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Trial date set for Gile man


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HURLEY — There still could be another delay, but for now a trial date has been set in the case of a Gile, Wisconsin, man accused of sex crimes.

Jury selection in the trial of Phillip R. Laguna Jr., 71, is scheduled to begin March 2, with the trial commencing following the selection of a jury.

Laguna is charged with two counts of first-degree child sexual assault with a person under the age of 13 and one count of child abuse-intentionally causing harm to a child.

Although Laguna’s trial is scheduled to begin in early March, there may be another del...