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Unions skeptical of discussed changes to Wisconsin employee health insurance

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 13:15
Studies exploring changes to the state's health care program for public employees have some unions on edge.

Wisconsin manufacturers add more jobs in October than any month in 17 years

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:00
The state added 5,400 manufacturing jobs, sparking a net gain of 4,000 private-sector jobs in the month.

Amy Goodman: Keystone, climate change and the cold

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:15
A massive people's climate movement against extracting some of the dirtiest oil on the planet has prevailed — for now.

Sachi Komai: MGE serving investors, not citizens

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:00
Dear Editor: As it seeks approval for a rate hike to protect its profits and reward polluters, Madison Gas and Electric has launched an ad campaign to mask its billing and green-washing scheme…

State Debate: Speaker Robin Vos' comments draw wide-ranging rebuke

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 09:30
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

Referendum support is so strong, Madison School Board eyes spending $12 million more

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:30
Adding the restoration of the theater at East High School and renovation of the interior of Jefferson Middle School could mean a total $39 million in borrowing.

Morning briefing: Two weeks after election, Walker preparing for presidential run

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:05
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Plain Talk: Middleton stepping up to honor veterans

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 07:45
Middleton's VFW post is well on its way to raising $300,000 to build a tribute to veterans in Lakeview Park.

T. Wall eyes apartment project on the 700 block of East Mifflin

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:15
Plans call for 185 units with underground parking on the Reynolds crane lot.

Lucy Gibson: Mentoring Positives deserves our support

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:00
Dear Editor: Mentoring Positives is a wonderful local organization. Neighborhood police officers testify to how much the organization has helped the atmosphere in the entire Darbo Drive neighb…

Madison City Council should have worked with Soglin to improve budget

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:00
The council blocked changes that could have made a good budget better.

The near future of Madison community Internet access might lie with 4G instead of fiber

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:45
The city is considering four proposals all using 4G or LTE wireless to pilot expanded Internet to under-resourced neighborhoods.

Cottage Grove landmark tower has date with wrecking ball

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:45
For over 75 years, the silver water tower with black lettering made it easy to find the village east of Madison.

Michael Vickerman: Badger Coulee line needed to advance renewable energy

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:30
The Badger Coulee line would help complete a regional backbone for the Upper Midwest and alleviate pockets of congestion that limit the expansion of wind power — the least expensive electricit…

Which Wisconsin high schools send the most students to UW-Madison?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:15
Madison-area schools have been high on the list, but Middleton has recently surged to the top of new full-time freshmen.

Wisconsin faces projected $2.2 billion budget shortfall

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:00
Where Democrats see a "staggering" deficit in the Department of Administration's budget memo, Republicans see "positive indicators" of Wisconsin's economy recovery.

In Case You Missed It: Up with skating rinks, down with parking lots!

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on and beyond.

Grampa's launches $50K Kickstarter for Willy Street cocktail lounge

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:00
Gib's Bar would bring craft cocktails to Williamson Street and provide a larger waiting area for Grampa's Pizzeria patrons.

Harold Meyerson: Open America's gates to families

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:30
Stripping children of their parents is a violation of human rights. It's past time to stop the stupidity, the lack of humanity.

E.J. Dionne Jr.: A mission for Jeb Bush

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:30
Jeb Bush can be bolder because he will have to be. If he runs, he will never out-libertarian Rand Paul and he will never out-tea party Ted Cruz or Scott Walker