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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.
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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.

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.

Tragedy Sparks Discussion About Teen Driving

Updated: 08/14/2014 - Friday's deadly crash along Highway 52 in Marathon County is sparking conversation between parents and their young drivers about safety on the roadways.
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Donations Needed for "Stuff the Bus" Event

Updated: 08/04/2014 - While you're out doing your back to school shopping, don't forget to pick up a few extra pencils and notebooks for some kids in need. The Annual Stuff the Bus event will be held Thursday, Aug. 7th at Veteran's Memorial Park.

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    Choose the word or set of words that, when inserted in the sentence, best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole. 

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