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Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 4:17pm
Researchers say that vitamin E might help slow the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

27 eagle deaths in Utah caused by West Nile Virus

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 3:07pm
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says results of laboratory tests on some of the first birds found indicate they died from West Nile.

Arctic surge leads to record-low Wis. temps

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:51pm
Owen got down to minus 31 degrees, two degrees colder than the previous record set in 1963.

Ladysmith man accused of abusing 2 sisters under age 7

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:51pm
Prosecutors say he threatened to spank one girl if she didn't watch a pornographic movie.

NEW INFORMATION: Apparent arrest in incident connected to Eau Claire pharmacy robbery

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:51pm
It happened at about noon Tuesday.

Obama ringing in new year in low-key fashion

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:51pm
Obama kicked off New Year's Eve with a morning workout at a military base near his rented vacation home on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Outdoor rinks, warming houses closed Tuesday

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:51pm
On Tuesday, the city announced that the facilities would be closed for the day.

Eagle River ice castle goes up, a winter tradition

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:03pm
The castle features four towers that are about 30 feet tall.

Revelers start ringing in 2014 with fireworks

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:03pm
Exploding fireworks sprayed from the sails of the Sydney Opera House and the Australian city's harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world ushered in a new year.

Wis. man not guilty in Social Security fraud case

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:03pm
One of three people accused of cashing the Social Security checks of a relative who's presumed dead has been found not guilty by reason of mental defect.

Gov. Haley bets barbecue and beer on bowl game

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:03pm
Gov. Nikki Haley placed the friendly wager Tuesday with her colleague in Wisconsin.

Company begins removing seats at Metrodome

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 10:45am
Albrecht Sign Co. of Fridley is offering the seats for sale.

UW System to name finalists for president's job

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 10:45am
System spokesman David Giroux says officials plan to release the names on Thursday. The Board of Regents is expected to make a hiring decision in January.

Sheriff's office out in force New Year's Eve, New Year's Day

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 9:36am
"If you make the irresponsible choice to drive while impaired, our officers will be on the lookout, and we will arrest you,” says Eau Claire County Sheriff Ron Cramer.

Bill would ban high-potency alcohol like Everclear

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 9:36am
Changes to liquor laws are a tough sell in alcohol-friendly Wisconsin, a state with the third lowest beer tax nationwide and a strong booze lobby.

Packers: Thousands of playoff tickets available

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 9:36am
The team made about 40,000 tickets available Monday morning.

Slick roads keep crews busy on local highways

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:47pm
The Wisconsin State Patrol says it responded to multiple crashes Monday night.

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 4:54pm
Police have surrounded an area near Blakeley Avenue and East Clairemont Parkway.

NEW INFORMATION: Freeway lanes open near Altoona crash scene

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 4:54pm
Altoona Police say the 53 Bypass north is open as of about 4:35 p.m. Monday. Traffic is still backed up.

Staying safe on New Year's Eve

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 4:54pm
Police are reminding those of you who are heading out to ring in the New Year to have fun, but use good judgment.