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Golf: Tuesday night men’s league at Rib Mountain, June 27

Rib Mountain Golf Course Tuesday night men’s league scores for June 27, 2017: Team totals: Treu’s Tic Toc: 41 Lamers Bus: 39 1/2 19th Hole: 37 Burk’s Fireside Tap: 37 Wausau Coin Machines 2: 37 Bennett Hardwoods: 35 1/2 Impact Directories: 35 Great Dane: 34 1/2 Rib Mountain Paper: 33 Marti June Properties: 32 1/2… Keep Reading

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Votto homers as Reds beat Brewers 8-6

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto bolstered his case for the All-Star Game with another big swing. Votto hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth inning, helping the last-place Cincinnati Reds top the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 on Tuesday night. “I do think Votto should be on the All-Star team,” Reds manager Bryan Price said. “I… Keep Reading

Living

Guest column: Ways to Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitoes

As hot summer days turn into warm summer evenings, many people enjoy sitting outside. But, it takes just a few minutes before you hear a high-pitched buzz and feel a burning itch. You’ve been found by mosquitoes. But mosquitoes are just one summertime pest. Ticks are another. Each year the risk of getting bacterial or… Keep Reading

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Traffic bulletin: McIndoe Street lane closures planned

Motorists can expect lane closures later this week as road crews repair pavement on McIndoe Street in Wausau, according to a city of Wausau news release. The pavement repairs will take place on a stretch of road from N. 1st Street to N. 6th Street and will close portions of eastbound lanes. Westbound lanes will… Keep Reading

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Woodchucks walloped by Chinooks in epic comeback

Last week against Kalamazoo, the Wisconsin Woodchucks nearly came back from a nine-run deficit. Tonight, it happened to them. The Woodchucks (10-18) went up by nine after two innings of play, but the Lakeshore Chinooks (13-15) rallied for 17 unanswered runs in an epic 17-9 comeback win at Athletic Park. The Woodchucks allowed no runs… Keep Reading

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Town of Norrie man faces drug, child neglect charges

A 32-year-old town of Norrie man is due in court Wednesday on child neglect and a range of drug trafficking charges, according to a Marathon County Sheriff’s Department news release. A four-year-old child was removed from the home when Alan E. Pearcy was arrested Monday, police said. A search of the home revealed about 280… Keep Reading

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Wisconsin wants ‘Making a Murderer’ inmate to stay in jail

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series “Making a Murderer” behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction. The state Department of Justice’s filing argues Brendan Dassey should remain in prison because his… Keep Reading

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Court: Victims board can’t investigate judges

By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The board that investigates potential violations of crime victims’ rights can’t take any action against judges, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a scathing opinion reinforcing the separation of power between the executive and judicial branches. Justice Rebecca Bradley, writing for the majority, accused the… Keep Reading

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