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Missing Grand Rapids Man Found

Updated: 04/10/2008 - The Wood County Fire Department says they’ve located a 68-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who went missing.

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Report Shows Special Interests Dominate Wis. Supreme Court Race

Updated: 04/09/2008 - A new analysis shows that more than $3.6 million was spent on television advertising during the Wisconsin Supreme Court race won by Michael Gableman last week. Nearly 90 percent of the spending came from outside interest groups and not Gableman or his opponent Justice Louis Butler.

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Marathon County Humane Society in Need of Volunteers

Posted: 04/09/2008 - After 6 long years of planning, work, and fundraising, the Marathon County Humane Society is moving from it's home of 40 years, to it's new 2.3 million dollar home on Packer Drive near Manmade Lake. Volunteers have been busy moving furniture, paper work, and other items, but are in need of more volunteers this Saturday (4/12) as they move more than 100 animals to the 12,000 square foot building.

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CWA Adds to Fire Rescue Equipment

Posted: 04/09/2008 - The Central Wisconsin Airport is expanding its rescue and fire equipment with the new addition of a Striker 1500 fire-fighting vehicle and this is not your typical fire truck.

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NEW INFO: Deadly Clark County Fire Started by Children in the Home

Updated: 04/09/2008 - Investigators in Clark County say the house fire that killed two girls - ages one and three - was started by other children in the home. In a news release from Clark County Sheriff Louis Rosandich, the cause was due to unsafe use of burning material by other minor children in the household at the time of the blaze.

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Court: Customers Must Cooperate to Sue Under Wis. Lemon Law

Posted: 04/09/2008 - An appeals court says customers who buy faulty cars cannot win damages under Wisconsin's Lemon Law if they fail to cooperate with manufacturers. The law requires manufacturers to give refunds or replacements to customers who buy lemons within 30 days of receiving a request.

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Former Northwoods Teacher, Asst. Principal Charged with Sex Crimes

Updated: 04/10/2008 - A former northwoods elementary school teacher and assistant principal has been charged with child sex crimes in Milwaukee County. The Milwaukee County district attorney's office says Daniel Markofski is charged with two counts of exposing a child to harmful material and one count of sexual intercourse with a child age 16 or older.

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Rich Get Richer Faster in Wisconsin

Updated: 04/09/2008 - Rich people in Wisconsin are getting richer faster than middle-income earners and the poor. A couple of reports released Wednesday shows the gap between the rich and poor isn't as wide in Wisconsin as in the rest of the country - but the gap is growing.

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Police Digging in Backyard of Mosinee Home

Updated: 04/09/2008 - Authorities are digging in the backyard of an east side Mosinee home near State Highway 153. The home is located on Super Street and is surrounded with yellow police tape.

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Doyle Signs Bill Requiring Fire-Safe Cigarettes

Posted: 04/08/2008 - All cigarettes sold in Wisconsin will have to be the type that automatically extinguish when they're not being smoked under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jim Doyle. Wisconsin now joins 22 other states in requiring that only fire-safe cigarettes be sold.

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Survey Shows Support of Wis. Smoking Ban Increasing

Posted: 04/08/2008 - A new survey shows that support for a statewide smoking ban covering all bars, restaurants and workplaces is increasing. 69 percent of survey respondents say they support such a law.

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Scholarship Fund Set Up for Murdered UW Student From Marshfield

Updated: 05/02/2008 - The family of Marshfield native Brittany Zimmermann says the 21-year-old wanted everyone to have the chance to get a college education, even if they couldn't afford it. That's why they're starting a scholarship fund in her memory.

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NEW INFO: Father Talks About Daughters Killed in Clark County Fire

Updated: 04/08/2008 - The father of two young sisters killed in a house fire in Clark County says his daughters were beautiful, energetic children. Robert Youmans and his wife were at the hospital with their newborn daughter when they found out the house was on fire Sunday night.

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Doyle Signs Bill Creating State Tartan

Posted: 04/07/2008 - Wisconsin no longer has to worry about being without an official state tartan. Gov. Jim Doyle signed into law on Monday a bill creating the official tartan. A tartan is a pattern of crisscrossed horizontal and vertical bands.

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