Release Date: Sun, Sep 30, 2012

Registration Open for U.S. Senate Debate Audience in Wausau

For More Information: Christine Sloan-Miller, WPT executive producer, 608-263-7124 Rick Reyer, WPR Wausau Regional Manager, 715-261-6391 Erik Ernst, WPT promotion manager, 608-265-3853Registration Open for U.S. Senate Debate Audience in WausauWisconsin residents are encouraged to apply for a place in the audience of the second U.S. Senate Debate between Democratic Rep. Tammy Baldwin and Republican former Gov. Tommy Thompson in Wausau at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. The debate at the UW Center for Civic Engagement on the UW-Marathon County campus will be broadcast statewide, and presented by the journalism partnership of Wisconsin Public Television, Wisconsin Public Radio, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Today's TMJ4, and the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service. Attendance is free and available by advance registration only. Online registration is available now through noon Oct. 8 at Telephone registration is available 3-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 through Friday, Oct. 5 and will be available at 715-261-6111. Admission will be allotted by way of a random drawing from all registrations received. Complete rules are available at debate marks the second time the two Wisconsin candidates for Senate will face each other before the Nov. 6 election. WPT is a service of the Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension. Wisconsin Public Television is a place to grow through learning on WHA-TV, Madison; WPNE-TV, Green Bay; WHRM-TV, Wausau; WLEF-TV, Park Falls; WHLA- TV, La Crosse; and WHWC-TV, Menomonie-Eau Claire.

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