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  • Tribune's red light cameras series wins award

     Tribune's red light cameras series wins award
    The Chicago Tribune's investigation of corruption and undeserved ticketing in Chicago's red light camera system has been honored with the 2014 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism, according to the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University....
  • UW wants higher tuition for grad students, out-of-staters

    Nine University of Wisconsin System schools plan to ask regents this week for permission to dramatically raise tuition for graduate and nonresident students to help offset big cuts Republican Gov. Scott Walker has proposed in his state budget. The...
  • Chicago ready to cheer Wisconsin and local star Kaminsky

     Chicago ready to cheer Wisconsin and local star Kaminsky
    From the streets of Madison, Wis., to the "Badger bars" of Chicago, anticipation is building for Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship. The story lines that got the University of Wisconsin a shot at a national title against Duke are nearly...
  • UW-Marshfield/Wood County dean announces retirement

    The dean and campus executive officer of the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County is retiring after four years on the job. Patricia Stuhr made the announcement Friday. Her retirement is effective at the end of June. News-Herald Media (http://...
  • Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies

     Parker B. Lusk, public relations executive, teacher and reporter, dies
    Parker B. Lusk worked in public relations at AT&T and Illinois Bell and also taught news reporting and public relations courses at Triton College, Loyola University and Rosary College. Mr. Lusk, 91, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on...
  • Madison police are prepared for NCAA championship game

    Madison police say they have a plan in place to deal with downtown crowds reacting to the results of the NCAA championship game Monday night. Thousands flooded the streets Saturday night celebrating the Wisconsin Badgers' 71-64 Final Four win over the...
  • Study: Minnesota converted most wetlands between 2008-2012

    Minnesota converted more wetlands into farmland than any other state when crop prices spiked between 2008 and 2012, according to a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. About 250,000 acres, or nearly 400 square miles, were converted...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    DEB CODUTO was recently promoted to plant director for Georgia-Pacific's Dixie® Easton/Lehigh Valley plant in Forks Township. She joins the Dixie® team from Georgia-Pacific's Muskogee, Oklahoma, tissue mill where she worked as converting operations...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • To balance budgets, governors seek higher education cuts

    WASHINGTON Governors in nearly a half-dozen states want to cut state spending on colleges and universities to help close budget shortfalls, often sparking vehement opposition among state lawmakers of both parties. Republican governors in Arizona, Kansas,...
  • Broward ranks high for future community health

    Broward ranks high for future community health
    Lookin' fit and fine, Broward. The 2015 annual County Health Rankings, released March 25, scored Broward ninth among Florida's 67 counties on factors that predict how healthy a community will be in the future. Our residents are smoking far less than...