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U.S. Supreme Court punts on gerrymandering case, says plaintiffs lack standing

The highly anticipated decision sends the case back to a lower court for further review. Read more

Short stretch of Glenway Street to close for 2 weeks, part of Monroe Street project

A short stretch of Glenway Street on Madison's Near West Side will close for two weeks beginning Wednesday so the street can be repaved. Read more

Sisters arrested after both stabbed in domestic fight, Madison police say

Two sisters were arrested Saturday after getting into a fight with each other, both getting stabbed in the arms during the fight, while five small children were present. Read more

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Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

Growing primary care practice an hour north of Madison, WI has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. Read more

Gypsy moth spraying starting in southwest, northwest Wisconsin

Residents in six counties in southwest and northwest Wisconsin could be hearing planes buzzing in the early morning hours as the annual gypsy moth spraying begins. Read more

Police: Missing La Crosse woman found dead in Vernon County lake, homicide case opened

A La Crosse woman last seen June 3 was found dead early Sunday in a Vernon County lake by a fisherman and police are investigating her death as a homicide. Read more

DNR grants hearing to environmental group challenging Foxconn use of Lake Michigan water

Midwest Environmental Advocates filed a petition in May for a “contested case hearing,” related to Racine’s request to divert up to 7 million gallons of water per day to Mount Pleasant, which will mostly be used for Foxconn. Read more

Woman called 911 over and over and over, then was arrested for it, Madison police say

A Madison woman who called 911 over and over and over and over early in the morning was taken to jail when police determined there was no emergency and no reason for her to call for help. Read more

U.S. Supreme court kicks partisan gerrymandering case back to lower court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent Wisconsin's partisan gerrymandering case back to the federal District Court, giving plaintiffs another opportunity to show Democratic voters in the state have been discriminated against based on their political party affiliation because of how voting districts were drawn by Republicans.  Read more

Teen allegedly punched 2 girls after accusing them of theft, Madison police say

A 16-year-old Madison boy was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly punched two 17-year-old girls he thought tried to steal his belongings at Goodman Pool. Read more

Boyfriend holds mugger for Madison police

A mugging on Madison's Southwest Side Sunday was thwarted when the victim's boyfriend chased after the suspect and held him until police arrived. Read more

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Wisconsin sports

Defensive tackle Gio Paez commits to Badgers for 2019

The 6-foot-3, 285-pound Paez reportedly chose the Badgers over Texas A&M, North Carolina State, Kentucky, Louisville and others. Read more

Business briefing

After some lean years, Boulders Climbing Gym is booming and expanding

The company, founded in 1996, is adding a downtown location and eyeing a $6 million project on Madison's Southwest Side. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

This 3.7 lb. camping chair will go everywhere with you this summer

If you’re making the most of the warm weather, you probably find yourself spending most summer weekends camping, fishing, at the beach, or by the pool. Hauling a heavy beach chair from place to place can put a damper on your summer fun, which is where this ultra-light camping chair from Marchway comes in in. Read more

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