Paul Fanlund: Under attack, a time for UW to keep on keeping on

Paul Fanlund: Under attack, a time for UW to keep on keeping on

Morgridge Center director Kathy Cramer exemplifies a spirit of optimism and mission needed amid the political rancor.

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Scott Walker signs Uber bill into law despite Democratic criticism

Scott Walker signs Uber bill into law despite Democratic criticism

Walker has ordered the Department of Safety and Professional Services to write new rules to ensure the agency has the authority to gather info…

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Madison printer Webcrafters to cut 80 jobs by fall

Madison printer Webcrafters to cut 80 jobs by fall

The Madison-based book manufacturer cites loss of business from a major customers in needing to reduce staffing by 20 percent.

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Recent obsessions: Jean-Paul Belmondo in 'That Man From Rio' and 'Up To His Ears'

Recent obsessions: Jean-Paul Belmondo in 'That Man From Rio' and 'Up To His Ears'

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

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State Debate: Open Scott Walker John Doe to the public, insists the Journal Sentinel

State Debate: Open Scott Walker John Doe to the public, insists the Journal Sentinel

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

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The Day Ahead, May 4: Old-school German theater and cheesy '80s horror

The Day Ahead, May 4: Old-school German theater and cheesy '80s horror

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

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Morning briefing: The vulnerabilities of Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin

Morning briefing: The vulnerabilities of Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin

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

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Quick Question: Should other Democrats run against Hillary Clinton for the party’s presidential nomination?

Quick Question: Should other Democrats run against Hillary Clinton for the party’s presidential nomination?

Here’s how five citizens answered this week’s question posed by Capital Times freelancer Kevin Murphy. 

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Plain Talk: Good reason for part-time Legislature

Plain Talk: Good reason for part-time Legislature

If state Sen. Steve Nass really wanted to save taxpayers money, he'd push for a part-time Legislature instead of attacking workers. 

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Paul Ryan calls for 'another round of welfare reform' to address poverty

Paul Ryan calls for 'another round of welfare reform' to address poverty

The Republican Congressman from Janesville said that the federal government needs to target the root causes of poverty.

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Photos: Robert Kastenmeier Memorial

Photos: Robert Kastenmeier Memorial

A memorial was held for Robert W. Kastenmeier at the Monona Terrace on Sunday. A tribute to the Life and Work of Bob Kastenmeier (1924-2015) i…

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Week's most-read story: Tony Robinson family no longer staying at home after WISC-TV released address

Week's most-read story: Tony Robinson family no longer staying at home after WISC-TV released address

Andrea Irwin said she has been too afraid to stay at that house and now is bouncing between hotels.

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Storify: UW students party at Mifflin Street Block Party and Revelry Music & Arts Fest

Storify: UW students party at Mifflin Street Block Party and Revelry Music & Arts Fest

The two annual end-of-year festivities saw big crowds on Saturday.

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Drug tests for unemployment applicants 'is about being punitive,' state Sen. Lena Taylor says

Drug tests for unemployment applicants 'is about being punitive,' state Sen. Lena Taylor says

Republican Sen. Duey Stroebel countered that the proposal in the Legislature is "a mechanism to get people help."

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Morning briefing: Enforcement of trespassing law could put shoreline on wrong side of the tracks

Morning briefing: Enforcement of trespassing law could put shoreline on wrong side of the tracks

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

May 03, 2015 8:00 am

The Day Ahead, May 3: Saluting a giant of Wisconsin politics

The Day Ahead, May 3: Saluting a giant of Wisconsin politics

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

May 03, 2015 8:00 am

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