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January is National Radon Action Month

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Jackson County Health Department (JCHD) is offering radon at a reduced rate to encourage people to check their homes for Radon gas and educate them about the dangers of radon exposure and encourage them to take action to protect their homes and families.

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Category: News
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Governor Walker Declares Today Green and Gold Day

Governor Walker issued a proclamation declaring today, January 13, 2017, as “Green and Gold Day” throughout Wisconsin in anticipation of the Green Bay Packers playoff game versus the Dallas Cowboys this Sunday, January 15, 2017.

  • Written by Mary Gerdes
  • Category: News
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Nobel Prize Winning DNA Researcher From UW-Madison Has Died

A memorial service is being planned in North Carolina for a former Nobel Prize winning researcher from U-W Madison. Ninety-one-year-old Oliver Smithies died this week following a brief illness where he was a professor at U-N-C's Chapel Hill campus.

  • Written by Wheeler
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Ryan Vows To Both Repeal, Replace Obamacare At The Same Time

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville says majority House Republicans vow to replace Obamacare at the same time the current program falls by the wayside -- and they're in "complete sync" with President Elect Donald Trump who wants a change as soon as possible.

  • Written by Wheeler
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