Scott Walker, Republican leaders remove open records language from Wisconsin budget

Walker, along with Republican leaders, released a statement Saturday which said "the provisions relating to any changes in the state's open records law will be removed from the budget in its entirety."

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John Nichols: Bernie Sanders is crowdsourcing American politics

John Nichols: Bernie Sanders is crowdsourcing American politics

Political and media elites struggle to figure out where the crowds at Sanders rallies are coming from, but the answer is not complex.

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Yeah, I Ate That (Special 4th of July Edition): The Hardee's Most American Thickburger

Yeah, I Ate That (Special 4th of July Edition): The Hardee's Most American Thickburger

What it really resembles is a soggy plate of food at a backyard 4th of July barbecue, all packed into one bun.

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Photos: Summer blooms and scenes at Olbrich Gardens

Photos: Summer blooms and scenes at Olbrich Gardens

A look at flowers in bloom and summer scenes at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison.

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Morning briefing: Opposition to gutting of Wisconsin public records laws mounting on all sides

Morning briefing: Opposition to gutting of Wisconsin public records laws mounting on all sides

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

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The Day Ahead, July 4: Celebrate the Fourth downtown or on the lake

The Day Ahead, July 4: Celebrate the Fourth downtown or on the lake

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

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Race to Equity focusing on disparities in Madison's Latino community

Race to Equity focusing on disparities in Madison's Latino community

A fuller picture of Latinos' experience in Dane County is in the process of being documented by the Race to Equity team.

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Salud! Local brewers, restaurants branch out to non-traditional shandies for summer

Salud! Local brewers, restaurants branch out to non-traditional shandies for summer

The summery beer cocktail is getting some fresh takes at local bars and restaurants.

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Mary Burke: Study of Madison teacher compensation needed to determine health care contribution

Mary Burke: Study of Madison teacher compensation needed to determine health care contribution

School district officials negotiated flat insurance rates for next year; future increases likely.

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Scott Walker plans to work with lawmakers to change measure gutting open records laws

Scott Walker plans to work with lawmakers to change measure gutting open records laws

Walker plans to work with legislative leaders on the budget prior to its consideration by the full Legislature.

July 03, 2015 1:30 pm

Campaign will finance scholarships honoring former Madison East principal Milt McPike

Campaign will finance scholarships honoring former Madison East principal Milt McPike

Alumni of East High School spearhead effort to honor the legenday longtime principal.

July 03, 2015 12:30 pm

Photos: Fireworks tents around Madison

Photos: Fireworks tents around Madison

The proliferation of fireworks tents begins about a week before the Fourth of July, and this year is no exception.

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Wisconsin Attorney General: GOP move to block public records access a step in 'wrong direction'

Wisconsin Attorney General: GOP move to block public records access a step in 'wrong direction'

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel on Friday voiced his opposition to sweeping changes to the state's open records laws passed by Republi…

July 03, 2015 10:45 am

Sanders rides 'Bernie-mentum' after Madison event drew 10,000

Sanders rides 'Bernie-mentum' after Madison event drew 10,000

Thursday brought a slew of good news for the candidate who made waves with a crowd of 10,000 in Madison on Wednesday night. 

July 03, 2015 10:30 am

Morning briefing: Obama, in Wisconsin, Takes On Scott Walker

Morning briefing: Obama, in Wisconsin, Takes On Scott Walker

Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

July 03, 2015 10:00 am

Movie review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' has a terminal case of the cutes

Movie review: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' has a terminal case of the cutes

Screenwriter Jesse Andrews and director Alfonso Gomez-Rajon never let a moment of real life intrude into their relentlessly busy, self-conscio…

July 03, 2015 9:00 am

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