  

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Governor: 21 apply for Marathon County sheriff

Gov. Scott Walker's office said Friday that 21 people have applied for the job to replace embattled former Marathon County Sheriff Randy Hoenisch, who retired amid criticism of his work habits and his wife facing possible prison time on drug charges. More>>

Marathon County Sheriff says he will retire

Marathon County Sheriff Randy Hoenisch announced Friday he plans to retire in the next few weeks. More>>

UPDATE: Marathon County Sheriff to discuss office absences

Hoenisch's attendance at the Marathon County Sheriff's Department has been scrutinized in recent months, ever since an investigation involving his wife, Kim Hoenisch, was made public in December. More>>

Wife of Marathon Co. sheriff pleads no contest to drug charges

Kim Hoenisch pleaded 'no contest' to five counts including misconduct in office and stealing prescription drugs. More>>

Sheriff remains silent on felony drug charges against wife

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Nearly one month after the arrest of his wife on drug and theft charges, the Marathon County Sheriff remains silent on the accusations. More>>

Wife of Marathon Co. sheriff fired as probation agent

The wife of the Marathon County sheriff has been fired as a probation agent "for failure to exercise good judgment in dealing with employees and offenders," according to a news release. More>>

Update: Marathon County Sheriff's wife charged with burglary, narcotic drug possession

The State of Wisconsin filed a complaint against Kim M. Hoenisch charging her with misconduct in public office, burglary, possession of narcotic drugs and possession of a drug without a prescription after the Justice Division of Criminal Investigation investigated the case.  More>>

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