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Stories with place: Madison
  • Wisconsin GAB to certify spring election results 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 5:06 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin election officials are set to certify results from the 2014 spring election.

  • Rideshare companies face pushback in Madison 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:07 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Police and city leaders are pushing back against ridesharing companies operating in Madison.

  • Steinhafels' American TV purchase approved 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 10:43 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A Dane County judge has approved the sale of five American TV & Appliance stores for a total of $21 million, including three to the Steinhafels furniture chain.

  • Mumps cases on rise at UW-Madison 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 7:26 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - University health officials are warning students about a rise in confirmed cases of mumps at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Noncriminal patients moved from Mendota 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:20 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Civil psychiatric patients have been discharged from a state-run mental health institute in Madison to free space for additional criminal patients, drawing criticism from law enforcement officials.

  • Madison museum features Paul Seifert works 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:05 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Historical Museum is presenting the first exhibition of works by Wisconsin folk artist Paul Seifert.

  • Wisconsin police brace for new probe protocols 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:29 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A bill that would put outside agencies in charge of investigating officer-involved deaths could create conflict and confusion for Wisconsin agencies that have traditionally done it themselves, police observers say.

  • Tom Farley seeks Madison aldermanic seat 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 7:04 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The brother of late comedian Chris Farley wants to be a Madison alderman.

  • Police investigate threatening letter in Stoughton 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:50 pm
  • STOUGHTON, Wisconsin - Police in Stoughton are investigating a threatening letter that was sent to a black teenager, with a photo that depicted him as the victim of a lynching.

  • Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:34 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions, dealing another loss to unions trying to overturn the Republican governor's signature legislation that led to massive protests at the Wisconsin Capitol three years ago.

  • Wisconsin court to decide on testing drunk drivers 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:29 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw the blood of a suspected drunk driver without a warrant or the consent of the driver.

  • Judge throws out ex-bishop's sobriety tests 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:41 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A Dane County judge has thrown out sobriety tests given to a former bishop charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a jogger last year.

  • Little-known Democrat tries to unseat Scott Walker 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:05 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.

  • Appeals court revives Capitol protest lawsuit 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 10:28 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A state appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a group protesting Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining bill at the Capitol in 2011.

  • Attendance up 2 percent at Midwest Horse Fair 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:04 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Attendance was up this year at the Midwest Horse Fair in Madison.

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:55 am
  • Wisconsin State Journal, April 16

  • Couple asks Supreme Court to nix marriage ban 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:57 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to strike down the state's gay marriage ban.

  • Document shredding days scheduled across Wisconsin 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:06 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is hosting special events at three locations across the state where people can shred sensitive documents to prevent identity theft.

  • Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 1:07 pm
  • DANE, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, officially launched his re-election campaign Tuesday with a series of rallies across Wisconsin.

  • UW flex offerings don't fit a Walker return 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:26 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker may want to finish his college course work using a new flexible degree option through the University of Wisconsin System, but there are no immediate plans to offer classes in the fields he's interested in.

  • Injuries sap Wisconsin offense in spring practice 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 8:24 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - It is down to a two-man race now for the starting quarterback job at Wisconsin, and one of the candidates didn't even take a snap at the Badgers spring game.

  • Madison sergeant promoted to police chief 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 6:29 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A Madison police sergeant has been named the department's next police chief, replacing Chief Noble Wray, who retired in September after 29 years on the force.

  • Walker calls for additional UW tuition freeze 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:32 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called for another two-year tuition freeze throughout the University of Wisconsin System, citing concern over a projected year-end surplus topping $1 billion.

  • Wisconsin to pay $562K after suicide at Mendota 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:58 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The state will pay more than half a million dollars to the estate of a man who committed suicide four years ago at Mendota Mental Health Institute, settling a lawsuit that accused hospital staffers of being negligent in his care.

  • Wisconsin seeks answer to student achievement gap 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:21 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin had the worst achievement gap between black and white students among states last year, and officials shouldered the blame Wednesday while putting the onus on teachers to address the issue.