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Material on Australian shore not from Malaysia jet

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Australian officials said Thursday that after examining detailed photographs of unidentified material that washed ashore in the southwestern part of the country they are satisfied it is not a clue in the search for the... More>>

Severe Weather: What terms you need to know

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - The return of spring and summer signal the start of severe weather season. To help keep you safe, there  are some terms you should know.    
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Firefighters: Call, don't handle drug-related paraphernalia Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – In the past few months, a crackdown on drugs has led to heroin and methamphetamine busts in the La Crosse area. EMTs are also adding to the effort by making sure they're properly trained to handle overdoses.
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Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

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Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're... More>>

NTSB head: Action needed now on oil train safety

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The Obama administration needs to take steps immediately to protect the public from potentially catastrophic oil train accidents even if it means using emergency authority, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman... More>>

City encourages ecological conservation for Riverside North project Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – As the city continues to ask for community input on the Riverside North redevelopment project, Earth Week is serving as a reminder of the importance of ecological conservation.
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Complications Related to Diabetes Are Dropping

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW)- Good news for those with diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control report that complications related to diabetes have plunged since 1990. More>>

Gundersen Health System Hosts "Take Your Child to Work" Day Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Fifty-five children went to work with their parents at Gundersen Health System for “Take Your Child to Work” Day. More>>

Eagles rescued in Onalaska Video included

Humane Society workers in Onalaska rescued two bald eagles this week. More>>

Melinda's Garden: More to Consider When Planting Your Flower Garden Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) There's more to consider than color when planting your flower garden. Melinda Myers says there are a number of other factors to consider to makeyour garden work. You can learn more by watching the latest Melinda's Garden Moment. More>>

Hankel ruled not competent for trial in overdose case Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW)-- Malachi Hankel, the man accused of first degree reckless homicide in a heroin related death is ruled not fit for trial during a court appearance Wednesday afternoon.  More>>

Man rescued after losing way in woods Video included

LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WXOW) - A successful search for a man missing in a wooded area along the Mississippi River near La Crescent Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Trail opening at Upper Hixon Forest Park

LA CROSSE, Wis.(WXOW) – A sign of Spring! The lower Hixon Forest trails and upper Hixon Forest Park on top of Grandad Bluff are open.
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