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Woodchucks fall to Kingfish 10-4

Friday night’s game was a closely-contested pitchers’ duel for about four-and-a-half innings. But the Kenosha Kingfish (16-9) erupted for nine runs on nine hits in the middle innings to pull out of reach in a 10-4 victory over the Wisconsin Woodchucks (9-15). The Woodchucks struck first in the third when Milton Rivera reached on an… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin varsity basketball teams to go on shot clock.

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin high school basketball teams will soon be on the clock. The WIAA’s Board of Control has voted to implement a 35-second shot clock for varsity basketball games only beginning with the 2019-20 season. The WIAA says the board reached the decision following a lengthy discussion at a meeting on… Keep Reading

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Prosecutors seek to uphold ‘Making a Murderer’ confession

By TODD RICHMOND and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in… Keep Reading

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Bucks add another young forward in Michigan’s D.J. Wilson

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks keep getting younger and longer up front. Michigan’s D.J. Wilson is headed to Milwaukee after the Bucks took the 6-foot-10 forward with the 17th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The 21-year-old Wilson joins an already athletic and lengthy Bucks frontcourt led by 6-foot-11… Keep Reading

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Road tripping? Here’s your weekend travel update

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) provides a weekly update on road construction in north central Wisconsin, which includes: Adams, Green Lake, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood counties. Iron County Highway: US 51 Location: Weber Creek, town of Mercer Schedule: June 5 to… Keep Reading

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Felony mugshot gallery: June 16 to June 22

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, June 16-22, 2017. All photos courtesy of the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department. Editor’s note: This weekly feature of the Wausau Pilot & Review is being published in response to reader concerns about crime and safety in the Wausau area. Wausau Pilot & Review does not publish photos… Keep Reading

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