Daily Updates

Senate opens health care debate

WASHINGTON — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans’ long-promised legislation to

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Trump cranks up heat on Sessions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as “very weak” and refusing to say whether

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Trump ignites political fire at Boy Scout event

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — No knot-tying demonstrations. No woodcarving advice. President Donald Trump went straight to starting a fire in a speech at a national Boy Scout

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Par­ents ask court to let sick baby die at home

LONDON — Charlie Gard’s parents know their treasured son is about to die. They have one final wish — to take him home, put him to bed and kiss him goodbye.

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Priest at center of clergy sex abuse scandal to be released

BOSTON — One of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week

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RCU names new CEO

Eau Claire-based credit union RCU conducted a nationwide search for its new leader, but chose one of its own to start as the new president and CEO on Monday.

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Gordy's Market closes its Hayward store

The Gordy’s Market grocery store in Hayward is permanently closing at the end of business on Tuesday.

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Lemonade Day scheduled for Aug. 3

Boys & Girls Club members will be selling lemonade again this year as a way to test out their marketing and business plans. 

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Skeletal remains ID'd as missing man

MENOMONIE – The remains of a Dunn County man missing for a decade have been positively identified.

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The Latest: Jared Kushner exits House panel meeting

WASHINGTON — The Latest on probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign (Eastern Standard Time):

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House set to pass sanctions bill limiting Trump's authority

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House pushed toward approval of a sweeping Russia sanctions bill that bars President Donald Trump from easing the penalties without

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Republicans moving to repeal financial rule opposed by banks

WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House is seeking to overturn a rule that would let consumers join together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use

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Trump vents anew on Sessions, who's under pressure to quit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, launching a fresh Twitter tirade against him while musing privately

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Concerns increase in Wisconsin over deal for Foxconn plant

MADISON — Concerns are increasing among lawmakers and others in Wisconsin over what incentives the state may offer to become the first U.S. home of Taiwanese

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Lawmakers seek to tweak proposed constitutional amendment for victims' rights

Lawmakers behind a proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at giving crime victims more say in criminal prosecutions have put forward a number of changes that authors

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