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Votes on Senate bills seen as progress even if they fail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s new approach to ending the partial government shutdown actually takes votes instead of just pointing

Diversity highlights emerging field of Democratic candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — A full year before the first round of presidential primary voting finds diversity already a hallmark of

Staal scores twice, Wild ride 5-2 win over Avs into break

DENVER (AP) — Eric Staal had two goals, including the tiebreaker on a second-period power play, Devan Dubnyk made 20

Government shutdown delays, disrupts environmental studies

The monthlong partial shutdown of the federal government is disrupting environmental research projects nationwide. Scientists with universities, nonprofits and private

The Latest: Los Angeles teachers ratify deal by large margin

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the end of the Los Angeles teachers strike (all times local): 9 p.m.

2 men expected to plead guilty in Minnesota mosque bombing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two of three militia members accused of bombing a Minnesota mosque and attempting to bomb

Reuvers scores 22 to lead Wisconsin past Illinois 72-60

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Nate Reuvers scored a game-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Wisconsin beat Illinois 72-60

Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation

Wednesday’s Scores

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Milwaukee Bradley Tech 100, Milwaukee Obama SCTE 60 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS= Salam School vs. Milwaukee Carmen Northwest,

Sports Roundup – Wednesday

Highlights and scores from all the action around the area on Wednesday, including games in men's college hockey, and men's

Meet the Stormtracker 18 Weather Team

Nick Grunseth

Nick Grunseth

He was promoted to chief meteorologist in August 2013, but still wakes up early to give the Chippewa Valley its

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Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer is our evening meteorologist for News 18.

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Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly is our weekend meteorologist and weekday night-side multi-media journalist. Justin joined WQOW News 18 in May 2018.

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Weather Outlook: DANGEROUS COLD- Deep freeze on our doorstep

Weather Outlook: DANGEROUS COLD- Deep freeze on our doorstep

While light snow is possible tonight, the bigger concern is the arctic air moving in that will bring an extended

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NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

Criminal Complaint: Patterson chose Jayme after spotting her get on school bus, made two other attempts to kidnap her

The complaint states he drove past police just 20 seconds after leaving her home.

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,