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47 min ago | GPB.org
Enrollment is picking up in new health insurance marketplaces. But the 365,000 who've signed up as of November 30 is a fraction of just one high-visibility group those whose previous insurance has been cancelled because it didn't meet Affordable Care Act standards.
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4 hrs ago | WAOW
Police say a college student found unconscious outside a neighbor's house in Duluth had been outdoors for more than nine hours in subzero temperatures and suffered severe hypothermia.
9 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute
Numerous organizations have pocketed more than $1.4 million in taxpayer incentives to hold events at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wis., a lure that several have said is entirely unnecessary.
10 hrs ago | WAOW
The National Weather Service has confirmed an 80-year-old weather record was broken on Wednesday compliments of the very cold air that has dominated the region for several days.
14 hrs ago | National Public Radio
In November, Doug Normington, a self-employed videographer in Madison, Wis., became one of the scores of Americans who got letters from their insurance companies canceling their coverage because it wouldn't meet Affordable Care Act standards.
When Socialist Worker magazine recently posited Madison as the most "racist" city in the United States, conservatives justifiably snickered with glee at the calumnious award.
A new report finds Milwaukee and Madison near the top of the list of 100 U.S. cities where people are driving less.
Gov. Scott Walker says a historic tax credit bill he has signed into law will help revitalize downtowns across Wisconsin.
Gun-rights advocates say they're preparing a court challenge to Metro Transit's weapons ban on Madison, Wis., buses, claiming the policy violates the state's concealed-carry law.
They're dealing with frozen pipes that burst in residential properties. Officials say every homeowner should know where their water main shut off valve is located.
A new case study published by Pittsburgh Corning describes how glass blocks were used to help create a more energy efficient, sustainable environment for River Crest Elementary School.
The process to develop a public market in Madison is moving forward. Tuesday, members of the consulting firm hired by the city met with potential vendors.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports Dr. Rabin died in UW Hospital last Thursday after a brief illness, at the age of 97. The Madison Area Music Association is saddened with the recent passing of Dr. Marvin J Rabin.
Cleanup is underway at the state Department of Natural Resources' headquarters in Madison after a pipe burst Monday night that caused flooding.
As state and federal officials gather in Madison to discuss progress being made on implementing the health care overhaul law, a Democratic lawmaker plans to introduce a bill to bring more Medicaid money to Wisconsin.
Somewhere, everyday in the USA, 2100+ people use a gun for self defense, to stop a crime or save the lives of themselves or their family.
They've been out since about 5:30 a.m. With temperatures right around five degrees and light snow falling, crews are using sand instead of salt, which won't work in these conditions.