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The working homeless need more help -- Eunice Gibson

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
Tuesday's guest column by Dave Glomp, "Deal with root causes of homelessness in Madison," makes some good points. His suggestions for better addiction and mental health treatment are good, and…

Raising the minimum wage would help all -- Art Naebig

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
One hundred years ago, in 1914, Henry Ford doubled his factory workers' wages to an unprecedented $5 a day because he correctly assumed he could make and sell more cars if more people could af…

Like unions, campaign money corrupts -- Allan Wessel

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
Jay Ambrose's column in Sunday's paper, "Walker was right to fight public unions," makes some good points about our political system.

Be sure budget serves state, not governor -- Gene Bier

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
I hope Republican legislators in the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate take their time and look closely at the budget Gov. Scott Walker puts in front of them.

Madison eyes three developers for affordable housing funds

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:45pm
Resolution proposing loaning up to $3 million to Maple Grove Commons, Tennyson ridge and Union Corners developments.

Cold snap is all good for ski resorts

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:30pm
The blast of frigid temperatures has allowed ski areas to make piles of snow and open earlier than usual.

Last man who took part in wrong-house robbery sentenced to 15 years

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:30pm
The last of four men who robbed the wrong house in February, and instead badly beat and pistol-whipped a man and raped his pregnant wife, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison.

Poynette man gets 15 years for child pornography

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:45pm
A Poynette man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for downloading and sharing child pornography that included graphic images of young children being sexually assaulted by adults.

Madison: No. 2 of all U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs, NerdWallet says

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:15pm
The report says Madison is behind only Arlington, Virginia in opportunities for start-ups.

Hands on Wisconsin: Proof of global warming

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:15pm
Just like the existence of global climate change, Republicans doubt the evidence behind an agreement between President Obama and China to reduce carbon emissions. 

Investigation into heroin overdoses ends with four charged

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:00pm
Four men are facing drug charges as a result of a drug investigation tied to two heroin overdoses Dane County authorities wrapped up last week.

Dana Milbank: Purity politics among Democrats

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 4:00pm
WASHINGTON -- Here comes the tea party of the left.

Wisconsin receives highest business climate ranking ever in annual Forbes list

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
The state moved up to 32nd on the annual list due to an improved regulatory climate and future growth prospects.

Blazel, Kathryn M.

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
OCALA, Fla. - Together for over 74 years and apart for only five weeks, Kathryn "Dudie" (nee Bogumill) Blazel, age 97 years, joined her husband, Robert, on Nov. 9, 2014. Born on April 30, 1917…

Pishion, Elaine R. (Peterson)

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
DODGEVILLE - Elaine R. (Peterson) Pishion, age 88, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Bloomfield Health Care and Rehabilitation.

Simon, Robert E. "Bob"

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Robert E. "Bob" Simon, age 65, entered the Life Eternal on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.

Potter, Jerry George

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
OSHKOSH - Jerry George Potter, age 72, of Oshkosh, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center, with his loving family by his side.

Johnson, Gordon A.

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
OREGON - Gordon A. Johnson, age 72, of Oregon, passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, due to complications of his illness, at University Hospital in Madison.

Gion, Rosemary Adele Doyle

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON / BELLEVILLE - Rosemary Adele Doyle Gion, age 89, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

Fink, Pepper

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:30pm
MOUNT HOREB - Pepper Fink of Mount Horeb died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Funeral arrangements are pending at the ELLESTAD CAMACHO FUNERAL HOME, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb.

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