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Packers top CB Sam Shields doubtful for Vikings game

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:17pm
The Green Bay Packers have listed Sam Shields as doubtful for Sunday's game against Minnesota after the team's top cornerback was evaluated this week for a concussion.

State says safety is biggest priority on farm

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:17pm
In the wake of the death of two Wisconsin farmers who died from lethal gas fumes while working on the farm, local farmers and state officials remind everyone that safety should always be the biggest priority.

Rep. Duffy tours Marathon Co. Sheriff's Department

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:13pm
Congressman Sean Duffy met with officials from the Marathon County Sheriff's Department on Friday.

State attorney general finishes Milwaukee shooting probe

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 4:00pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says his agents have finished their investigation into the fatal police shooting that sparked riots in Milwaukee.

Angie's List: Avoiding big overseas charges

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:58pm
We are constantly on our phones. Some of us never turn them off. And that can be a costly mistake when traveling abroad.

University of Wisconsin basketball star opposes oil pipeline

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:34pm
   FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Protesters of an oil pipeline under construction near a Native American reservation in North Dakota are getting an assist from a top-flight college basketball player. 

Criminals get fair chance at going to college

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:28pm
(CNN)--Those with a criminal past may now have a fair chance at going to college.   

Judge: Man who decapitated mother to stay in mental hospital

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:23pm
  MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A judge has ruled that a 41-year-old Wisconsin man accused of decapitating his mother with a sword will stay indefinitely in a mental health institution. 

Court: Boyfriend responsible in Bobbi Kristina Brown's death

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:18pm
 (CNN)--A court is holding Nick Gordon legally responsible for Bobbi Kristina Brown's death. 

18K gold toilet at NYC museum

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:12pm
   NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City museum is offering visitors a chance to sit on a golden throne, but only in private.  

J & J to buy Abbott Labs vision unit

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:09pm
  NEW YORK (AP) -- Johnson & Johnson says it is paying more than $4.3 billion in cash to buy the eye health unit of Abbott Laboratories to boost its vision business.  

"Fifty Shades trailer breaks "Force Awakens" record online

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:02pm
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- People might be a little more curious about "Fifty Shades Darker " than "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," at least according to trailer views online. 

Kronenwetter man calls for more bomb clearing in Laos

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 2:58pm
WAUSAU (WAOW)-- A Kronenwetter man calls on the United States to do more to clear bombs in Laos. 

DOC wants more staff for troubled youth prison

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 1:32pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The state Department of Corrections is asking Gov. Scott Walker to spend millions in the next state budget to add staff at Wisconsin's troubled youth prison.

Trump finally acknowledges Obama born in US

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 12:42pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump has finally acknowledged the fact that President Barack Obama was born in the United States. 

Name of Clark Co. teen killed in farming accident released

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:31am
TOWN OF HIXON (WAOW) -- We now know the name of the Clark County teen who died in a farming accident. 

State health officials want $425m more for Medicaid

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 9:32am
Wisconsin health officials are asking Gov. Scott Walker to increase Medicaid spending by $452 million in the upcoming state budget.

Sports Express AM: Game of the Week - Colby

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 9:25am
Sports Express AM made a stop at Colby High School Friday morning where the students got ready for a Cloverbelt Conference match up against the Spencer Columbus Rockets.

Hearing set for Mississippi man charged with killing 2 nuns

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 6:24am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A man charged with killing two nuns in Mississippi is scheduled for a court hearing, where prosecutors will present evidence before the case goes to a grand jury. Forty-six-year-old Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, Mississippi, is charged with capital murder in the deaths of Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, who worked as nurse practitioners in one of the poorest counties in the nation.

Police: Man with meat cleaver shot by officers after attack

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 3:12am
A man who was shot by police on a crowded New York City street after he struck an off-duty detective with a meat cleaver was initially stopped because he was trying to remove a boot from a vehicle that he was apparently living in, authorities said.