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‘Meeting in Middle America’ to bring Midwest conversations to a national audience

Steven Olikara, host of the new video podcast “Meeting in Middle America,” wants to put a national lens on Midwest discussions about...

Coronavirus vaccine in the works, UW-Madison experts say

Disease specialists at UW-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine expect the scientific community will produce a vaccine for the novel coronavirus in less...

Dairy expert predicts U.S. milk prices will climb in 2020

UW-Madison’s director of dairy policy analysis predicts U.S. milk prices will continue to climb in 2020 as low production helps clear out...

Dianomi Therapeutics expanding drug delivery system

Dianomi Therapeutics is expanding the use of its patented drug delivery system to include gene therapies. This comes after...

DNC 2020 expected to create delays, business opportunities in Milwaukee

Peggy Williams-Smith, president and CEO of Visit Milwaukee, is urging business leaders to prepare for constant commotion during the upcoming Democratic National...

Fiveable dropping paywall for test prep materials

A Milwaukee-based AP test prep and social learning company called Fiveable is making its online content free to students for the first...

GOP lawmakers circulating plan review backlog legislation

Republican lawmakers have begun circulating legislation aimed at reducing the plan review backlog at the Department of Safety and Professional Services. 

Kaul outlines steps to combat drug epidemics

Attorney General Josh Kaul says that while a decline in opioid prescriptions in Wisconsin is progress, there is still room for improvement.

Miller Park has $2.5 billion economic impact, study shows

A new study shows the Milwaukee Brewers and Miller Park have had a $2.5 billion economic impact in Wisconsin over the past...

Milwaukee companies gearing up for DNC this summer

Downtown Milwaukee businesses are bringing on extra staff and investing in upgrades in preparation for this summer’s Democratic National Convention. 

New research tool offers improved method for studying microbes

UW-Madison scientists have created a tool to improve the efficiency of microbial research, a quickly growing field that could lead to new...

Panelists discuss benefits, potential drawbacks of medical marijuana

Panelists at a recent Milwaukee Press Club event downplayed potential safety concerns with cannabis, focusing instead on the positive health impacts of...

Proposed Medicaid rule change criticized by hospitals, state officials

The Wisconsin Hospital Association is asking the federal agency overseeing Medicaid to withdraw a proposed rule change, warning it could “adversely affect”...

State of the Tribes highlights opioid epidemic

Forest County Potawatomi Chairman Ned Daniels is praising legislators for their efforts to address the opioid epidemic. But Daniels...

Study highlights state’s shrinking rural population

The Wisconsin Counties Association's recent study on rural population trends found that two-thirds of the state’s 46 rural counties lost population between...
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