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Benefit To Give Heart Transplant Sisters A Boost

If you didn’t know their story, you just might think that 6-year-old Madison and 3-year-old Sydney are like any other little sisters.

08/17/2012

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Democrats To Take Control Of Wis. State Senate

Democrats are scheduled to take control of the Wisconsin state Senate on Tuesday. John Lehman of Racine was sworn in Monday following his victory in a June recall over Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard.

07/17/2012

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Wis. Court: Regulators Properly Approved Wind Farm

Wisconsin regulators properly approved a Madison-based utility’s plan to build a wind farm in Minnesota, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

07/11/2012

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Wis. Court: Gov’t Can’t Charge For Redactions

Government entities can’t charge the public for time spent deleting confidential information from records, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

06/27/2012

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Museum Explores ’80s, ’90s Music Recorded In Madison

A Wisconsin museum is exploring punk, alternative and grunge music recorded and produced in Madison in the 1980s and 1990s.

06/12/2012

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Analysts See Broad Implications In Walker’s Win

After more than a year of fighting, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived Tuesday’s recall vote, winning 53 to 46 percent over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

06/06/2012

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Walker, Barrett Face Off In Wisconsin Recall Election

After a brief but bruising campaign that followed a more than yearlong fight over union rights and the state’s cash-strapped budget, voters in a narrowly divided Wisconsin began casting ballots Tuesday on whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker.

06/05/2012

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Dozens Of DFL Volunteers Canvassing In Eau Claire

Dozens of DFL volunteers from Minnesota are canvassing in Eau Claire Tuesday to help Wisconsin Democrats get out the vote in the nationally-watched recall election.

06/05/2012

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Division Reigns On Wisconsin Recall’s Eve

At the Norske Nook in Osseo, they talk about the pie. But bring up politics, and you get trouble. Mark Olsen of Mount Horeb is well aware of this situation.

06/04/2012

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Wisconsin Getting Set For Tuesday’s Recall Election

Voters in Wisconsin will head to the polls on Tuesday for a very big recall election.

06/04/2012

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Wis. Couple Accused Of Starving Girl Due In Court

A Madison truck driver and his wife are due back in court this week on allegations they starved and tortured the man’s 15-year-old daughter.

05/15/2012

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2 MN Sisters, 2 Heart Transplant Surgeries

Two young Minnesota sisters share a very special gift: two successful heart transplant surgeries.

05/13/2012

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Wis. Man Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Child Porn

A 41-year-old Wisconsin man has been sentenced to prison for distributing images of child pornography on the Internet, the United States Attorney’s Office announced.

05/10/2012

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Wisconsin Couple Wins Amazing Race

After competing against 10 other couples and winning eight different legs, Dave and Rachel Brown are this season’s Amazing Race champions!.

05/07/2012

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Wis. Couple Win $1M Prize On ‘Amazing Race’

A Madison couple who appeared on the CBS reality-TV show “The Amazing Race” outlasted 10 other couples to claim top honors and a $1 million grand prize.

05/07/2012

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Wis. Woman Held In Puppy-Napping At DMV Office

A Sun Prairie woman is being held for allegedly stealing a 6-month-old puppy from a car parked at a Division of Motor Vehicles office.

04/29/2012

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Planned Parenthood Suspends Pill Abortions In Wis.

Planned Parenthood plans to end nonsurgical abortions at its Wisconsin clinics. The organization’s leaders say Planned Parenthood will continue to provide surgical abortions at its clinics in Madison, Milwaukee and the Appleton area.

04/20/2012

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Recall Election Ordered For Wisconsin Gov. Walker

First-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s looking forward to making his argument on why he should keep his job.

03/30/2012

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Ron Paul To Campaign In Madison

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas plans to campaign in Madison next week.

03/23/2012

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Wis. Church Offers Kid-Free Service For Sex Offenders

A Madison church hopes to draw sex offenders to a special adults-only service, according to a report in the Wisconsin State Journal.

03/19/2012

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Nobel Laureate Wieman To Speak At UW-Madison

Nobel laureate Carl Wieman is scheduled to speak in Madison this week about ways to improve science and engineering education.

03/18/2012

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Prelim Hearing Resumes In Wis. Starved-Teen Case

A preliminary hearing will resume for the Madison couple accused of starving and torturing the man’s 15-year-old daughter.

03/16/2012

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Wis. Court: DWI Laws Apply To Driving On Lakes, Too

A state appeals court says Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws apply on frozen lakes.

03/14/2012

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Wis. Assembly To Take Up Abstinence Education Bill

Wisconsin lawmakers are taking on a bill that would make teaching about contraception optional in sex education curriculum around the state.

03/13/2012

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Wis. Police Say Body In River Belongs To Student

Emergency personnel say a coroner’s office has identified a body removed from the Wisconsin River as a college student who went missing over the weekend.

03/05/2012

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