President Barack Obama points toward Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as he speaks to the media about the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office of the White House Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Washington.

Obama: Ebola point person ‘may be appropriate’

He says a ban could result in people trying to hide where they are coming from and thus being less likely to be screened.

Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Chicago. With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight of concern over the spread of the Ebola virus, the hospital held a training session for a team of medical professionals with expertise in intensive care and infection control.

Ebola: Rising call for ban on travel from W Africa

President Barack Obama authorized a call-up of reserve and National Guard troops in case they are needed.

A Krist gas station in Marinette is seen on Oct. 16, 2014.

Gas prices falling in the area

If you think now’s a good time to fill up your car’s gas tank, you might want to wait. Prices are continuing to drop.