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 2021-06-23 22:08 

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SCOTUS sides with cheerleader over school in free speech case...

The US Supreme Court issued the most significant opinion in decades strengthening the free speech rights of students when they are off-campus....

 2021-06-23 22:08 

WLAX

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Republicans block election reform bill, but what will Democrats do next?...

The Joe Biden administration is pledging to defend voting rights, even after Republicans on Tuesday blocked a sweeping election reform bill....

 2021-06-23 21:30 

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Surveillance camera captures deadly water tank explosion in California...

The California city of Lemoore declared a state of emergency following a deadly water tank explosion that was caught on camera Monday afternoon....

 2021-06-23 20:19 

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John McAfee found dead in Spanish jail after court approves extradition to US...

MADRID (AP) — John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, has been found dead in his cell in a jail near Barcelona, a government official told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Hours earlier, a Spanish court issued a preliminary ruli...

 2021-06-23 20:18 

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Spider-Man meets Pope Francis at the Vatican...

While Pope Francis is usually the star at Vatican gatherings he was not the attention-grabber among the public lined up during the pontiff's weekly Wednesday audience....

 2021-06-23 20:15 

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ESPN's First Take speaks negative of Milwaukee, referring to as a 'terrible city'...

MILWAUKEE, Wis. Damien Woody asked First Take's Stephen A. Smith if he really wanted to travel to Milwaukee. Smith responded with a "hell no." "I don't believe I've ever rooted for the Atlanta Hawks and the Los Angeles Clippers mor...

 2021-06-23 19:42 

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World-record 'beast' of a paddlefish caught at Oklahoma lake...

A world-record paddlefish was caught in Oklahoma on Tuesday, according to a Facebook post from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation....

 2021-06-23 19:42 

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Dairy farmer heading to the Olympics...

I'm Clinton Griffiths with today's AgDay Minute. The costs associated with major foodborne illnesses appear to be on the rise. USDA's Economic Research Service reporting foodborne illnesses in the US rose by 2- billion dollars between 20-13 an...

 2021-06-23 19:29 

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Subway's tuna sandwich has no tuna DNA, tests find...

Tests recently done by a commercial lab have proved that no identifiable tuna DNA was found in Subway...

 2021-06-23 19:28 

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BREAKING: Trump and Gov. Abbott to appear in border town hall June 30 in South Texas...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and former President Donald Trump are scheduled to visit the South Texas border town of Edinburg next week and participate in a town hall meeting, Border Report has learned. The June 30 town hall is hosted by Fox News, according to ...

 2021-06-23 19:06 

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'Jeopardy!' apologizes for using insensitive term to describe medical condition: 'Outdated and inaccurate'...

The clue concerned postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, or POTS, a condition of the nervous system that affects the blood flow of patients....

 2021-06-23 19:05 

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Impressive video shows man free shark from fishing line at California beach...

Video shows a man working to free a small great white shark from a fishing line over the weekend at a California beach....

 2021-06-23 19:04 

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'Arrow' star Stephen Amell confirms he was removed from Delta flight after 'argument' with wife...

Actor Stephen Amell confirmed Wednesday that he was taken off a Delta flight earlier this week following an onboard dispute, but says that, contrary to several reports, he wasn...

 2021-06-23 19:01 

WLAX

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Strange new Netflix show turns blind dates into 'Sexy Beasts'...

In the show, blind dates are transformed into beastly creatures and animals using professional prosthetics. Seriously....

 2021-06-23 19:00 

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Jared Bell, of 'Drake and Josh,' pleads guilty to charges of crimes against a child...

Jared Drake Bell, who played Drake in the Nickelodeon TV show "Drake and Josh" plead guilty to multiple charges related to crimes against a child....

 2021-06-23 18:18 

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Michigan native Fisher views extra year before Tokyo as a boon...

Grand Blanc native Grant Fisher is headed to Tokyo....

 2021-06-23 17:25 

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Are we being watched? Study finds many stars with prime view of Earth...

Astronomers took a technique used to look for life on other planets and flipped it around — so instead of looking to see what's out there, they tried to see what places could see us....

 2021-06-23 16:59 

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Massachusetts bar will actually accept Monopoly money for a few glorious hours...

Ralph's Tavern, in Worcester, Massachusetts, will briefly accept Monopoly money in exchange for actual goods and services on Wednesday evening....

 2021-06-23 16:54 

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Pedestrian bridge collapsed in Northeast DC, injuries 3 people....

WASHINGTON (WDVM) DC Fire and EMS reported that a pedestrian bridge collapsed on Kenilworth Ave and Polk St around noon. There is no entrapment but three minor injuries reported. According to officials, DC-295 is closed in both direction....

 2021-06-23 16:49 

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Vice President Kamala Harris to visit El Paso on first trip to U.S.-Mexico border...

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) -- Following weeks of criticism, Vice President Kamala Harris will visit the U.S.-Mexico border this week, Politico reported Friday....

 2021-06-23 16:38 

WLAX

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$10,000 treasure hunt underway in the Utah wilderness; weekly clues posted on social media...

Somewhere, just off a hiking trail in the northern part of the state, a treasure chest containing $10,000 in cold, hard cash is buried, waiting to be unearthed....

 2021-06-23 15:20 

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Newsfeed Now: US will miss July 4 vaccination goal; Board crashes through car windshield on turnpike...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (NEXSTAR) Wash...

 2021-06-23 15:11 

WLAX

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Krispy Kreme offers 1-day treat to enjoy during 'Strawberry' supermoon...

See the final supermoon of 2021 while indulging in a limited-time treat from Krispy Kreme....

 2021-06-23 14:37 

WLAX

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Frontier Airlines adds 'COVID Recovery Charge' to ticket price. Here's what it covers...

Frontier's new "COVID Recovery Charge," or "CRC" for short, is intended to offset the airline's added costs of doing business amid the pandemic....

 2021-06-23 14:35 

WLAX

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Milwaukee Bucks fans paying to see team in Easter Conference Finals...

Milwaukee, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) It may be the hottest ticket in Wisconsin, a seat inside Fiserv Forum to watch the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks open up the NBA's Eastern Conference Final against the Atlanta Hawks. Gabrielle mays explains why fans of the tea...

 2021-06-23 14:26 

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1970 Porsche 917k used in Steve McQueen's 'Le Mans' heading to auction...

(Motor Authority) A 1970 Porsche 917K driven by Steve McQueen in the Hollywood icon's racing opus "Le Mans" will cross the block at RM Sotheby's 2021 Monterey auction, scheduled for Aug. 13-14. This car—chassis 026—was featured...

 2021-06-23 14:25 

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Country Fest grounds sanitized ahead of Thursday's kickoff...

CADOTT, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) Thursday visitors will be gathering in Chippewa County to listen to some of the best artists in country music, but with COVID-19 still a threat, will it be safe? 3P America is a sanitizing company based out of Tennessee that spray...

 2021-06-23 14:15 

WLAX

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Warren Buffett resigns as trustee of Gates Foundation...

The announcement comes weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage but would continue to jointly run the foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world....

 2021-06-23 14:15 

WLAX

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Demand for mental health services is putting a strain on providers and resources...

Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) The mental strain of the pandemic has been rough on a lot of people. Once things shutdown, the number of people who cited isolation or loneliness as a cause of their depression or anxiety jumped to 70-percent. That's according to a st...

 2021-06-23 14:08 

WLAX

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COVID-19 daily update: Cases, deaths, vaccination rates in Wisconsin, La Crosse, Eau Claire (June 23, 2021)...

LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) President Biden was aiming to have 70-percent of adults receive at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot by the Fourth of July. That goal is expected to come up short. Instead, white house COVID-19 response officials are f...

 2021-06-23 14:03 

WLAX

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Building projects underway across Altoona...

ALTOONA, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) The city of Altoona is one of the fastest-growing places in Wisconsin. To meet demand, many construction projects are underway this summer. Future single-family homes, townhouses, businesses, and more can be found in neighborhood...

 2021-06-23 13:55 

WLAX

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President Biden traveling to southwest Wisconsin to talk agriculture...

Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) Joe Biden is coming to Wisconsin for the second time since becoming president of the United States. The White House announced the president plans to travel to south-western Wisconsin next Tuesday, June 29 to discuss agriculture and rural ...

 2021-06-23 13:52 

WLAX

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Holmen Police Department delays National Night Out until August 2022...

HOLMEN, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) The Holmen Police Department announced the postponement of its National Night Out event until next year. In a Facebook post, the department explains the event relies heavily on donations from Holmen area businesses. Officers want ...

 2021-06-23 13:45 

WLAX

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Homeless allowed to gather in Houska Park while long-term solutions are developed...

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) A temporary home for people in La Crosse who do not have a place to call their own. It's not a solution, but the best option currently available. First News at Nine's Alex Loroff explains why tents are going up in one p...

 2021-06-23 13:34 

WLAX

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Trial date set for Eau Claire County man charged with hiding a corpse...

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) A trial date has been set for an Eau Claire County man charged with hiding a corpse. 55-year-old Roger Minck remains held on a 10-thousand-dollar cash bond. A 5-day jury trial is scheduled to begin September 13. Minck is charg...

 2021-06-23 13:29 

WLAX

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Minnesota women charged with homicide by negligent operation of vehicle in La Crosse...

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) A Minnesota woman is charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle for a La Crosse crash earlier this month. According to a criminal complaint, on Friday June 11 55-year-old Molly Weis failed to stop at a stop sign ...

 2021-06-23 13:18 

WLAX

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WHO: No urgent need to vaccinate children against COVID-19 right now...

The World Health Organization is suggesting that parents could hold off on vaccinating their children against COVID-19, according to its June guidance....

 2021-06-23 13:17 

WLAX

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Biden to announce efforts to combat violent crime, gun violence...

President Joe Biden plans to unveil new steps to curtail gun violence across the country Wednesday, including measures aimed at stemming the flow of firearms used in crimes, after pledging to push for sweeping changes to firearms laws....

 2021-06-23 13:17 

WLAX

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Republicans block Democratic voting rights bill...

In a 50-50 vote, the Democratic voting rights bill failed to advance in the Senate on Wednesday....

 2021-06-23 13:16 

WLAX

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IKEA slammed for serving fried chicken, watermelon to honor Juneteenth...

IKEA is under fire after one of its stores listed fried chicken and watermelon on a menu for its employees in celebration of Juneteenth, and now the store manager is apologizing....

 2021-06-23 13:16 

WLAX

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Video shows possible kidnapping, woman screaming from back of truck in Denver...

The video was discovered on a doorbell camera yards away from where witnesses say they saw a man force a woman into a white box truck around 7:40 a.m....

 2021-06-23 13:15 

WLAX

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Kobe Bryant's widow to settle lawsuit over deadly crash...

Kobe Bryant...

 2021-06-23 13:13 

WLAX

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Last supermoon of 2021: 'Strawberry Moon' to shine bright Thursday...

The Strawberry Moon, the first full moon of astronomical summer and the last supermoon of the year, will peak Thursday....

 2021-06-23 13:13 

WLAX

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What's next now that Senate Republicans have blocked the voting bill?...

A look at what has happened so far, what's in the bill and what happens next:....

 2021-06-23 13:13 

WLAX

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'Hero bartender' reunites with Florida woman he saved from harassment using fake receipt...

A picture of a Florida bartender...

 2021-06-23 13:11 

WLAX

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Teamsters union steps up efforts to organize Amazon workers...

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters s stepping up efforts to unionize workers at Amazon.com Inc by creating a company-specific division to aid workers....

 2021-06-23 13:11 

WLAX

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VIDEO: First responders keep Florida teen from jumping off bridge after her dad calls 911 on Father's Day...

Video shows the moment first responders in Florida were able to prevent a teenage girl from jumping off a bridge on Father...

 2021-06-23 13:10 

WLAX

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Identities released in deadly Arvada shooting that killed officer, 'Samaritan'...

Three people, including an Arvada police officer, a person who appears to be a civilian and one suspected gunman have died after a shooting in Olde Town Arvada....

 2021-06-23 13:09 

WLAX

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Wisconsin woman accused of bomb threat at ex-fiance's party: 'I'll kill him before he marries someone else'...

A Green Bay, Wisconsin woman allegedly made a bomb threat after her ex-fianc decided to go ahead with a party for their wedding day, without her....

 2021-06-23 13:09 

WLAX

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Tennessee nurse faces federal charges after admitting to sending blood, feces to husband's ex-wife...

A Tennessee woman is facing federal charges after United States Postal Service investigators say she mailed packages containing human blood-stained feminine products and feces to her husband...

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