Two scientists with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and a third scientist from a Pennsylvania lab rounded out the day's prosecution witnesses. Testimony concluded about 4:45 p.m., with proceedings set to resume Thursday.
University of Wisconsin students who get vaccinated for COVID-19 will no longer have to be tested weekly for the virus under a policy change that interim President Tommy Thompson on Wednesday called an incentive to bolster vaccination rates on campus.
Jurors in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death are hearing from investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, an agency that could be viewed as the state's equivalent of the FBI.
Scientists at the U say a warming climate and shifts in precipitation threaten Minnesota's forests by altering the ability of the state's ecosystems to support tree life. According to their forecasts, Minnesotans can expect more prairie and less forest in coming decades.
Wisconsin environmental regulators have reached an agreement with the state's largest business group and won't release results of water sampling for unregulated PFAS chemicals until the courts decide whether state law allows for testing of the manmade compounds.