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DreamUp Wisconsin set a goal of raising the net income of 10,000 households by 10% by the end of 2022. Bridgit Van Bellegham, community relations coordinator for the Madison-based project, discusses its efforts to foster ideas centered around child care, legal services, debt and more.
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According to a study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, the state's subsidies for Foxconn could depress economic activity in Wisconsin by tens of billions of dollars over the next 15 years. Economist Michael Farren discusses the study's findings.
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Significant disparities between black and white people persist in Wisconsin in terms of income, unemployment and homeownership in Wisconsin. The African American Leadership Alliance In Milwaukee board president Antonio Riley discusses the group's efforts to address these issues.
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With Wisconsin's wild elk population numbering only in the hundreds, wildlife managers are keeping tabs on the threat chronic wasting disease may pose to the animal. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses work to reintroduce elk in the state and assess its risk to CWD.
The threat of chronic wasting disease to Wisconsin's booming whitetail deer herd is motivating efforts to track and research its spread, but this deadly ailment also imperils efforts to reintroduce wild elk to the state.
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As communities are under threat from more frequent, intense storms, a report by the nonprofit Pew Charitable Trusts found Wisconsin is among 13 cities and states that have been able to reduce their vulnerability to flooding.
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Milwaukee and Racine have been ranked the first and second worst places for African Americans to live in the U.S., according to a report from 24/7 Wall St. UW-Madison associate professor of sociology John Eason discusses these rankings what they mean for each community.
From the outside, Tricklebee Café in Milwaukee's Sherman Park looks like any other restaurant. Upon entry, however, it becomes clear that this café is different.
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Turkey farms in Wisconsin continue to cater to local markets. But 2017 numbers numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show some decline in production.
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Many students in rural areas in Wisconsin and across the country are still facing inequity, according to a new study from the Rural School and Community Trust, a national nonprofit that helps rural schools and communities.