Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Former Gov. Walker promises hot topics, ‘exciting guests’ when he fills in for Mark Belling

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s excited about his first gig as a talk radio host and promises “exciting guests” when he fills in for Mark Belling Feb. 25 and 26 on WISN-AM (1130). It’s a coincidence that Walker will cover the 3 p.m. to 6 ...

By | 2019-02-22T23:13:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Healthcare|

Report: Apple set to close 2 North Texas stores to avoid patent trolls

Apple Inc. is planning to shutter two stores in North Texas, a new report says, as it looks to escape patent trolls. The Cupertino-based company plans to close its locations at Apple Willow Bend in Plano, Texas, and Apple Stonebriar in Frisco, Texa...

By | 2019-02-22T22:47:57+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Technology|

First-time funding for female founders on the rise

Women-led startups hit the same key performance milestones as companies founded by men, but a funding gap persists.   That’s a key finding from a report from the Center for American Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit research, policy and advocacy organizat...

By | 2019-02-22T22:43:16+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Economics|

Multnomah County judge temporarily halts discovery in Nike shareholder lawsuit

Multnomah County Judge Leslie Bottomly on Friday ruled from the bench and granted a motion to stay discovery in a sweeping lawsuit that alleges Nike's board of directors didn't do enough to protect shareholders against claims of sexual harassment and g...

By | 2019-02-22T22:35:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Sports|

UT Health San Antonio to get millions for new biobank

The J.M.R. Barker Foundation is contributing $2.5 million to UT Health San Antonio to help develop a centralized biobank that backers hope will accelerate biomedical research and expand the institution’s role in fighting cancer and heart disease, as we...

By | 2019-02-22T22:30:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Healthcare|

Opinion: Lewis & Clark’s Wim Wiewel calls on higher ed to lead battle against climate change

"And as dispiriting as it might be having to contend with the head-in-the-sand crowd, all great social and political movements have fought uphill, against the status quo," Wiewel writes.

By | 2019-02-22T22:04:30+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Education|

Here’s what Dale Whittaker’s draft UCF settlement includes

A draft of former University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker's settlement agreement with the school includes a nine-month sabbatical as a tenured employee and a few other potential benefits. Whittaker's resignation that was approved by the...

By | 2019-02-22T21:58:07+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Education|

Stadium board ready to confirm sales tax sunset, but collections could linger on statutory process

The sunset for the Miller Park sales tax could last a half-year longer than the anticipated ending date of late 2019 or early 2020.

By | 2019-02-22T20:59:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Sports|