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The Power of Computer Models To Inform Groundwater Disputes
Jan. 17, 2019 | 8 a.m.
In water-rich Wisconsin, the use of groundwater for municipal water systems and agricultural irrigation can lead to conflict.
Cartogram: Wisconsin's 2018 Election For Governor
UW Applied Population Lab
Jan. 16, 2019 | 11 a.m.
Gov. Tony Evers carried Wisconsin's 2018 election for governor by a narrow margin of 1.1 percent, which accounted for just under 30,000 votes statewide.
How Possible Is It To Cut Wisconsin's Prison Population?
Jan. 10, 2019 | 3:35 p.m.
Efforts to reduce the Wisconsin's prison population and implement changes in criminal justice policies will likely be an uphill battle.
When UW Arboretum Restoration Research Fired Up An Oscar-Winning Disney Doc
Jan. 9, 2019 | 10 a.m.
In the early 1950s, the Walt Disney Company moved beyond animated cartoons to nature films. It was at that point Madison became part of nature film history.
Why Wasn't 2018 A Big Election For Women In The Wisconsin Legislature?
Jan. 7, 2019 | 8 a.m.
Women vying for public office made historic waves across the United States in the 2018 midterm elections. Wisconsin, however, didn’t quite follow that national trend.
Series: Renewable Energy in Wisconsin
Midwest Utilities Made Big Renewable Energy Moves In 2018
Inside Climate News
Jan. 4, 2019 | 2 p.m.
Even with all the evidence that renewable energy has become less expensive than fossil fuels, it doesn't seem real until utilities start to stake their futures on it.
Series: Civic Science In Wisconsin
Series: Wisconsin's Wolves
As Wolves Proliferate In Wisconsin, Volunteers Track Range And Numbers
Wisconsin Public Radio
Jan. 2, 2019 | 11 a.m.
Volunteers are an integral part of helping the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources keep track of the state's gray wolf population, which has grown in size and range over the past several decades.