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Area has many classical groups, some affiliated with UW-Eau Claire By Elizabeth Jackson The Eau Claire music scene may be best known for Justin Vernon, Music in the Park and Jazz Fest, but it also includes a more classical element with local groups such as the Chamber Orchestra, Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony and the Chippewa […]

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Third annual art and wine fundraiser proceeds go directly to the center. By Koreen Greenhow Tammy Tillotson, a member of the committee at the Children’s Dyslexia Center, helped get the Dyslexia Center started in 2011.  Her husband and son were diagnosed with dyslexia giving Tillotson a big reason to help the children in her community excel in the areas they […]

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Volunteers from Selma, Ala. will come to UW-Eau Claire as part of the Alternative Spring Break student exchange By Ginna Roe A non-profit organization from Selma, Ala. is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to teach non-violence and perform for the Blugolds. Volunteers from the Freedom Foundation will be presenting the Random Acts of Theater […]

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Express 12 connection route to be canceled

Bus riders can still stop at designated stops of E12 route despite the cancellation By I-May Choo The Transit Commission voted Wednesday to eliminate the Express 12 bus connection from Eau Claire to Menomonie. The cancellation will be effective May 5. The E12 serves as a connecting route from Eau Claire to Dunn County. The […]

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Acoustic Café hosts bi-monthly Wednesday night jazz sessions  By Karl Enghofer Every second and fourth Wednesday at Acoustic Café, three young men in their 20s play an hour of jazz. Clad in flannels and khakis, the trio laugh together in-between songs and playwithout any sheet music, mimicking the laid-back style of jazz. Josh Gallagher on piano, Mike […]

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Deaths of animals at an international zoo spark controversy By Jessica Sharpee Feb. 9 was a chilly winter day in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was the start to a normal day at the Copenhagen Zoo with the animals waking up and eating breakfast. An 18-month-old giraffe, Marius, was just finishing his rye bread when a vet […]

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