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Judge to weigh solitary confinement, pepper spray at prison

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear evidence in a case seeking to halt the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and the shackling of inmates at Wisconsin’s troubled youth prisons. The hearing Thursday before U.S. District Judge James Peterson comes in a lawsuit filed against the state Department of Corrections… Keep Reading


Santana’s late home run lifts Brewers over Pirates 4-3

By ANDREW GRUMAN, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Domingo Santana delivered the blow that put the Milwaukee Brewers ahead on the scoreboard. Orlando Arcia came up with the play that saved the game. With the tying run on second and two outs in the ninth, Arcia ranged to his left, spun around and delivered a… Keep Reading

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Chiropractor sports exams bill heads to Wisconsin Senate

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chiropractors would be allowed to perform sports physicals under a bill headed to the Wisconsin state Senate for consideration. The Assembly approved the bill on a voice vote late Wednesday night. It must pass the Senate and be signed by Gov. Scott Walker before becoming law. Democrats who objected argue chiropractors… Keep Reading


Wausau East students recognized for academic excellence

The following Wausau East High School students are recognized for their academic achievements during the second semester of the 2016-17 school year based on 3.5 – 4.0 semester average. 9th Grade Julianna Abuzzahab, Lillie Bauman, Maya Berens, Chase Borchardt, Elizabeth Boulanger, Zoe Briquelet Miller, Bergen Brown, Lilyana Budzynski, Emma Bunkelman, Shannon Campbell, Savannah Carroll, Yinglai… Keep Reading


Wausau West students recognized for excellence

The following Wausau West High School students are recognized for their academic achievements during the second semester of the 2016-17 school year based on 3.5 – 4.0 semester average. 9th Grade Nathanael Acker, Kyler Anklam, Jacob Baldwin, Madeleine Bizjak, Lillian Blarek, William Brown, Jacob Cebula, Lucy Ceman, William Thomas Clancy, Anna Cunningham, Kyle Durr, Robert… Keep Reading


No charges yet in fatal town of Texas crash

By Shereen Siewert No criminal charges have yet been filed in a May town of Texas crash that killed one man and injured three other people. Marathon County District Attorney on Tuesday told Wausau Pilot & Review the crash is still under investigation. The crash happened just before 6:15 p.m. on May 17 on a… Keep Reading


Newman High School honor rolls announced

Newman Catholic High School is proud to announce 63 students achieved a grade point average of 3.75-4.0 for the spring semester and received Highest Honors. Seniors: Sean T. Bennett, Alexander L. Bollmann, Katherine C. David, Lauren M. Fech, Luke R. Johnson, Fernando M. Juan, Thomas M. Krahn, Katherine A. Losinski, Samuel J. Losinski, Connor L.… Keep Reading


Newman announces middle school honor roll

Newman Catholic Middle School is proud to announce 36 students achieved a perfect 4.00 grade point average and have been placed on the High Honor Roll. Grade 6: Thomas J. Bates, Natalie M. Brenner, Maria S. Christophersen, Zachariah T. DeByle, Gabriella G. Hackett, Conner M. Krach, Norah A. Polkinghorne, Paige H. Reeves, Karianna R. Severson,… Keep Reading


Packers training camp opens July 27

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Training camp starts a little earlier this year for the Green Bay Packers because the first preseason game, Aug. 10, at Lambeau Field is on a Thursday instead of Saturday. The Packers open training camp July 27 at Ray Nitschke Field with five morning practices through Aug. 1. The team… Keep Reading

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