State's largest local business groups warn $300 million UW cut could hurt economy

State's largest local business groups warn $300 million UW cut could hurt economy

The Madison and Milwaukee chambers of commerce urged lawmakers to rethink the cuts. 

12 hours ago

Madison City Council honors Badgers basketball team with a vocabulary-packed resolution

Madison City Council honors Badgers basketball team with a vocabulary-packed resolution

Sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and coach Bo Ryan showed up to accept the honoring resolution.

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In Case You Missed It: Will Scott Walker's UW cuts put economic engine up on blocks?

In Case You Missed It: Will Scott Walker's UW cuts put economic engine up on blocks?

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

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New co-op offers fish lovers a direct line to wild Alaskan sockeye salmon

New co-op offers fish lovers a direct line to wild Alaskan sockeye salmon

Noah Locke, a former fisherman, brought his connection with Kwee-Jack Fish Co. to the Midwest. Members can join through the end of May.

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Coming Attractions: Milk Carton Kids, A.A. Bondy, little hurricane

Coming Attractions: Milk Carton Kids, A.A. Bondy, little hurricane

Indie folk duo Milk Carton Kids and folk artist A.A. Bondy are among recently announced acts coming to Madison.

13 hours ago

Recent obsessions: Gold Rush cocktail

Recent obsessions: Gold Rush cocktail

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

14 hours ago

Senate Labor Committee considers reforming, not repealing, Wisconsin's prevailing wage

Senate Labor Committee considers reforming, not repealing, Wisconsin's prevailing wage

The committee started its discussion on Tuesday, and is set to vote on Thursday. 

14 hours ago

Tobacco, e-cigarette shops could be limited to few sections of Madison

Tobacco, e-cigarette shops could be limited to few sections of Madison

The city's Plan Commission approved the zoning text change Monday evening.

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Join the Cap Times' post-show chat about ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ at Sundance Cinemas

Join the Cap Times' post-show chat about ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ at Sundance Cinemas

Our film critic, Rob Thomas, will host the chat tonight after the 7:35 p.m. showing of Kevin Pollak’s new documentary about comedians.

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Off the Wall: Memory Cloth Circle at Lakeside Street Coffee House

Off the Wall: Memory Cloth Circle at Lakeside Street Coffee House

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

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds restrictions on judicial candidates, unlikely to change Wisconsin elections

U.S. Supreme Court upholds restrictions on judicial candidates, unlikely to change Wisconsin elections

Wisconsin is one of 30 states that elect judges at the state and local levels.

16 hours ago

Restaurant review: Mezze brings craft cocktails and tasty small plates to State Street area

Restaurant review: Mezze brings craft cocktails and tasty small plates to State Street area

Mezze, a new cocktail bar with Middle Eastern small plates and excellent pizzas, is an exciting addition to the State Street corridor. 

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Bingeworthy: Dig in to Netflix's mouthwatering 'Chef's Table'

Bingeworthy: Dig in to Netflix's mouthwatering 'Chef's Table'

The phrase “bingeworthy” doesn’t seem quite apt to describe Netflix’s first docu-series, “Chef’s Table.”

16 hours ago

Photos: Mezze Madison opens

Photos: Mezze Madison opens

Mezze Madison, on the site of the former Amy's Cafe, is a cocktail bar off State Street that offers craft beer, fine wine, small plates and pi…

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State Debate: GOP governors now buy into Medicaid — except Scott Walker, notes Bill Kaplan

State Debate: GOP governors now buy into Medicaid — except Scott Walker, notes Bill Kaplan

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

16 hours ago

Is Sen. Tom Tiffany behind cuts to Wisconsin DNR science bureau?

Is Sen. Tom Tiffany behind cuts to Wisconsin DNR science bureau?

Many say the Hazelhurst Republican is the moving force behind Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut the jobs of DNR scientists who focus on clim…

17 hours ago

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