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Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson covers health care, nonprofits, education and insurance for BizTimes. Lauren previously reported on education for the Waukesha Freeman. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied journalism, history and African studies. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and seeing live music wherever she can.

COVID-19 alternate care facility to open at State Fair Park next...

An overflow alternate care facility, constructed on the Wisconsin State Fair Park grounds in preparation for a COVID-19 surge at area hospitals, will begin seeing patients Oct. 14, Gov. Tony Evers announced Wednesday. 

Froedtert & MCW-developed cancer therapy advances to phase II clinical trial

A novel cancer therapy studied and developed at the Medical College of Wisconsin has advanced to a larger phase II clinical trial after showing promising results for patients in phase 1.

Kids’ play area on Summerfest grounds to be redeveloped into community...

The children’s theater and play area of the Summerfest grounds will be redeveloped into a 54,000-square-foot community park, festival operator Milwaukee World Festival Inc. announced Wednesday.
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Evers issues order restricting indoor public gatherings

Gov. Tony Evers issued on Tuesday a statewide limit on public gatherings to no more than 25% of a building’s total occupancy, citing the escalation of COVID-19 cases across the state.

City Year Milwaukee executive director moving to national role

Meralis Hood, executive director of City Year Milwaukee, is taking a new position with the education nonprofit's national parent organization. 
Zach Bartlett and his son Carter gift a server at Oak Barrel Public House with a generous tip.

🔒 Pay it forward: Bucks’ front of house manager spreading generosity...

Zach Bartlett Front of house manager Milwaukee Bucks Service: Launched Venmo Challenge to help restaurant servers When stay-at-home orders went into effect in mid-March, Zach Bartlett, the front...

🔒 Advanced Pain Management Holdings to pay settlement over kickback allegations

Advanced Pain Management Holdings Inc. and its affiliates have agreed to pay $885,452 to settle claims that the organization and its affiliates violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks and performing medically unnecessary laboratory tests, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.

🔒 Advocate Aurora, Beaumont end merger discussions

Advocate Aurora Health and Beaumont Health have called off their merger discussions.

🔒 UPAF names new president and CEO

The United Performing Arts Fund has named Advocate Aurora Health Foundations executive Patrick Rath as its next president and chief executive officer.

Chris Abele increases investment in MATC’s free-tuition scholarship program

Philanthropist and former Milwaukee County executive Chris Abele recently made a $500,000 donation in support of free-tuition scholarship programs at Milwaukee Area Technical College, bringing his total investment in the MATC Promise programs to $1.25 million.

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