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Feds propose dropping Kirtland's warbler from endangered species list, Wisconsin keeps songbird on its list

Wisconsin officials say the warbler population hasn't seen enough growth to take it off the state endangered list. Read more

Sun Prairie Police Department experiences problems with non-emergency calls to communication center

Emergency calls to 911 still work. The department is working to fix the problem.  Read more

Tom Barrett's interest in governor's race signals weak field, vulnerable incumbent

The Milwaukee mayor is contemplating getting into the crowded field seeking to challenge Gov. Scott Walker. Read more

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Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

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In-home care options for Southern Wisconsin people

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Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Southern Wisconsin need to know before they decide.

Paul Ryan: Big Tech regulation needed; future lawmakers must rein in Medicare, Medicaid

Ryan revealed last week that he won't seek re-election after two decades in Congress. Read more

Participants in first class of Madison Addiction Recovery Initiative complete treatment

“We’re trying to stop the body count,” Madison Police officer Dan Swanson said. Read more

Madison pediatrician, Hip Hop architect, UW professor team up for Kenyan girls fleeing abuse

In remote northern Kenya, The Samburu Girls Foundation is a safe harbor for girls who have fled child marriage and female genital mutilation.  In Madison, a pediatrician, the Hip Hop architect, a UW-Madison professor and her students are eager to help. Read more

Utility companies file first application for Middleton-Dubuque transmission line

Three utility companies want to build a 345-kilovolt transmission line from Middleton's Cardinal Substation to Dubuque, Iowa. Read more

After 7-year run from justice, former Madison man charged with 74 felonies arrested in Austria

William I. Guy, who faced charges filed in 2010 for sexually assaulting and stalking ex-girlfriend and 53 counts of child porn, arrested in Austria Read more

Abandonment of co-worker after fatal heroin overdose brings 3-year prison sentence for Sun Prairie man

Connor T. McGovern, who left a co-worker suffering a heroin overdose in a bathroom in 2016, was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for reckless endangerment, and probation for first-degree reckless homicide. Read more

This pop-up rummage sale is a vintage radio geek's dream

For about three hours Sunday morning, visitors to Carl Zimm's warehouses will be able to rummage through piles, shelves and tables full of vintage vacuum tubes, cassette decks, reel-to-reel tape recorders, 1940s record players, parts for a wind-up Victrola and even TVs that might have belonged to your grandma. Read more

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Wisconsin sports

Five things we learned from Badgers' spring practice

Spring football isn't always the best indicator of what will translate to the field the following season, but the Badgers' practices in recent weeks didn't go without notable developments. Read more

Business briefing

Tom Still: Keeping H-1B immigrants at home will help Wisconsin’s labor crunch

The hurried deployment of National Guard troops to America’s southern border is aimed at stemming a possible surge of illegal immigrants. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

How to Celebrate Earth Day in Your Own Spring Garden

This Sunday, April 22 is Earth Day! Seize the day by getting outdoors, breathing in fresh air and digging deeper into your garden goals. Here are three ways to savor spring and give back to Mother Nature this weekend. Read more

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