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Donald Driver, Mark Lee set for Packers Hall of Fame call

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are getting ready to induct two new members to the franchise’s Hall of Fame. All-time leading receiver Donald Driver and ball-hawking cornerback Mark Lee will be honored on Saturday at a banquet at Lambeau Field. Driver had 743 catches for 10,137 yards to lead all Packers… Keep Reading

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Walker declares state of emergency in 17 counties

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency in 17 western Wisconsin counties following torrential rains and flooding. Walker issued the declaration Friday afternoon. His office said in a news release that between 6 and 8 inches of rain fell Wednesday night, causing flash floods and rivers to rise to… Keep Reading

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Aaron Nola, Freddy Galvis lead Phils to 6-1 win over Brewers

By ROB MAADDI, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mastering a new pitch has turned Aaron Nola into an ace. Nola tied a career-high with nine strikeouts in seven sharp innings, Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the reeling Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Friday night. Nola (7-6) allowed one run… Keep Reading

Community/Living

Book of the week: October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

China Miéville (The Last Days of New Paris) marks the centenary of Russia’s dual 1917 revolutions with this vivid and insightful study of the journey from the February Revolution, which “dispensed breakneck with a half-millennium of autocratic rule,” to Lenin’s October triumph. Situating these eight turbulent months within the city of St. Petersburg, the czarist… Keep Reading

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Rib Mountain Golf: Men’s Thursday night league, July 20

Scores from Rib Mountain Golf Course, Thursday night men’s league on July 20, 2017: Team scores: Mark Stoltz Construction: 54 Mike Brown Construction: 50 Rib Mountain Golf: 50 Chatterbox: 48 Palms Supper Club: 44 1/2 Wausau Coin Machines: 43 1/2 Callon Street Pub: 43 Loppnow’s: 41 1/2 TD Fischer: 40 1/2 Jim’s Corner Tap: 39… Keep Reading

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12-run first inning leads Woodchucks over Kingfish

On Christmas in July Night at Athletic Park in Wausau, the Wisconsin Woodchucks pitching staff got the best present it could’ve asked for under the tree: a 12-run first inning, gift-wrapped for the pitchers by the offense. It was by far the best offensive inning by Wisconsin this year, and the pitchers were more than… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin working on incentives to lure Foxconn to state

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is working on a package of incentives to lure Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to the state as part of a deal that two state lawmakers said Thursday they believe could come as soon as the end of the month. Wisconsin is one of several Midwest… Keep Reading

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Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates spent a good portion of the first half of the season trying — and failing — to find any sort of traction. Once they’d figure out one problem, another would pop up. If it wasn’t the bullpen, it was the mess left by… Keep Reading

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Rib Mountain Golf: Tuesday night men’s league, July 18

Scores from Rib Mountain Golf Course, Tuesday night men’s league on July 18, 2017: Team scores: Treu’s Tic Toc: 54 Burks Fireside Tap: 49 Rib Mountain Paper: 45 1/2 Wausau Coin Machines 2: 45 1/2 Lamers Bus: 45 Bennett Hardwoods: 44 Great Dane: 42 1/2 19th Hole: 42 1/2 Marti June Properties: 41 Impact Directories:… Keep Reading

Sirens

Felony mugshots: July 13 to July 21

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, July 13 through July 20, 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… Keep Reading

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