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14 hrs ago | Greenfield

National Night Out to be celebrated in Greenfield on Aug. 5

For another year, the University of Wisconsin-Madison marching band will top off Greenfield's National Night Out with a performance of its famed Fifth Quarter show.


Related Topix: Greenfield, WI

18 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New faces new places in Wisconsin business

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


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI, Wauwatosa, WI, Oak Creek, WI

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Phil Rosenthal

There are many Phil Rosenthals. This one has been a Chicago Tribune columnist since 2005.


Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Police investigating gang graffiti at UW-Madison's popular Picnic Point

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department is seeking help to solve a case of graffiti sprayed on one of the fire pits at the popular Picnic Point on the shores of Lake Mendota.



DNA changes linked to health effects of childhood abuse

Trauma has lasting effects on mental and physical health that may stem from changes to DNA which undermine a person's ability to rebound from stress, according to new research.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Ag Professional

Tricking plants to see the light may control an important switch

Copious corn growing in tiny backyard plots? Roses blooming in December? Thanks to technology that the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Richard Vierstra has been developing for years, these things may soon be possible.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

Got a smart wife? Smart move

Tradition may dictate that men are the chief breadwinners of a relationship but according to new research, that domestic setup is becoming increasingly outdated.



The Odyssey in culture, ancient and modern

Homer's epic poem The Odyssey recounts the 10-year journey of Odysseus from the fall of Troy to his return home to Ithaca.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Gender equity revolution no longer stalled

"Back on Track? The Stall and Rebound in Support for Women's New Roles in Work and Politics, 1977 - 2012a 3 by David Cotter, Joan Hermsen, Reeve Vaneman For two and a half decades, from the 1970s to the mid-1990s, every year, a rapidly growing number of Americans began to think that women could bust out of their traditional homemaker roles, take on ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Wisconsin, Sports

Hispanic Business

The Wisconsin State Journal Doug Moe column

The first thing to remember about cowboy music is, it isn't country. Country music -- in the famous estimation of -- should be about mama, trucks, trains, prison or getting drunk.


Directions Magazine

New Esri Book Proposes Changes to US Land Records System

Modernizing American Land Records: Order upon Chaos examines the history of American land concepts, governance, and records systems and their use.


Related Topix: Computers


UW-Madison won't delay fall fraternity recruitment

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has decided not to move forward with a proposal to delay fall recruiting for its fraternities and sororities.


Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities

WMTV Madison

Keeping kids healthy this school year

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.


Agri Marketing

Filament Marketing Adds Media Relations Exec

FILAMENT MARKETING ADDS MEDIA RELATIONS EXEC Jul. 30, 2014 Source: Filament Marketing news release Filament Marketing, LLC announces the hiring of Kayla Jentz as a media relations executive.


Tue Jul 29, 2014


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Bert said: Oh sorry, that was Wisconsin. "The Prince and Me." Since I grew up in Wisconsin, I thought I'd check this.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Back to School

Business Wire

NIH Awards Imbed Bio a $1.5M Grant to Develop Advanced Wound Healing Nanofilm

Ankit Agarwal, PhD, Founder/CEO of Imbed and the Principal Investigator on the grant, said, "This award supports our ongoing investment to develop unique polymeric nanofilm dressings containing silver nanoparticles.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Arthritis, Madison, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

UW-Madison study aims to help parents raising teen...

We often hear that there's no owner's manual for raising teenagers -- but UW-Madison hopes a new study will still provide some ideas for haggard parents.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

The Countywide

Korzekwa graduates from UT

Contributed photo Kaine Korzekwa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with both a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a Bachelor of Journalism on Saturday, May 17. During his time at UT, Korzekwa served as a communications intern at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, was a science writing/communications intern for the College of ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Czech Republic, World News, Gillett, TX, Karnes City, TX

WMTV Madison

Back-to-school shopping secrets

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Men Prefer Women Who Are Smarter Than Them - Survey

Many believe that men are intimidated by smarter women and do not prefer dating them, but a new research published in the A seagull flies over a couple walking along Gillson Beach in Wilmette, Illinois, June 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Wilmette, IL, Northwestern University