- ESPN is reporting Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun could be suspended again.
Major League Baseball is expected to suspend 20 players, including Braun.
The players are connected to the Miami-area clinic having a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs.
Tony Bosch, is the founder of the clinic. He reached an agreement this week to cooperate with MLB's investigation. It's believed he'll give the MLB ammunition officials need to suspend the players. He's expected to begin working with baseball in just a few days.
The report says the suspensions for Braun could be 100 games. The suspensions is expected in the next two weeks. If the suspensions are upheld, it would be the largest in American sports history.
Last year, Braun received a 50-game suspension. He had a positive drug test. However, he was the first player to win an appeal. He did not miss any games.
RHINELANDER - Nineteen months ago, 10 police agencies surrounded the Tripoli home of Kenneth Welsh.
Police say Welsh caused a three-hour standoff, threatened to blow up his house, and threatened to kill his wife.
Later in court, he was convicted of two felonies and sentenced to three years in prison by Oneida County Judge Michael Bloom.
But now, those convictions and prison sentence have been erased. This month, while in prison, Welsh argued he didn't fully understand all the elements of one of the crimes to which he pleaded no contest, first-degree recklessly endangering safety. Welsh's motion put some of the blame on his defense attorney, Rod Streicher.
RHINELANDER - A number of Rhinelander police and firefighters will work a weekend morning shift in December and won't get paid for it. It's an extra task they're happy to help with.
The Rhinelander Police Department's Shop With a Cop program returns December 16. Police and firefighters take 20 third grade students from Crescent, Pelican, Zion, and Nativity schools shopping for Christmas presents at Walmart. The schools recommend students for the event.
RHINELANDER - This holiday season, you might want to tell your child to hug family members at holiday gatherings.
The Girls Scouts of the USA hopes you won't. The organization is saying daughters don't owe anyone physical affection, and that the expectation of hugs and kisses could have bad aftereffects later in life.
"I think for some people, it is a new concept," said Melissa K., the domestic violence coordinator at Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual assault, which is based in Rhinelander.
In a post, the Girl Scouts of the USA told parents their daughters don't "owe anyone a hug. Not even at the holidays."
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