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Series: Chronic Wasting Disease In Wisconsin's Deer
Discovery Of CWD Prions In Soil Adds Piece To Deer Disease Puzzle
May 22, 2018 | 11 a.m.
After years of Wisconsin testing fewer deer for chronic wasting disease but finding more cases of infections, a new study offered some additional clues about how CWD might spread through the environment.
Sidelined By Headaches, Former Badger Plans To Sue NCAA Over Brain Injury Risk
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
May 20, 2018 | Noon
At 6 feet tall and 195 pounds, Tony Megna was considered too small to be a college football linebacker. Megna was determined, though, to play for the University of Wisconsin-Madison squad.
As Healthcare Workers Burn Out, Elderly Patients Can Suffer
May 14, 2018 | 4:15 p.m.
Wisconsin is aging, and as its population of senior citizens grows, the health care workers who attend to them face growing risks of overwork and burnout.
How Domestic Violence Intertwines With Landlord-Tenant Relationships
May 1, 2018 | 12:40 p.m.
Wisconsin's latest battle over landlord-tenant relations has crucial implications for people enduring abusive relationships.
Gardeners Who Grow Potatoes Face A Lot Of Choices
April 27, 2018 | 3:20 p.m.
While potatoes are typically grown on commercial farms, backyards can just as easily produce their own spud harvests.
Series: Foxconn In Wisconsin
Why One Scientist Has Divergent Views On Wisconsin's Great Lakes Diversions
April 25, 2018 | 4:15 p.m.
Supporting one high-profile Great Lakes diversion and opposing another might seem contradictory, but UW-Parkside geosciences professor John Skalbeck clearly sees no tension in his positions.
Underwater Footage Reveals Lake Michigan's Invasive Mussel Problem
Great Lakes Echo
April 25, 2018 | 11 a.m.
Scientists using GoPro cameras in Lake Michigan have found the lakebed coated in invasive quagga mussels.
Series: Waukesha And Lake Michigan Water
The Battles That Shaped Great Lakes Water Politics
April 24, 2018 | 11:50 a.m.
Two centuries of urbanization and industrialization around the Great Lakes have often hinged on tension among those who've desired their extraordinary supplies of fresh water.
The Inspirations Behind Wisconsin's '50 Miles More' March
Wisconsin Public Television
April 18, 2018 | 3 p.m.
A 50-mile march from Madison to Janesville intentionally sought to emulate the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, and the 54-mile marches in Alabama from Selma to Montgomery.
Series: The Dairy State Economy
Pushing Back On Despair Among Western Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers
April 17, 2018 | 1:20 p.m.
As the dairy industry struggles with low prices in the face of a long-mounting milk glut, more farmers are finding that their woes are escalating.
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