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New drinking law brings changes to Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

A new drinking law in Wausau is bringing some changes to the Wisconsin Valley Fair. This is the 146th year of the fair. For the very first time, there are drinking restrictions on those handing out the beer.

Ex-village leader pleads not guilty to 2 felonies

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) - One of two former leaders of the Village of Curtiss accused of altering minutes of a town board meeting in 2011 to give themselves thousands of dollars in raises has pleaded not guilty.

Two Dunkin Donuts in Marathon County close to opening Video included

Two Dunkin Donuts in Marathon County are getting close to opening.  

Arguing about woman led to stabbing of farm worker Video included

LOYAL (WAOW) – The argument that led to the stabbing of a rural Loyal farm worker involved his relationship with the sister of the man accused of stabbing him, an investigator said Thursday.

UPDATE: Man killed by own boat in Vilas County

A man was injured by his own boat in the township of Conover, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Department.

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds several controversial laws

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld several laws Thursday morning.

Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk & Ride Video included

ROSHOLT (WAOW) -- Registration is underway for the Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk Ride.

Marathon Electric evacuated Video included

Workers inside Marathon Electric were evacuated early Thursday morning when officials say varnish materials inside a barrel began to smoke.

Rising country star Thomas Rhett lights up Wisconsin Valley Fair Video included

This week Wausau is a hot spot for music and performers are lighting up the stage at the Wisconsin Valley Fair.

WEB EXTRA: Interview with country star Thomas Rhett Video included

Newsline 9's Nancy Yousef sat down for a one-on-one with country singer Thomas Rhett before he took the stage at the Wisconsin Valley Fair Wednesday night.

Shelter struggles to pay for litter of sick puppies

 A litter of six puppies, set to be euthanized at an Ohio shelter got a second chance thanks to a local rescue group. But, because of a virus, a number of the puppies are in the hospital and the group is struggling to foot the bill.

Train fatalities in Marshfield raise safety concerns Video included

There have been a number of train incidents in Marshfield within the past few months. 

Tomahawk man drowns; What happened unknown Video included

WOODRUFF (WAOW) - A 68-year-old Tomahawk man drowned but it is unknown what may have happened, the Woodruff Police Department said Wednesday.

More hand, foot and mouth disease being reported Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) - Some communities in Wisconsin are dealing with an increase in hand, foot and mouth disease, state health leaders say.

Recall-winning mayor to take office Friday

CRANDON (WAOW) - Fresh from a landslide win in a rare and historic recall election, Crandon's new mayor will take office late Friday, City Clerk Cindy Bradley said Wednesday.


UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being hit by train Video included

Marshfield Police say the 21-year-old man who was hit by a train early Wednesday morning has died.

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    TYLER POSEY TO HOST “TEEN CHOICE 2014!" SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, LIVE ON FOX55!

    Summer’s Hottest Bands – MAGIC! and Rixton – Also Set To Perform! Actor and TEEN CHOICE Award winner Tyler Posey (“Teen Wolf”) is set to host TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing live Sunday, Aug. 10, 7-9pm live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX55. In addition, music groups MAGIC! and Rixton will turn up the heat on the TEEN CHOICE stage during their live performances.

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    "STAND UP TO CANCER" Airs Friday, September 5th!

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