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Voters largely support accepting federal dollars for BadgerCare, wage increases

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:15pm
One referendum asked if the minimum wage should be increased from $7.25 to $10.10, while another asked if the state should accept available federal money to ensure that more state residents ha…

Lucky to have a leader like Walker -- Nancy Wild

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
In Gov. Scott Walker's speech Tuesday night, the first thing he did was to thank God. Next, he congratulated Mary Burke and her team for their heartfelt battle. He went on to thank his family,…

Democratic Party left me this election -- Nathan Relles

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Never in a million years did I think I'd take a quote from Ronald Reagan, but the time has come. "I didn't leave the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party left me."

Who will Gov. Scott Walker target next? -- Warren J. Gordon

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Now that Gov. Scott Walker has cruised his way to re-election, what will he choose as the signature issue for his second term? The only safe prediction is it will have nothing to do with the i…

Smear ads come to a merciful end -- John Pogue

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Never in my 63 years have I been so happy to have these recent elections come to a merciful end. The bombardment of TV and radio ads, as well as robo-calls, was absolutely disgusting.

Both parties struggle to find a candidate -- Dennis Atkinson

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Here is a post-election observation:

Stoughton voting machines malfunction on referendum tabulations

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
Outcome of city's referendum is on hold after some voting machines failed to tabulate the results.

Badgers men's hockey: Mike Eaves sees advantages in quirky early schedule

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00pm
UW had two weeks to prepare for No. 2-ranked North Dakota and will have another bye week following its home-opening series.

Packers: Aaron Rodgers back after bye, but others hurting

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:35pm
Starting guards Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang each sat out practice Wednesday with injuries suffered in the Packers' 44-23 loss at New Orleans.

Chairs leave UW terrace after year of record thefts

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:30pm
Each chair will be replaced at an overall cost expected to be more than $60,000. A plea in October by campus police to return the chairs yielded a handful, Broadhead said. Another plea for amn…

How did a neck-and-neck race become another decisive victory for Scott Walker?

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:22pm
Possibilities include undecideds favoring incumbents, low Democratic turnout and late campaign breaks for Walker.

Jennifer Cheatham: Madison schools aiming for excellence, equity

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:00pm
Like many in our community, I’ve read with great interest the news about the implementation of our behavior education plan. The plan, in its first year, is aimed at teaching and learning posit…

Restaurant News: National seafood chain bloomin' near West Towne Mall

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:45pm
The Florida-based restaurant chain Bonefish Grill is opening its second Wisconsin location Nov. 17 on Madison's West Side, next to Barnes & Noble.

Blassick, Barbara M.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
THE VILLAGES, Fla. - Barbara M. Blassick, age 77, of The Villages, Fla., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, after a long fight with many health issues.

Krupp, Ann

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
ELROY - Ann Krupp, age 95, formerly of Elroy, Wis., presently residing at Midway Manor in Sauk City, Wis., passed away on Nov. 3, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, Wis.

Townsend, Barbara Jo

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Barbara Jo Townsend, age 76, passed away on Nov. 2, 2014, with her daughters by her side, following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Barb was born on Sept. 15, 1938, in Chili,…

Rehani, Zaki

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Zaki Rehani, age 90, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 24, 1924, in Mosul, Iraq, the son of Yousif and Munira Rehani.

Schara, Edna Marie

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
WAUNAKEE - Edna Marie (Michels) Schara, age 98, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 3, 2014. She spent this last year of her long precious life at The Artisan Assisted Living and Memor…

Chellevold, Doris Marie (Susee)

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
RICHLAND CENTER - Doris Marie (Susee) Chellevold, age 95, of Richland Center, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at Pine Valley Healthcare. She was born Jan. 14, 1919, in Shell Lake, Wis., the daught…

Schumacher, Kenneth A.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Kenneth A. Schumacher, age 91, died on Nov. 3, 2014, in his hometown of Madison.