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Chippewa County gun stash serves to save lives of domestic abuse victims

Tucked in the basement of the Chippewa County Courthouse is a room that symbolizes the importance of a growing national movement to improve safety for domestic abuse victims.

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Men's hoops: Aggressive Blugolds beat Pioneers to win fifth straight

The scouting report on UW-Eau Claire goes something like this: Take away their downhill penetration. Take away those rim attacks. And take away those kick-outs to wide-open

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Off Beat: Fuzzy Thurston, Tim Krumrie make Super Bowl High School Honor Roll

One was an offensive lineman who garnered glory playing for the Lombardi-era Green Bay Packers, leading the team’s vaunted power sweep running game.

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Eau Claire selling downtown parking lot so it can be used for building

The city of Eau Claire is preparing to sell a sparsely-used parking lot so it can be turned into a new downtown building.

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Trigger pulled on new Lake Hallie shooting range

LAKE HALLIE — A new indoor shooting range in Lake Hallie has opened its doors, allowing gun enthusiasts a year-round facility to practice the activity.

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Commercial space: Local retail, office vacancy rates lower than national findings

Retail and office vacancy rates in Eau Claire came in lower than national figures, according to an annual report from Commonweal Development.

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Out of the crossfire: New laws in several states help protect abused women, children

IOWA CITY, Iowa — More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of

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Marriage Licenses 2/7/16

Eau Claire County

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Confluence Project performing arts center design unveiling nears

Confluence Project backers are planning to unveil next week new drawings that will show what a downtown community performing arts center more than 3½ years in the

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Boys hoops: Ramblers hand Macks first loss, avenge defeat in first meeting

Eau Claire Regis didn't forget that one-point loss at Chippewa Falls in December.

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Enjoying 'art stuff'

Bob Mittendorf was a bit concerned when his wife told him they were going to an art crawl Friday.

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Girls hoops: Kilboten leads North to victory

The Eau Claire North girls basketball team knows it can fly up and down the floor and score. The Huskies found out Friday they can be pretty good when they slow it down too.

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Theater review: Uniquely happily ever after

A familiar fairy tale unraveled Thursday night at The State Theatre, but plenty of twists and turns led to a surprisingly unique telling of happily ever after story. 

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Pub crawl aims to raise funds for girl's medical expenses

This afternoon Brandon Budimlija and more than 550 friends will begin visiting taverns in Eau Claire in the name of a good cause.

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Rock Fest lineup announced

CHIPPEWA FALLS —When Rock Fest organizers announced that the annual four-day music festival would be reduced to three days this summer, they promised the budget for big

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