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Scott Walker's tone on abortion shifts: He'll ban procedure after 20 weeks

Scott Walker's tone on abortion shifts: He'll ban procedure after 20 weeks

In an open letter, Gov. Scott Walker said a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks is in the works, and he will sign it when it reaches his desk.

With right-to-work poised to pass, Minnesota Republicans target Wisconsin businesses

With right-to-work poised to pass, Minnesota Republicans target Wisconsin businesses

GOP lawmakers in Minnesota are reaching out to Wisconsin businesses and encouraging them to cross the border.

Critics question proposed WEDC, WHEDA merger in Scott Walker's budget

Critics question proposed WEDC, WHEDA merger in Scott Walker's budget

A proposal in Gov. Scott Walker's budget to consolidate Wisconsin's economic development efforts continues to raise questions among lawmakers who sit on the board of the state's existing jobs agency.

From higher fees to naming rights, DNR to explore all funding options

From higher fees to naming rights, DNR to explore all funding options

DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp says private partnerships will be explored to address budget cuts.

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In Case You Missed It: Right-to-work creating jobs — in Minnesota

In Case You Missed It: Right-to-work creating jobs — in Minnesota

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

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With right-to-work poised to pass, Minnesota Republicans target Wisconsin businesses

With right-to-work poised to pass, Minnesota Republicans target Wisconsin businesses

GOP lawmakers in Minnesota are reaching out to Wisconsin businesses and encouraging them to cross the border.

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UW-Madison faculty seeks voice on Scott Walker’s new model for the university

UW-Madison faculty seeks voice on Scott Walker’s new model for the university

The Faculty Senate passed a resolution asking the UW Board of Regents to create a commission to study the proposed public authority.

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UW System president Ray Cross asks for smaller cuts, more autonomy

UW System president Ray Cross asks for smaller cuts, more autonomy

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross asked lawmakers on Tuesday to reduce the size of Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $300 million …

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Deal possible on saving portion of Stewardship Fund

Deal possible on saving portion of Stewardship Fund

DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp told lawmakers the conservation easement aspect of the Stewardship program has translated into a “win-win” for the state.

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Madison mayoral debate video: Opening statements

Madison mayoral debate video: Opening statements

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin emphasizes his successes and future plans, while challenger Scott Resnick says Madison is missing opportunities. Par…

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Off the Wall: Subtle Saturations at Monona Public Library

Off the Wall: Subtle Saturations at Monona Public Library

"Off the Wall" is a weekly feature showcasing visual art at galleries, cafes and more around the Madison area.

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Coming Attractions: Marilyn Manson, Built to Spill, Mandolin Orange

Coming Attractions: Marilyn Manson, Built to Spill, Mandolin Orange

Rock band Marilyn Manson and indie group Built to Spill are among recently announced acts coming to Madison.

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Watch PHOX perform at NPR's Tiny Desk

Watch PHOX perform at NPR's Tiny Desk

PHOX has now done what many indie artists dream of: played a set behind NPR's famous Tiny Desk.

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Russ Feingold fuels more speculation on run, will 'seek counsel' from Wisconsinites

Russ Feingold fuels more speculation on run, will 'seek counsel' from Wisconsinites

Further fueling speculation of a rematch between the Democratic former senator and Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, Russ Feingold on Tuesday …

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Ballot measure on chief justice could impact Supreme Court race

Ballot measure on chief justice could impact Supreme Court race

The GOP proposal to change the way the chief justice is selected will share the April 7 ballot with the Bradley-Daley race.

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John Nichols: This is what Scott Walker has become

John Nichols: This is what Scott Walker has become

Scott Walker has changed since he was first elected to the Assembly in 1993 — and not for the better.

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Recent obsessions: Anthony Lane's review of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Recent obsessions: Anthony Lane's review of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

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

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Critics question proposed WEDC, WHEDA merger in Scott Walker's budget

Critics question proposed WEDC, WHEDA merger in Scott Walker's budget

A proposal in Gov. Scott Walker's budget to consolidate Wisconsin's economic development efforts continues to raise questions among lawmakers …

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