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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Hundreds show up for cancelled rights march

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WAUSAU - About 300 people walked a gay rights march in Wausau yesterday afternoon.

Event organizers say the march went without incident and was very festive. A previous gay rights march was cancelled after its organizer, Daxx Bouvier, says there were fears for the safety of the participants after comments made by a city council member.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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