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Ex-boyfriend held in Texas after woman, her daughter found dead

NEW RICHMOND — The man who authorities arrested Thursday after discovering the dead bodies of his former girlfriend and her 10-year-old daughter at a house fire in New

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Football: Regis defense sets tone in rout of Altoona

You can talk all you want about the Eau Calire Regis’ attack. And it’s something to talk about.

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Priest: Woman had ‘uncanny ability to con and lie'

The Rev. John Schultz said Thursday he was humiliated when the case of the Eau Claire woman who bilked him out of nearly $318,000 was made public.

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Fitness Park: Workout equipment installed outside in Menomonie for public to use (w/video)

MENOMONIE — Getting in better shape doesn’t have to involve sweating inside a gym or an exercise room, at least not in Menomonie. 

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Bows for bucks: Crossbows allowed for second straight year

This year’s deer bowhunting season opens Saturday, Sept. 12, and will once again allow the use of crossbows. 

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Rookie QB Hundley impresses, Packers rout Saints in preseason finale

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Based on what he’s done this preseason for the Green Bay Packers, rookie Brett Hundley may someday turn into a starting quarterback in the

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Cause uncertain in blaze that destroys town of Washington home

Firefighters continue to search for the cause of a fire that started late Wednesday and destroyed a town of Washington home. 

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Charge: Couple exposed kids to meth

An Eau Claire couple face criminal charges after police say they exposed the woman’s four children to methamphetamine.

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Gender evolution comes to UW campus restrooms

Shifting social views on gender identity are leading UW System campuses to create alternatives to facilities that traditionally were segregated by sex.

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Hospital discharge mandate bill questioned

Advocates hope that a bill to require hospitals to interact more closely with patients’ caregivers will pass when the state Legislature meets for its fall session, but

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Labor Day weekend to feature events, potential traffic snarls

Here are some facts, schedules and other information you might want to know for the 2015 Labor Day holiday:

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Football: Mondovi, Durand rivalry gets some added intensity

Tom Bauer enjoyed four undefeated seasons during his playing years at Durand. The quarterback never lost to Mondovi. Yet it’s the the first taste of the rivalry, the

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Heavy rains close roads, strand motorists in Dunn, Chippewa counties (w/video)

Parts of Dunn and Chippewa counties received as much as 6 inches of rain Wednesday, prompting numerous road closures and flooded fields. 

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Run up UW-EC campus hill kicks off yearlong fitness awareness program

Instead of the usual daily trudge up the infamous campus hill at UW-Eau Claire, about 550 students instead sprinted up the daunting incline Tuesday afternoon.

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Irvine Park Zoo project ready to go

CHIPPEWA FALLS — After years of planning and fundraising, work on a $3.5 million, 13,500-square-foot Irvine Park Zoo building is scheduled to begin next week.

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