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Before Martha Stewart and Ina Garten, there was Lizzie Kander and The Settlement Cook Book .
The devices that populate connected life, including flat-screen TVs and computer monitors, require dozens of materials and sophisticated chemical processes to make.
Farm-to-table dining is more than a trend. In communities across Wisconsin, people are demanding more sustainably and locally produced foods — and craving opportunities to learn about how these foods are produced.
Operating an LCD screen manufacturing plant in Wisconsin would raise a number of environmental question marks.
Local governments surrounding the proposed Foxconn factory will have plenty of complex processes of their own to deal with if the company moves ahead with its plans for southeastern Wisconsin.
Foxconn is proposing to build an LCD fabrication facility in Wisconsin. Peter Adriaens of the University of Michigan explains how heavy metals used in producing electronics components pose potential dangers, as some are bioaccumulative and may remain in organisms for the rest of their lives.
As discussion over environmental impacts of Foxconn continues, proposed locations along Lake Michigan could involve the Great Lakes Compact. Scott Gordon of WisContext discusses the role that water usage plays in electronics manufacturing and the legal framework related to using Great Lakes water.
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What impact could the Foxconn deal have on local governments? Todd Berry from the Wisconsin Taxpayer Alliance discusses how property values and related tax revenues could be a boon to municipalities if the project is successful.
Despite their valuable roles in the ecosystem, wasps have a scary reputation among many people for their stinging ability.
As one of the state's largest industries and the core of its Cheesehead identity, dairy production is heavily dependent on immigrant workers.