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School Spotlight: Kids Achieve Together matches mentors, students

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 1:00pm
The Sun Prairie program has led to increased student achievement.

Badgers men's basketball: UW drops to No. 7 in AP poll

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:45pm
The top six in the rankings: Kentucky, Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke, Villanova and Louisville.

Police: Weapons found at North Side homicide scene

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 12:15pm
Investigators found weapons at the North Side home where a 26-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning, police said Monday.

Democrats slam Scott Walker's 'inattention to Wisconsin" in advance of State of the State

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:50am
Democrats accuse Walker of putting his presidential aspirations ahead of governing in Wisconsin.

Miami Herald: Haiti is emerging from the rubble

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:45am
The earthquake that rocked Haiti five years ago brought unimaginable death and destruction. It’s aftermath generated unforeseen compassion and largesse.

Hops museum planned for East Washington Avenue

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:30am
The non-profit will tell the story of beer, hops and feature changing exhibits

Badgers men's basketball: Calling Traevon Jackson's injury 'pretty severe,' Bo Ryan has no updates on sidelined players

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:31am
The Badgers coach is still waiting results from tests on Jackson's injured right foot and isn't sure Frank Kaminsky will return from a concussion to play against Nebraska.

Trudy Rubin: The world must now confront Salafi teachings

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:30am
On Friday, the day French police killed the terrorists who attacked Charlie Hebdo, the liberal Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was publicly flogged in Jeddah for insulting Islam.

Cybersecurity lab opening at research park in Madison

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 9:45am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A cybersecurity research lab is opening at the University Research Park in Madison.

Prep boys swimming: Madison Memorial, Monona Grove remain on top in state rankings

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:25am
Monona Grove holds No. 1 spot in Division 2 rankings

Readers' donations to benefit children in need top $270,000 this holiday season

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 7:00am
Since 1918, the Empty Stocking Club has provided Christmas toys to needy children in the greater Madison area. You can help again this year. Send your gift online at emptystockingclub.com or m…

Report: Tomah VA hospital overprescribed painkillers

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 7:00am
Veterans referred to the hospital as "Candy Land."

'The Other Place,' kept under wraps

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 6:00am
The talents of APT's Brenda DeVita and Tracy Michelle Arnold are showcased in Forward Theater's 'The Other Place'

Cybersecurity lab to open in UW Research Park

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 6:00am
The move follows state legislation allowing classified research at UW campuses.

By examining art, doctors get a better look at themselves

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:45am
These doctors have an important appointment on their schedules today — with a painting.

Michael Perry: Why I'm perhaps drawn to Montaigne

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:35am
Michel de Montaigne has been dead some 423 years now, thus I admire him from afar. Mine is an amateur study of the man, reading him in bits and pieces over the years, often on my phone while s…

Ask the Weather Guys: Are the Great Lakes' level normal?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:30am
For the first time in about 25 years, the water level of the all the Great Lakes is above normal.

Just Ask Us: When did Madison's lakes freeze?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:30am
On average, Madison lakes are frozen for a little over 100 days of the year, typically freezing in December and thawing out in April. 

Doug Moe: Potters looking to restart fire

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 5:30am
As they start their 50th year, the Madison Potters Guild faces a significant challenge — costly repairs to their kilns.