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Delegates to next year’s Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will stay at hotels as far south as O’Hare International Airport, but not in Kenosha County — a decision that has some wondering why Kenosha seems to have been overlooked.

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On this week's "Center Stage" political podcast, Milfred and Hands lament Madison's utopian disdain for 78 lower-cost apartments in the lower part of a Downtown tower a block off the Capitol Square. The Madison City Council is confusing affordable housing with high-rise penthouses.

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The case attracted unprecedented interest, with more than 50 groups and individuals participating in the evaluation process, which drew hundreds of public comments, almost all of them opposed to the line.

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UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they are victims of sexual assault.

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As part of a National Association of Convenience Stores outreach program, freshman Congressman Bryan Steil, R-Wis., worked behind the count at Lou Perrine’s Gas & Grocery, 5145 Sheridan Road, for a short time Wednesday.

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Worry about measles fades over the summer. Kids scatter to parks and beaches instead of congregating in classrooms and cafeterias, where a cough or sneeze can leave the virus hanging in the air for up to two hours. By late August, with school back in session or nearly so, the scarring pox po…

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America has just surpassed a grim milestone, with more than 250 mass shootings blasting the nation in only 216 days, at a rate of more than one act of gun carnage per day in 2019.

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In the past couple of months, the flaws in the Federal Reserve’s management of the economy have become hard to ignore. The central bank’s current way of doing things is increasingly self-defeating.

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They were a generation getting back to the garden, the dirt and homegrown America. Their music blended soul, gospel, folk, country and rock. They would go on to start the health craze of the 1970s organic movement, and would later see the commercialization of the rock star, a capitalistic pa…

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Fifty years ago, when I was 19, I got the assignment from the trade magazine Billboard to cover the Woodstock Festival because none of the older writers wanted to go. My review the following week rhapsodically began, “About 400,000 rock fans gave peace a chance Aug. 15-18, and it worked.”

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Bacterial drug resistance is a major public health problem that potentially affects all of us. Using accurate language is necessary to keep the public optimally informed about this important threat.

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The tale of three sixth-graders f-bombing their way through a series of adolescence-threatening adventures en route to a nerve-wracking kissing party, “Good Boys” (boring title) is located at the intersection of “Superbad” and “Baby’s Day Out.”

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Police say a man found passed out behind the wheel at an Eau Claire gas station is facing his 12th drunken driving charge.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators are re-introducing a bill that would punish students who interfere with campus speeches and presentations with suspension and expulsion.

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Dr. Mark Thompson, chief medical officer at St. Louis-based SSM Health, has been named president of medical groups for SSM Health's Wisconsin region, SSM Health said Monday.

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The world’s most popular spirit has arrived in the U.S., and it’s not what you might expect. Baijiu (pronounced BYE-joe), meaning “white spirits” in Mandarin, isn’t whiskey or vodka, but an aromatic Chinese liquor made by fermenting steamed sorghum in mud pits. And new, American-skewed brand…

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Some gardeners started planning for their harvests last winter, started seeds indoors in January or February and have worked countless hours pampering their plants in the heat of the summer.

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