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Biden Is Back As Wis. Takes On Added Importance

Vice President Joe Biden was back campaigning in Wisconsin on Thursday. The Vice President spoke to an enthusiastic crowd at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this morning. It was his second visit to the state this month.

09/13/2012

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Cops: Wis. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence For 7th Time

A 54-year-old Eau Claire, Wis., man was arrested for operating while under the influence for the seventh time, police say.

08/18/2012

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Cougar Sighted In Buffalo County, Wis.

Using a trail camera for the first time on recently purchased land in Buffalo County, Wis., an outdoorsman came up with pictures of a wild roaming cougar.

07/18/2012

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Heat Buckles Roads, Sends Car Flying In Eau Claire

One of the issues that pop up in high heat: Sometimes, the pavement on roads literally pops up.

07/03/2012

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Spectators Hurt When Truck Plows Into Crowd At Mud Event

Authorities say at least four people were hurt after a crash at the Pioneer Park Mud Bog event in Eau Claire, Wis. Saturday afternoon. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. just off Highway 37.

06/30/2012

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Juvenile Sentenced In Fatal Eau Claire Car Crash

The juvenile who allowed another teenager to drive her car wrecklessly on Dec. 21, 2011, resulting in an Eau Claire, Wis., car crash that left two dead, was sentenced to one year of supervision on Thursday.

06/21/2012

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1-Year-Old, 9-Year-Old Thrown From Vehicle In Crash

Three people, including two children, were injured after a vehicle lost control and struck a barrier on Interstate 94.

06/04/2012

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Eau Claire’s Bon Iver Wins Best New Artist

The man behind the Wisconsin indie folk band Bon Iver gave a shout-out to his hometown of Eau Claire during Sunday night’s Grammys.

02/13/2012

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Wis. Man Arrested For 7th DWI

A 43-year-old Spooner, Wis. man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence — his seventh offense.

02/08/2012

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Sheriff: Teens Were ‘Hill Jumping’ Before Fatal Crash

The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office says a group of teens were “hill jumping” in their car prior to a crash that killed three of them last month.

01/13/2012

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Driver Killed In Eau Claire Crash With Semi ID’d

Authorities have identified the driver who died after losing control of her vehicle and crashing into a semi truck near Eau Claire, Wis.

01/13/2012

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Vehicle-Semi Crash Kills 1 Near Eau Claire, Wis.

One person is dead after a vehicle lost control and struck a semi near Eau Claire, Wis. Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.

01/12/2012

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Wis. Crash Survivor’s Condition Improves

Conditions have improved for one of the two teenagers who survived a crash that killed three others in Wisconsin.

12/22/2011

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3 Teens Dead In Crash Near Eau Claire

Wisconsin State Troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed three teenagers and injured two others.

12/21/2011

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Postal Service To Close 5 Wis. Processing Centers

Five mail processing centers in Wisconsin are among the 252 nationwide that the U.S. Postal Service plans to close starting in April.

12/05/2011

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Wis. Woman Accused Of Swindling $50K From Grandma

An Eau Claire woman is accused of spending more than $21,000 from her grandmother’s checking account and maxing out four credit cards in the older woman’s name.

10/22/2011

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Trail Camera Captures Cougar In Central Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says a photo of a cougar taken in Juneau County is legitimate. The agency says two DNR wildlife biologists verified the photo, taken by a trail camera Sunday night.

10/21/2011

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Wis. Woman Accused Of Stealing Ring From Corpse

An Eau Claire woman is accused of stealing a ring from a corpse during a funeral home visitation.

10/05/2011

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Minn. Man Gets 18 Months In Wis. Woman’s OD Death

A Minnesota man will serve 18 months in prison for supplying drugs that led to the overdose death of a 22-year-old Eau Claire woman last summer.

07/27/2011

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Cougar That Roamed Wis. Killed In Car Crash

State wildlife officials say DNA tests show a cougar that roamed Minnesota and Wisconsin was killed in a car crash in Connecticut last month.

07/26/2011

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Inquiry Into Fatal Wis. Boat Crash May Take Months

Investigating a high-speed boat collision that killed four people, including three groomsmen celebrating a weekend wedding, could take several months, authorities said Monday.

07/25/2011

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2 Bodies Recovered After Wisconsin Boat Crash

Search crews have found the bodies of two Minnesota men missing in the Chippewa River in western Wisconsin.

07/24/2011

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2 Killed In Eau Claire Crash

Two people have died in a crash on a bypass in Eau Claire, Wis.

07/07/2011

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2 Semi Fires Within 20 Minutes On I-94 In Wis.

The State Patrol in Wisconsin said two semi trucks started on fire within 20 minutes of each other Tuesday on Interstate 94.

07/06/2011

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Tubing Accident Kills 1 In Chippewa County

A 29-year-old Eau Claire resident is dead after a tubing accident on Lake Holcombe in Chippewa County.

06/26/2011

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