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Biden’s abortion shift tests the politics of his faith

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was one of the first stress tests of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: A sudden reversal of

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her

Biden’s abortion shift tests the politics of his faith

Joe Biden has so far faced little criticism over reversing his decades-long support for restricting federal funding of abortions —

Virginia governor sets renewable energy goal: 100% by 2050

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has issued an executive order setting a goal for Virginia to produce 100%

Barron Co. crews rescue man stuck in grain bin

The Barron County Sheriff's Department said it received the call late Monday afternoon about the incident on a farm in

National Women’s Hockey League sells Pride to private owner

BOSTON (AP) — Miles Arnone and a group of investors have purchased the Boston Pride from the National Women’s Hockey

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at age

ABC says journalist Cokie Roberts has died at age 75

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says journalist Cokie Roberts has died at age 75.

US Army identifies Green Beret killed in Afghanistan

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A 41-year-old Green Beret who was on his fourth combat deployment has been killed by

Polk Co. man sentenced to 50 years in prison in child sexual assault case

In April, Reber pleaded guilty to two counts of 1st degree sexual assault of a child and two counts of

Meet the Stormtracker 18 Weather Team

Jess Langlois

Jess Langlois

Jess Langlois is the weekend meteorologist and weekday multi-media journalist for News 18. She joined us in July of 2019.

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Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer

Matt Schaefer is the Chief Meteorologist at News 18. He's been with news 18 since June 2016.

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Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly

Justin Esterly is our Daybreak meteorologist. Justin joined WQOW News 18 in May 2018.

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Less than a week from fall but mother nature thinks otherwise

Less than a week from fall but mother nature thinks otherwise

The muggy meter can't be thrown into storage yet, either.

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

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

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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.