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Tech and Biotech: Epic Systems Corp. goes live in the U.K.; Madison-Austin hackathon to help the world

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:00pm
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner also defends her company against high-level attacks.

Outdoors: Halloween or bowhunting ... hmmmm

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:52pm
Halloween is the time of year when certain people put on strange makeup, dress in costumes, and stay out in the twilight.I’m talking about bowhunters.

Outdoors: White-tailed deer rut getting underway in Wisconsin

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
Lots of scrapes and rubs are being found, and bucks have begun sparring. Conservation warden Kyle Lynch of Juneau County responded to a report of two very nice sized bucks locked together by t…

Jerry Davis: Sometimes woods can distract from hunting ruffed grouse

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
BAYFIELD COUNTY – There is more to do in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest during October than hunt ruffed grouse, but that alone is a powerful attraction regardless of the birds’ population.

Thompson, Marjorie Joan (Berge)

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
MONONA / MADISON - Marjorie Joan Thompson (Berge), of Monona, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital after a sudden illness.

Heberlein, Wilbur H. "Bill"

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
LANCASTER - Wilbur H. "Bill" Heberlein, age 95, of Lancaster, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster.

Stenjem, Robert D.

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
STOUGHTON - Robert D. Stenjem, age 75, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. at CRESS FUNERAL HOME…

Erickson, Anna-Lisa (nee Jonsson)

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
MOUNT HOREB / VERONA - Anna-Lisa (nee Jonsson) Erickson, a longtime resident of the Mount Horeb/Verona area, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Ingleside Nursing Home.

State moves ahead with massive, $196 million Hill Farms project on West Side

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:30pm
Sen. Fred Risser says he's suspicious about the short time frame for developers to respond to the project.

Ashley Kinart named brewmaster at Capital Brewery

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:15pm
She becomes just the third female brewmaster in the state

Cold trick or treating on tap

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:45pm
Trick or treaters dressed as furry animals will be the warmest in Madison on this chilly Halloween of 2014.

Flat-screen price-fixing lawsuit checks are in the mail to Wisconsin consumers

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:30pm
Wisconsin buyers of flat-screen equipment should see price-fixing lawsuit settlement checks in the mail this week.

Halloween partiers get a treat: Extra hour of sleep (or drinking) Saturday night

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:25pm
Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, meaning clocks should be set back an hour, so 2 a.m. becomes 1 a.m.

Proposal would let chiropractors in Wisconsin prescribe drugs

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:45pm
The Wisconsin Chiropractic Association wants the state to let chiropractors prescribe drugs and do minor procedures, a proposal the rival Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin opposes.

Madison health group to stop selling sugary drinks

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:34pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Employees, patients and visitors will no longer be able to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages at a Madison health care system as it moves to encourage healthier choices.

City Council members offer changes to mayor's budget

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:30pm
City Council amendments would add more neighborhood officers.

Teen allegedly stole car, arrested after foot chase on East Side

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:10pm
A 16-year-old boy who allegedly stole a car Friday morning was arrested after he crashed the car into two parked vehicles and was chased down by police on the East Side.

In the Spirit: That 'graveyard' on Bascom Hill today? It's those student atheists at it again

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:00pm
A fake graveyard on Bascom Hill today honors more than 250 ancient deities. Well, honors might be too strong of a word.

Badgers men's basketball: UW's Nigel Hayes a plaintiff in lawsuit vs. NCAA

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:15pm
The suit, led by sports labor attorney Jeffrey Kessler, seeks an injunction against NCAA rules that limit athletes’ compensation.

Badgers men's basketball: UW ranked No. 3 in AP preseason poll

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:10pm
It's the Badgers' highest preseason ranking ever. Kentucky topped the poll, followed by Arizona, UW, Duke and Kansas.