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String of Burglaries Could Have Been Prevented

Posted: 05/25/2006 - With the warmer weather, more people tend to leave their doors and windows open at night. But after a recent string of burglaries in Stevens Point, police are urging you to lock them.

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Shaun Rudy Pleads No Contest to Wife's Murder

Posted: 05/25/2006 - Shaun Rudy has pleaded no contest Thursday (May 25, 2006) to all charges in Clark County court. Prosecutors say he murdered and dismembered his wife, Christine and her unborn child last November.

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Man Stabbed in Wausau

Updated: 05/25/2006 - An early morning fight Thursday (May 25th) in Wausau sent one man to the hospital with stab wounds.

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Fire Destroys Marathon County Barn

Posted: 05/24/2006 - A barn that was in a Marathon County family for three generations is a total loss, but emergency crews did manage to rescue 35 cows that were inside.

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Hilts Named Wausau PD Deputy Chief

Posted: 05/24/2006 - Eleven year Wausau Police Department veteran Bryan Hilts has been promoted to the position of deputy chief.

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Three Arrested for Allegedly Shooting at Semis

Posted: 05/24/2006 - Sheriff's Deputies say they will ask prosecutors to file charges of attempted homicide against three young people accused of firing shots at semi tractor-trailers in Portage County.

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UW Schools Take on New Admissions Policies

Posted: 05/24/2006 - Starting this fall, UW colleges and universities will change the way they screen potential students. They'll be looking for a lot more than just good grades and test scores.

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Woman Survives 75-Foot Jump Off Bridge

Updated: 05/24/2006 - A woman survived a 75-foot jump off an Appleton bridge into the Fox River, then left the scene as a major search got underway Tuesday night.

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Avery Petition for Prelim Being Denied

Updated: 05/24/2006 - A state appeals court won't consider Steven Avery's petition asking for another preliminary hearing in the homicide case against him.

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Thompson Buying Radio Stations

Updated: 05/24/2006 - Former Gov. Tommy Thompson is partnering with a former top aide facing indictment in Chicago in a deal to buy six radio stations.

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Teaching Abstinence Becomes Law In WI

Updated: 05/24/2006 - Sex education classes aren't making the grade in Wisconsin. That's according to some state legislators. They say the classes are not reducing the number of teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. But a new law is designed to try and change that.

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Getting What You Pay for at the Pump

Updated: 05/24/2006 - It's getting tough to fill up our gas tanks, with prices higher than ever, but the state wants to make sure you're not getting charged more than you should be.

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Last Runs for Model Trains

Posted: 05/23/2006 - For the first time in more than 45 years, a local railroad won't be chugging down the tracks.

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Area Veterans at Higher Risk for Identity Theft

Updated: 05/24/2006 - We know more now about a major security breach involving the personal information of millions of military veterans. This news may make many area veterans nervous about a possible identity theft attack.

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Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery, Part 3

Updated: 05/23/2006 - It's estimated that the adult entertainment industry makes $10 billion a year, but the children and teens exploited in the business don't see the profits. Author of the autobiography "Memoirs of a Sex Industry Survivor," Anne Bissell has made it her mission to educate communities and offer support for survivors.

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Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery, Part 4

Updated: 05/24/2006 - Nineteen cases of human trafficking were reported to the Greater Milwaukee Area Rescue and Restore Coalition over the past year. Milwaukee was one of 16 U.S. cities chosen to host pilot programs to train agencies to identify and offer help to trafficking victims.

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$10,000 Gift for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Updated: 05/23/2006 - More kids from Abbotsford Elementary will be able to participate in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program after Tuesday (May 23, 2006).

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Wisconsin Among Salad Recall States

Updated: 05/23/2006 - Mrs. Gerry's Kitchen Incorporated has announced a voluntary recall of about 54,000 pounds of salads that may be contaminated with harmful bacteria.

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