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Dane County

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  • Judge Blocks Wisconsin Anti-Union Law

    Judge Blocks Wisconsin Anti-Union Law
    MADISON, Wis -- A judge Friday temporarily blocked Wisconsin's controversial new law stripping public employee unions of key collective bargaining rights. Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi granted the temporary restraining order, which blocks the official...
  • Wisconsin Republicans Say Anti-Union Law In Effect

    Wisconsin Republicans Say Anti-Union Law In Effect
    Wisconsin Republicans said on Friday a measure stripping state public employees of most collective bargaining rights was now in effect after it was published by a legislative agency despite a judge's order against publication. The move looked certain...
  • Wisc. Governor to Absent Senators: Return or 1,500 Get Laid Off

    Wisc. Governor to Absent Senators: Return or 1,500 Get Laid Off
    MADISON, Wisc. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday warned 14 absent lawmakers trying to stall his controversial budget bill to return to the state Capitol immediately to vote on the measure, or layoff notices will be sent to 1,500 public...
  • The Cheddar Curtain opens

    The Cheddar Curtain opens
    Driving the lazy roller coaster of U.S. Highway 10 just west of Marshfield, Wis., I pass the usual stretches of cornfields and dairy farms on my way to The Highlands, a Vietnam veterans memorial in nearby Neillsville. But when I see a sign that says...
  • Wisconsin cheese makers who take the prize

    Wisconsin cheese makers who take the prize
    Driving along Skinner Hollow Road, through hilly woodlands and across a tranquil stream, a motorist is about as likely to meet a milk truck as another car. The shiny stainless-steel tankers ply this scenic stretch of blacktop every day of the year,...
  • Judge appoints prosecutor to determine if charges should be filed over University of Wisconsin sheep tests

     
    MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge has appointed a special prosecutor to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against nine University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers and officials responsible for experiments that killed sheep. The...
  • Same-Sex Couples Line Up For New Wisconsin Partnership Registry

    (WGN-AM)- The first same-sex couple in Madison has signed up for the state's new domestic partnership registry. Fifty-six-year-old Janice Czyscon and her partner, 57-year-old Crystal Hyslop, arrived at the Dane County offices at 5:12 a.m. and waited in...
  • Bob Dylan (1992): Dylan Now

    Bob Dylan (1992): Dylan Now
    Bob Dylan stares idly at the paperback book that someone has brought aboard his custom tour bus, which is speeding through the snowy Wisconsin countryside in the midnight hour. He has just finished a concert in Madison and is on his way to South Bend,...