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BREAKING NEWS / UPDATE: Wausau police confirm Stephanie Low's body was found in Wabeno; person of interest Kristopher Torgerson to be charged with homicide

WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU)  Wausau police say Stephanie Low's body has been found. Police revealed at a news conference today that a person of interest in her death, Kristopher Torgerson, led police to her body on September 19th. The body has since been positively ID'ed by the state crime lab. The autopsy lists 'homicide' as the cause of death. Torgerson had been questioned nearly four years ago after she had first disappeared. Wausau PD say he was in custody on other charges, and agreed to sh...

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Poll: 52 % of Wisconsinites favor expansion of private school voucher program


MILWAUKEE (WTAQ) - A new poll shows that a slight majority of Wisconsinites favor an expansion of school choice – in which low-income kids get tax-funded vouchers to attend private schools.

The governor’s proposed state budget would expand the program to up to nine districts where it’s not offered now.

The Marquette Law School polled just over 1,000 people on the issue – and one of every three was from Milwaukee, which has had a voucher program for over two decades.

The poll said 52 percent wanted the choice program expanded either statewide, or at least to larger districts which have some underperforming public schools. 42 percent said the program should not expand – or it should be scrapped altogether. 6 percent had no opinion.

Also, the poll showed that 72 percent have a favorable view of Wisconsin’s public schools, which 18 percent had an unfavorable view. 10 percent had no opinion.

The margin of error in the Marquette is plus-or-minus 5 percent.