Day: October 16, 2020

This Local Milwaukee Business Owner Handmade About 3,000 Masks

Michelle Lopez, founder and designer of Mask On Mask Off has been in the fashion industry for over 20 years and owns a children’s clothing shop in Milwaukee. When the pandemic hit, the factory which produces the clothes for her store closed down. Seeing the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and realizing she had the supplies and means to make her own masks, Lopez started hand-making masks out of her house in Milwaukee back

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Florida company selling asteroid insurance ahead of Nov. 2 fly-by

Scientists have said that an asteroid roughly the size of a school bus is headed for Earth, one day before Election

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Four Types of Scandals Utility Companies Get Into With Money From Your Electric Bills

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This article was produced in partnership with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network.

Across the country, electric utilities have worked the levers of power to win favorable treatment from state policymakers.

This week, a Richmond Times-Dispatch and ProPublica investigation

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