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7 hrs ago | Channel3000

UW-Madison to issue photo IDs to students for voting

Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board announced its efforts to uphold the vote ID law, following Friday's court ruling . The law requires voters to provide a photo ID before they can submit a ballot.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Action in Climate Change and Health

On the day prior to the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit in New York, the health and public health community are engaging through a civil society event, co-hosted by the American College of Sports Medicine, Public Health Institute, the Global Climate and Health Alliance and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The conference will focus on the tremendous health benefits of climate mitigation and the pathway toward a sustainable and healthy future.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Health Care Policy, Health, Agriculture, Science, Environment, Nutrition

15 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Man charged with campus rape released on bail

A Fond du Lac man facing a felony sex assault charge for what authorities say was the stranger-rape of a UW-Madison student has been released from jail after $10,000 bail was posted. Authorities say the father of 21-year old Amory Waters posted the bond.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WDJT

Suspected cases of midwest virus in Wisconsin

There are nine suspected cases of Enterovirus in Wisconsin, what's unclear is if it is the same strain that has put hundreds of children in the hospital elsewhere in the Midwest. Doctors at UW Madison suspect the one case they're treating is the D-68 strain also known as the Midwest virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WMTV Madison

Proposed outpatient mental health funding raises concerns

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. A proposed funding cut to outpatient services at Journey Mental Health Center is raising concerns for some in the community.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Dane County, WI

Switched

Playboy Names UPenn Top Party School For 2014

Believe it or not, the University of Pennsylvania was named the top party school in the nation by Playboy magazine on Monday, making that the first time we can recall an Ivy League university claimed such a title. Syracuse University, this year's top party school according to the Princeton Review , was placed at No.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Syracuse University, West Virginia University, University of Iowa

Mental Help Net

Pattern of Estrogen-Progestin Use From 1970 to 2010 Described

The use of estrogen-progestin has varied over the past 40 years, peaking in the 1990s and declining in the early 2000s, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in Obstetrics & Gynecology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Prempro, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Obstetrics and Gynecology, Life, Food, Nutrition

Forbes.com

Zynga.org's Game-Based Learning Accelerator Pairs Newbies With Experienced Players

I am full-time father of two little boys. I teach in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Family, Parenting, Psychology, Science, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

PsychCentral

Breathing-Based Meditation Helps Vets with PTSD

A new study from the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers hope for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder . Researchers there have shown that a breathing-based meditation practice called Sudarshan Kriya Yoga can be an effective treatment for PTSD.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

WNYC-AM New York

When Consumer Debts Go Unpaid, Paychecks Can Take A Big Hit

Millions of Americans are still grappling with debt they've accumulated since the recession hit. And new numbers out Monday show many are having a tougher time than you might think.

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Related Topix: Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WMTV Madison

Cooler temps boost businesses with fall festivities

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. It's a welcomed change for Brad Peck, owner of Peck's Farm Market West in Spring Green.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW business partnerships could help state's economy

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Prison, Wauwatosa, WI, Opinion

The Janesville Gazette

Robert "Bob" Collins, Janesville, WI

Robert "Bob" Collins, 90, of Janesville, WI, died Sept. 12, 2014, at Cedar Crest in Janesville, WI.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Clyman, WI, De Pere, WI, Rock County, WI

Sat Sep 13, 2014

TwinCities

Wisconsin: Walker, Burke have clear contrasts on education

Some of the starkest differences in the platforms of Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke concern education policies such as Wisconsin's nascent statewide school voucher program and the Common Core academic standards. Walker, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, faces Burke, a Madison school board member, on Nov. 4. The past three Marquette University Law School polls, including one released Aug. 27, showed the race to be nearly even with only about 5 percent of registered voters undecided.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

The Victoria Advocate

Chax Press founder joins UHV faculty, publishing center 15 minutes ago

Charles Alexander, director of Chax Press, one of the nation's most innovative and active small literary presses, was recently named the new poet- and designer-in-residence at the University of Houston-Victoria. "The addition of Charles Alexander and Chax Press to UHV is another milestone in establishing one of the strongest and most vibrant literary arts programs in the nation," said Jeffrey Di Leo, dean of the UHV School of Arts and Sciences.

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Related Topix: University of Houston Victoria, Victoria, TX, Arts, Poetry

Sys-Con Media

@ThingsExpo | Strategies for 'Internet of Things' (#IoT) and the #Cloud

The Internet of Things is a natural complement to the cloud and related technologies such as Big Data, analytics, and mobility. Speaker Bio: Joe Weinman has held executive leadership positions at Bell Labs, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Telx, in areas such as corporate strategy, business development, product management, operations, and R&D.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Bell, CA, Science, Computer Science, Cornell University

Newswise

Scottish History Expert Can Comment on Scottish Referendum

As the September 18 Scottish Referendum approaches, Dr. Kristen Walton, president of the North American Organization of Scottish Historians, can speak about the democratic tradition in Scotland, how it has been defined by its relationship to England, and why the 2014 referendum is unique and unpredictable. As an alumna of the University of St. Andrews , the College of William and Mary, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Walton has published two books on Scottish history and written several articles including "Scottish Nationalism: an ideology, a sentiment, or a creation?" for International Social Science Review .

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Related Topix: College of William and Mary, Salisbury University

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Fond du Lac native becomes peanut ambassador, drives Planters NUTmobile around country

Traveling around the country in an oversized peanut is not the job many students would anticipate after college graduation. But the young woman from Fond du Lac saw it as a unique adventure - a lucky break even - to be chosen as one of a select group of "Planters Peanutters."

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Madison organization providing grants for start-ups

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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Newswise

Project Prepares Collection for 21st-Century Challenge of Invasive Species

MADISON, Wis. - UW-Madison sophomore Alex Idarraga carefully feeds a paper sheet holding a pressed, dried plant into a light box, closes the door and triggers the camera mounted overhead.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Wisconsin, Libraries, Stevens Point, WI

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