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Madison (Dane, Wisconsin)

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  • Ed Schultz, MSNBC lead TV way on important Wisconsin recall union story

    Ed Schultz, MSNBC lead TV way on important Wisconsin recall union story
    I disagree with the one-sided approach Ed Schultz and MSNBC have taken in covering today's recall vote of state legislators in Wisconsin, but I praise the cable channel and its host for going out to the Midwest and covering this bellwether political and...
  • The 'bupe' fix

    There's a new narcotic on the street in Baltimore and other communities - and taxpayers helped put it there. The hexagonal orange pills some users call "bupe" are championed as an exceptional treatment for heroin and pain-pill addicts. Federal...
  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262...
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois June 3-5: Garden Fair, Rockford. This annual event at the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden includes gardening vendors, outdoor cooking demonstrations and a Q-and-A with experts. Fee varies; 815-965-8146; tinyurl.com/3mpb79t. Miles from Chicago:...
  • Spicing up your summer travels

    Spicing up your summer travels
    MIDDLETON, Wis. – National Mustard Day is Aug. 6, and thousands of people will show up in this cute city to celebrate all things mustard. Everyone from fanatical mustard freaks to fun-loving families looking for something unusual to do will show up....
  • Part 1: Love, then tragedy

    The girl in the road didn't move as the headlights swept over her. She wore a long blue dress that was soaked from the rain, and her feet were bare. The approaching driver slowed and reached for her cell phone, thinking the girl might have been in an...
  • Novel puts reporter amid international skullduggery

    Novel puts reporter amid international skullduggery
    When your 5-year-old daughter wants to play "I Spy" and says, "I spy with my little eye ..." and decides that her mystery object starts with a "B," and then she points to a bar — one of the iron bars on the door of a jail cell — you know you'...
  • Case studies in health mergers

    Case studies in health mergers
    When cities and counties combine health departments, they face multiple challenges. How will the merged entity be financed and governed? Where will bureaucratic control reside? How will different missions be meshed? How will information systems and...
  • Magazine gives Madison an A for education

    Magazine gives Madison an A for education
    Madison, Wis., has been declared the most educated American city in rankings compiled by Men's Health magazine. The Wisconsin capital, which the magazine described as the city "where the average household has more degrees than a thermometer," edged...
  • Primetime Views: 'What are your vacation plans for this summer?'

    Primetime Views: 'What are your vacation plans for this summer?'
    With summer on the horizon, many people happily think of vacation planning. We went to the Senior Resource Fair sponsored by the Senior Citizens' Center of Oak Park and River Forest to ask this question: 'What are your vacation plans for this summer?'...
  • GMO corn: An organic farmer's best friend?

     
    It seems obvious that farmers who plant genetically modified crops designed to wipe out pests would see fewer nasty critters in their fields. But new research shows that, at least in the case of one pesky insect in the U.S.......
  • Joe Biden update: As VP, he qualifies for another whole day in Pennsylvania

     
    Another full day of political campaigning for embattled Democrats by the Democrat....