UP: Madison VA. The Veterans Health Administration announces plans to open a new Madison-based regional billing and collection center in mid-2010 that will employ 200 people. Apparently, the sector of the economy that deals with getting people to pay for health care is still going strong.
DOWN: Dane County roadways. It was a bloody week, with several fatalities, a few serious injuries, and other mishaps. Some suggestions: Slow down, pay attention, wear a seatbelt, don't drive drunk, secure kids and dogs, don't do other things while driving. And hey - hey! - be careful out there.'