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Madison, Wisconsin is located in Dane County. Zip codes in Madison, WI include 53784, 53708, and 53715. The median home price in Madison is $215,000 which is roughly $149/per square foot. More Madison information.

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32 min ago | Channel3000

UW-Madison to issue photo IDs to students for voting

Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board announced its efforts to uphold the vote ID law, following Friday's court ruling . The law requires voters to provide a photo ID before they can submit a ballot.

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1 hr ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

More details on Voter ID requirements coming Tuesday

MADISON, Wis The state elections' agency will hold a news conference this afternoon with details on how the voter I-D law will be incorporated into the November 4th elections. Things have already gotten messy since a federal appeals court put the 2011 photo I-D requirement back in place last Friday.

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5 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Wallet stolen near East Towne Mall

A Madison man has his wallet stolen near East Towne Mall on Monday. Madison police say the 39-year-old victim was walking along East Towne Blvd. when a stranger approached, asking for a lighter.

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9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Shots Fired on Madison's North Side

Madison police respond to Madison's north side, near Warner park early Tuesday morning. Police were called to the 2400 block of Brentwood Parkway after receiving a number of calls about shots fired.

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9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Cottage Grove man arrested for 6th OWI

A Cottage Grove man is arrested for his 6th OWI late Wednesday night. Madison police say staff at Murphy's Tavern on East Washington Ave. saw Michael W. Dorn driving in the parking lot when he caused a minor accident.

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9 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Man charged with campus rape released on bail

A Fond du Lac man facing a felony sex assault charge for what authorities say was the stranger-rape of a UW-Madison student has been released from jail after $10,000 bail was posted. Authorities say the father of 21-year old Amory Waters posted the bond.

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10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

7th Circuit affirms fair use of Madison mayor's mug on pro-Mifflin t-shirts

When Madison began trying to put the squeeze on the annual Mifflin Street Block Party a couple years back, some of the party's supporters put their political speech on a traditional college medium - the t-shirt. Over a '60's style, lime-green, high-key photo of Mayor Paul Soglin, they printed the phrase, "Sorry for partying."

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15 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Madison police search for missing woman

Madison police are trying to find 60-year-old Nejay Redd who suffers from Dementia. Redd was last seen at 11 p.m. Monday near Rethke and Worthington Avenues on Madison's east side.

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16 hrs ago | WMTV Madison

Proposed outpatient mental health funding raises concerns

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. A proposed funding cut to outpatient services at Journey Mental Health Center is raising concerns for some in the community.

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20 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

Bernard Arthur Whitnable, Madison/Janesville, WI

Bernard Arthur Whitnable, aged 91, most recently of Madison, WI, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, after a long battle with heart disease.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Union Daily Times

Build it and bikes will come

Did you see the baseball movie Field of Dreams? Even if you didn't, you've probably heard the phrase "If you build it, they will come" - which it immortalized. When it comes to bicycles, cars, and public transportation, both sayings are true .

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WKOW-TV

Madison named "Best Place to Live" on Livability.com top 100 list

Madison takes the top spot when it comes to Livability.com 's Top 100 Best Places to Live list. According to the website, Mayor Soglin was not happy with being listed as 5th on last year's list and worked at building a more livable place.

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The Badger Herald Online

Madison School District faces collective bargaining lawsuit

A lawsuit was filed against the Madison Metropolitan School District Wednesday, claiming that contracts negotiated by Madison Teachers Inc. violate collective bargaining restrictions set by Act 10. The Legislature passed the law as proposed by Gov. Scott Walker in 2011, which restricted unions' rights for collective bargaining. The Wisconsin Supreme Court found the law to be constitutional in August, after Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas struck it down in 2013.

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WKOW-TV

Rockford couple arrested in Madison for retail theft

In order to support heroin habits, a Rockford man admits to police both he and his girlfriend attempted to shoplift more than $2000 worth of merchandise from Home Depot on Verona Road. The incident took place Saturday when an employee recognized the suspects as the couple who took off with more than $1000 in power tools earlier in the week.

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WKOW-TV

10,000 visitors in Madison area for Epic meeting; Expect traffic delays

Madison-area drivers should get ready for some big traffic delays. As many as 10,000 people will be visiting the area for the annual Epic Systems "Users Group Meeting" in Verona starting Monday.

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WNFL-AM Green Bay

Grape crop impacted by harsh winter

The State Journal of Madison says the harvest is 10-to-14 days behind schedule, and yields are down because of the weather. Dane County grower Dave Mitchell says his crop of grapes is about average -- and he thought it would be lower due to this year's rough winter, cool summer, and heavy rains.

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Channel3000

Shots fired between vehicles, police say

Shots were fired between two vehicles on Madison's northeast side Sunday afternoon, according to a release from Madison police.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WMTV Madison

Cooler temps boost businesses with fall festivities

Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. It's a welcomed change for Brad Peck, owner of Peck's Farm Market West in Spring Green.

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Channel3000

Stabbing in downtown Madison not random, police say

Madison police said a male was in the 600 block of East Johnson Street at about midnight when three men approached him. The man was taken to UW Hospital for a non-life-threatening stab wound.

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WKOW-TV

Report: Madison pot arrests higher for blacks

Police in Madison arrest or cite blacks for marijuana offenses at about 12 times the rate they punish whites, according to data analyzed by the Wisconsin State Journal. The State Journal examined 18 months of police drug arrests for their report Sunday.

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