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CROSSING BORDERS: Hearing Other Voices in Poetry. 8 O'Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews award-winning Lao American writer Bryan Thao Worra, one of the featured … [Read More…] Image of ballet poster from madisonballet.org … No tags for this post.

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Health Insurance “Mega-Merger” Raises Concerns For Wisconsinites
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(WORT)–In early March, U.S. Assistant Attorney General William Baer told members of Congress that the U.S. is not in the midst of a wave of mergers. The country is facing a tsunami. “The parties who are anxious to maximize shareholder value want to get … No tags for this post.

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UW-Madison Issues Response To Racially-Charged Campus Incidents
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A healing ceremony recognizing Native American victims of sexual assault, heckled with Hollywood-style “war cries.” Black female students pushed, spat on, threatened, and told they didn't deserve to attend the UW-Madison. These are only the most recent … No tags for this post.

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Janesville “Bathroom Bill” Gives New Protections To Transgender People
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(WORT)–The city of Janesville has been busy over the last week, bracing for the arrival of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday. Trump's visit largely overshadowed a significant city council vote Monday, in which council members voted … No tags for this post.

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Does Free Speech Trump All? Janesville Hosts Donald Trump
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CROSSING BORDERS: Hearing Other Voices in Poetry. 8 O'Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews award-winning Lao American writer Bryan Thao Worra, one of the featured … [Read More…] Image of ballet poster from madisonballet.org … No tags for this post.

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CROSSING BORDERS: Hearing Other Voices in Poetry
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8 O'Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews award-winning Lao American writer Bryan Thao Worra, one of the featured guests of this year's Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Spring Conference. Currently living in California, his work appears in over 100 … No tags for this post.

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Notes from the Diversity Panels at AWP 2015
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At the AWP conference this past Saturday, I made it a point to attend as many discussions about diversity as I could. The conference is aimed at writers not librarians–I only dream of calling myself a writer–but I found the perspective quite valuable … No tags for this post.

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MNfusion: Local Playwrights, Actors Talk Women's Theater Festival
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The second show is written by Lao-American playwright Saymoukda Duangphouxy Vongsay and Hmong American playwright May Lee-Yang. Their show, “Hmong-Lao Friendship Play OR Lao-Hmong Friendship Play” looks at how two women from different … No tags for this post.

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Righting wrongs, clearing bombs require more than cash and charm during Obama …
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VIENTIANE, April 15 (Xinhua) — Every year in mid-April, the escalating dry heat signals a break from the everyday duties of work and study in Laos as the country's people joyously engage in New Year festivities across the Southeast Asian nation. Tags: Immigration Reform, President Obama, US Supreme Court

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????2016?04?02??????????????????Chinese Mutual Aid Association, CMAA?3?29????????????Elgin?“????????”?Lao American Organization of Elgin, LAOE????? … No tags for this post.

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US Ambassador To Laos
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In addition, The Oregon Health and Science University is going to partner with the Laos Ministry of Health to establish a Lao-American Nutrition Institute to look into the causes of child nutrition and to determine which interventions can produce … No tags for this post.

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Sayon Syprasoeuth: Beauty Taking Shape
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Sayon Syprasoeuth is a visual artist, serves on the board of the Arts Council for Long Beach, works part-time at United Cambodian Community as a Program Coordinator for Living Arts Long Beach, helps with the planning of the Third National Lao American … No tags for this post.

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Awakening Nyak Khoumpun: The Lao Sleeping Giant
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Throughout this scandal it is something of a sad story that the Lao American Press and a faction of Lao American literary “leaders” who are charged with protecting the community not only failed to do their jobs but assisted Peter in stealing our … No tags for this post.

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Friends Without a Border
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In was a painful first hand experience that inspired Kenro Izu to start  ‘Friends Without a Border’: “In a pediatric bed, I saw a girl accompanied by her father. The father could not afford $2.00 for her treatment. The girl was not given any pills or treatment and died in front of my eyes.”  No tags for […]

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