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Celtics survive wild finish, hold off Bucks 113-107 in OT

OSTON (AP) — Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics overcame Khris Middleton’s long 3 that beat the fourth-quarter buzzer, topping the Milwaukee Bucks 113-107 in overtime Sunday to open their playoff matchup. The Celtics led 99-96 with 0.5 seconds left in regulation when Middleton took an inbounds pass on… Keep Reading

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Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in Wis. Dells crash

TOWN OF LEWISTON — A 30-year-old Poynette woman is dead after a two-car crash in treacherous weather early Saturday near Wisconsin Dells, police say. The crash happened on Hwy. 16 at Lewiston Station Road in the town of Lewiston on slush-covered roads, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department. Police say the woman who died… Keep Reading

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Storm system spawns tornado in Arkansas, blizzards in Plains

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A potent spring storm system that’s expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Midwest, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanketed much of the Northern Plains. A tornado ripped through the tiny Ozark Mountain town of Mountainburg, Arkansas, injuring at least four people and causing widespread… Keep Reading

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Wausau area obituaries, April 13

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home & Cremation Center, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Maggie Zvoda Apparently, my dad was one short in his heavenly golf foursome and needed mom to join him. So on April 4, 2018 she did. I had the absolute pleasure of being Margaret (Maggie) Zvoda’s daughter. She… Keep Reading

Community/Wisconsin news

Celebrate National Lost Dog Awareness Day April 23

On April 23, the U.S. will celebrate its fifth annual National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD).  This canine-focused awareness day was created by Lost Dogs of America to bring attention to the multitude of dogs that go missing from their homes, each and every day, while providing resources and hope to reunite them. This day… Keep Reading

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Court docs: Wausau woman arrested after high speed chase

By Shereen Siewert WAUSAU — A 31-year-old Wausau woman is facing a slew of criminal charges after allegedly leading police on a 7-mile high speed chase through Schofield and Wausau early Friday. Mai Xiong appeared Friday in Marathon County Circuit Court, hours after she allegedly fled from police following a Schofield traffic stop. She was… Keep Reading

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