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2011-02-03 15:47:00

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yeah, the Packers are going to beat the Steelers at the Big Game on 2/6/11, but for two sister marketing agencies, the competition doesn't end there. Media coverage will determine which company gets to bask in the winners' circle, and which is left to endure ridicule and embarrassment. The Contenders: Glowac+Harris+Madison from Madison, Wis., is hoping to bring another championship to Titletown, USA by representing the Packers. Integra...

2011-01-03 12:48:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Information Technology (IT) and Telecom industries have been buzzing lately about the inevitable convergence of their two channels, and the impact such a union will bring to customers. With over 12 years experience in this converged space, Alliant Technologies has announced the launch of its new Agent Program, designed to enable agents (who are typically limited to selling voice and data solutions) to expand their service offerings to...

2010-12-14 10:00:00

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's artwork comes to life as Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting, lecture capture and knowledge management, partners with Shorewood Hills Elementary School in Madison, Wis. to deliver hi-tech holiday greetings using students' original concrete poems and Mediasite. To view their greetings visit www.sonicfoundry.com/holiday2010. Twenty-three fourth and fifth grade students - both...

2010-12-08 15:05:49

The "A" grades that high schoolers earn aren't just good for making the honor roll "” they also make them healthier as adults, too. Studies have long shown that education is linked to better health, but new research by Pamela Herd, an associate professor of public affairs and sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, shows that higher academic performance in high school plays a critical role in better health throughout life. "How well you do in school matters," Herd says about...

2010-12-07 00:00:46

In order to better serve local residents, UW Health is constructing the new UW Health DeForest/Windsor family clinic. Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 In an effort to better serve local residents, construction recently began on the new UW Health DeForest/Windsor Clinic. Scheduled to open in the spring of 2011, the new facility will replace and merge the UW Health DeForest and UW Health Waunakee clinics. Flad Architects was selected to design the new 21,000-square-foot family practice...

2010-12-01 13:30:00

MAUSTON, Wis., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodside Sports Complex, located in Mauston, WI, celebrated its groundbreaking on Friday, November 12th with some of baseball's finest showing their support for youth athletics. Attending the event were Frank Thomas, formerly of the Chicago White Sox, Ozzie Guillen, current White Sox Manager, and Paul Molitor, former Milwaukee Brewer and 2004 Hall of Famer. Wisconsin Representative Edward Brooks and Juneau County Economic Development Corporate...

2010-11-16 00:00:45

How do you get a referendum passed when you have only eight weeks, are legally prohibited from advocacy, and are working with limited resources in an anti-tax election year? Madison Area Technical College found a way"”and won! On Sept. 8, the Madison College Board of Trustees voted to ask College-area residents to support a $133.8 million referendum on the Nov. 2 ballot. That was just short of eight weeks to educate more than 725,000 district residents about the need to upgrade the...

2010-11-12 15:23:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gary Wistrom, a disabled veteran and longtime employee of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), has filed a claim with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Equal Rights Division charging that he was forced into retirement because he provided a state investigative agency with truthful testimony concerning remarks made by Department Secretary Ken Black that disparaged the department for...

2010-11-03 05:18:00

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Madison Who's Who has officially launched the bulletin board feature on their website, www.madisonwhoswho.com. This impressive new feature is another added benefit to the members of Madison Who's Who business networking directory. The Madison Who's Who bulletin board feature is secure and easy to use with password entry and available exclusively to Madison Who's Who members only. It offers a powerful search facility along with multiple...

2010-06-03 08:15:00

NEW YORK CITY and WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using recognition as a strategic complement to traditional workforce engagement tactics is capturing the attention of executives across the business world. In response to this trend, The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association advancing the science of strategic talent management, and Madison Performance Group, the premier global reward and recognition design and consulting firm, announced that Madison...


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  • To talk saucily.
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