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Obama Offers new Accommodations on Birth Control

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their insurance company, that birth control violates their religious beliefs.

Spencer Police Officer Cited in Aug. 15 Crash

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says a Spencer Police Officer involved in a crash in a department vehicle has been cited with deviating from the designated lane.

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Next Step in John Doe Document Release Unclear

Posted: 08/19/2014 - It's unclear whether a federal appeals court will release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign.

Report: Cost to Raise a Child Tops $245,000

Posted: 08/18/2014 - A federal report finds that an American child born last year will cost a middle-income family an average of more than $245,000 until he or she becomes an adult.

Easing Back to School Anxiety With Your Children

Posted: 08/22/2014 - As your kids get ready to head back to school, there can be some nervousness or anxiety associated. We have some things to keep in mind that will help your children feeling confident for the first day back and all year long.

Combating Summer "Brain Drain"

Posted: 08/21/2014 - Summer can be problematic when it comes to kids forgetting what they learned the previous school year. We found some ways to combat the summer brain drain.

Obama Offers new Accommodations on Birth Control

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their insurance company, that birth control violates their religious beliefs.

Study: Combining Vaccines Boosts Polio Immunity

Posted: 08/21/2014 - Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already gotten the drops boosted their immunity.

"Gluten-free" Labels Now Mean What They Say

Posted: 08/08/2014 - Starting this week, "gluten-free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

The Great Outdoors with Mark and Chad : Smokey Bear

Updated: 08/14/2014 - One of the most popular mascots recognized in the United States, celebrated its 70-year-old birthday in August and in this week's The Great Outdoors with Mark and Chad, we learn more about Smokey Bear.

The Great Outdoors with Mark and Chad : Kayak, Boat and Canoe Rentals

Updated: 07/31/2014 - With summer in full swing, many Wisconsinites like to get outdoors to enjoy the great variety of activities. Many may choose to do various things that they have already invested time and effort into, while some may be looking for something new to try.

The Hilight Zone, Week 1

Updated: 08/23/2014 - Amherst rolls past Rosholt in our Spotlight Game of the Week, and the rest of week 1 action from the high school grid iron.

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