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April home sales down in Milwaukee area, but realtor group says ‘no big deal’

April home sales in the metro Milwaukee area fell 8.2 percent over the year, but the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors says...

Banks have strong start to 2022, WBA report shows

Banks in the state have “started the year 2022 strong” despite concerns about rising inflation, according to the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

Business Council director touts supplier diversity programs

The head of The Business Council in Milwaukee says boosting supplier diversity is "necessary" for strengthening the region's business community.

Concerns raised about solar imports investigation

Renew Wisconsin is raising concerns about a federal investigation into “alleged unfair trade practices” targeting solar energy products imported from southeast Asia. 

Dairyland executive says nuclear power necessary to reach carbon reduction goals

The president and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative says integrating nuclear power is necessary to reach carbon emission reduction goals.  

Exact Sciences remains committed to expanding in Madison despite layoffs

Exact Sciences says it remains committed to growing its presence in Madison after announcing layoffs. The Madison-based diagnostics company...

Expert says addressing ‘long COVID’ should be ‘highest priority’

One of the state’s top COVID-19 experts says understanding, preventing and treating the condition known as “long COVID” should be “our highest...

Experts discuss ways to reduce volatility in energy markets, reach clean energy goals

Experts say more renewable energy production, greater reliance on nuclear power and adoption of electric vehicles could help reduce volatility in energy...

MMAC survey finds tempered optimism among business leaders

The latest MMAC business outlook survey finds company leaders “more tempered in their optimism” due to inflation and persistent labor shortages. 

Pandemic spurs boom in bicycle business

For nearly as far back as he can remember, Jay Feely wanted to own his own bike shop. Which may have had...

Raven Software workers vote to unionize

Workers at Activision Blizzard’s Raven Software, which produces the popular Call of Duty video game series, have voted to unionize. 

Registered nurse workforce could be short nearly 23,000 nurses by 2040, report projects

A new report projects Wisconsin’s registered nurse workforce could see a shortage of nearly 23,000 nurses by 2040.  The...

Report details cost burden of housing

The share of Wisconsin renters and homeowners who are “cost-burdened” by housing is lower than the national rate, a UW-Madison report shows. 

Researchers develop method for diagnosing prostate cancer

WARF is seeking commercial partners for a new imaging-based method for diagnosing prostate cancer.  Researchers at UW-Madison have developed...

State ranked 14th for health of seniors

The health of Wisconsin seniors has been ranked 14th out of U.S. states in the latest America’s Health Rankings report from the...

State seeing increase in new union petitions

While union membership rates in Wisconsin continue to slip, labor advocates point to a surge in new union petitions this year as...

Tourism spending outperforms national average compared to 2019

Tourism spending in Wisconsin has outperformed the national average for the past two years in comparison to 2019 numbers, state officials announced.

Union accusing landfill owner of ‘unfair labor practices’

The union representing workers at the Seven Mile Creek Landfill in Eau Claire County is accusing the owner of unfair labor practices.
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