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2 hrs ago | Wisconsin Ag Connection

Wright-Racette Hired as WFU's Policy Organizer

Wisconsin Farmers Union has announced the hiring of a new policy organizer. David Wright-Racette will be responsible for coordinating and developing WFU outreach efforts while working closely with members and county chapters to support engagement at the local level.

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Related Topix: Prairie Farm, WI

6 hrs ago | World Magazine

Quick Takes

City leaders in Portsmouth, Va., are wondering: How can a city auditor do his job if he goes more than a year without logging into the city's financial records system? According to a Virginian-Pilot newspaper report, Portsmouth City Auditor Jesse Andre Thomas had not released a single audit since taking the position 14 months ago.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, VA, Home Listing, Home, Northwestern University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

EurekAlert!

New technology reveals insights into mechanisms underlying amyloid diseases

Monitoring formation of amylin plaques using 2-D IR spectroscopy, scientists have observed the creation of temporary intermediate structures, which may explain why proteins aggregate into toxic plaques Amsterdam, NL, 10 July 2014 A- Amyloid diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, type 2 diabetes, cataracts, and the spongiform encephalopathies, all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Ne...

Arnold Martin

Arnold 'Arnie' Martin, 94, of Oconto Falls, passed away Tuesday, July 8. Born Aug. 24, 1919, to Gottlieb and Matilda Martin in the Town of Gillett, he graduated from Oconto Falls High School and served in the United States Air Force in England and France during World War II.

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Related Topix: Oconto Falls, WI, Gillett, WI, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Saint Norbert College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Channel3000

UWPD to launch resource for students dealing with sexual assault

Sexual assaults are going unreported on college campuses across the country, and a new study shows not enough students are educated about the seriousness of the incidents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

National Review Online

Spencer Case: Feminist Biology: Who Needs It?

The resulting feminist biology post-doc immediately garnered media attention. Prof.

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Philly.com

The Unexpected Side Effects of Chemotherapy Treatment

For nearly five months now, my dog Cardiff has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health, Medicine, Vincristine (generic), Oncovin, Vincasar, Doxorubicin (generic), Adriamycin, Doxil, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Oncology

Newswise

Madison-Based SWAMP, Secure Decisions Partner to Enhance Software Security

Secure Decisions, a leading provider of assessment tools to enhance software security, is partnering with the Software Assurance Marketplace to build a powerful and publicly accessible resource to improve the software that drives everyday life.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Hispanic Business

Aviation Offers a Way Forward in Biofuels Research

So when a group of researchers began looking at how to make jet fuel from biomass, they also strived to create a "techno-economic" framework that would illuminate the entire biofuels field.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass

Agri Marketing

Papillion Ag Creates, Fills Dairy Initiative Project Manager Position

PAPILLION AG CREATES, FILLS DAIRY INITIATIVE PROJECT MANAGER POSITION Jul. 9, 2014 Source: Papillion Agricultural Co news release Papillon Agricultural Company hand-picked Clayton Stoffel for the newly created position of Dairy Initiative Project Manager.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Top 'unread' bestsellers revealed

'Fifty Shades of Grey', 'Catching Fire' and 'The Great Gatsby' were among the bestsellers some struggled to finish.

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Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Books

US News & World Report

Making the Transition to College Health Care

While many students visit college health centers due to a cold or the flu, others need to speak with someone about reducing stress.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama

LITA Blog

Announcing the LITA Blog Editor

We are pleased to announce that Brianna Marshall will be the new editor of the LITA Blog.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Angler rescues distressed swimmer in Lake Mendota

University of Wisconsin-Madison police say firefighters, paramedics and divers responded to the lake near the Porter boathouse about 7 p.m. Monday on a report of a man in the water calling for help.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Richard Carl Jentoft, Beloit, WI

Richard Carl Jentoft, 80, of Beloit, WI, died Friday, July 4, 2014, in Beloit Memorial Hospital.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI, University of Minnesota Duluth, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Blood donations: Mosquitoes are feasting on Milwaukee-area residents

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, Entomology, Science

The Washington Post

No one is reading a Hard Choices,a either.

By now, the poor sales of Hillary Clinton's new book "Hard Choices" are well-documented .

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

TwinCities

St. Paul native Ian Anthony Dale gets advice from cop brother for TNT show

Ian Anthony Dale had dreams of being a major league baseball player, but an injury led him away from the field and onto the stage.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Hawaii Five-O, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Arts

The China Post

Researchers show how early stress hurts brain development

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCT--A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has shown that chronic stress of poverty, neglect and physical abuse in early life may shrink the parts of a child's developing brain responsible for memory, learning and processing emotion.

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Daily Pundit

Hey, Hey, Captain Trips

A controversial scientist who carried out provocative research on making influenza viruses more infectious has completed his most dangerous experiment to date by deliberately creating a pandemic strain of flu that can evade the human immune system.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

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