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Owen Park of Eau Claire

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By Kiersten Clifford Owen Park is a staple for any outdoor lover in Eau Claire. Though not as frequently visited as it’s bigger neighbor Phoenix Park it still has a lot of offer. There is many things to do for … Continue reading

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Award-winning researcher finds evictions fuel poverty in U.S.

By Rachel Schmidt America is the richest democracy with the worst poverty and one in four Americans spend 70 percent of their income on housing, said an urban sociologist and 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner who is working to end poverty. … Continue reading

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Job shadow: Emily Miels, entertainment reporter

Since I can remember, I’ve wanted to become a journalist. Journalism has always been on my mind and it’s a dream come true that I can make a career out of writing. I knew that I wanted to do something … Continue reading

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Rick Steves, A European Take on America’s War on Marijuana

By being informal and animated, Steves was able to easily relate to the crowd With many European countries legalizing marijuana, Rick Steves, travel writer, says the U.S. should follow suit. “I’m not trying to promote drug use,” Steves said. “I’m trying … Continue reading

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Rick Steves, The United States and Marijuana

By Maxwell Inskeep Travel author and internationalist Rick Steves is not pro-marijuana, but is anti-prohibition. “I’m not promoting marijuana…” said Steves. “I am promoting harm reduction and taking crime out of the equation.” Steves spoke to an audience of around 450 at … Continue reading

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Rick Steves European Approach To Marijuana

By Melanie Turkowitch Rick Steves does not promote the use of marijuana rather he promotes the idea that the nation should enforce less punishable laws for users. “If your advocating for the change of law you’re not advocating the breaking … Continue reading

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Rick Steves discusses marijuana legalization at 75th Forum series

By Nicole Bellford   Prominent travel writer Rick Steves said it is time America followed suit with European marijuana policies, thus taking a pragmatic harm-reduction approach rather than one of moralized incarceration. “It’s not a matter of being soft or … Continue reading

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