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Assignment: Education - The Big Three: New Statewide Assessments

The Wisconsin State Assessment System for public schools is getting an overhaul.

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News 8 Eye Piece: Coffee Stop

A hot cup of coffee is part of many morning routines, either home brewed or picked up at a coffee shop.

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La Crosse man 'pays it forward' while waiting for bone marrow transplant

Carl Shedivy and his wife, Denise, make it their mission to educate others about becoming bone marrow donors.


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    LeGarrette Blount signs with the Patriots

    LeGarrette Blount walked out on the Pittsburgh Steelers right back into a contract with the New England Patriots, who signed the veteran back to a two-year…




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    Best Buy tells Amazon: Take that!

    In the battle against the almighty Amazon, Best Buy just booked a win for the brick and mortar team.

    The retailer reported Thursday that it nearly doubled its…

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