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2 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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Channel3000

Apartment building evacuated for chemical threat

The Madison Fire Department says an apartment building was evacuated following what was likely a suicide attempt that involved chemicals.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Badger Herald Online

Democratic attorney general candidates to face off Aug. 12

As the Aug. 12 primary for Wisconsin attorney general approaches, the three Democrats vying for the party's nomination tout their backgrounds as why each should be elected.

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Related Topix: US News, Milwaukee, WI, Waukesha County, WI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WKOW-TV

Biking for Boys & Girls Club of Dane County

The 11th annual Bike for Boys & Girls Club rolled out of Edgewood High School Saturday morning.

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WKOW-TV

Safety Day at Dane County Fair

Safety Day is way to give families a first-hand look at what local agencies do every day.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Fire

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Quick action by strangers saves life, builds friendships

Jason Stein meetis with Bonnie Beach, the woman he helped save with CPR on a sidewalk in Madison in May. This happier meeting was at Panera Bread in Madison earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Madison Police respond to shooting outside hotel

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Insurance, Northwestern Mutual, Madison, WI

Channel3000

Referendum asks about Badger Care funding

County boards in Dane and La Crosse counties are the latest to add an advisory measure to the November ballot regarding the funding of BadgerCare.

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Related Topix: La Crosse County, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Channel3000

Truck driver involved in fatal accident cited in 3 previous accidents

Gary Lammert, the truck driver charged with homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle in the death of 22-year-old Katie Binning was involved in three previous crashes in Colorado according to records obtained through the Colorado State Patrol.

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Related Topix: Black Earth, WI

WKOW-TV

Red Caboose leaders contradict state's claims for license revocation

Leaders at a Madison day care center accused of not reporting alleged sexual abuse by a volunteer say the state's claims are not true.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

WIBA-AM Madison

One Person Shot in Fitchburg

The shooting happened near the 2600 block of Post road. Dane County dispatch says one person was shot in the foot.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

Business Journal

Focus on Dane County: Large Hyatt hotel wins approval in Verona

City officials on Monday approved the development by David Reinke and KSW Construction.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Judge: Doctors need not be present when abortion pills taken

A Dane County judge ruled Thursday that a 2012 state law requires doctors to be present when they dispense abortion pills to women, but not when the women take the pills.

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Related Topix: Abortion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin's broken parole system leaves inmates behind

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oakhill Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Prison, Opinion

WMTV Madison

Youth show off at Dane County Fair

For a lot of people the Dane County Fair is all about fun, but for some youth here this week, it's about work.

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