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Nearly 5 percent of Madison students opt out of new Common Core state test

Nearly 5 percent of Madison students opt out of new Common Core state test

More than 500 students in Madison schools have opted out of taking Wisconsin's new state test -- up from 87 students during the last school year.

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Police probe shooting incident on East Side

Madison police are investigating a disturbance on the North Side in which shots apparently were fired from a handgun early Saturday morning.

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Pages from history Apr. 19, 1983

Pages from history Apr. 19, 1983

In 1983, a pickup truck packed with explosives blew up part of the U.S. Embassy building in Beirut, Lebanon.

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