UW-Madison academic units to cut $23 million under Scott Walker budget

UW-Madison academic units to cut $23 million under Scott Walker budget

The Athletic Department will pitch in an extra $7 million to the university’s general fund.

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Scott Walker set to file papers today for presidential bid

Scott Walker set to file papers today for presidential bid

According to a WisPolitics report, the governor has reserved the Waukesha County Expo Center for his July 13 announcement.

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Madison back under normal for June precipitation

Madison back under normal for June precipitation

The month had produced more than 9 inches of rain in the last two years, but in 2015 it only dropped 3.15 inches of precipitation.

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State Debate: State of Wisconsin's economy draws concern from opinion writers

State Debate: State of Wisconsin's economy draws concern from opinion writers

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

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The Day Ahead, July 2: Fireworks in the air and in the clubs

The Day Ahead, July 2: Fireworks in the air and in the clubs

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

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Comedian Jen Kirkman blows up on Netflix, and she feels fine

Comedian Jen Kirkman blows up on Netflix, and she feels fine

Buoyed by the success of the special, Kirkman is on a nationwide tour of mostly new material that will bring her to the Majestic Theatre next …

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Morning briefing: NY Times: Scott Walker’s hard right turn in Iowa may hurt him elsewhere

Morning briefing: NY Times: Scott Walker’s hard right turn in Iowa may hurt him elsewhere

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

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Photos: Bernie Sanders speaks to big crowd in Madison

Photos: Bernie Sanders speaks to big crowd in Madison

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to about 10,000 people at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday.

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Video: Why Bernie? Attendees discuss Sanders' appeal

Video: Why Bernie? Attendees discuss Sanders' appeal

Before Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' speech at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, some of those attending describe…

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Video: Bernie Sanders' speech in Madison

Video: Bernie Sanders' speech in Madison

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks to a large crowd on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Madison.

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Bernie Sanders' unabashedly progressive campaign draws 10,000 to Coliseum in Madison

Bernie Sanders' unabashedly progressive campaign draws 10,000 to Coliseum in Madison

The event was the largest turnout for any 2015 presidential candidate thus far, Sanders said.

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Scott Walker catches criticism from conservatives for Unintimidated PAC's hire of adviser

Scott Walker catches criticism from conservatives for Unintimidated PAC's hire of adviser

Brad Dayspring is a former communications director for the National Republican Senatorial Committee — and he comes with a reputation.

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Members of Underground Food Collective working on separate Minneapolis venture

Members of Underground Food Collective working on separate Minneapolis venture

Jonny Hunter and Mel Trudeau are working with a Minneapolis chef and butcher to open a butcher shop there.

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If you're a Wisconsin football fan, you'll want to read the exhaustive oral history of the Alvarez years

If you're a Wisconsin football fan, you'll want to read the exhaustive oral history of the Alvarez years

Fox Sports Wisconsin's Jesse Temple spent three months contacting 47 former players, coaches, administrators and media members for the article. 

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UpStart program supports women, minority community entrepreneurs in Madison

UpStart program supports women, minority community entrepreneurs in Madison

The UpStart Program for Miniority and Women’s Entrepreneurship is preparing to begin its fifth session this fall.

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Wisconsin legislators reach a budget deal — sort of

Wisconsin legislators reach a budget deal — sort of

Republican leaders announced a deal on transportation funding that will allow the Joint Finance Committee to resume work on the two-year budget.

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