- The Wausau City Council voted down a plan to build a convenience store on the city's west side Tuesday night. The proposal, which would have lead to a new Kwik Trip at Bridge St. and Stevens Dr. failed 7-4
- Ruan Transportation Corp. says it will be closing it's terminal in Wisconsin Rapids and cutting 37 jobs. The company says it doesn't want to invest the money to improve the location.
- To help people get a jump on their taxes before the Jan. 31 filing season opens, the Internal Revenue Service Friday announced the immediate availability of Free File brand-name software for most taxpayers.
Air force chief: Malaysia jet may have turned back KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as scores of ships and aircraft from across Asia resumed a hunt for the plane and its 239 passengers....
China to tighten rules against pollution BEIJING (AP) -- China will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation following renewed blasts of toxic air, the country's top legislator said Sunday....
This Just Makes Me Sick I don't know about you, but it's one of my biggest pet peeves. Do everyone a favor and take a sick day if you're feeling under the weather.
Be the Anti-Bully I read some posts recently by victims of bullying. I cried as their stories rang notes of familiarity and I cried when I thought about times when I could have been more kind to people.