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If Scott Walker is elected president, is Rebecca Kleefisch ready to be governor?

If Scott Walker is elected president, is Rebecca Kleefisch ready to be governor?

The lieutenant governor said on Wednesday she knows what the state constitution dictates, and she's confident in voters' support for her.

Bring the kids for the Wisconsin Film Festival's new children's cinema series

Bring the kids for the Wisconsin Film Festival's new children's cinema series

The new "Big Screens, Little Folks" series is aimed at bringing families tired of Hollywood blockbusters to the festival.

Smokescreen? Madison vapers say e-cigarettes help them quit smoking, but health effects remain largely unknown

Smokescreen? Madison vapers say e-cigarettes help them quit smoking, but health effects remain largely unknown

As e-cigarettes and vaping have taken hold, Madison has swelled with shops dedicated solely to selling the necessary gear.

In Case You Missed It: Smoke doesn't get in your eyes

In Case You Missed It: Smoke doesn't get in your eyes

Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on captimes.com and beyond.

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If Scott Walker is elected president, is Rebecca Kleefisch ready to be governor?

If Scott Walker is elected president, is Rebecca Kleefisch ready to be governor?

The lieutenant governor said on Wednesday she knows what the state constitution dictates, and she's confident in voters' support for her.

6 hours ago

Repeal of Wisconsin's prevailing wage could be inserted into budget bill

Repeal of Wisconsin's prevailing wage could be inserted into budget bill

Supporters of the repeal say prevailing wage laws lead to inflated costs for taxpayers, while critics say the repeal would drive down wages.

8 hours ago

With growing fans, Overture takes a gamble on kids shows like 'Wild Kratts' and 'Daniel Tiger'

With growing fans, Overture takes a gamble on kids shows like 'Wild Kratts' and 'Daniel Tiger'

Overture tends to eschew big commercial shows like "Sesame Street Live" in favor of storybook plays and puppet-based performance.

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MadCAP to close, pass children's theater programs to children's museum

MadCAP to close, pass children's theater programs to children's museum

The 20-year-old musical theater program has passed many of its materials, including 100 free "mini musicals," to the Madison Children's Museum. 

10 hours ago

Don't expect twee nostalgia at Belle and Sebastian's Madison show

Don't expect twee nostalgia at Belle and Sebastian's Madison show

“I think these are the good old days," said guitarist Stevie Jackson.

11 hours ago

Photos: Cap Times' best photos of March

Photos: Cap Times' best photos of March

Cap Times photographers Michelle Stocker and Mike DeVries selected these photos as their favorites from the month of March.

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Leaders of Final Four universities asked about Indiana's 'religious freedom' law

Leaders of Final Four universities asked about Indiana's 'religious freedom' law

Statements from Wisconsin, Kentucky and Michigan State sound a theme of inclusion, but Duke’s vice president for public affairs and government…

12 hours ago

Madison woman initiates global 'Black Woman Heal Day'

Madison woman initiates global 'Black Woman Heal Day'

Women in 30 states and countries including England, Nigeria and Honduras are expected to participate.

13 hours ago

Recent obsessions: 'The Taliban Shuffle'

Recent obsessions: 'The Taliban Shuffle'

Mondays through Fridays, Cap Times staffers share their pop culture fixations.

13 hours ago

Bill Lueders: Deer disease keeps worsening in Wisconsin, as predicted

Bill Lueders: Deer disease keeps worsening in Wisconsin, as predicted

 In the 2014 season, which ended March 31, more than 6 percent of the roughly 5,400 deer tested were positive. That’s an all-time high disease rate.

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Smokescreen? Madison vapers say e-cigarettes help them quit smoking, but health effects remain largely unknown

Smokescreen? Madison vapers say e-cigarettes help them quit smoking, but health effects remain largely unknown

As e-cigarettes and vaping have taken hold, Madison has swelled with shops dedicated solely to selling the necessary gear.

13 hours ago Photos

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Madison City Council approves ordinance to regulate Uber, Lyft

Madison City Council approves ordinance to regulate Uber, Lyft

However, a proposed state-level bill to regulate the same companies could preempt the ordinance in coming weeks.

14 hours ago

The Day Ahead, April 1: From Indian Lakes, Family Game Night

The Day Ahead, April 1: From Indian Lakes, Family Game Night

Your daily guide to what's happening in and around Madison.

15 hours ago

State Debate: Chief justice amendment, Indiana's gay law, Madison protesters occupy commentators

State Debate: Chief justice amendment, Indiana's gay law, Madison protesters occupy commentators

A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

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