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  1. Are Brands Finally Tiring of All Those Sexy Super Bowl Ads?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Adweek

    Sex's ability to sell brands is often seen as an article of faith in the ad business, and the Super Bowl is the biggest house of worship. Ever since Noxema first raised eyebrows in 1973 with its " Let Noxema cream your face " spot - featuring Farrah Fawcett slathering the famous cheeks of Joe Namath with shaving cream - advertisers have vied to see who can push things the furthest, resulting in Cindy Crawford donning short shorts for Pepsi , Megan Fox taking a bubble bath for Motorola in 2010 and, since 2005, GoDaddy doing just about everything that can be done with bare skin and Danica Patrick .

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  2. Here's what the world would look like if countries were as big as their population sizesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Because they portray our world in only two dimensions, continents and countries become skewed, as does our perception of how big they truly are. Inspired by a similar 10-year-old map by cartographer Paul Breding that resized countries based on their population size, college student Chase Mohrman decided to create his own updated version.

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  3. Sharing Our Strength, new peer group tackles tough issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    A new student run organization at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is helping students who are struggling with personal issues. The group called Sharing Our Strength started last semester after a group of students felt a need for a peer-led support group.

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  4. "TwoPianists" perform at UW-Eau ClaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Two internationally recognized pianists, husband and wife duo Luis MagalhA es and Nina Schumann put on a free performance Thursday night at UW-Eau Claire's Haas Center. While they're in Eau Claire this weekend, they'll hold a class for pianists, coach a local piano duo, and meet with students.

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  5. UWEC Chancellor addresses potential budget cut questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Administrators at UW-Eau Claire are talking about a proposed $300 million cut to the UW budget. Today, UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt met with administrators to answer questions about what this could mean for the University.

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  6. Area students named to UW-Eau Claire dean's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Janesville Gazette

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  7. MSNBC.com Slams Walker's 'Huge Cut' to Wisconsin CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsBusters.org

    With Scott Walker entertaining a run for president in 2016, you can expect MSNBC to amp up their criticism of the Wisconsin governor. Enter msnbc.com homepage editor and University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire alumnus David Taintor today hitting Walker for proposing a "huge cut" in taxpayer financing of the University of Wisconsin system : Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 GOP contender who never earned a college degree, has proposed a huge cut in funding for the University of Wisconsin system over the next two years.

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  8. Evans new interim head wrestling coach at UW-Eau Claire; Wozniak reassignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire now has its third head wrestling coach in 18 months, as Jared Evans has been named interim head coach for the program, effective immediately, the western Wisconsin school announced Monday. Evans replaces Steve Wozniak, who was officially named to the position in August 2014 to after serving as interim head coach after the July 2013 departure of Jon Ames, who had been interim coach during the 2012-13 season.

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  9. Employment website releases report on top 25 jobs in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WKBT

    To keep track of those openings, a national employment website has released its list of top 25 jobs for 2015. What does it mean for colleges helping students get into the job market? College career advisers say it's important to pay attention to labor market trends, but they also say it's even more important to pay attention to the students and find careers that are best for them.

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  10. UWEC Professor explains the economic impact of Confluence ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The economic impact of the confluence project was part of a presentation Wednesday afternoon in Eau Claire. Retired UW-Eau Claire geography professor Dr. Brady Foust spoke to the UW-EC alumni association.

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  11. St. Norbert goalie Jacobson has drive to excelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Door Reminder

    St. Norbert goalie Jacobson has drive to excel Senior goalie ranks third on DIII's all-time career wins list Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1BTI9zA St. Norbert College senior goalie David Jacobson discusses his career and aspirations to win another NCAA Division III national championship. St. Norbert College goalie David Jacobson blocks a shot by UW-Eau Claire forward Charles Thauwald as Erik Cooper defends at Cornerstone Community Center November 18, 2014.

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  12. Effort by three University of Wisconsin System campuses to add engineering programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    An effort by three University of Wisconsin System campuses to add engineering programs in northwest Wisconsin to address critical employer needs received a major boost Wednesday, Jan. 21. The Dunn County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution supporting the collaborative efforts of UW-Stout, UW-River Falls and UW-Eau Claire to begin new engineering programs through the Northwest Wisconsin Engineering Consortium. In particular, the resolution cites the proposal by UW-Stout to add mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and chemical engineering to its three existing engineering programs - manufacturing, computer and plastics - as well as its engineering technology program.

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  13. Dunn County Board supports additional engineering programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    An effort by three University of Wisconsin System campuses to add engineering programs in northwest Wisconsin to address critical employer needs received a major boost Wednesday, Jan. 21. The Dunn County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution supporting the collaborative efforts of UW-Stout, UW-River Falls and UW-Eau Claire to begin new engineering programs through the Northwest Wisconsin Engineering Consortium. In particular, the resolution cites the proposal by UW-Stout to add mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and chemical engineering to its three existing engineering programs - manufacturing, computer and plastics - as well as its engineering technology program.

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  14. This Week in Saint Paul: Monday, January 19 - Sunday, January 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    Even though the Saint Paul Winter Carnival is creeping up on us, our atmosphere is making its march toward spring. How is this? The calendar still says "January."

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  15. Afp Wi, Greater Madison Chapter: Chapter Meeting & Luncheon - a New Year, a New StrategyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | AFPnet.org

    Absorb and engage, as the diverse and valuable perspectives of three of Madison's non-profit leaders, recount their experiences and advise on the strategic processes that create and set up a non-profit organization for fundraising and financial success throughout the calendar year! Cheri Dubiel Buckner is the Associate Director at Community Shares of Wisconsin, where she oversees all development staff and initiatives. Cheri has 14 years of experience as a professional fundraiser in Madison, starting at The Rape Crisis Center and including stints as the Director of Development and External Relations at the Madison Children's Museum and Financial Development Director at the YMCA of Dane County.

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  16. The Chippewa Valley honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream Speech" nearly half a century ago and on Monday his work was honored by many in the Chippewa Valley. "The heart of this program is to teach children and us coming together as community to send the message of non-violence," said Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, one of the event organizers.

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  17. Area program honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day organizations across Eau Claire are volunteering their services to better the community. The program, which is dedicated to early childhood literacy in Eau Claire and Altoona, switched its focus Monday, to help serve non-profits in the area.

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  18. Students present ideas for Menomonie Street projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    On Monday, Memorial High School students presented their ideas for the development of the County Materials Event and Recreation Complex on Menomonie Street in Eau Claire. For their final project, students in an environmental studies course developed concepts and recommendations regarding the expansion of public access to the Chippewa River at the project site.

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  19. Library able to donate nearly 10,000 pounds of rice to pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The McIntyre Library staff association of UW-Eau Claire says thanks to donations from the community it raised nearly $1,300. That money will buy nearly 10,000 pounds of rice for the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association.

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  20. To comfort others, Sauk Rapids music therapist summons the power of songRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Star Tribune

    The Sauk Rapids woman, who was raised in St. Joseph and is a 2001 Apollo High School graduate, is a music therapist. She was inspired to seek her profession after she broke her pelvis during an inline skating accident in college.

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