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Why are high schools beefing up their sexual assault policies? Pressure from teens

By Charlie Stuip, Youth Radio Editor’s Note 9/22/2017: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has reversed Obama-era campus sexual assault policies. Her temporary guidance raises the standard of evidence in cases of campus sexual harassment and violence. This policy change affects young people in college, but also K-12 students.  Oakland Unified School District in California recently revamped their… Keep Reading


Cubs take control in NL Central with 5-4 win over Brewers

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — A bases-loaded walk forced in the go-ahead run for the Chicago Cubs. A tag held on to get a runner in the split-second that his foot lifted off the base erased the potential tying run for the Milwaukee Brewers. Manager Joe Maddon’s team tightened its… Keep Reading


Appleton man charged with killing woman, pointing gun at son

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — An Appleton man has been charged with killing the woman he was living with and pointing his gun at her son. Bail was set at $750,000 Friday for 58-year-old Johnnie Scott. He’s charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 48-year-old Annie Ford and recklessly endangerment for allegedly pointing the… Keep Reading


How they fared: Friday night football scores

By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Abbotsford 56, Greenwood/Granton 20 Almond-Bancroft 39, Rosholt 7 Altoona 14, Osseo-Fairchild 6 Amherst 62, Manawa 0 Antigo 7, Medford Area 0 Appleton North 33, Kaukauna 0 Appleton West 31, Appleton East 7 Arcadia 12, Viroqua 0 Arrowhead 44, Oconomowoc 7 Ashwaubenon 42, Manitowoc Lincoln 21 Assumption 22, Gilman 6… Keep Reading


Marshfield Clinic invites breast cancer survivors to attend free support program

WESTON – Marshfield Clinic’s second annual breast cancer survivorship program will be offered to patients and the community on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Weston. “We are offering women in our communities a day of survivorship, fellowship and wellness education for today and beyond,” said registered nurse Amanda Boreen, breast care coordinator, Marshfield Clinic Wausau and… Keep Reading


Cubs rally in 9th, beat Brewers 5-3 in 10th to extend lead

By JOE TOTORAITIS, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — The pressure was on and Javier Baez delivered for the Chicago Cubs. Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Cubs widened their NL Central lead over Milwaukee, rallying past the Brewers… Keep Reading


Nick Perry latest key Packer to go down with injury

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The banged-up Green Bay Packers have lost another key player to injury with outside linebacker Nick Perry scheduled to have hand surgery. Coach Mike McCarthy said he doesn’t know how much time Perry will miss. He was off to a good start as… Keep Reading

Wisconsin news

Evers speaks out against concealed weapons at schools

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State Superintendent Tony Evers says he’s against allowing concealed weapons to be brought onto school grounds. Evers is a Democrat running for governor. He was asked Thursday about a bill in the Legislature that would allow concealed license holders to bring their weapons onto school grounds if they are in or… Keep Reading


Mugshot Gallery: Felony arrests from Sept. 14 to Sept. 22

Felony charges filed in Marathon County Circuit Court, Sept. 14 to Sept. 22, 2017. All photos courtesy of the Marathon County Sheriff’s Department.   Editor’s note: This weekly feature of the Wausau Pilot & Review is being published in response to reader concerns about crime and safety in the Wausau area. Wausau Pilot & Review… Keep Reading

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