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Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

The board is soliciting interest in the work groups and hopes to have them appointed by early June.

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

Stacks of large cheese wheels decorated with fruit, ribbons and flowers offer a striking and savory alternative (or complement) to wedding cake.

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Gov. Scott Walker would be removed as chairman of his flagship jobs agency under a Republican proposal before the Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee.

In Case You Missed It: Scott Walker gets his walking papers from the WEDC

In Case You Missed It: Scott Walker gets his walking papers from the WEDC

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

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Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

Dane County Board approves jail reform resolution, moving forward with work groups

The board is soliciting interest in the work groups and hopes to have them appointed by early June.

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Photos: Fishing in Madison

Photos: Fishing in Madison

With its lakes and rivers, Madison offers anglers many spots to cast a line and hope for the best. Thursday was a great day to be near the wat…

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Photos

Recent obsessions: Angus & Julia Stone cover 'Stay With Me'

Recent obsessions: Angus & Julia Stone cover 'Stay With Me'

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

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Joint Finance passes WEDC motion, removes Scott Walker from board

Joint Finance passes WEDC motion, removes Scott Walker from board

Democrats and Republicans on the budget committee agreed on something on Thursday: changes to Gov. Scott Walker's flagship jobs agency are necessary. 

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State Debate: Labor shortage changing the immigration debate, says commentator John Torinus

State Debate: Labor shortage changing the immigration debate, says commentator John Torinus

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

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Movie review: Documentary 'Dior & I' fashions drama and suspense

Movie review: Documentary 'Dior & I' fashions drama and suspense

“Dior & I” is just good drama, quite moving and suspenseful as it shows talented and creative people pushing themselves to the edge. No ma…

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The Day Ahead, May 22: Take some Veggies with your brats

The Day Ahead, May 22: Take some Veggies with your brats

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

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'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

'Will you dairy me?': Cheese wheel wedding cakes a hit with Wisconsin couples

Stacks of large cheese wheels decorated with fruit, ribbons and flowers offer a striking and savory alternative (or complement) to wedding cake.

10 hours ago Photos

Photos

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Jon Erpenbach: Wisconsin Republicans have 'fired' Scott Walker from WEDC board

Gov. Scott Walker would be removed as chairman of his flagship jobs agency under a Republican proposal before the Wisconsin Legislature's budg…

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Dane County towns hire top Republican lobbyist to push for zoning changes

Dane County towns hire top Republican lobbyist to push for zoning changes

The Dane County Towns Association brought on Bob Welch to help with the legislative effort to loosen restrictions.

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Morning briefing: Scott Walker delivered about half the jobs promised in first term

Morning briefing: Scott Walker delivered about half the jobs promised in first term

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

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Town of Madison wins lawsuit over site of proposed day shelter for homeless

Town of Madison wins lawsuit over site of proposed day shelter for homeless

Dane County officials are deciding whether to appeal or look for another location for the facility, sought since 2011.

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Plain Talk: 'State parks' may soon no longer deserve title

Plain Talk: 'State parks' may soon no longer deserve title

Walker and friends want Wisconsin parks to become self-supporting. High fees could make them unaffordable to some citizens.

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