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Marathon County daycare provider faces felony child abuse charges

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WAUSAU (WKOW) -- A daycare provider in Marathon County is facing felony child abuse charges after spanking a baby so hard it left bruises and abrasions.

An investigation found that 45-year-old Carla Blood, of Birnamwood told the grandfather of the 11-month-old girl that she was out of control and got spanked because she needed discipline.

Daily Herald Media reports that the grandfather took the girl to the emergency room where Doctors told investigators the injuries appear to have been caused by a foreign object striking the girl.

Blood is due back in court March 20.

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