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Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

The board is soliciting interest in the work groups and hopes to have them appointed by early June.

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

Stacks of large cheese wheels decorated with fruit, ribbons and flowers offer a striking and savory alternative (or complement) to wedding cake.

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Gov. Scott Walker would be removed as chairman of his flagship jobs agency under a Republican proposal before the Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee.

Coming Soon to Madison playlist: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Givers, San Fermin

Coming Soon to Madison playlist: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Givers, San Fermin

Listen now for a heads up on great shows coming soon to Madison.

6 hours ago

Recent obsessions: The trailer for 'Batkid Begins'

Recent obsessions: The trailer for 'Batkid Begins'

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

9 hours ago

Not just beer: Periphery businesses spring up in wake of craft beer boom

Not just beer: Periphery businesses spring up in wake of craft beer boom

“We’re just trying to split the business,” one business owner said. “We love craft beer.”

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State Debate: James Rowen posts list of what outsiders don't know about Scott Walker

State Debate: James Rowen posts list of what outsiders don't know about Scott Walker

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

9 hours ago

The Day Ahead, May 25: Traveling by plane, train, or automobile for Memorial Day

The Day Ahead, May 25: Traveling by plane, train, or automobile for Memorial Day

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

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Yeah, I Ate That: Wendy's Jalapeno Fresco Chicken Sandwich and Ghost Pepper Fries

Yeah, I Ate That: Wendy's Jalapeno Fresco Chicken Sandwich and Ghost Pepper Fries

If only they could devise a Habanero Diet Coke.

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Cartoons of the Week

Cartoons of the Week

Recent cartoons from The Cap Times opinion page. Enjoy!

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Quick Question: Should the U.S. Department of Justice investigate the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.?

Quick Question: Should the U.S. Department of Justice investigate the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.?

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

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Plain Talk: VFW's flag mural a great Memorial Day present

Plain Talk: VFW's flag mural a great Memorial Day present

VFW Post 7591 on Cottage Grove Road is sporting a new flag mural, thanks to New York artist Scott LoBaido.

11 hours ago

Teacher's objection to Madison schools' new discipline policy drives week's most-read story

Teacher's objection to Madison schools' new discipline policy drives week's most-read story

Middle school teacher Stephanie Bush said the policy caused her to develop stress-related physical symptoms, and she decided to resign.

May 24, 2015 3:08 pm

Photos: Runners brave a soggy Madison Half Marathon

Photos: Runners brave a soggy Madison Half Marathon

Check out our photos from the Madison Half Marathon on Sunday, May 24. The race started and finished on the Capitol Square and took runners th…

May 24, 2015 2:45 pm Photos

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Dave Zweifel's Madison: Vets for Peace ceremony Memorial Day all about ending war

Dave Zweifel's Madison: Vets for Peace ceremony Memorial Day all about ending war

My friend and Vietnam War veteran David Giffey will be emceeing the Veterans for Peace annual Memorial Day observance at 12:45 Monday next to …

May 24, 2015 12:00 pm(2)

Public educators are being challenged, not under assault, Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt says

Public educators are being challenged, not under assault, Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt says

In a TV interview, the chair of the Assembly's education committee called restoring school funding cuts "the best that we could do."

May 24, 2015 11:30 am

Eminent conductor Dale Warland sought 'spirituality' in Madison Choral Project program

Eminent conductor Dale Warland sought 'spirituality' in Madison Choral Project program

Best known for his decades of work with the Dale Warland Singers, Warland now divides his time among conducting, composing and special projects. 

May 24, 2015 10:00 am Video Photos

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'Burgers and Brew' stokes chef creativity, unites pillars of a classic Wisconsin summer

'Burgers and Brew' stokes chef creativity, unites pillars of a classic Wisconsin summer

The eighth annual event will feature burger and beer pairings from 16 local chefs and breweries.

May 24, 2015 9:00 am

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