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Rebels confirm downing of two Ukranian fighter jets

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Just 20 miles from the site of the Malaysia Airlines plane wreckage, pro-Russia rebels have shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets today. The separatists say one of the pilots was killed, and another is being sought by rebel fighters.The insurgents deny having missiles that could hit a jetliner at cruising altitude, but they say they do have ground-to-air missiles that could hit targets as high as 11,500 feet.In fighting on the ground, meanwhile, a rebel leader writes on F... More>>

Chippewa Falls man taken to hospital after crash on motorcycle

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says it happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday night on County Road C in Hartland Township.

Eau Claire City Council approved downtown parking study Video included

The wheels have been set in motion to take a long, hard look at where they stop. More>>

Winona State athlete passes away during workout

WINONA, Minn. (WXOW) - A student athlete passes away while working out with his teammates at Winona State University Monday.  More>>

Wisconsin English survey hopes to track changing language, dialect

You betcha. Don't cha know. Supper. A bubbler. If you grew up in the Midwest you probably have said and heard these sayings before. Popular sayings and dialects differ from region to region and a UW-Madison-based program is trying to track these nuances and put them into a dictionary. More>>

Buffalo County Sheriff's office investigating eleven burglaries

Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office (Press Release) -- Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating eleven area burglaries in the month on July.

Eau Claire city council approves bus tracking software Video included

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Instead of waiting at the bus stop looking at the clock, riders can soon get a virtual look at where a bus is in route. More>>

Police: Teen with gun at store sought quick attention

WESTON (WAOW) – A teenager who carried a gun into a convenience and asked workers to call police was seeking attention about troubles in his life and fortunately never raised the barrel of the gun as officers surrounded the building, an investigator said Tuesday. More>>

Gov. Walker got $68,500 from corporations that outsourced jobs

MADISON (WKOW) -- Gov. Scott Walker's most recent campaign finance report shows he received money from 11 corporations that have outsourced jobs to other countries. More>>

Tornado recovery continues in Platteville as home and business owners apply for low-interest loans

More than a month has passed since a handful of tornadoes swept through Southeast Wisconsin. In the small college community of Platteville the recovery continues. Several homes are still unlivable at this time. A handful of businesses are still closed after the storm. More>>

Eau Claire salon raises money to prevent cancer related hair loss Video included

 The money raised will go toward The Rapunzel Project which focuses on cold cap technology.  The cap is used on individuals before, after, and during chemotherapy to keep their hair from falling out.  


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