In Wisconsin, COVID-19 restrictions have mostly relaxed across the state, but the truth is those measures of masks, social distancing and sanitizing have also given people a break from other respiratory illnesses.
The Wisconsin Assembly plans to vote on a bill that would create a new $10 million grant program to help communities clean up contamination from “forever chemicals” known as PFAS but would ban them from suing those responsible for the pollution.
About 36 million American families on July 15 will start receiving monthly checks from the IRS, as part of the expanded Child Tax Credit. Eligible families will receive up to $1,800 in cash through December — however, the tax credit has a complication that may prompt some families to opt out.
Sheriff’s officials say a second child pulled from Lake Michigan in Racine over the weekend has died. Seventeen-year-old Yaadwinder Singh was unresponsive when he was rescued from the lake at North Beach Saturday.
The coronavirus was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2020, behind heart disease and cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But now, as the outbreak loosens its grip, it has fallen down the list of the biggest killers.
By BRIAN SLODYSKO, CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and LISA MASCARO
The far-reaching proposal, at nearly 900 pages, is viewed by backers as the civil rights issue of the era, legislation that is suddenly of the highest priority after the 2020 election as states impose restrictive new laws that could make it more difficult to vote.
southern Brown County community is rallying around one of its volunteer firefighters. A few months ago, 27-year old Dillon Steinfeldt had surgery to remove a brain tumor and he is now undergoing radiation, with chemotherapy on the horizon.
Grail, a health company, just announced the creation of a multi-cancer early detection blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer early on, including pancreatic cancer which is normally diagnosed at stage 3 or 4 because it is so hard to detect.