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Tourism Booming in the Northwoods

Updated: 09/01/2014 - Cooler summer temperatures weren't enough to keep tourists away from visiting the Northwoods. And as fall draws closer, business owners are confident that people will keep coming into the area.
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7th District Congressional Candidates Pound the Pavement on Labor Day

Posted: 09/02/2014 - While many people took the long Labor Day weekend to relax and take in some local activities, candidates in the up coming November elections were out working the crowds on Monday. In particular, 7th District Congressional candidates Sean Duffy and Kelly Westlund came out to Wausau's annual Labor Day Parade.

Louisiana Gov. Suing Feds over Common Core

Posted: 08/27/2014 - Louisiana's Republican governor is planning to file a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

Returning Students Move In at UWSP

Updated: 08/31/2014 - Back to school is less than two days away, but some UW-Stevens Point students are already getting into the swing of things moving back into the residence halls on Sunday.

Doctors Say School Day Should Start Later

Posted: 08/25/2014 - U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.

New Ideas for Your Kids to Stay Active

Posted: 09/01/2014 - These days, kids are not always interested in the typical ways of staying active like sports. The YMCA helps us find some new ways for your kids to stay active all year long.

The Role of School Resource Officers in Wausau Schools

Updated: 08/29/2014 - A new proposal by the Wausau School District and the city aims to increase the number of student safety officers on campus. Though the school district and police department have very different jobs, they share the common objective of keeping children safe.

CEO Named for HealthCare.gov

Posted: 08/26/2014 - The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds.

Bank Loans Used To Collect Unpaid Medical Bills

Posted: 08/31/2014 - A health system with hospitals in Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Wisconsin is working with a bank to offer interest-free loans to patients with unpaid medical bills.

New Call for Regulations on E-cigarettes

Posted: 08/25/2014 - Electronic cigarettes should be subject to the same laws that apply to tobacco products, and the federal government should ban the marketing and sale of e-cigarettes to young people, a new American Heart Association policy statement says.

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.

The Great Outdoors with Mark and Chad : Youth Heritage Days

Updated: 08/28/2014 - As fall quickly approaches so does the upcoming hunting season. For many kids, fall also is the start of the sports season with organized activities for the high school season. For others, it also is the beginning of the upcoming fall hunting season.

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.

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