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Quest to find photos of state Vietnam casualties successful

The successful effort to find photographs for 450 Wisconsin military service members killed in the Vietnam War was born of one man’s broken heart and his desire to

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Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new era for the Indianapolis 500 arrived in the form of a most unfamiliar driver.

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Decades after death in WWII, a son of New Orleans comes home

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans after his

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Survivors of campus sexual assault tell their stories

“We Believe You” is a brave, unforgettable and incredibly important book that hits close to home.

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Shootings at Houston auto shop leave gunman, customer dead

HOUSTON (AP) — A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began shooting, killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before

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Children's Theatre travels to 'South Pacific'

Even if a vacation may be nothing more than a daydream this summer, theater and music enthusiasts can get a taste of the ocean with an innovative rendition of the Broadway

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Old friends from Menomonie High School offer a salute to fallen Vietnam War Marine (w/video)

DOWNSVILLE — The walk from the Pleasant Valley Cemetery entrance to the designated grave site was less than 100 yards, but for Gordon Holzhueter and Carl Casper,

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Eau Claire Express season preview: Marinconz, Varsho back at top of order

With a bunch of new players every year, there’s always uncertainty at the beginning of the season for Eau Claire Express manager Dale Varsho. Like always, figuring out

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Area family spends their Memorial Day holiday at Arlington National Cemetery with a hero

Carolyn West and her three children don’t need any reminders about the purpose of Memorial Day.

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Eau Claire’s Johnson proud to be part of Indy 500’s history

He hobbles around OK but still suffers pain if he has to stand too long, especially on concrete.

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Eau Claire violent crime down, meth cases up

Methamphetamine, prostitution and child pornography incidents increased in Eau Claire in 2015, but overall arrests and residential burglaries declined, according to the

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Memorial Day to be celebrated with parades, ceremonies

Eau Claire and other Chippewa Valley communities will commemorate Memorial Day Monday with parades and ceremonies.

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Making it work: Volunteers are the key to a successful Lake Martha Days in Osseo

OSSEO —  Officials for the annual Lake Martha Days celebration in Osseo traditionally have little trouble filling the hundreds of volunteer positions needed to

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Area Festivals, County Fairs, Dairy Breakfasts in 2016

Following is a list of community festivals scheduled this spring, summer and early fall in west-central Wisconsin. Telephone numbers and websites, if available, are listed.

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40 years a comin’: Carson Park train gears up for milestone season

Andy Stanton has fond memories of riding the miniature trains in Carson Park.

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