A salty and sweet mix of morning news.
- The two Republican Senate and Assembly heads have said that downsizing government, as opposed to tax cuts, will be their main goal in the next two years.
- Over the course of two years, the American Academy of Pediatrics studied young people from ages 11 to 22 who were being treated for concussions at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The researchers found that brief resting periods, from 24 to 48 hours after the concussion occured, produced better results than longer periods of rest. In our October issue, we took a long look at the other concussion research being conducted in Wisconsin and what it means for athletes here and around the country.
- With the latest release of prisoners, President Obama is closer than ever to closing Guantánamo prison.
- Although the music festival isn’t until Feb. 7, Milwaukee Record brings us the gift of the Mitten Fest lineup.
- Urban Milwaukee adds some analysis to an NPR report which found that Wisconsin’s practice of taking away drivers’ licenses for minor traffic violations predominantly hurts the poor.