Paula Zelonky

The words 'Holy Grail' and 'Virent' may someday be spoken in the same breath. That's because Virent is well on its way to making energy that's cheap, renewable and doesn't increase carbon in the atmosphere. more

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"One of the world's toughest jobs is being a parent," maintains the staff at Madison's Respite Center. For the last 25 years, Dane County families in crisis have been able to count on the Respite Center as a safe place for kids to stay while parents cope with difficult times. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the center provides childcare for children from birth to age 14 as well as counseling and referrals to other social service agencies. more

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