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Biological test for autism could lead to earlier identification

A new study from NeuroPointDX of Madison and University of California researchers shows biochemical markers could allow for earlier identification of autism spectrum disorder....

Child care ratings improving, though progress is uneven

A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds more children are getting highly rated child care than five years ago, but Milwaukee County...

Exploring treatment of PTSD with component of ecstasy

The UW School of Medicine and Public Health is participating in an upcoming trial to treat PTSD with a component of the drug nicknamed...

Fitzgerald urges Shilling to gauge support among Dem caucus for Kimberly-Clark incentive package

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is pressuring Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling to gauge how many of her caucus members back an incentive package for...

Foxconn seeking firms to build features of planned Eau Claire innovation center

Foxconn is seeking firms to build out the coworking space and other features in the planned innovation center in Eau Claire. Foxconn Place Chippewa...

Hiring outlook survey finds optimism for Q4 in Midwest, nationwide

A new hiring outlook survey from Milwaukee’s ManpowerGroup found employers in the Midwest and across the country are looking to bring on more workers...

Kiio pain management tool linked to lower medical costs in pilot study

A management tool for lower back pain from Madison-based Kiio helped reduce both medical costs and emergency department visits, according to a recent pilot...

Milwaukee alderman raises concerns on Foxconn at transportation meeting

Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman raised concerns about Foxconn’s shifting plans for its Mount Pleasant plant at a recent meeting of the city’s transportation review...

New assistance for businesses hit by flooding

Wisconsin businesses affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding can now apply for small loans for short-term repairs. Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that...

New Data Science Institute formed to attract, improve workforce

Leaders of the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute say the recently announced effort will help with attracting and improving the workforce in the Milwaukee...

New research on how to reduce the number of unvaccinated children

Adding more steps to opt out of mandatory vaccinations could cut the number of unvaccinated children, according to new UW-Madison research. Researchers from the...

New workforce report suggests relying more on immigrant workers

A new report from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy suggests relying more on immigrant workers to bridge the growing workforce divide between urban and...

Over 1,000 businesses getting high-speed internet

Over 1,000 businesses in the state are getting connected to high-speed internet, thanks to $7 million in recently announced broadband expansion grants. “Broadband access...

Periscope Project exceeds early enrollment goals

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Periscope Project has enrolled 400 providers by the end of its first year, exceeding several early goals according to...

Project North initiative unveiled by gener8tor

Gener8tor has unveiled the Project North initiative, an exclusive corporate innovation group including some of the state’s biggest companies. After building out this network...

Report finds property values up statewide

A recent report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum finds property values statewide are up 4.5 percent, hitting $549.5 billion this year. That’s a 6.8...

Source: Possible WEDC package for K-C wouldn’t replace deal hung up in Senate

The maximum WEDC could offer Kimberly-Clark without legislative action would be a $20 million package to help keep the company from closing a plant...

Storm damage tops $233 million

Survey finds more respondents than not saying middle class is shrinking

A new survey from Northwestern Mutual found more respondents saying the middle class is shrinking than growing. That’s from the Milwaukee-based financial services company’s...

TechSpark supporting unique job creation nonprofit

A Wisconsin nonprofit that provides job training in a unique setting is getting support from TechSpark Wisconsin, an effort from Microsoft to support economic...

WEDC requesting $5 million annual funding boost

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is requesting a $5 million boost to its annual funding through fiscal year 2021. In a letter to Gov....

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Bill Murphy, director of Forward BIO Institute

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” features a conversation with Bill Murphy, director of the recently announced Forward BIO Institute. Murphy is...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Christina Wichman, director of the Periscope Project

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness the Podcast” features Dr. Christina Wichman, an associate professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin and director of the...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with Dave Gee and Professor William Dougan, directors of UW-Whitewater’s Launch...

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: The Podcast” is with Dave Gee and Professor William Dougan, directors of UW-Whitewater’s Launch Pad, a startup accelerator for...

WisBusiness: The Show – Heather Wentler of the Doyenne Group

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – The latest...

Workforce challenges ahead for paper industry, panelists say

Panelists at a paper industry discussion in Appleton were optimistic about the future of the industry, but pointed to challenges ahead -- chiefly, filling...
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