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US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.


U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the... More>>

CONSUMER ALERT: Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

DETROIT (AP) - Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. More>>

35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing Video included


A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been... More>>

Five Arrested in Major Crack Cocaine and Heroin Bust

Appleton Police say five people have been arrested in a major crack cocaine and heroin bust. More>>

Vietnam Vets Embark on Yellow Ribbon Honor Flight Video included

A group of Vietnam vets from Northeast Wisconsin is embarking on the trip of a lifetime. More>>

Driver Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Freedom Native

A driver charged in a crash that killed two motorcyclists, one a native of Freedom, has entered a guilty plea. More>>

Hearing set on Waukesha stabbing suspect's mental health

The mental health of one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character is up for discussion in a Wisconsin court. More>>

UPDATE-3: Pilot dies after plane crash at EAA AirVenture Video included

The pilot whose plane crashed at Wittman Field during EAA AirVenture died from his injuries, EAA reported. A woman remains in serious condition. More>>

Green Bay finds another potential buyer for Broadway property: UPDATED Video included

Hours after Walmart announced it was giving up on a Broadway store, Green Bay's mayor said he spoke with 2 developers interested in the property and has a purchase offer from one of them. More>>

Thunderbirds roar into EAA AirVenture Video included

Passing at high speeds, the Thunderbirds arrived to thunderous applause during the afternoon air show. More>>

Wisconsin's Silver Alert system launches Friday

Starting Friday, August 1, a new, statewide system will send alerts when an older, at-risk adult is missing ... similar to an Amber Alert. More>>

Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal Video included


Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in... More>>

UPDATE-3: WI Supreme Court Upholds Act 10; Unions "Disappointed" Video included

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Act 10, the law passed in 2011 that ended collective bargaining for most public workers in the state.


Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls, but the law remains blocked in federal court. More>>

Court upholds Wisconsin domestic partner registry

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld as constitutional a 2009 law creating a domestic partner registry that provides limited benefits to same-sex couples.  More>>

Republicans running for 6th Congressional District debate Video included

Republican candidates vying for the 6th Congressional District seat squared off in a broadcast debate Thursday, with the primary election less than 2 weeks away. More>>

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