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        US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

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        President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,... More>>

        US41 Back Open in Kaukauna Video included

        US 41 traffic is being detoured due to a serious crash in Kaukauna. More>>

        Lack of Space Forces Shelter to Turn Victims Away Video included

        Thousands of runners who took part in this year's Cellcom Green Bay Marathon are now helping victims of domestic violence.
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        Former Action 2 News Photojournalist Shares Perspective Covering Protests in Ferguson Video included

        A former Action 2 News photojournalist, now working in St. Louis, is in the midst of the Ferguson protests covering the unrest.Wednesday he took a few minutes to share his perspective."It's extremely tense," Andy said, who asked we only use his first name. "It feels kind of war-zonish I guess. I've never seen so many SWAT, National Guard, county, local police trying to hold back hundreds and hundreds of angry marchers."Andy was a photojournalist for Action 2 News in the mid-to-late 90's and s... More>>

        DNR Rescues Hundreds of Native Mussels Video included

        Divers from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) were snorkeling in Clintonville all day, removing more than 800 native mussels out of harm's way. These mussels live on and around the Main Street bridge, which will undergo construction in 2015. More>>

        Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

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        The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>

        FDL Community Kicks Off Safe Kid Zone Campaign Video included

        We're about two weeks away from the start of the school year and one community is using these last few days to educate drivers about school zones, all in an effort to keep kids safe.By the beginning of next month schools across the area will be bustling with students. They'll walk and ride bikes to class, as well as take buses. School zones that now appear desolate will soon be full of kids.Children are very excited about starting school and they move very quickly," says Marian Sheridan with ... More>>

        Target 2 - Scheme Targets Instagram Users with Pre-paid Cards

        A new scheme is targeting Instagram users who have pre-paid cards. Experts say thieves are promising users fast cash by offering to fill their pre-paid cards.They're posting comments to celebrity photos on Instagram accounts. One we found says to text a phone number if you're trying to make $2,000 to $10,000 in 20 minutes.The thieves allegedly ask users for the security code on the back of their pre-paid card. Then they say they will use that code to put money back on your card, but in realit... More>>

        Unemployment down in Wisconsin cities, counties

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        Unemployment fell in most Wisconsin cities and counties in July. More>>

        UPDATE: Investigators Release Sketch of Suspected Attacker

         The Waupaca County Sheriff's Office says it wants the community's help tracking down a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman Monday night in the Township of Larrabee. More>>

        Oshkosh Police Bust 2 Meth Labs, Arrest 7

        Oshkosh police say two meth lab busts have resulted in the arrest of seven people. More>>

        Wisconsin Ranks 2nd in ACT Scores

        Wisconsin ranks second in the nation in ACT testing scores, according to new numbers released by the Department of Public Instruction. More>>

        UPDATE: Body found may be woman missing for 3 months

        Relatives and neighbors say a woman whose body was found wrapped in a blanket in a suburban Milwaukee apartment had not been seen or heard from in three months. More>>

        Holder says he understands mistrust of police

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        Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he... More>>

        UW wants $95 million more in next state budget

        University of Wisconsin System officials want Gov. Scott Walker to give them another $95.2 million in tax dollars in the next state budget. More>>

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        • Cleanup follows heavy storms in Phoenix area

          Cleanup follows heavy storms in Phoenix area

          Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:03:38 GMT
          Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save...More >>
          Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and destroying up to $2 million worth of inventory at a cactus nursery north of...More >>
        • Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

          Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

          Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:56:14 GMT
          A photographer who says he was assaulted by Justin Bieber's bodyguard on a Hawaii beach last year is suing the pop singer for assault and negligence.More >>
          A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach late last year.More >>
        • Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

          Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

          Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:53 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:53:58 GMT
          An ex-deputy told jurors Wednesday he failed to note in a report that more gunfire had taken place well after a drunken driver was fatally shot in Texas following an accident that killed two boys, a detail a...More >>
          A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses.More >>

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