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Madison airport among those losing flights, but it's gaining passengers

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 08:00
The Wall Street Journal looked at which airports have lost the most flights, and Dane County Regional Airport compared favorably to others in Wisconsin.

Meet the former hostage who helped shape Scott Walker's Iran policy

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 06:00
Kevin Hermening, who has been mentioned frequently by Walker in campaign speeches, has a colorful background.

Arthur Christopher Schaper: Scott Walker's successes good launchpad for campaign

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 04:30
Dear Editor: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s final budget contains necessary reforms, like removal of prevailing wage rules from government contract projects, which frees up the bidding process,…

Your Right to Know: UW shouldn't hide finalist names

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 04:30
Republicans were wrong to sneak into the state budget a provision exempting UW from publicly naming finalists for all but a few top positions.

In Case You Missed It: Ron Johnson blames it on the radio

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 16:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on and beyond.

Rep. Terese Berceau: Don't turn our government watchdog into a lapdog

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:30
Dear Editor: Well, here they go again.

John F. Kerry and Ernest Moniz: The case for the nuclear deal with Iran

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 15:30
Neither sanctions nor military action can guarantee that Iran will not get a nuclear weapon. The solution is the comprehensive diplomatic deal reached in Vienna.

Recent Obsessions: Jake Miller’s 'Rumors'

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 14:00
Cap Times staffers share their pop culture fixations.

Wisconsin politicians target Planned Parenthood at state, federal levels

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:45
In the wake of two controversial sting videos released this month, Wisconsin politicians are taking steps at the state and federal levels to target Planned Parenthood.

Ronald Sem: Might Scott Walker have suffered concussion, or is it blind ambition?

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 13:00
Dear Editor: After reading about more individuals, including former Wisconsin football players, giving up the game they love because they see the benefits of health over money, I became more c…

Scott Walker Watch: Friday, July 24

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00
With Scott Walker now an official presidential candidate, the national media are following his every move. Here's a look at some of the articles written about him over the past 24 hours. 

Christopher Ingraham: Why so many Americans support Donald Trump

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:30
GOP voters are angry — at Obama, Congress and the establishment — and Donald Trump is the candidate best positioned to channel their anger.

Ron Johnson didn't mean inner city children are 'idiots'

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:30
Sen. Ron Johnson had a bit of a day in the spotlight on Thursday, though most of it was unintentional. 

Bruce Luecke: GOP call to return Planned Parenthood money is height of hypocrisy

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 10:15
Dear Editor: In the July 20 Capital Times, it is reported that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Majority Leader Jim Steineke asked Democrats to return financial support they may have received fr…

UW-Madison prof makes film 'In the Shadow of Ebola'

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 09:20
Gregg Mitman's film premiered at the 2015 Wisconsin Film Festival in April and is now streaming online as part of the PBS/Independent Lens series.

State Debate: Milwaukee's drowning in violence and Scott Walker's making it worse, writes Gwen Moore

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 09:00
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

'Dear Assclown': Wisconsin Senate leader's inbox flooded with emails about public records changes

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 08:45
A review of hundreds of pages of newly released records shows that 1) Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, requested sweeping changes to Wisconsin's open records laws and 2) constituents w…

We respect Scott Walker for curtailing campaign to honor slain Marine

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 08:30
On Saturday Gov. Scott Walker will be at the funeral of Sgt. Carson Holmquist in Grantsburg. He has canceled campaign appearances elsewhere.

Plain Talk: Small-town sheriff's memoir is a page-turner

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 06:45
A former Wisconsin sheriff's story about how law enforcement dealt with the Posse Comitatus in the 1980s is my favorite.

Updated: Proposed house demolition, rebuild may have Nakoma neighbors heading toward 'nasty argument'

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 06:00
The Plan Commission on Aug. 10 will pick up the debate of a demolition proposal that the Landmarks Commission called "unconscionable."