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CHICAGO — Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers’ NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

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WASHINGTON — With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel.

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Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents.

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KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them.

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MADISON — His voice nearly gone following all-night negotiations, Robin Vos stood on the floor of the Wisconsin Assembly just after sunrise and calmly made the case for legislation aimed at taking power from the incoming Democratic governor.

Nearly 150 people shared their stories in the Leader-Telegram’s annual Holiday Memories essay contest this year.

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Editor's note: Following is one of five winning entrants in the Leader-Telegram's annual Holiday Memories essay contest. Claire Henneman's essay took first place in the grades 9-12 category. You can read the three other student-winning essays, as well as other essays, in today's Leader-Teleg…

Chippewa Falls school board learning walk, 8 a.m. Tuesday, Hillcrest Elementary School, 1200 Miles St.

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Eau Claire City Councilman Terry Weld will run for the council presidency in April’s election, creating a contested race with fellow Councilman Andrew Werthmann.

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BLACK RIVER FALLS – A 17-year-old Atlanta man was arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase in Jackson County. Officers located a gun and drugs inside the stolen vehicle.

Editor’s note: Astronomy Update is published on the third Saturday of the month, is provided by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society and is compiled by Lauren Likkel of the UW-Eau Claire physics and astronomy department.

INDUCTED: Anna Achter of Menomonie is one of 19 Wartburg College students inducted into the Alpha Chi honor society in 2018.

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CHIPPEWA FALLS — Court hearings for a 10-year-old girl accused of stomping on 6-month-old Jaxon Hunter on Oct. 30, causing his death, will remain open to the public, a judge ruled Friday.

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MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters.

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A feasibility report on building a convention center in Eau Claire recommends that a downtown site be considered, though officials have so far been looking to include it with a planned UW-Eau Claire development.

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MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed a $28 million deal Thursday to save nearly 400 jobs at a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant, using powers that his Democratic successor would no longer have under legislation approved last week during a lame-duck session.

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WASHINGTON — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a direct challenge to both the longtime Middle East all…

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors said this week that at least one unidentified member of Donald Trump’s campaign joined his lawyer Michael Cohen and the publisher of the tabloid National Enquirer, David Pecker, in a 2015 scheme to kill unflattering news stories about the then-candidate as he s…