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Back to School Safety

Students throughout Central Wisconsin are heading back to school, and that means parents are making sure their children are doing everything they can to stay safe. "We do a lot of safety talk, we do a lot about making sure that kids feel safe," said Holly Spurlin of Wisconsin Rapids.Spurlin is a mother of three and also a teacher."Stranger danger is huge, looking both ways before you cross the street, we kind of have a school that's in the center of town so it's really important that we foll...

BMI report cards worry students, parents and experts

A growing initiative by some schools across the country has students and parents up in arms: the schools are measuring students at an annual weigh-in, and sending reports home telling parents whether their child's body mass index is healthy or dangerous.

Kindergartners' soda intake linked to aggression in study

Five-year-olds who drink soda every day may have more behavior problems than kids with soda-free diets, a new study of U.S. children suggests.

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