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WXPR News: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

  • The cause of a fire at the Verso Paper Mill in Wisconsin Rapids is under investigation
  • The Republican-controlled Wisconsin legislature rejected $1 billion in federal stimulus money to expand Medicaid
  • A Wisconsin DNR rule change would extend Walleye catch and release limits on the Minocqua Chain
  • Local pediatrician encourages teens to get the COVID-19 vaccine after FDA approves emergency use authorization of the Pfizer Vaccine for patients ages 12 to 15

Erin Gottsacker worked at WXPR as a Morning Edition host and reporter from December 2020 to January 2023. During her time at the station, Erin reported on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.
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