UP: The University of Wisconsin. In reducing the deficit last year, Gov. Scott Walker first cut the UW System's funding by $250 million and then ordered an extra $66 million cut. Well, last week the governor announced that the $66 million cut won't be permanent. It's the little things he does that make him special.
DOWN: Wisconsinites. The state leads the country in cases of whooping cough, with an infection rate 10 times higher than the national average. The U.S. is experiencing an outbreak of the disease, as immunizations are proving ineffective. Whooping cough is relatively minor in most adults but can be fatal to infants.