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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.
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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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Pepin County sex offender petitions to go without supervision Video included

Pepin County (WQOW) - In Pepin County, a man with a long history of sexual assaults is petitioning to go without supervision. Kerry Abbott lives in Arkansaw and is considered to be a sexually violent person.  More>>

Repairs pushed back on historic Rainbow Bridge in Chippewa Falls Video included

 The city's mayor says back in 2006, the bridge repairs came in at a cost of about $375,000. As of now that price tag is up over $500,000. The state would pay for about 80% of that.

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Federal appeals court deals blow to President Obama's health law

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. More>>

Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling... More>>

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