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Morning briefing: Mother of girl charged in Slender Man stabbing struggles with daughter's fate

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 08:30
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country.

Traci Goll: Horizon High School: A place for learning in recovery

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 08:00
Madison's recovery high school, Horizon High, needs the public's help to keep its doors open this fall.

Pamela Minden: Paul Ryan should denounce Donald Trump

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 07:15
Dear Editor: In House Speaker Paul Ryan I see civility and the privilege of power to influence a wide audience.

Editorial: Robin Vos plays a cynical game when he seeks to silence gun debate

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 06:30
In response to the Orlando massacre, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos sought to silence debate about gun violence. That's shameful.

Summer learnin': The UW is expanding summer school offerings to help students and increase revenue

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 06:00
UW-Madison revamps budget model, boosts course offerings to get more out of summer session.

In Case You Missed It: Scott Walker says he’s not running for president, really

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on and beyond.

Kim Marcucci: Worst mass shooting wasn't Orlando, but murder of Indians

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:45
Dear Editor: Garrison Keillor, in "The punk who would be president," got this wrong: "After the worst mass shooting in American history on Sunday," the worst mass shooting in America was the cold blooded murder of the American Indians!

Buzz Davis and Ian Smith: VA needs more staff and facilities, and better management — not privatization

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:30
Conservatives want to privatize VA hospitals. This would cost 30 percent more, private care hospitals could not absorb the additional patient load, and veterans would likely receive lower-quality care.

Scott Fitzgerald: Wisconsin Republicans should back Trump for the sake of down-ticket races

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:00
Wisconsin Republicans need to get behind presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump for the sake of candidates down the ballot, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Tuesday.

Scott Walker shrugs off 'white knight' rumors, says GOP delegates should vote their conscience

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:40
Gov. Scott Walker once again shrugged off the persisting rumor that he could be a last-minute "white knight" at the Republican National Convention, talking to reporters Tuesday next to a 65-foot-long Johnsonville brat grill.

Garver Feed Mill redevelopment project moving forward with some changes

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:10
The city's Landmarks Commission recommended moving forward with revised plans for the historic Garver Feed Mill.

Garrison Keillor: A decade well-saved

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:00
Life is short enough without wasting big swatches of it on self-pity and despair and that is why I skipped my 30s and tacked that decade onto my 60s.

Win tickets to a post-screening ‘mystery’ movie chat with Rob Thomas

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:55
Rob doesn't know the movie; we don't know the movie; but we're sure it'll be a great night out regardless.

Hilary Disch and Jacob Disch: Rep. Glenn Grothman's silence on gun violence is deafening

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:45
Dear Editor: Having grown up in Beaver Dam, after the news broke about the tragic mass shooting in Orlando the thoughts of my brother and I naturally gravitated toward the love and comfort of home — toward our families, our…

David W. Cole: UW administration manipulates regents

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:30
Dear Editor: In a recent story in the Cap Times, UW Regent Margaret Farrow speaks appreciatively of the personal hourlong budget briefings she and her fellow regents got from UW System administrators. Without them, she said, regents would have asked…

John Nichols: Tammy Baldwin refuses to be silenced

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 13:00
Sen. Tammy Baldwin is right: A moment of silence is not enough to remember victims of mass killings. Americans want action.

Coming Attractions: Charlie Puth, Frightened Rabbit, Lake Street Dive

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 12:00
An R&B crooner, a cool pop-rock band and a Live on King Street after-show were all announced this week.

Frank P. Frankovich.: Thanks for great column on the blonderbuss

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 10:30
Dear Editor: Blond (fake), blowhard, bloviator, liar, and worst candidate for POTUS we have ever seen. Thanks for a great article by Garrison Keillor.

Live On King Street to kick off 6th year of Capitol Square-adjacent concerts

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 09:00
The Grateful Dead tribute band Dark Star Orchestra will kick off the Live on King Street summer series this Friday in downtown Madison, marking the sixth year of the outdoor concerts in downtown Madison.

State Debate: Key Republican wants state GOP delegates to stop Trump at convention; Press-Gazette doesn't like bikes with booze

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 08:30
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.