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Unions, employees rally in support of union for Willy Street Co-op

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 16:00
Co-op workers will vote on whether or not to join the United Food and Commercial Workers union next week. 

Samuel T. Wilkinson: Big Pot? Marijuana industry is following trail blazed by Big Tobacco

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 16:00
If we are intent on legalizing marijuana for recreational use, we  should do so in a way that does not pit corporate incentives against the interests of public health. 

Petula Dvorak: Why did it take a gang-rape allegation to make us care about U-Va. sex assault?

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 15:00
The courts are full of real cases with forensic evidence and legal backbones that may not be as sensational as the story Jackie told but are just as deserving of protests and uproar.

Arthur Christopher Schaper: Wisconsin should OK right-to-work law

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 14:00
Dear Editor: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has emboldened conservatives, enabled businesses, and relieved taxpayers and families looking to make ends meet as well as improve their economic situa…

'Amazing Race' recap: UW-Madison #SweetScientists are in the finals!

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 11:30
UW-Madison food science grad students Amy DeJong and Maya Warren are competing in this season's "The Amazing Race."

Yes, Virginia, he really is a mall Santa Claus

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:00
Two of Santa's mall-based "helpers" discuss toy trends, quick parental thinking and what it's like to be the man in the beard. 

Marc Goldthorpe: Put away the lie of white privilege

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:00
Dear Editor: The evidence from the grand jury concerning the death of Michael Brown showed that Brown attacked Officer Darren Wilson without provocation and may have been trying to kill him. W…

Morning briefing: State to family planning clinics: You owe us millions

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 09:45
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Hiring Paul Chryst would be a Wisconsin rarity in at least one way

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 09:30
Only once has Wisconsin hired a coach from another program that didn't have a winning season the year before.

Saga of Dane County homeless day shelter is a comedy (or tragedy) of errors

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 07:00
Miscommunication and mistrust land town of Madison and Dane County in court as area homeless spend another winter without a daytime resource center.

Tammy Baldwin joins tradition of Wisconsinites serving on Senate Appropriation Committee

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 06:00
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin earned a spot on the powerful committee, on which Sen. Ron Johnson, former Sen. Herb Kohl and former Rep. Dave Obey have all served.

Jim Fetzer: Gambling with democracy: Did Burke beat Walker, after all?

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:30
Why do we entrust our democracy to electronic voting machines that both malfunction and can be easily manipulated? 

Genie Ogden: Scott Walker's tree lighting no fun for kids

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 05:30
Dear Editor: For the first time since he became governor in 2011, Scott Walker showed up at the noon Capitol holiday tree lighting. The noon tree lighting ceremony used to be for kids. I took …

In Case You Missed It: The Cap Times gets the Colbert Bump!

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on and beyond.

Michael Beam: Badgers' approach is one to be proud of

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:00
Dear Editor: With the University of Wisconsin’s recent losses to Duke and Ohio State in basketball and football, it is easy to get down on the Badgers. But then I read Paul Fanlund’s column on…

Willy Street Co-op workers plan union rallies at both stores Saturday

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:45
A pro-union rally is set for Saturday, with votes on Dec. 16 and 17.

Tammy Baldwin gave Spotted Cow, received Texas cookbook in Senate Secret Santa

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:30
Baldwin was partnered with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Sen. John Walsh, D-Montana, in the Senate's bipartisan gift exchange.

T. Wall Enterprises plans commercial space, apartments for Park Street

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 16:00
The plans include more than 13,000 square feet of commercial space and 186 dwelling units.

J.B. Van Hollen: A look back at eight years as Wisconsin attorney general

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:00
We’ve accomplished much as a community of law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, and as a state, in my two terms as attorney general.

C. Edwards: Thanks to Bill Berry for helping GOP

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 14:00
Dear Editor: I wish to think Bill Berry for helping Gov. Scott Walker and the Republicans win the election. People realized that with enemies like Berry, the Republicans must have been doing a…