WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressman Paul Ryan calls the new budget deal in Congress modest, but says it moves a fiscally challenged government "in the right direction." The Wisconsin Republican tells "CBS This Morning" that the deal he brokered with U.S. Senator Patty Murray was the best possible at a time of "divided government." Ryan says "nobody got everything they wanted, but we advanced our principles."
ADAMS, Wis. (AP) -Adams-Friendship Elementary School has run several tests to determine why two dozen students and several staff members have gotten sick. The school district says the fire department has tested for carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide. WSAW-TV reports the air quality was found to be acceptable. The school says it has thoroughly cleaned the classrooms.
RIPON, Wis. (AP) - Ripon's fire chief says quick action by police officers in a downtown fire likely saved the lives of upstairs apartment tenants. Chief Tim Saul says the three-alarm blaze started yesterday morning and burned three brick buildings. Police evacuated 22 tenants from the upstairs apartments, including nine children.
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin program that sends nurses to farms to provide basic care is expanding. The Rural Health Initiative currently serves Shawano, Outagamie and Waupaca counties in central Wisconsin. Officials say it will expand to Marathon County next year.
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