Welcome to Petersonville: Madison landlord says he's providing a service; others call him a slumlord

Welcome to Petersonville: Madison landlord says he's providing a service; others call him a slumlord

His 44 Madison properties have lower rents and he accepts tenants with spotty rental histories in exchange for housing that consistently falls short of the city’s standards.

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Photos: A look at, and inside, Ray Peterson's properties

Photos: A look at, and inside, Ray Peterson's properties

In 2014, Peterson had 71 building inspection complaints in Madison.

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Critic says UW sociology prof committed 'major felony' in the course of research

Critic says UW sociology prof committed 'major felony' in the course of research

Northwestern law professor Steven Lubet takes a critical look at Alice Goffman's acclaimed book, "On the Run."

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New farmers' market to open on Monroe Street

New farmers' market to open on Monroe Street

Starting Sunday, the Monroe Street Farmers' Market will feature produce from family farms, corn pies, honey and goat milk soap. 

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Liberal group says Republicans are 'swiping left' on Scott Walker's policies

Liberal group says Republicans are 'swiping left' on Scott Walker's policies

American Bridge released a video on Tuesday titled "Hinder: Republicans Reject Radical Scott Walker." It's a parody of Tinder, the online dati…

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In Case You Missed It: UW prof under fire for 'On the Run'

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Off the Wall: Yahara River Gallery

Off the Wall: Yahara River Gallery

"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: The Avett Brothers, Of Montreal, Dessa

Coming Attractions: The Avett Brothers, Of Montreal, Dessa

Americana group the Avett Brothers and rock band Of Montreal are among recently announced acts coming to Madison.

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Sara Goldrick-Rab: Tenure changes would signal it's time to leave UW-Madison

Sara Goldrick-Rab: Tenure changes would signal it's time to leave UW-Madison

The Legislature’s proposed dilution of tenure and shared governance would stifle faculty, staff and students and lead to higher costs to famil…

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Photos: Bikes can be more than just for transportation

Madison is a bike-friendly city, and its residents have come up with creative ways to adorn their bikes. And some bike businesses in the city …

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Recent obsessions: Recycling in Madison with George Dreckmann

Recent obsessions: Recycling in Madison with George Dreckmann

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

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State Debate: Green Bay Press-Gazette rips GOP plan on teacher qualifications

State Debate: Green Bay Press-Gazette rips GOP plan on teacher qualifications

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

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Champions Tour golf event's boost to Madison economy projected at $10 million to $15 million

Champions Tour golf event's boost to Madison economy projected at $10 million to $15 million

Other tournaments on the age-50-and-over tour have economic impacts in the tens of millions of dollars.

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The Day Ahead, June 2: World Party with Pink Houses

The Day Ahead, June 2: World Party with Pink Houses

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

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Wisconsin attorney general launches Office of Open Government

Wisconsin attorney general launches Office of Open Government

Brad Schimel said he is opening the office in an effort to increase openness and transparency with regard to government records.

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Morning briefing: The juiciest GOP red-meat goodies in Scott Walker's state budget

Morning briefing: The juiciest GOP red-meat goodies in Scott Walker's state budget

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

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