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With the country on course to enshrine the rights of transgender Americans, Wren Vetens introduced herself as a woman for the first time in January 2016, at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society. After being raised as a boy and grappling with her gender identity for years, it felt liberating to be referred to as "she."
As Foxconn pursues building a massive LCD manufacturing facility in southeastern Wisconsin, the state's biotechnology and medical-research communities are touting the possibilities of collaboration with the Taiwan-based company.
Anyone who has spent much time with young children knows they have a way of forming their own ideas about the world around them, no matter what lessons family and teachers try to instill. Kids also can pick up on things that adults would rather they not.
How often do flags fly at half-staff in Wisconsin? More than they used to.
Local and state officials in Illinois are beginning to worry about a force that could direct more water into the Des Plaines River: The large campus Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn is building in the Racine County village of Mount Pleasant.
Americans are increasingly figuring out why Europeans love hazelnuts so much, thanks in large part to obsessions over a certain chocolate hazelnut spread.
Wisconsin's roots as a state are found in a patchwork of scrappy independent settlements, interspersed with the occasional fraudulent land scheme.
Conditions must be just right for blueberry plants to survive and produce fruit. And although Wisconsin's climate is perfect, the soil – especially in the southern part of the state – isn't what blueberries like,
An investigation of 105 special elections in Wisconsin since 1971, as well as 45 legislative vacancies not filled through special elections over the same time period, indicates that it's pretty normal for governors to call them swiftly and without much fuss. But Gov. Scott Walker is challenging that norm with a recent decision.
Wisconsin's growing mosaic of struggles over voting rights grew even more complex in March 2018, when Milwaukee officials raised questions about a program that deactivated around 44,000 voter registrations in the city.