5 years ago — 2013

The Dow Jones industrial average drops Bank of America, Hewlett- Packard and Alcoa and adds Visa, Nike and Goldman Sachs Group.

10 years ago — 2008

Republican state representatives and candidates call Gov. Jim Doyle’s Task Force on Global Warming and the possible legislation that could come from its recommendations “harebrained” and “nonsensical” at a town hall meeting in Eau Claire.

20 years ago — 1998

The Altoona City Council approves a plan to borrow money to build a library addition and a public safety building.

35 years ago — 1983

The Soviet Union’s attack on a Korean airliner hampers a local peace group’s efforts to get a Soviet “sister city.”