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STEVENS POINT & RHINELANDER - Following Wednesday's State of the State address, Gov. Tony Evers discussed his 2020 agenda with dairy farmers in Stevens Point.

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CRANDON - A trolley factory in Forest Co. could serve as a shining example of what Gov. Tony Evers hopes to accomplish in 2020. 

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RHINELANDER - The Wisconsin State Senate recently passed legislation to help dyslexic students across the state.

Assembly Bill 110 (AB 110) passed on the Senate floor earlier this week; it will now head to the desk of Gov. Tony Evers for a signature.

State Rep. Bob Kulp (R-Stratford) said the bill serves as a way to inform the public about dyslexia education.

"AB 110 is the first toe in the door to say we need to do something," said Kulp.

AB 110 would create a statewide guidebook for teachers and families of students with dyslexia. 

The guidebook would contain information on how to identify, assess and help dyslexic students.

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MADISON - Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission to draw Wisconsin's electoral maps may put pressure on the Republicans who control the Legislature to consider an alternative plan, but it won't force them to do anything differently next year and GOP leaders made clear they won't change course.

The legal fight over Republican-drawn maps in Wisconsin in 2011 was one of the key gerrymandering cases that went to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court refused to hear the lawsuit, resulting in the current maps remaining in place despite Democrats' claim that they unfairly favor Republicans.

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RHINELANDER & TOMAHAWK - Many people visit the Northwoods to enjoy the snowmobile trails. However, not everyone follows the rules and officials say that is causing serious problems.

"Wisconsin is not an off-trail riding state," said Northwoods Passage Snowmobile President Tim Calhoun. "We are a trail riding state. With the snowmobiles going off the trail, we're having a lot of problems with the landowners possibly wanting to close trails."

They say going off-trail is not only illegal, it's also dangerous.

"People in cars generally know where the trails are," said Calhoun. "So if you're taking shortcuts through the city, you're possibly putting people in cars in danger and yourself."

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CHICAGO - U.S. health officials are on high alert tonight as a second case of the mysterious and deadly coronavirus  has been confirmed in the country.

Officials say a Chicago woman in her 60s who returned from Wuhan, China last week began feeling ill a couple days after returning home.

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MADISON - A state Republican accused Attorney General Josh Kaul of bullying him to pass the sexual assault kit bill.

Kaul has been pushing Assembly Health Committee Chairman Joe Sanfelippo to follow through on his pledge to hold a hearing on the bill.

Instead of following through, Sanfelippo responded that the bill doesn't address any "hair-on-fire emergency." Kaul countered that Sanfelippo was putting politics above public safety.

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