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Chris W. Garrison: Using pot to treat MD should not keep me from getting a job

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 09:30
Dear Editor: I was recently turned down for a job for failing to pass a urine test because I use cannabis to treat muscular dystrophy. Cannabis is legal in half the states in America for medic…

Wisconsin Film Festival: 'Me & Earl & The Dying Girl' has a terminal case of the cutes

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:54
I’ve never seen a movie so carefully engineered to be an indie hit.

State Debate: State papers want Shirley Abrahamson to drop her court suit

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:45
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

Bill Lueders: Did judge fail to report outside income?

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:30
Violations of the state law regarding Statements of Economic Interests can bring civil and criminal penalties.

Wisconsin Film Festival: 'The Farewell Party' finds humor in euthanasia

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:06
“The Farewell Party,” co-written and directed by Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit, is indeed a film about euthanasia that walks a high wire between laughs and tears.

Wisconsin Film Festival: 'Almost There' tells a heartwrenching story about the power of art

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:00
The film is about an 83-year-old's first public art exhibit and so, so much more.

The Day Ahead, April 15: Chuck Prophet, Hubble Anniversary, 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 08:00
Your daily guide to what's happening in and around Madison.

10 places Scott Walker could announce his candidacy for 2016

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:30
As more candidates make their official entrances into the 2016 presidential field, an announcement from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is likely still months away. Here are some guesses on where …

Morning briefing: Appeals court affirms dismissal of Ron Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:15
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Dive's alive: Some of Madison's shot and beer joints have found new life

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 07:15
A handful of bars in Madison have been transformed and revived in recent years from being what many would call a dive into places with new décor and thoughtful food and drink offerings.

Spencer Black: High court needs to end legal bribery

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 05:45
If influence-buying was not legalized by the Citizens United decision, then why hasn't Scott Walker been indicted like Sen. Bob Menendez?

Wisconsin Assembly debates religious freedom legislation, though no bill has been introduced

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 05:00
The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday debated for nearly an hour before rejecting a Democratic resolution to preempt passage of Indiana-style "religious freedom" legislation.

Scott Walker slammed as climate change denier

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 05:00
Billionaire activist Tom Steyer takes his first shot at the presidential hopeful following action preventing state board from climate work.

Daniel Golden: Pope Francis will make Paul Ryan squirm

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 04:30
Dear Editor: Pope Francis will address a joint session of the Republican-controlled Congress in September. He has indicated that he intends to focus on climate change and unregulated capitalis…

Indians' Carlos Carrasco hit by line drive, bruises jaw

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 22:53
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's face was swollen. His jaw was sore. His head hurt.

In Case You Missed It: The age of the Biscuit Taco has dawned

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 16:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on captimes.com and beyond.

J.J. Andrews: My duty to make my son's life harder

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 16:30
Dear Editor: I enjoyed reading Claire Tran's column, "Madison is not Ferguson - it's worse." Since they're connected, I thought I would share an excerpt from my blog post on Martin Niemoller a…

Wisconsin Film Festival: French drama 'The Great Man' brings the war home

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 15:44
The film touches on larger ideas about identity and culture, and the aftermath of war.

Madison students walk out, shut down East Washington to protest Tony Robinson shooting

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 15:00
About 100 protesters and students from all across Madison convened Tuesday in the middle of East Washington Avenue to protest police violence and the shooting of Tony Robinson.

John Morgan: Prisons should be anachronisms

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 14:30
Dear Editor: If we speculate that human nature exists on a continuum from very peaceful to very violent, we can illustrate this continuum on a scale of 100. If each individual is capable of oc…