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      Bear wanders into Wausau courthouse parking garage

      In Wausau
      In Wausau
      WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) - Deputies in central Wisconsin say an adult bear that wandered into a parking garage beneath the Wausau courthouse has been safely captured and released.

      A Daily Herald Media report says the bear was discovered early Saturday in an employee parking garage.

      Marathon County sheriff's Lt. Mark Wagers says an animal-control officer subdued the animal with a drugged dart. Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources took it to a wooded area and released it.

      Wagers says the bear was an unusual sight, but deputies weren't fazed. He says they've had to deal with a variety of animals that get trapped in the garage somehow, including deer and owls.