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Biden says in State of Union that US is 'unbowed, unbroken'

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 6:00pm
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden called on Republicans in his State of the Union address Tuesday night to work with him to “finish the job” of rebuilding the economy and uniting the nation as he sought to overcome pessimism in…

State sees largest-in-decade uptick of reported toxic shock syndrome cases

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 6:00pm
The Wisconsin Department of Health said it is monitoring the state's largest-in-a-decade increase of reported toxic shock syndrome cases. The disease is associated with the use of tampons.

See how Madison-area girls basketball teams fared in this week's Associated Press poll

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 5:55pm
Verona's two wins last week help it cement its spot in the latest girls basketball state poll. Here's where local teams sit in the rankings.

Set to mull his future in isolation, Aaron Rodgers sheds little light on his football plans

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 4:54pm
Rodgers said part of reason behind his planned sensory-deprivation experience is 'to be able to contemplate all things my future.'

See how Madison-area boys basketball teams fared in this week's Associated Press poll

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 4:42pm
A loss didn't cost Middleton in the latest boys basketball state rankings. Here's how local teams fared in this week's poll.

Tickets for Beyoncé's 1st concert of world tour sell out

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 4:39pm
STOCKHOLM — Tickets for the first concert of Beyoncé’s upcoming “Renaissance” world tour sold out Tuesday, and concert management group Live Nation said a second concert in Stockholm was added because of the high demand.

Teams race to find earthquake survivors

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 3:49pm
NURDAGI, Turkey — Rescuers raced against time early Wednesday to pull survivors from the rubble before they succumbed to cold weather two days after an earthquake tore through southern Turkey and war-ravaged northern Syria.

Bring back dodo? Ambitious plan draws investors, critics

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 3:15pm
A company working on technologies to bring back extinct species has attracted more investors. Other scientists are skeptical such feats are possible or a good idea.

Wisconsinites with felonies would have to pay off fines, court costs to vote under GOP proposal

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 1:45pm
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers would almost certainly veto the proposal.

What to know about Wisconsin men's basketball's game at Penn State

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 1:15pm
The Badgers start a road trip at Penn State. Here's broadcast information, potential starting lineups and things to know on Wednesday's game.

What to know about Wisconsin men's basketball's game at Penn State

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 1:15pm
The Badgers start a road trip at Penn State. Here's broadcast information, potential starting lineups and things to know on Wednesday's game.

Gov. Tony Evers to propose local sales tax hikes to fund government

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 1:06pm
Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday that he will ask the Legislature to approve allowing counties and most large cities be able to ask voters to raise their sales tax to pay for local services, like police and fire protection and…

Bipartisan bill would ensure copay aid goes to patient's out-of-pocket cost for medications

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:28pm
The bill would ensure that health plans count copay assistance and coupons toward the patient's maximum out-of-pocket cost or annual deductible.

Losses could exceed $300,000 in payroll check copying scheme, Dane County authorities say

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:10pm
People from outside of Wisconsin are believed responsible for the crimes, which involve stealing and copying the payroll checks and then cashing them, authorities said.

Madison area will be Joe Biden's first stop after tonight's State of the Union address

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 12:00pm
Biden last visited the state in September, when he spoke at a Labor Day event in Milwaukee.

Republicans plan to launch audit into Wisconsin licensing committee over backlog complaints

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:37am
Legislative Republicans on Tuesday plan to launch an audit into persistent backlogs at the state agency that processes professional licenses, which department officials and Democratic lawmakers have long attributed to ongoing staffing shortages.

Authorities identify female inmate found dead in cell at Rock County Jail

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:35am
A forensic examination was completed on Friday and the cause and manner of death are pending at this time, with more testing being done, the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Menu planner for the week of Feb. 12

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:28am
Family Sunday

Where Wisconsin's Tyler Wahl says he needs to be better after season lows

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:05am
Tyler Wahl took only one shot from the field in the second half against Northwestern. The Badgers men's basketball team needs more from the senior.

‘Out of control’ man arrested for throwing things at cars outside East Side grocery store, Madison police say

Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:25am
Officers eventually learned the suspect was Zachary M. Showers, 32, and he had a warrant out for his arrest in an arson case, police said.

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