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Man pleads not guilty of killing his wifeSubmitted: 08/20/2014
PORTAGE COUNTY - A Wisconsin Rapids man pled not guilty yesterday to killing his wife decades ago. 55-year-old Joseph Reinwand made the plea in Portage County court.

Pamela Reinwand was 19 when she died in 1984. She was shot in the head.

Police originally thought it was a suicide. but family members and fellow inmates told police they'd heard Reinwand confess to killing her.

Two inmates say he described shooting his wife and making it look like a suicide. Then a man dating his daughter said Reinwand threatened him. He said Reinwand told him he had killed his wife and could do the same to him.

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Date set for hearing on voter IDSubmitted: 08/20/2014

MADISON - A federal appeals court will hear arguments in the fight over Wisconsin's voter identification law next month.

Republicans passed a law in 2011 requiring voters to show photo ID.

A federal judge blocked the law earlier this year.

That was after the American Civil Liberties Union claimed the law was unconstitutional.

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Brand new Spudmobile hits the road in Wisconsin Submitted: 08/19/2014

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STEVENS POINT - The Spudmobile is Wisconsin's newest addition in potato education.

The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association unveiled the Spudmobile at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Stevens Point last week.

"It was a big project, 4 years of planning and development. It cost a lot of money and we don't want it to sit parked. We want to get it out there and get people touring through it and seeing it on the road," said Tamas Houlihan.

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Motions may delay release of documents related to investigationSubmitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - It's unclear whether a federal appeals court will release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret investigation into Governor Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign.

Prosecutors have been looking into whether Walker's campaign illegally coordinated with conservative groups.

The prosecutors are using a so-called John Doe procedure in which information is tightly controlled.

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Research in Madison may help fight Ebola virusSubmitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - Research by a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist will hopefully help in the fight against the Ebola virus.

The strain of the Ebola virus being used is one that cannot make people sick.

The university's bio-safety manager says potential drug therapies for the virus are being tested.

The research is being done in labs that are classified with bio-safety levels of two and three, which require some precautions.

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Ranger III used for ballast water cleansing testSubmitted: 08/19/2014

HOUGHTON, MI - Technicians have used a vessel that hauls passengers to Isle Royale National Park for testing a refined treatment method to rid ships' ballast water of invasive species.

Isle Royale Superintendent Phyllis Green says a marine engineering firm used the M/V Ranger III last weekend to try out prototype equipment for mixing chemicals that can kill organisms in ballast tanks. The equipment shortens the time needed to treat a ship.

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Disabled hunters can still get out and enjoy their sportSubmitted: 08/19/2014

MADISON - Disabled hunters can still get out and enjoy their sport.

Wisconsin wildlife officials remind disabled deer hunters the deadline to sign up for a special disabled hunt is approaching.

The 2014 disabled hunt is set to begin on October 4th. It will run through October 12th.

The hunt will take place on more than 76,000 acres of land that property owners have offered for use across 44 counties.

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Husband accused of killing wife 30 years agoSubmitted: 08/18/2014

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PORTAGE COUNTY - 30 years after the death of a woman in Portage County, prosecutors charge her husband with killing her.

Pamela Reinwand died of a gunshot wound to the head at her Plover home in May 1984. Her husband, Joseph Reinwand, told deputies then that she committed suicide over an argument after a night at a bar.

Joseph Reinwand was charged Thursday with first-degree murder. He's due for his initial appearance on the new charge Tuesday.

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