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Audit committee approves new UW surplus policy

The Legislature's audit committee has unanimously approved the University of Wisconsin System's new policy for reporting surpluses. More>>

McDonell Area Catholic Schools announces new president

The McDonell Area Catholic School (MACS) system and Interim President Very Reverend Edward Shuttleworth are pleased to announce the hiring of Jeffrey Heinzen as the new President effective July 1, 2014.
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Chippewa Valley Employment Expo connects job seekers with employers

Job seekers were able to fill out applications and, in some cases, be interviewed right on the spot, which organizers say is a good sign for the Eau Claire economy. More>>

Area middle school students perform Shakespeare for annual festival

Classics like Romeo and Juliet and Taming of the Shrew were performed as well as some more modern pieces, like Star Wars Shakespeare. More>>

Mock tornado watch and warning takes place Thursday afternoon Video included

A mock tornado watch is at 1 p.m. today with the mock warning at 1:45 p.m. when the sirens will be sounded.
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New study links California drought, polar vortex to global warming

Utah State University scientist Simon Wang who wrote the study say he hopes what he found can help researchers predict the next big weird winter. More>>

Measles off to a fast start in the U.S. this year

The nation has seen more cases of the highly contagious disease so far this year than at the same point of any year since 1996. More>>

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

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An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said. More>>

Gov. Walker named as one of TIME's 100 most influential people of 2014

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is singing the praises of Gov. Scott Walker in TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of 2014. More>>

Students hear texting and driving warning from man responsible for fatal crash Video included

As the weather warms up, more young people will hit the road.   Law enforcement says now is the perfect time for students to hear about the dangers of texting and driving. More>>

NEW INFORMATION: Man pulled from the Red Cedar River expected to recover

Sheriff Dennis Smith tells WQOW News 18 that deputies were called about a man threatening to jump into the Red Cedar River. More>>

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  • Kyle Cody Adjusting To UK Bullpen

    Kyle Cody Adjusting To UK Bullpen

     McDonell Central H.S. grad Kyle Cody is adjusting to a new role this season with the University of Kentucky baseball team. More >>
     McDonell Central H.S. grad Kyle Cody is adjusting to a new role this season with the University of Kentucky baseball team. More >>
  • College Sports - Wednesday

    College Sports - Wednesday

    Local scores, box scores, plus highlights from softball (UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-Superior). More >>
    Local scores, box scores, plus highlights from softball (UW-Eau Claire vs. UW-Superior).
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  • Scott Kilgallon Reflects On Time At UWEC

    Scott Kilgallon Reflects On Time At UWEC

     Outgoing UW-Eau Claire athletic director Scott Kilgallon says he's proud of the athletic and academic success of the program.More >>
     Outgoing UW-Eau Claire athletic director Scott Kilgallon says he's proud of the athletic and academic success of the program.More >>
  • News 18 Web Poll

  • What restaurant or fast food joint would you like to see open up shop in our area?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Long John Silver's
    13%
    26 votes
    White Castle
    8%
    18 votes
    Denny's
    11%
    26 votes
    IHOP
    26%
    60 votes
    Chick-fil-A
    16%
    37 votes
    Popeyes
    7%
    16 votes
    In-N-Out Burger
    9%
    21 votes
    Other
    10%
    23 votes
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