UW-Madison researchers are on a team that identifies a new human-like ancestor in bones found in a South African cave, and the university exceeds its fundraising goal to create $250 million in pledged endowments. Gov. Scott Walker faces questions about whether he can govern effectively should his bid for president stall. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. faces touch questions from lawmakers about its failures to follow its own policy and state law.
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Eli Pollak, an eighth-grader at Hamilton Middle School in Madison, has started a fund to award trips to students from needy familes.
In August, 39 percent of Wisconsinites approved of Gov. Scott Walker's performance as governor, according to the Marquette Law School Poll.
Under the bill, public disclosure of lawmakers' records would be determined by their own rules instead of the state's open records law.
Three UW-Madison researchers played important roles in the discovery of Homo naledi, a newly identified ancestor of humans.
The Legislature's audit committee met Wednesday to discuss the Legislative Audit Bureau report on the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., which was released in May.