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Iron County marks Child Abuse Prevention Month


April 21, 2018

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IRON COUNTY Sheriff Tony Furyk pours a root beer float for a student at the Mercer, Wis., School on Thursday. Members of the sheriff's department were at the school as part of Iron County's Child Abuse Prevention Month activities.


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HURLEY - April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Iron County is holding a variety of events throughout the month to raise awareness about how to recognize signs of possible abuse.

Members of the Iron County Sheriff's Department were in Mercer Thursday, serving root beer floats to the students.

Teresa Way, a children's social worker with the Iron County Human Services Department, said the event was a way for the students to meet the members of the department in a safe, friendly setting.

"The whole point of that was for the children to see law...

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