Programming for April 14

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., April 10, 2013

Blugold Radio with Rachel Vick will feature the second installment of a four-week series on service organizations in honor of the Global Month of Service. This week’s program will feature interviews with members of Colleges Against Cancer and the TOMS Club and a segment with special reporter Raina Beutel.

Vick will interview Kelsey Dumanch, a member of Colleges Against Cancer. The organization is currently planning to participate in Relay for Life, which will take place on April 19 in the McPhee/Olson Complex. Jenna Chinburg, the vice president of the TOMS Club, will also join the show to discuss the upcoming One Day Without Shoes campaign. Beutel will continue her field reporting.

Local Independence with Rachel Minske will feature an interview with Ben Richgruber of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center. Richgruber will discuss his role at the arts center, as well as his involvement with the Back Stage Concert Series.

Also airing will be Martha Landry’s report on the renovation of a 1930s school bus taking place at Fast Freddie’s Rod Shop in Eau Claire.

Reporters at WUEC News will be covering a variety of topics from the UW-Eau Claire campus and Eau Claire community.

Holly Daniels will report on the Advanced Massage Therapies diaper drive, which provides community members in need with diapers for children.

Adam Ganske will report on the recent legislation on stricter gun control laws and response to the current high sales of guns and ammunition.

Slade Tranel will cover the results of the Eau Claire City Council and Eau Claire School Board elections, focusing on two of the winners. Chue Xiong will have a seat on the School Board, and Michael Moua Xiong will have a seat on the City Council. Chue Xiong is the first Hmong candidate to win a seat in the Eau Claire School Board elections.

Tiffany Coggins will share what happened at the Beyond The Bean panel last Tuesday. The panel focused on the fair trade coffee business and working face-to-face with farmworkers from Honduras and Guatemala.

Glen Olson will report on how the city of Eau Claire will be cleaning up leftover trash from the melting snow this season in local yards, Owen Park, and other parts of the city.

Katie Bast will interview Christina Hupy on being named the Sustainability Fellow, what the title means to her, and what she will be doing for the position.

Mackenzie Miller will report on the upcoming UW-Eau Claire women’s softball team’s season, important games, and what the team is expecting this year.

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