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700 Minnesota mining workers face layoffs
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January 15, 2014
U.S. senators slam 'glamorization' of e-cigarettes at Golden Globes
A group of U.S. senators is taking the Golden Globes to task for showing celebrities puffing on electronic cigarettes at this year's awards show, complaining such depictions glamorize smoking.
entertainment / arts
January 15, 2014 - 8:53am
January 14, 2014
Legislators meet to approve worker contracts, tweak BadgerCare extension
The full state legislature returns to Madison today to approve a handful of state employee contracts and take up some tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker's BadgerCare overhaul.
news / government
January 14, 2014 - 8:54am
January 10, 2014
Parent involvement can help kids get more active
Very few kids get the amount of physical activity they need every day, but a new study from Canada finds that parental support may be the key to getting kids moving.
news / schools
January 10, 2014 - 12:02pm
Are drug companies using your health records to sell you stuff?
New regulations in the Affordable Care Act restrict access to doctors by pharmaceutical companies. As a result, drug companies are finding their way behind the medical industry's closed doors via digital record-keeping systems.
news / business
January 10, 2014 - 11:00am
Family fights genetic killer together
The last six months have been a whirlwind for Crystal and Jeremy Kennedy. The Maple newlyweds have faced a medical monster head-on and, to date, won. “His health battle has made me love him so much more,” Crystal said. “I see this strength in him and it makes me so proud...
community / family
January 10, 2014 - 8:33am
January 9, 2014
Food, beverage companies slash calories in obesity fight
A voluntary effort by the world's largest food and beverage companies to remove billions of calories from the products they sell in the United States to help combat the nation's obesity epidemic has far exceeded its five-year goal, according to an independent evaluation released on...
January 9, 2014 - 9:12am
Health care website glitch results in wrong info posted for some plans
Wisconsin's insurance regulator says there are still glitches with the federal health care website.
news / Wisconsin
January 9, 2014 - 8:56am
January 8, 2014
Study: Teenagers who drink have more friends
Middle and high school students who drink alcohol are often the same ones winning the popularity contests, new research suggests.
January 8, 2014 - 10:12am
Some law enforcement slow to use Wisconsin's prescription drug monitoring program
Shamane Mills, Wisconsin Public Radio The state has released a progress report on a database that helps track potential abusers of prescription painkillers. Some law enforcement haven't used it because they're so busy cracking down on illegal drugs. Six months ago, doctors...
news / Wisconsin
January 8, 2014 - 9:36am
January 7, 2014
Apps try to help you keep New Year's resolutions
By Natasha Baker, Reuters TORONTO, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Keeping New Year's resolutions can be difficult but new apps aim to help people get organized, track progress and stay focused to reach their goals. About 45 percent of Americans make New Year's resolutions each year, according...
entertainment / food
January 7, 2014 - 12:40pm
Superior woman, daughter share fight for life
Friends and family are giving from the heart for a Superior woman who is waiting for hers. Mara Krysiak has faced her inherited heart condition with optimism, strength and a can-do attitude. “Her motto is ‘I got this,’” said Stephanie Evans of Superior, a family friend who...
news / superior
January 7, 2014 - 8:46am
Miracles need donors
Family and friends of the Krysiaks understand the impact organ donation can have. As she is waiting for her daughter’s second heart transplant, Heather Krysiak is preparing to thank an anonymous family for her own gift of life. “How do you say ‘Thank you for giving me a second...
January 7, 2014 - 8:45am
January 6, 2014
'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' actor James Avery dead at 65
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - James Avery, a classically trained actor best known for his role as the wealthy uncle of the young rapper Will Smith in the 1990s television comedy "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died at age 65. Avery's death was confirmed to CNN by his publicist, and more...
entertainment / television
January 6, 2014 - 8:08am
Phil Everly of rock's Everly Brothers dies at 74
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Phil Everly, whose high, close-harmony singing with his older brother Don made the Everly Brothers one of the biggest rock and country acts of the 1950s and early 1960s, died on Friday at the age of 74, the Los Angeles Times reported. Everly died in the Los...
entertainment / music
January 6, 2014 - 8:06am
January 2, 2014
SOS helps neighbors
For more than a year, a Poplar congregation has been Sharing One’s Surplus with the hungry. On the second Saturday of each month, Mission Covenant...
news / Douglas County
January 2, 2014 - 4:41pm