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Native Americans save tree on UW-Eau Claire campus

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Native Americans have saved a culturally-significant oak tree on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus.

It was supposed to be cut down during the construction of a new student center. But Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich agreed this week to spare the tree, and have architects redraw their plans.

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The tree is relatively new, but it's a symbolic replacement for a 300-year-old tree that used to be in the same place.

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