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Do you know how to prevent heat exhaustion? Video included

Dr. Adam Atkins said heat exhaustion is when your body shuts down and you stop sweating. He said there's also changes in your mental status and you may feel confused or dizzy. 

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Chippewa Co. Board to discuss 'Dark Store Tax Loophole', Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act Video included

The Chippewa County Board took up several issues at its Tuesday night meeting.

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Community leaders address foster care needs in Chippewa Co. Video included

A side effect of the drug crisis in Wisconsin is the growing number of children being put into foster care, and there's not always enough homes to house them.

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Chippewa County Sheriff's Office need your help to find who graffitied Old Abe Trail Video included

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The department took a call on August 5 of graffiti on the Old Abe Trail and bridge pillars under the Seymour Cray Bridge (Highway 178) over the Chippewa River.

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UPDATE: Police ID man killed in Rusk County motorcycle crash Video included

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Police have identified the man killed in a Rusk County motorcycle crash over the weekend. 

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UPDATE: EC County man said he's lucky to be alive after fire at his home Video included

Firefighters spent several hours fighting a fire in the town of Washington Sunday night into Monday morning. 

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Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, AP sources say

The Queen of Soul canceled planned concerts earlier this year after she was ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest up. 

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Former Eau Claire County attorney is sworn in as judge Video included

Sarah Harless was sworn in Friday. She replaces Shaughnessy Murphy after winning the election in April.  

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Family Conversation Kits meant to help you talk to your kids Video included

Some conversations are hard to start with your kids, but one area non-profit is offering some help.

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Dunn County bird tests positive for West Nile virus Video included

According to the Dunn County Health Department, this is the first bird to test positive for the virus in Dunn County since surveillance for the virus began May 1, 2018.

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New Richmond woman sentenced to federal prison for embezzling from assisted living company Video included

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Johnson used to co-own Paradigm Services, which operated homes for disabled adults in western Wisconsin. 

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Starting the conversation about underage drinking early Video included

Community health educator Lilliam Pinero said it's important to talk to your child as soon as you feel like they will understand the conversation about alcohol. 

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UPDATE: Investigators focused on propane boiler and water heater as possible source of Rusk Co. fire Video included

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Reich's Roadhouse in Sheldon is destroyed after an overnight explosion. The Sheldon fire chief told News 18 the explosion happened around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. 

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2 injured in Jackson County semi crash Video included

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Two people are injured after a semi ran into the back of another semi on Interstate 94 near Black River Falls. 

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UWEC Karlgaard Towers North gets $3 million in extra funding Video included

The commission unanimously approved the additional funding for the nearly $39 million renovation project which also includes upgrades at Karlgaard Towers South. 

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DNR wants your help tracking deer Video included

Between now and the end of September, the Wisconsin DNR is asking for your help tracking deer. The DNR's deer herd estimates can impact how many deer hunters can shoot this upcoming gun-deer season. 

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UW-Madison professor bikes through Lake Hallie for solar energy Video included

A UW-Madison professor is on the route home after biking over 1,000 miles across the Midwest.

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Wisconsin officials "confident" elections will be secure next Tuesday

U.S. Intelligence officials have been warned that the 2018 midterm elections are a target for Russian cyberattacks, but Wisconsin election officials are remaining confident next week's primary will go smoothly without interruptions.

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Eau Claire builds as nationwide home construction declines Video included

While home prices continue to rise, home construction nationwide has reached a new low, but that trend doesn't apply here. 

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Eau Claire, Chippewa & Dunn Counties in top half of sex offense rates Video included

Counties in the Chippewa Valley rank among the highest in the state for sexual offenses. 

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UWEC construction projects to continue into 2018-2019 academic year Video included

UW-Eau Claire's campus has several on-going construction projects that are expected to continue into the upcoming fall semester.

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Eau Claire School Board to consider updates to school threat policy Video included

The Eau Claire Area School District is taking steps to ensure your children are safe in school.

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11 colleagues win $543 million jackpot and plan to keep working

There are 11 people in California who apparently love, love, love their jobs so much they don't plan to stop working even after being in an office pool that won a $543 million jackpot. 

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Unemployment rate fell to 3.9% in July

The U.S. labor market continues to strengthen. The unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent and the economy added 157,000 jobs in July, the Labor Department said Friday. 

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Rise in meth leads to rise in foster care cases in Chippewa County Video included

Chippewa County District Attorney Wade Newell said there's more drug related felonies this year then there were in the past. 

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WI man has legs and hands amputated after rare disease from dog lick

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Greg Manteufel remains hospitalized at a Milwaukee-area hospital, according to the Associated Press. 

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Teams practice ahead of 4th Annual Dragon Boat Festival Video included

Dozens of boats will be taking over Halfmoon Lake this weekend, all to raise money to fight cancer.

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1.4 million Ram trucks facing recall

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.4 million Ram pickups in the U.S. and Canada because tailgates with power locks can open while the trucks are moving. 

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  • InternationalMore>>

  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:20:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
  • Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion

    Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:30:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:20 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:20:07 GMT
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.More >>
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.More >>
  • Women's trial in Kim Jong Nam killing heads to defense phase

    Women's trial in Kim Jong Nam killing heads to defense phase

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:15:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:16 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:16:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.More >>
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.More >>
  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:38:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:15:49 GMT
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>
    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >>
  • Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

    Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:08:57 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:46 GMT
    Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.More >>
    Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise.More >>
  • Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:58:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:47:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act...
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".More >>
    The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act".More >>
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