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Guest Column: “Zero tolerance” for illegal fireworks in Wausau

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From the Wausau Police Department As we near Independence Day, we wanted to remind everyone of an important message about fireworks. You see, there tends to be a lot of confusion about what’s legal and what isn’t. That is probably due to the fact you can legally purchase some very powerful fireworks from local retailers,…

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Teen in ‘Making a Murderer’ asks high court to take his case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The teenager in the video sits slouched on a loveseat wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, cargo pants and white sneakers, his hands folded but fidgeting in his lap. Eyes downcast, he answers questions from investigators interrogating him. Slowly, with a lot of prodding, he admits he joined his uncle in raping and…

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Court halts dairy maker’s attack on cow supplement

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By Dionne Cordell-Whitney/Courthouse News (CN) – The Seventh Circuit ruled that a dairy conglomerate cannot continue its $30 million advertising campaign saying its cheeses are safer than competitors’ products just because its cows do not consume a hormone supplement approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Eli Lilly and Co. and its subsidiary Elanco US…

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Bucks’ Sterling Brown sues Milwaukee over stun-gun arrest

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown sued the city of Milwaukee and its police department Tuesday, saying officers’ use of a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation constitutes excessive force and that they targeted him because he is black. Brown’s attorney Mark Thomsen filed the lawsuit in federal court, accusing…

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