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Assembly school accountability bill would turn persistently low-performing public schools into charters

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:40am
Senate bill likely not coming this week.

Bucks: Team president says public money needed for new arena

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:00am
The new president of the Milwaukee Bucks says public financial support is needed for a new, multipurpose arena to help spur downtown development.

In season: Grapefruit

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:00am
The fruit is available year-round, but many people prefer the sweeter ones grown in Texas. 

Ask the Beer Baron: Are hops killing craft beer? Is Lagunitas coming to the Great Taste?

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 9:00am
The State Journal's beer columnist answers these and readers' other burning questions.

Odd Wisconsin: Lincoln's Little Kindness

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 8:00am
At the start of the Civil War, many Wisconsin residents criticized Abraham Lincoln for exceeding the constitutional authority of the president.

Classic recipe: Savory vegetable veal loaf

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:15am
This week's recipe won second place in the State Journal's meats category in 1956 and was submitted by Erma Henn of Rock Springs.

Doug Moe: Opening a trunk, finding a life

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:00am
Dan Grear, Jr. lost track of his father decades ago. The discovery of an old trunk is helping him fill in the gaps.

Cooks' Exchange: Food resolutions aren't always easily kept

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:00am
It’s that time again to reflect on an old year while moving into a brand new one with good intentioned resolutions handled in much better fashion than ever before.

Kimberly Blaeser named state poet laureate

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 6:00am
A UW-Milwaukee English professor of Anishinaabe ancestry has been named Wisconsin's new poet laureate.

After baby's rough start, parents glad he's home

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:50am
When Gabriel Kampka was born at Meriter Hospital in July, his heart was racing, his belly was bloated and his blood pressure was dangerously low.

Ben Bromley: Scientists here are working a manure miracle

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:30am
I don’t recommend trying to upstage Jesus Christ, but it’s difficult to talk sense into anyone who makes manure his or her life’s work.

Fix budget, pay for roads, improve schools

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 5:30am
Yes indeed, let’s “get things done” in Wisconsin, as Gov. Scott Walker suggested Monday in his inaugural address.

Packers: Aaron Rodgers says calf feeling better after bye

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:55am
The quarterback said Tuesday on his weekly radio show on ESPN 540 in Milwaukee that re-injuring the calf in Sunday's divisional round playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys was not a concern.

Bucks: Larry Sanders denies wanting to quit basketball

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:40am
"But, what is true," the 6-foot-11 center said, "is that I'm in the process of working things out now to do as best for my psyche and my physical health going forward."

Badgers men's basketball: Big man Ethan Happ plays big role on scout team

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30am
Ethan Happ has earned a reputation as a nuisance in practice during his first season with the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team.

Badgers men's basketball: Purdue off to surprising 2-0 start in Big Ten

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:00am
It was hardly a surprise the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team made it through the first week of Big Ten Conference without a defeat.

Prep boys basketball: McFarland stays perfect in Rock Valley North race

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:15pm
Senior Sean Chislom and junior Benjamin Rounds scored 16 points apiece to lead league leader McFarland to a 57-47 victory over visiting Jefferson in a Rock Valley North Conference boys basketb…

Bucks: Markieff Morris, Suns prevail at Bradley Center

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:15pm
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are one of those rare NBA teams who play better on the road than they do at home.

Prep girls basketball: Amber Schoenicke, Marshall hold off Cambridge

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 11:15pm
Junior post Amber Schoenicke scored a game-high 25 points, and the Marshall girls basketball team hung on to beat host Cambridge 65-57 in a Capitol South Conference opener on Tuesday night.