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getting out
Aiming for fish

FOREST LAKE, Minn. — The twinkling lights of fine homes and cabins and condominiums circled the water like beacons on a recent night. 

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More women getting hooked on fishing

ALLISON PARK, Pa. — It’s a quiet morning on the lake at North Park Boathouse in Allison Park, Pa. Not a soul is awake except the fish and, well, the people…

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lifestyles
Out for a cause: Texas high-schoolers stand up for each other

LUCAS, Texas — It started with a tweet: “Gay marriage is flat-out wrong.”

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Easy ways to keep your pet happy and healthy

For many people pets are a part of the family. Owning a pet is a rewarding experience, but also an important responsibility. Fortunately, there are preventative measures that…

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at home
Around the House: 6/25/16

CHIPPEWA VALLEY ROSE GARDEN PICNIC: A pot luck picnic for the Chippewa Valley Rose Garden will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at the public rose garden. Bring salads,…

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House Calls: Picky on the property

Looking for a suitable lot for your new home can seem tedious when you are eager to start the main event — the actual building process.

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health
‘Men don’t have that’

CHICAGO — Eighteen months ago, Alex Levy, then 19, fell while rock-climbing, injuring his foot. He was midway through freshman year at college in California. Levy loved…

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Health Matters 6/22/16

ROBOTIC-ASSISTED JOINT REPLACEMENT: OakLeaf Surgical Hospital, 1000 OakLeaf Way, Altoona, is hosting an informational seminar from 5:30 to 7 tonight to introduce the public…

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food
Food Inspections 6/20/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram…

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Feed your fitness

Whether you’re a competitive sprinter chasing a new record or an everyday gym hound looking to get the most from your workout, seafood is among the best foods to…

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food inspections
Food Inspections 6/6/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram…

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Food Inspections 5/31/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram…

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on campus
UW-Eau Claire professor granted prestigious fellowship

When Peter Myers begins his yearlong visiting fellowship this summer at one of the most respected and influential conservative think tanks in Washington, D.C., he’ll…

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New watershed partnership project targets social impact of Red Cedar watershed pollution

MENOMONIE — Local and regional partners in a new collaborative effort — led by UW-Stout, the state Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of…

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travel
Ephraim ending 163-year-old alcohol ban

<p>Much distinguishes Ephraim, population 288, from other hamlets in tourist-friendly Door County.</p> <p>The local yacht club — organized in…

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Monterey Peninsula: California's rugged beauty at its best

It’s been called the American Riviera — a marriage of jagged rocks and pounding surf, where sheltered coves hug the coastline and wildflowers and vineyards carpet…

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religion
Food and Faith 6/25/16

PIE, ICE CREAM & BRATS: The public is invited to a pie and ice cream social and bratwurst lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 315…

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Matter of Faith: Belief with commitment?

“ ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’ They said, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.’ ” Acts 16:30b-…

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