Daily Updates

Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee to run the CIA despite some Democratic objections that Rep. Mike Pompeo has been less

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'The windows exploded': Storm death toll at 20 in the South

ALBANY, Ga. — A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home

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2 GOP senators would let states keep Obamacare

WASHINGTON — Two Republican senators said Monday that they’ll propose legislation that lets states keep former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul

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Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be

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Opponents to commissions changes give City Council an earful

The Eau Claire City Council heard plenty of pushback at tonight’s council meeting regarding a proposal to alter two city commissions. 

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Trump's tweets are presidential records, but deletions?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives and Records Administration says President Donald Trump’s tweets are considered presidential records that need to be

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US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn’t saying why publicly.

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Walker proposes new welfare work requirements in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Parents who work fewer than 80 hours a month could face food stamp benefit cuts under a proposal Gov. Scott Walker released Monday.

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Bill would limit influence of unions on public project bids

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers are proposing that Wisconsin limit union influence on bids for public projects.

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Fairfax Pool pass sale ends next week

Fairfax Pool patrons have until Tuesday, Jan. 31, to purchase their 2017 season pass at its lowest price of the year.

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$1 million lottery ticket expiring in 11 days

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lottery officials say a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million is days away from expiring.

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Trump summons business leaders, lawmakers to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump warned business leaders Monday that he would impose a “substantial border

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Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

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BRF man suspected in Hixton thefts

BLACK RIVER FALLS — A Black River Falls man being held in Clark County is suspected in the recent thefts from vehicles in Hixton.

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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