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Madison in 100 objects: Bucky Badger

Madison in 100 objects: Bucky Badger

Wisconsin has transformed the badger from a small antisocial member of the weasel family into one of the most recognized, popular mascots in c…

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State home sales see year's first increase in June, with a slight price rise

State home sales see year's first increase in June, with a slight price rise

But for the year, sales remain down nearly 5 percent.

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School Spotlight: Early morning butterflies exhibit draws children, adults

School Spotlight: Early morning butterflies exhibit draws children, adults

The event came with a behind-the-scenes look at Blooming Butterflies.

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Woman accused of kidnapping newborn claims she had permission to take baby

In an opening statement Monday, the lawyer for Kristen Smith, 31, said that the father of newborn Kayden Powell told Smith she could take the baby back to Colorado with her because the boy's parents would be following him out to Colorado in a…

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Chicago Tribune: Move on the migrant children crisis

Busloads of unaccompanied migrant children arriving at processing centers across the country have been met with open arms in some communities and blocked by protesters in others, a reflection of the still bitter debate over our nation’s immig…

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Pages from history July 28, 1914

Pages from history July 28, 1914

In 1914, one month after Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, was killed by a Serbian nationalist, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia, thus beginning the First World War.

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May 21, 2013 10:30 am