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Poverty Driving Epidemic of Childhood Trauma

Poverty Driving Epidemic of Childhood Trauma

Particularly potent in Milwaukee, with 40% of children below poverty line, experts note.

Murphy’s Law: Newest Deal Shows Foxconn Flaws
Murphy’s Law

Newest Deal Shows Foxconn Flaws

Walker spends 11 times more per job on Foxconn than Haribo candy company?

Data Wonk: Is Manufacturing in Decline?
Data Wonk

Is Manufacturing in Decline?

Recent trends are down in Wisconsin, but hardly a cause for panic.

Murphy’s Law: Maybe We’re Not So Bad At Startups
Murphy’s Law

Maybe We’re Not So Bad At Startups

Conflicting studies raise doubts about state’s “worst in nation”rating for new companies.

Murphy’s Law: Why Wisconsin Needs Mexico
Murphy’s Law

Why Wisconsin Needs Mexico

And how Trump’s get-tough policies will hurt the state.

Ivory Tusk Building Accelerates Leasing Activity
Press Release

Ivory Tusk Building Accelerates Leasing Activity

Four tenants moving into new space within building

A Community Organizer at Heart?

A Community Organizer at Heart?

Observers sing praises of Ian Bautista, the new head of the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative

Best of Doors Open: Inside the Global Water Center
Best of Doors Open

Inside the Global Water Center

Our photos capture a beautiful facility focused on beefing up the city's research and innovation.

Murphy’s Law: The Myth of the Welders Shortage
Murphy’s Law

The Myth of the Welders Shortage

Journal Sentinel claims it’s because MATC does a poor job of training workers. Is that true?

Murphy’s Law: Does Wisconsin Really Have a “Skills Gap”?
Murphy’s Law

Does Wisconsin Really Have a “Skills Gap”?

Journal Sentinel stories continue to insist we do, but a new study says no.