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Badgers men's hockey: Players, coaches believe better days are ahead

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:45am
“We’re going in the right direction,” UW coach Mike Eaves said this week. “I know I sound like a broken record, but we’re doing good things.”

Badgers men's hockey preview: UW vs. Ferris State

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:40am
The Badgers will play Ferris State at 7 p.m Friday and 8 p.m Saturday at the Kohl Center.

Packers: Heel injury limits Davante Adams in practice

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:25am
Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Adams was "stepped on" during practice Wednesday, but that "I don't have high concern" going into Sunday's home game against the Patriots.

Badgers men's basketball: Oklahoma beats Butler to advance to Battle 4 Atlantis title game against UW

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:20am
Isaiah Cousins' 13 points led a balanced offense as the Sooner beat the Bulldogs 59-46 on Thursday.

Thanksgiving Day shopping shows no signs of waning

Fri, 11/28/2014 - 1:30am
Thousands shop Thursday hours before Black Friday.

Outdoors: Wisconsin birders prepare for Christmas Bird Count

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:39pm
FOND DU LAC — Birders are looking forward to participating in the longest-running citizen science survey in the world this holiday season.

Outdoors: Canoeist tells story of paddle from Wisconsin to Montana

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:30pm
“I named my canoe Clueless on a Lark,” said James Kurz of Ladysmith. “It’s a take-off on Lewis and Clark.”

Tom Oates: MVP award might be at stake in Sunday's Packers-Patriots game

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:00pm
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots say Sunday’s meeting at Lambeau Field is just one of 16 regular-season games. To almost everyone else, the matchup between the NFL’s …

Badgers women's basketball: UW shoots 23 percent from field in loss to No. 1 South Carolina

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:30pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas — With the team struggling on offense, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley turned to her freshmen for a spark. A'ja Wilson and Jatarie White responded.

Obama immigration plan a good first step -- Laura Green

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:00pm
Thank you to President Barack Obama for his recently announced executive order on immigration. Obama has done what Congress has failed to do so far: He has treated immigrants like people, not …

High cost of education is a crisis -- Frank Piraino

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:00pm
There is a crisis in Wisconsin, and it is not about Gov. Scott Walker and the unions. It is the high cost of a college education.

Walker deserves credit, not abuse -- Walt Hannan

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker bailed the state out of a huge financial deficit. He deserves some credit for what he accomplished, not just more abuse from Dane County opinion spinners. And he also probabl…

Obama needs to his own advice -- Bill Evans

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:00pm
While riots and looting were happening Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, President Barack Obama came to the microphone and told the people involved that we were a nation of laws. This statem…

Krauthammer's smug climate column -- Anne D. Bachner

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:00pm
Charles Krauthammer risked sounding rather smug in his Friday column, "Obama's climate pact with China is a swindle."

On Thanksgiving volunteer spirit something 'blessed to be raised with'

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:45pm
First United expected about 350 people would dine at the church, about 90 percent of them homeless, said Karen Andro, director of outreach ministries for the church.

Outdoors: Dispute over 9-point buck settled with coin flip

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:00pm
Kameron Jorgenson, 11, called tails. It came up heads. Randy Heryman claimed the buck. All Jorgenson got was a photo.

Badgers men's basketball: UW thankful for Duje Dukan, Bronson Koenig, who lead comeback win over Hoyas

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 4:45pm
The two combined for 13 points in a 16-4, second-half run as the Badgers, who rally for spot in the Battle 4 Atlantis championship game vs. Oklahoma.

Madison officials seek study of 911 dispatch options

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 4:00pm
City may do study that would explore separating from Dane County 911 center and doing its own dispatch

Madison police question benefits of body cameras

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 2:29pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As a growing number of police departments nationwide equip officers with body-worn cameras, Madison police are issuing a report that questions some benefits of the devices.

Farm & Fleet and Menard's buck the Thanksgiving Day shopping trend

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 2:00pm
The Wisconsin-based retailers instead choose to open Friday.