Sunday, September 27, 2020

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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...

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...

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. 

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”...

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...

‘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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

New cancer treatment method could prove less costly, study shows

Scientists at UW-Madison are exploring a new potential avenue for cancer treatment that could prove less expensive than existing therapies. 

Novak, Shankland confident water quality bills will pass Assembly

Two legislators who led a bipartisan water quality task force said their proposed legislation will pass the Assembly but stopped short of...

Panelists call for greater investments in creative industries

Panelists at a recent discussion hosted by the Wisconsin Technology Council called for greater investments in the arts and creative industries.
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