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8 hrs ago | Channel3000

Your Voice Is Needed For United Way's Agenda For Change Conversation

United Way's Agenda for Change is a strategic plan for a healthy community, and as such has always been a real-time work in progress.

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Related Topix: Opinion

11 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

Your undergraduate Bucky List

Dear Badgers, you have in front of you a priceless compilation of knowledge, a holy grail of to-do lists.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

AG candidate Ozanne fails to account for spending

Attorney general hopeful Ismael Ozanne failed to supply a reason for spending $33,000 in campaign cash on finance reports he filed with state elections officials earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Waukesha County, WI

Wisconsin Gazette

Over the barrel: Activists champion a efforts to divest from fossil-fuel industry

Photo: Courtesy 350.org/Flickr Students campaign for divestment from fossil fuels.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Madison, WI

Channel3000

Teen robbed, threaten to stab another teen, deputies say

A Madison teenager robbed and threatened to stab another teenager, according to a report from Dane County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

WMTV Madison

Man accused of getting drunk at bar and punching bartender

A night of drinking ends with one man in jail. John Marlowe, age 42, is accused of getting drunk at Murphy's Bar and Grill in the town of Westport and then hitting a bartender.

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Channel3000

Deputy knocked unconscious during struggle

A Dane County sheriff's deputy was knocked unconscious when his head hit the pavement while trying to take a man into custody, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

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WKOW-TV

Spending not explained by Ozanne campaign

Democratic Attorney General candidate and Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne didn't account for a third of his campaign spending.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Channel3000

Leadership change at United Way is historic

With a year and half to go before she formally steps down it is far too early to write a tribute to United Way of Dane County President and CEO Leslie Ann Howard.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Channel3000

Humane Society hopes to expand horse care

For 14 years Roger and his wife Shirley have been fostering horses that were once neglected.

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WMTV Madison

Local boy takes action when mom passes out

Chad Legler is only 7 but knew what to do when he found his mom unconscious. Chad ran to his neighbor and got help.

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Channel3000

Charity sets fundraising goal of $55K to buy school supplies

A charity has once again set out to raise money to buy school supplies for children in need, according to a release.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WIBA-AM Madison

Dane county has the lowest rate at 4.2 percent

The state Department of Workforce Development reported Wednesday that unemployment rates in June increased in all of the state's 32 largest cities.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Democrats running for attorney general face off Tuesday night

The three Democrats running for state attorney general will appear together Tuesday night for a debate as they head into the Aug. 12 primary.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Milwaukee, WI, Waukesha County, WI

Channel3000

Deputies: Bar struck by drunken driver

A suspected drunken driver drove his van into the Rockdale Bar on Monday afternoon, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Some suggesting different solution for Wausau's fe...

Wausau's problem with feral cats hasn't gone away, and there's discussion about trying something different.

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Related Topix: Wausau, WI, Marathon County, WI, Madison, WI, Weston, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Channel3000

Area doctors report increase in hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease primarily affects children under age 5, and doctors at clinics around Madison say they have seen an uptick in cases the last few weeks.

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TwinCities

Victim of Madison hotel homicide identified

The Dane County medical examiner's office on Monday identified the victim as 46-year-old Robert France of Portland, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Cadott, WI

WKOW-TV

Fitchburg company makes new Weird Al Yankovic video

The last of eight new music videos released Monday by legendary pop-parody artist Weird Al Yankovic has a distinctive Wisconsin flavor to it.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Fitchburg, WI, Weird

FireHouse.com

Wisc. Building Evacuated After Suicide Attempt by Chemicals

July 21--One person was taken to a local hospital and an entire apartment building was evacuated Sunday following what was likely a suicide attempt that involved chemicals, the Madison Fire Department said.

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