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BREAKING NEWS / UPDATE: Wausau police confirm Stephanie Low's body was found in Wabeno; person of interest Kristopher Torgerson to be charged with homicide

WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU)  Wausau police say Stephanie Low's body has been found. Police revealed at a news conference today that a person of interest in her death, Kristopher Torgerson, led police to her body on September 19th. The body has since been positively ID'ed by the state crime lab. The autopsy lists 'homicide' as the cause of death. Torgerson had been questioned nearly four years ago after she had first disappeared. Wausau PD say he was in custody on other charges, and agreed to sh...

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Common Core forum in Marshfield Wednesday

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAU) -- A group opposing Common Core curriculum is warning that the education standards are already being implemented in many schools across Central Wisconsin.

Mary Carney says the group “Concerned Citizens of Central Wisconsin” is calling on lawmakers to attend a forum in Marshfield on Wednesday. “It’s already being implemented to varying degrees,” Carney says. “Here in Marshfield, the school board in December just approved the Common Core curriculum.” She added that, “I think the longer that Common Core is implemented, the more difficult it will be to extract it from our schools.”

According to Carney, lawmakers, parents, and teachers are being invited to hear featured speaker Dr. Duke Pesta, a nationally-known opponent of Common Core.  That forum is open to the public free of charge and starts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at Marshfield’s Holiday Inn and Conference Center.

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