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Catholic congregations in Iowa asked to NOT donate to ALS

The Archbishop of the Dubuque Diocese is asking Catholics participating in the ice bucket challenge to donate to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa City instead of the ALS Association. More>>

Joan Rivers rushed to the hospital, reportedly stopped breathing during throat surgery

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Rivers, 81, was rushed in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. More>>

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry in France

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. More>>

U.S. to begin testing Ebola vaccine next week

Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. More>>

Dinner with a view: Grand Evening on the Bridge kicks off

A three-course dinner, music and a downtown view. Eau Claire diners were given an eye, ear and stomach-full from the historic Grand Avenue bridge.  More>>

Obama to be in Milwaukee on Labor Day

The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to Milwaukee on Monday to speak at a Labor Day event. More>>

Waterways and Parks postpones vote on Confluence Project plan

Eau Claire's Waterways and Parks Commission sat down Wednesday to look at the site plan for one part of the Confluence Project. More>>

Iron ore mine timeline pushed back

Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until at least the fall of next year. More>>

Nail polish could help save women from sex assault

A new shade of nail polish could help stop sex assaults. More>>

Amateur Baseball - Sunday Video included

Highlights and reaction from the Cavaliers season finale doubleheader against the Spooner Bandits.

Angie's List: Do I need a permit for that?

Do you need a permit to renovate your bathroom? What about to build a deck? It can be confusing for homeowners to figure out, but shouldn’t be ignored. In this Angie’s List report, how to determine if you project requires a permit and the pitfalls of not pulling one. More>>

City Council votes to postpone decision on Sustainable Bag Resolution

The Eau Claire City Council has decided to postpone a vote on a Sustainable Bag Resolution until early February. More>>

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