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The 2017-18 influenza season is well underway across the United States, and it's proving to be a rough one.
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It was a crop that required no seeds. No one had to turn over a single furrow of earth or pull a solitary weed. Year after year, it was simply there.
When longtime city of Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker resigned on Jan. 12, it brought renewed attention to the city's broader struggle to address the problem of lead poisoning.
The arguments driving a potentially landmark court case over partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin may already be outdated.
While poverty has long been thought of as an economic problem, officials in Milwaukee are starting to examine the issue through the lens of public health, and refocusing on the health and societal outcomes poverty can have.
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It's been 10 years since a bat-killing fungus was first discovered in the northeastern United States. The white fungus and the disease it causes — white-nose syndrome — is now found in 31 states, including Wisconsin.
No one knows yet for sure how much water Foxconn's planned electronics manufacturing plant in Mount Pleasant will need for its daily operations, but just getting it there will be a big job.
When economic recession struck in 2008, big banks weren't the only industry dealt a blow. Manufacturers suffered major setbacks, too, particularly automakers. Their struggles sent a ripple effect across the United States, but were felt in one Wisconsin city in particular.
While perceived social and political divides between the urban and rural areas of Wisconsin remains a frequent topic of discussion, gaining a better understanding of the relationships between the two is very influenced by where people work.
The opioid crisis is a grave and growing burden on local governments, in one way or another.