Wisconsin Republicans pledge to restore Scott Walker's K-12 education cuts

Wisconsin Republicans pledge to restore Scott Walker's K-12 education cuts

Republican leaders in the state Legislature said their top priority is to restore a $127 million cut to K-12 education proposed in Gov. Scott …

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Thursday cleanup planned for Bernie's Beach

Thursday cleanup planned for Bernie's Beach

Community groups are partnering with Madison Parks on removing trash and debris from the beach, located off of Lakeside Street.

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Harris Dodd proposes bill to require racial impact statements for criminal legislation

Harris Dodd proposes bill to require racial impact statements for criminal legislation

A bill being proposed by a Democratic lawmaker would target racial disparities in Wisconsin's incarceration rates.

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Songs and pictures intertwine in Music Theatre of Madison's '35MM'

Songs and pictures intertwine in Music Theatre of Madison's '35MM'

A song cycle opening at the Goodman Community Center on Thursday includes a companion photography show running through the end of May.

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Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo: No new revenue growth for Wisconsin

Legislative Fiscal Bureau memo: No new revenue growth for Wisconsin

Lawmakers will have no additional revenue to work with as they work through revisions to Gov. Scott Walker's two-year budget.

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Let's Eat Out! announces free summer concert series at Burr Jones Field

Let's Eat Out! announces free summer concert series at Burr Jones Field

Series will feature local food, music, yoga, a roller derby exhibition bout and bubble soccer games.

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Recent obsessions: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

Recent obsessions: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

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

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Photos: Spring Tonic art exhibition at the UW Arboretum

Photos: Spring Tonic art exhibition at the UW Arboretum

Spring Tonic is a sculpture exhibit by UW art students in the UW Arboretum. Students installed seven sculptures in the Longenecker Gardens. Th…

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Bill Lueders: Have John Doe probes trashed the rule of law in Wisconsin?

Bill Lueders: Have John Doe probes trashed the rule of law in Wisconsin?

Fox News called it a “series of terrifying raids” reportedly conducted as “a form of political retribution against supporters of Gov. Scott Wa…

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State Debate: 'Chief Justice" Roggensack communicates via right-wing radio show, notes blogger James Rowen

State Debate: 'Chief Justice" Roggensack communicates via right-wing radio show, notes blogger James Rowen

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

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The Day Ahead, May 6: Jazz up spring with a garden walk or a beer talk

The Day Ahead, May 6: Jazz up spring with a garden walk or a beer talk

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

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Madison Municipal Building renovations likely to cost $30 million

Madison Municipal Building renovations likely to cost $30 million

City staff presented three options for renovation Tuesday evening, recommending full rehabilitation of the aging building.

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Small plates: Madison restaurants lure families with creative kids menus

Small plates: Madison restaurants lure families with creative kids menus

Kids menus that once featured only hot dogs and mac and cheese now include hummus, jambalaya, pasta with vegan Alfredo sauce and salmon with broccoli.

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Morning briefing: Scott Walker keeps lead as Jeb Bush struggles in latest Iowa polling

Morning briefing: Scott Walker keeps lead as Jeb Bush struggles in latest Iowa polling

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

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Plain Talk: To help bridge the rich-poor gap, raise the minimum wage

Plain Talk: To help bridge the rich-poor gap, raise the minimum wage

If America is to get its economy humming again, it will have to make working people a part of it. 

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