Police have released the name of the man at the center of last night's standoff in Altoon.More >>
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Q. It keeps showing the weather for Eau Claire, but I don't live in Eau Claire. How do I show my city?
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1) Click the button that looks like a house (next to the (i) button on the top right hand corner). 2) Click the plus symbol on the top left hand corner to add another location by city, zip code, coordinates or airport code. 3) Once you've found your location and are back to the "Locations" screen, click the gray star next to your location to change it from gray to gold. Then click the pencil icon next to Eau Claire and delete Eau Claire.
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1) Go to the app and click on the (i) on the top right hand corner. 2) Click the "Other" tab under "Settings." 3) Uncheck "Status bar notifications." Click "Done."
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