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2010-01-28 12:56:00

State's Premier Public Virtual Charter School will host over 70 events in three weeks MCFARLAND, Wis., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA) is hosting a series of free events across the state during Wisconsin's public school open enrollment application period for families interested in the tuition-free public virtual charter school for the 2010-2011 school year. The events include online information sessions, in-person events in local communities, and...

2009-09-14 09:30:00

DETROIT, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Film Studies, (CFS,) a State of Michigan licensed proprietary film trade school, has recognized the need - and is giving back. CFS is announcing a school scholarship contest for Michigan residents, ultimately helping to create jobs. At CFS you will learn the necessary skills in a hands-on environment to work on-set in film and TV production. The Center for Film Studies' curriculum is designed to meet Hollywood's standards. Targeted to the...

2009-05-16 14:19:56

A cave-in at a building under renovation will force Wisconsin's Mustard Museum to reopen at an alternate site in Middleton, city officials said. Plans for the museum to move from Mount Horeb to a historic building in Middleton were scrapped this week when a section of a basement wall collapsed during renovation Tuesday, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. No one was injured. The museum still is to open in November, but in a new building in Middleton, rather than the historic building, Mayor...

2009-05-05 15:48:00

MADISON, Wis., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madison Media Institute will be offering an Entertainment and Media Business (EMB) baccalaureate program beginning in the Fall semester. This degree-completion program is only one of three in the nation. It is specifically designed to prepare students for the rapidly changing world of entertainment and media business. Upon completion of the program requirements, graduates will be awarded a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree. The 15-month...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Feldco Factory Direct will be opening its newest office and showroom location in Madison, Wisconsin on May 1, 2009, offering homeowners in the greater Madison area exceptional value in replacement windows, siding and doors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090330/CG90508LOGO) "We are extremely excited about opening our newest location in Madison. We have been serving the Southern Wisconsin area for years, and feel our premium window,...

2009-01-26 11:16:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing a bridge to the new paradigm in the secondary markets for regulated spectrum, SBI -- Spectrum Bridge Inc. has created SpecEx, the world's leading online marketplace for spectrum. The company's solution allows the entire wireless ecosystem of spectrum holders, equipment providers, and system integrators to benefit from serving the growing demand for reliable business and mission-critical connectivity from wireless communications system...

2008-12-30 11:24:26

Wisconsin officials say they are ironing out glitches on a state Web site, particularly an image that shows the Capitol --- with a Minneapolis skyline. A state senator checking on the campaign-finance site noticed that the picture of Madison didn't really look Madisonian, and a little digging revealed the skyline was actually that of the Minnesota city. I'm looking at that thinking, what the heck? State Sen. Jeff Plale told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The newspaper said Tuesday the image...

2008-12-01 07:00:00

Expansion Projects, Strong Occupancy Rates and Reduction in Uninsured Population Are Contributing Factors, According to New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ --- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that health systems in the Madison, Wis., metropolitan statistical area (MSA) are expanding, adding inpatient and outpatient capacity and increasing their reach in the suburban areas of the region....

2008-09-03 00:00:24

By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Federal and state authorities say Wisconsin residents and business owners who want to register for help for flood damage better do it soon.Wisconsin Emergency Management Administrator Johnnie Smith said residents in 30 counties affected have to apply by 11 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, for damages or losses caused by June and July storms and flooding.The counties that can register include Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green and Iowa.Registration can be...

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By David Wahlberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 6--Madison hospitals are adding eco-friendly touches to their food services, joining a growing number of hospitals treating food as "preventive medicine," a national group says. Meriter and St. Mary's have started buying produce from local farmers, and UW Hospital plans to do so soon, moves designed to offer healthier, fresher food to patients and workers. St. Mary's, which got rid of Styrofoam cups last year, stopped offering water...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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