Officials uncertain how room tax legislation will impact Madison, Monona Terrace

Officials uncertain how room tax legislation will impact Madison, Monona Terrace

They said it's unclear how much of the motion approved by Joint Finance Committee Tuesday applies to the city.

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Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban may face debate over rape, incest exceptions

Wisconsin's 20-week abortion ban may face debate over rape, incest exceptions

With a proposed 20-week abortion ban slated for a fast-tracked hearing next week, there's no question whether Gov. Scott Walker supports the m…

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Photos: Door handles of downtown Madison

Photos: Door handles of downtown Madison

A look at door handles and knobs on several buildings in the downtown Madison area.

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Zendesk Neighbor Foundation debuts, announces $23,000 in support for local groups

Zendesk Neighbor Foundation debuts, announces $23,000 in support for local groups

Grants went to the Madison Children's Museum, YWCA, the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County and others.

14 hours ago

Recent obsessions: 'Fat,' an essay by Laura Ann Mullane

Recent obsessions: 'Fat,' an essay by Laura Ann Mullane

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

15 hours ago

Wisconsin faith groups protest increases in prison budget, population

Wisconsin faith groups protest increases in prison budget, population

They argued the state should focus on decreasing inmate populations instead of funding more beds.

16 hours ago

Is Scott Walker's stance on fast-tracked abortion bill part of his presidential maneuvering?

Is Scott Walker's stance on fast-tracked abortion bill part of his presidential maneuvering?

Capital Times reporter Jessie Opoien gave her thoughts as a guest on the Joy Cardin Show on Wednesday.

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Joint Finance scales back Scott Walker's proposed changes to long-term care

Joint Finance scales back Scott Walker's proposed changes to long-term care

Democrats and disability advocates said Republicans didn't do enough to reverse course on the governor's proposal, but Republicans said their …

17 hours ago

Layoffs at Wisconsin DNR would trigger terminations of limited-term employees

Layoffs at Wisconsin DNR would trigger terminations of limited-term employees

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed cuts to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources scientists could extend beyond what budget documents …

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Gov. Scott Walker’s science cuts may hinder efforts to halt walleye decline

Gov. Scott Walker’s science cuts may hinder efforts to halt walleye decline

Critics say his plan for $2.6 million to stock lakes fails to address core issues; DNR says it will ‘prioritize’ work.

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State Debate: Percentage-wise, poor pay double the wealthy's taxes, Mike McCabe points out

State Debate: Percentage-wise, poor pay double the wealthy's taxes, Mike McCabe points out

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

18 hours ago

'Fall for a new local band' Q&A: Building on Buildings

'Fall for a new local band' Q&A: Building on Buildings

"Comforting, melodic tunes about all the junk that bums people out," is how one band member described their music.

18 hours ago

The Day Ahead, May 28: Fired up for live theater

The Day Ahead, May 28: Fired up for live theater

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

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Startup taking big steps in tracking foot traffic

Startup taking big steps in tracking foot traffic

Scanalytics offers data on where shoppers are going on the sales floor, and how much time they spend there.

19 hours ago

Morning briefing: Shirley Abrahamson files appeal in attempt to stay chief justice

Morning briefing: Shirley Abrahamson files appeal in attempt to stay chief justice

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

19 hours ago

What's old is new again at lovingly renovated Stamm House in Middleton

What's old is new again at lovingly renovated Stamm House in Middleton

The historic building took months of excavating and remodeling work, much of it done by the owner, chef and managers themselves. 

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