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ShotSpotter screen view
As cities around the United States struggle to respond to gun violence in neighborhoods where residents may not trust law enforcement, dozens of police departments are turning to a gunshot-detection system called ShotSpotter.
Dane County Sweet Potato Project
Dane County has rich farmland, dedicated farmers and gardeners, and some of the best homegrown food in the country. But not everybody is able to enjoy the region's bounty.
Aerial view of Milwaukee, looking southeast
Although crime, poverty and other social factors often overlap, mapping these factors in Milwaukee shows dramatic divisions that align with the city's racial segregation.
Brian Gould discusses milk prices
Recently some of Wisconsin's biggest export customers have been purchasing fewer dairy products, and there is more competition on the international market.
With infestations of the mosquito species containing the Zika virus found in Illinois, Iowa and southern Minnesota, University of Wisconsin-Madison entomologist Susan Paskewitz said there is a possibility that the species will be found in Wisconsin.
Milk prices are cyclical, explained University of Wisconsin-Madison agricultural economics professor Brian Gould. While Wisconsin dairy producers saw an all-time high in 2014, an extended drop in prices will have a negative effect on the state's economy.
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In the 1880s, the eight-hour day emerged as the prime focus of the labor movement.
Worker replacing lead pipes in Madison
A new program to help Wisconsin communities replace lead drinking water pipes will likely take out only a small fraction of those estimated to exist around the state.
Wisconsin's first Healthy Infants Court is being created in Milwaukee County in part because of studies that show repeated childhood trauma can lead to problems later in life.
Patrick Sims and Kenneth Cole
Over the last year, UW-Madison students have tenaciously sought to build a conversation about racism at the state's flagship university.