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Logan students pop the trunk

12 February 2016
Logan students pop the trunk

Students prepare for winter emergencies

UW to begin Zika virus tests on monkeys

12 February 2016
UW to begin Zika virus tests on monkeys

Rhesus macaque monkeys to be used

Troubled Cameron Square now getting children's playground

12 February 2016
Troubled Cameron Square now getting children's playground

Police often called to vagrancy problems

Maney not honored and demeanor not forgotten by council

12 February 2016
Maney not honored and demeanor not forgotten by council

Southside community center notnamed after deceased council member

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Despite law, Wisconsin students still being restrained

11 February 2016

It was a good first step. But it is clear more needs to be done. In 2011, Wisconsin lawmakers passed a bill limiting when teachers and other school employees can...

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Land conservationists are crying foul over a legislative move in Madison to

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There's never anything simple about government real estate deals.  And

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La Crosse's parks are anything but dog friendly.  Most of them,

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If you want to blame somebody for soaring gas prices, blame the oil refineries.

Pam Moen with the Wisconsin Triple-A says the temporary closure of two refineries in Illinois is the chief cause of the steep price rises around the Midwest this month. Moen says Minnesota is much more dependent on those refineries for gas supplies than Wisconsin is...and she tells us oil companies probably wish they had more gas to sell at these high prices than they actually have.  Prices at most Wisconsin stations are at least 10 cents higher than a week ago. In Minnesota, prices have gone up 40 to 60 cents in the last week.

 

 

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Friday, 17 May 2013 11:58

Park Reopens

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening its Blackhawk Park, near De Soto after high water flooded access to the park.

Park rangers are opening approximately 50 percent of the sites on a walk in or first come, first serve basis.

 

As the water continues to recede, the Corps hopes to open additional sites in time for Labor Day weekend.

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Lassa Lashes Out At WEDC

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State Senator, Julie Lassa lashed out at the Wisconsin Economic Development

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Friday, 17 May 2013 11:32

Prescription Drug Abuse Concerns

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DULUTH, Minn. (AP) Minnesota doctors say prescription drug abuse is a severe problem in the state and they often feel caught between patients who need pain medication and those who say they should do more to curb abuse.

A long-time state drug abuse safety officer, Carol Falkowski, told members of the Minnesota Medical Association on Thursday that prescription drug abuse now causes more deaths than motor vehicle accidents do. She says many patients will do almost anything to get drugs like OxyContin, including stealing them.

Many doctors at the meeting agreed abuse was a problem. But doctors also say they get blamed whether they prescribe the drugs or not. Dr. Paul Sanford says it's like waltzing in a mine field.

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Friday, 17 May 2013 11:31

Cleaner Hospitals

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SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) Patients at Wisconsin hospitals have less of a chance of getting a serious infection than most nationwide.

An annual report from the state Division of Public Health shows Wisconsin hospitals have significantly reduced the number of the most serious infections and now have a rate below the national average.

Among the things the report looked at is the risk of getting infected by dirty needles. Wisconsin hospitals average less than one. The national average is one.

Affinity Health System's Infections Prevention Coordinator Brenda Ehlert says that emphasis on hand-washing helped reduce infection rates, along with close monitoring of patients' need for medications and fluids.

Hospital officials say they are striving to eliminate infections.

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Friday, 17 May 2013 11:29

Minnesota Wildfire Update

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MENAHGA, Minn. (AP) Fire crews are searching for hotspots by air using heat-sensing equipment above a northwestern Minnesota wildfire.

 

A helicopter is flying low and slow over the Green Valley fire Friday. Crews are using the hand-held sensor to find smoldering fires in the 7,100 acres burned by the wildfire which started Tuesday.

Minnesota Incident Command System spokeswoman Becca Manlove says the fire is not growing and no additional structures have been lost since the 55 homes and buildings were destroyed earlier in the week near Menahga. Manlove says the fire is 65 percent contained as firefighters make progress in securing the containment lines around the fire perimeter.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. No injuries have been reported.

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