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Bad River Band filing suit against Enbridge over pipeline

The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is suing Enbridge, seeking to remove an oil and natural gas pipeline from...

Canadian talent initiative grants 24,000 visas in past two years

A new Canadian initiative to bring in skilled tech workers from all over the world has granted about 24,000 visas in the...

Day on Campus to explore partnerships between businesses and UW-Madison

This year’s Day on Campus event at UW-Madison will bring in companies from around the state to explore partnerships between businesses and...

DOR report connects declining homeownership and rising burden of housing costs

A recent report from the state Department of Revenue draws a connection between declining homeownership and the rising burden of housing costs. 

Drift & Row aims to improve the value of play

Flashing lights, bright colors and loud noises… When you walk down the aisle of a toy store, that’s what you will see...

Evers changes GOP proposals on transportation funding, vehicle fees as he signs budget

Gov. Tony Evers signed the two-year budget Wednesday after using his partial veto authority to make changes to Republican proposals on transportation...

Exact Sciences purchasing Genomic Health for $2.8 billion

Exact Sciences is purchasing a California company called Genomic Health for $2.8 billion, expanding its reach in the cancer diagnostics market. 

Filling gaps in rural health care with nursing student placements

A partnership between Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and UW-Madison’s School of Nursing aims to fill gaps in care by placing nursing students in...

Irrigated farming moderating local environments, study shows

A recent joint study from the DNR and UW-Madison highlights the moderating effect that irrigated farms can have on local environments. 

Personal income expected to grow at slower rate than national average

Personal income in Wisconsin is expected to grow at a slower rate than the national average this year and the next, according...

Report highlights upcoming changes in state tobacco tax law

A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum highlights the state’s continued reliance on tobacco taxes, even as residents are smoking traditional...

Scientists developing ‘shared control’ robotics with NASA support

With grant support from NASA, a team of scientists at UW-Madison is seeking to improve “shared control” robotics, in which robots and...

SpayVac to submit animal birth control vaccine for approval by years end

A startup called SpayVac-for-Wildlife plans to submit an animal birth control vaccine product to the EPA before the end of the year,...

State ‘starting to turn a corner’ on physician supply

Wisconsin is “starting to turn a corner” when it comes to supporting its physician workforce, according to Wisconsin Hospital Association President and...

Tariffs on China seen as ‘necessary evil’ by WMC members

WMC President and CEO Kurt Bauer says the group’s latest survey of state business leaders shows they see tariffs on China as...

Tech associations across North America working to strengthen talent pipelines

Tech associations from across North America are developing apprenticeship programs and youth engagement initiatives to reinforce their local talent pipelines. 

TECNA Summer Conference to highlight tech industry issues in Madison

A three-day conference in Madison this week will highlight the most impactful trends and policy challenges facing tech companies. 

Texting program readying students for college

With the state’s business community and other leaders clamoring for more skilled workers, school districts around the state are working to ensure...

Versiti researchers exploring factors behind von Willebrand disease

Scientists at the Versiti Blood Research Institute in Milwaukee are studying a common but often undiagnosed blood disorder, with a twin goal...

Wealth of new data represents a challenge and opportunity for researchers

The interim director for a new data science center at UW-Madison says the wealth of information pouring from various industries represents both...

WEC Energy Group report highlights future spending plans

WEC Energy Group, which has millions of customers in Wisconsin, plans to spend more than $14 billion in the next four years...

Wood products industries offsetting carbon emissions

New research out of UW-Madison shows the world’s wood products industries offset less than 1 percent of annual global carbon emissions. But...
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