Fund for Investigative Journalism Appoints Eric Ferrero as Executive Director
WASHINGTON, DC, May 11, 2020 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Ferrero as the organization’s new Executive Director.
Ferrero has served in leadership roles at some of the country’s most influential and effective nonprofit organizations. He has also supported journalists and the field of journalism throughout his career. Ferrero succeeds Sandy Bergo, who retired after serving as FIJ’s Executive Director for 10 years and joined the organization’s Advisory Board.
Wisconsin State Patrol Southwest Region DeForest Post
OWI News Release
Location: EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE AT EAST SPRINGS DRIVE
Date and Time: May 10, 2020 at 9:11 PM
Bruce Charles Mickelson, 57 years of age, from Madison, WI has been arrested by the Wisconsin
State Patrol DeForest Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 4th offense.
“I love this city,” Miller said, “I love how we cooperate. We get things done here. Business, economic development, government, education, non-profits, social service agencies, we work together, and we get things done. Yet there are still so many things that we can accomplish. We need to create more opportunities, especially for those who have less privilege.”
City of Milwaukee Election Commission Chair Stephanie Findley Video Confirming Election Violation Accusations
Milwaukee Election Commission Chair Stephanie Findley's Video Confirming Election Violation Accusations
By Chris Johnson, KINGFISHmke
May 6, 2020
The most blatant admission on the video from City of Milwaukee Election Commission Chair Stephanie Findley is her confirming that she did not give the City of Milwaukee written notice of her recusing herself as Chair of the Election Commission during the 2020 General Spring election before she publicly began endorsing incumbent Mayor Tom Barrett, "I did recuse myself from the election on February 19th, I posted it on my Facebook page. I did not have to send a recusal letter to the city to say that I recused myself, I posted it publicly for the whole world to see..."
Wisconsin Goes Purple for Crime Victims
Residents, organizations, businesses, and landmarks across Wisconsin recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with purple lights
MADISON – Residents, organizations, businesses, and landmarks across Wisconsin are going purple as part of a statewide recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), organized by Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin. Participants around the state are sporting purple lights on their homes, businesses, and other structures to showcase support for victims’ rights.
Frontline doctors who administered 5,000 coronavirus tests want to reopen, say COVID-19 similar to flu
Not all health care officials agree with the doctors.
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“Although I am eager to meet everyone in person when the Safer at Home orders are lifted,” Miller said, “I am grateful for technology that allows people to learn why I’m passionate about this opportunity to serve others.”
Yesterday, Governor Evers issued Emergency Order #28. Under the order, “Stay at Home” requirements are extended from April 24 until May 26. Many rules from the existing “Stay at Home” order stay the same under the new order.
Feathered dinosaur • Human rights & the pandemic • Primaries & the pandemic • Disasters & politics • HIV study
Researchers have discovered the fossils of a feathered dinosaur in New Mexico, thought to be one of the last surviving raptors at the end of the age of dinosaurs. The dinosaur, Dineobellator notohesperus, is estimated to have been 3.5 feet tall and 6-7 feet long. “We hope that the more we search, the better chance we have of finding more of Dineobellator or the other dinosaurs it lived alongside,” Steven Jasinski of the University of Pennsylvania said. (Additional information for news editors)
How's that saying go? Better late than never? Like you, we've been operating in a whole new world in 2020. Our workplaces, our homes, and our lives have all been impacted by the spread of an invisible virus. But we’re winning this battle. We’re flattening the curve, caring for each other, and making headway with the resources that we have available. We are, well and truly, all in this together.