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At UW-Richland: Support for students to succeed & excel

At UW-Richland: Support for students to succeed & excel

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The University of Wisconsin-Richland prides itself on providing personal attention to support students as they succeed, excel and achieve their individual academic goals. We say that and we mean that,” said UW-Richland assistant campus dean for student affairs Annette Hackbarth-Onson. “Knowing students as individuals and being able to respond to their individual needs, that’s what […]

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Childhood Obesity Is a Family Affair, Says TOPS

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE, WI – The key to helping children struggling with their weight starts with helping the family, according to TOPS Club, Inc.® (Take Off Pounds Sensibly®), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. For the first time in history, the current generation of kids may have a shorter lifespan than their parents. When children learn behaviors early […]

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Obama to attend UN climate summit in September

Obama to attend UN climate summit in September

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama will attend a United Nations summit on climate change in September. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited heads of state and other leaders to the Sept. 23 summit in New York. The U.N. says the goal is to spur governments, industry and civil groups to make new commitments to […]

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Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 2 kids

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say a vehicle that had been carjacked plowed into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia, killing two children and critically injuring three other people. Homicide Capt. James Clark says a woman was carjacked at gunpoint in the Tioga section of north Philadelphia on Friday morning by two men […]

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‘Do not call’ list gets more consumer friendly

‘Do not call’ list gets more consumer friendly

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

By: Bob Hague-Wisconsin Radio Network You may not notice the difference immediately, but big changes are just around the bend for Wisconsin’s Do Not Call list. Beginning August 1, consumers will no longer be required to register their phone numbers every two years to receive protection from unwanted telemarketing calls and text messages, and new registrations […]

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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has passed a bill that would gradually increase the child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes. But millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire. The bill also aims to […]

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Mayfly swarms captured on radar

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up like thunderstorms on weather radar. The massive mayfly swarms coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess. The National Weather Service captured a swarm on radar Sunday night as flies emerged from […]

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Wisconsin cranberry growers set record

Wisconsin cranberry growers set record

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wisconsin Radio Network Wisconsin will retain its title as the top cranberry producer in America. In a U.S. Department of Agriculture report just released, Wisconsin set a record last fall by harvesting 6.02 million barrels of cranberries, which was 25% more than the year before. Wisconsin produced 67% of the nation’s supply, more than three […]

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Clifford Mikkelson

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Clifford Mikkelson, age 96 of rural Soldiers Grove passed away on Wednesday, July 23rd Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Monday, July 228th at Mt. Sterling Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 11am until the time of service on Monday at the church.

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Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

Obama aide says impeachment threat taken seriously

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – One of President Barack Obama’s top advisers says the White House takes seriously the possibility that House Republicans could pursue impeachment of the president. Senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer told reporters Friday that the GOP has already “opened the door for impeachment” by contemplating suing the president over his use of […]

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