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By Steve Lohr Joseph Calderaro, 67, is one of health care's quiet success stories. Over the last four years, he has carefully managed his diabetes by lowering his blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol with diet, exercise and medication. To keep on track, Mr. Calderaro visits his...

In its latest bid to force TomoTherapy to consider strategic alternatives, Avalon Portfolio, LLC has nominated four new directors to serve on TomoTherapy's board. Avalon, which owns four percent of TomoTherapy stock, has demanded a change in business strategy for the struggling Madison company and...

By Kathleen Gallagher At first blush, southeastern Wisconsin is coming out strong this year for the Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan contest. Organizers of the annual contest say they already have 25 entries, nine of which came from businesses or individuals in the corridor running from Sheboygan to...

The Wisconsin Legislature will face many big decisions in 2009, and one of the most important will be whether to expand the state's investment tax credit program. The program, which is credited with raising the level of angel investments in early-stage technology businesses, will be...

We've just witnessed the sad spectacle of our federal government protecting mediocre Industrial Age auto jobs that aren't even producing world-class products, after doing nothing to protect cutting-edge information technology and telecommunications jobs, laments columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he agrees...

Columnist Tom Still takes this holiday opportunity to play Santa Claus, and he delivers a few practical gifts to Wisconsin public officials. In this Christmas edition of Inside Wisconsin, he pleads for patience for expectant Governor Barbara Lawton, hopes for fund-raising miracles for UW-Madison...

Madison, Wis. - University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced that Dr. Thomas K. Harden, President of Clayton State University in Georgia, has been recommended as the next chancellor of UW-Green Bay. Reilly and the Board of Regents' Special Committee for the UW-Green...

Doom and gloom in the topsy turvy biotechnology industry is nothing new, but biotech has endured tough times before, according to columnist Michael Rosen. In this year-end edition of Yer Biotech Blues, Rosen looks back at the often-jarring events and trends of 2008 and what...

A Madison biotechnology start-up that is developing an improved growth-factor supplement for stem cell researchers has received a $50,000 state grant, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Shiloh Laboratories, which was founded in 2007, has developed a growth supplement that is expected...