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By Rachel Streich On a visit to the grocery store, Nate Killough approached the check-out aisle to pay for groceries with the $30 he had budgeted. Peanut butter, noodles or canned vegetables are staples in his diet. Chicken or steak is a luxury. Fresh foods are rare options. The 36-year-old Killough only recently got a raise at […]

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By Amelia Kimball His name is Felix. Inside a tan outbuilding on Highway HH, several dogs of all different sizes and colors roamed. Some were relaxing on a cozy couch while others napped in the sun. All the dogs were out and about except for one small white and tan Pomeranian watching carefully from the […]

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Working late hours and budgeting expenses By Brandi Kinderman Brandon Felce is working the overnight shift while his son sleeps. During the day he is attending college classes while his grandmother watches his 4-year-old son, Hayden. Felce is striving above and beyond to break the stereotype to provide the best life for his son. From […]

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By Anis Filza Abdul Samad When Cheerios ran an ad featuring an interracial couple with their daughter, some people called it cute. Some were upset and the ad sparked racist comments. Not everyone believes love is colorblind. Rates of intermarriages in the U.S. more than doubled between 1980 (6.7 percent) and 2008 (14.6 percent) and […]

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By Geraldine Tong There was no moment of the proverbial click for Shannon Lindquist. The owner of The Bridal Shoppe, she bought a plaza on London Road about seven years ago and moved in with her bridal store. She soon began renting out space in the plaza to other businesses. Now, she has a thriving […]

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Events aimed to engage community in action for others By Taylor Kuether Human Rights Week organizer and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior Kristine Rivall wanted attendees of this year’s Human Rights Week events to not leave depressed. “We’re making action a huge part of this week,” Rivall said, “We don’t want people to get depressed […]

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