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Milton Golf to get second chance after WIAA computer glitch nearly costs them trip to state contest

MILTON, Wis. – The Milton High School Boy’s Golf team will get another chance at a trip to state, after a computer tallying error by the WIAA nearly cost them the opportunity.

Milton will face Mukwanago in a one-hole playoff Thursday morning at Riverside Golf Course in Janesville.

During Milton’s sectional contest Tuesday, results on the WIAA website showed the team coming four strokes behind Mukwanago. Shortly after, however, Mukwanago coach Jay Christiansen said a player and assistant noticed an miscalculated

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State terminates 15 contractors as talks continue on refund of software project spending

State government will save about $206,000 a month after releasing 15 independent contractors hired to help implement a costly new human resources and payroll management system that’s been in the works for nearly a decade.

The nearly $55 million project spans the administrations of the last two governors, one Republican and one Democrat; has seen contracts for two different vendors canceled, and is now unlikely to be in place before 2022 – although posters scattered around state government offices still promise a January 2020 launch date.

“As good stewards of the project and fiscal resources, while we are in this

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Lummus Technology Announces Master Licensor Award in Russia | State

HOUSTON, April 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lummus Technology today announced that it has been awarded a master licensor contract by PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim for its ethylbenzene, styrene monomer, ethylene dimerization and olefins conversion technologies. These four plants will be part of the expansion of an olefins production facility in Nizhnekamsk, Russia. The dimerization and olefins conversion units will be the first in Russia.

“For nearly half of a century, Lummus and PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim have had a strong and collaborative partnership,” said Leon de Bruyn, Lummus Technology’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Lummus was selected for its superior

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Silicon Labs Appoints Daniel Cooley as Chief Technology Officer | State

AUSTIN, Texas, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world, today announced the appointment of Daniel Cooley – formerly chief strategy officer – to chief technology officer. Cooley is an industry-respected, IoT technology visionary and has been instrumental in building the unmatched breadth and depth of the company’s wireless connectivity portfolio.

Since 2005, Cooley has served in a variety of engineering and business leadership positions at Silicon Labs in the US, Asia and Europe. As CTO, Cooley is responsible for the company’s overall research

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Google Lightning Talks: The State of SEO

A video in Google’s Lightning Talks series, titled the state of web search engine optimization, presents data on how websites are following standard SEO practices.

Aleyda Solis, SEO consultant and founder of Orainti, joins Lightning Talks as a guest presenter as she goes over the main learnings from the SEO chapter of the 2020 Web Almanac.

The Web Almanac is a comprehensive report on the state of the web, which is backed by data and trusted experts.

Solis authored the SEO chapter of the 2020 Web Almanac, along with Michael King and Jamie Indigo.

Here are key findings from

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U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout analysis hampered by technology, state data reporting

(Reuters) – When a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine leaves a U.S. manufacturing plant, its path can be traced all the way to the hospital or clinic representative signing for the shipment at its destination. What happens next is not always clear.

FILE PHOTO: Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, U.S. December 20, 2020. Paul Sancya/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Federal agencies overseeing the rollout are relying on a tangled web of aging state vaccine registries complicated by state laws and practices.

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