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3 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

YMCA announces new community partnership with restaurants to combat childhood obesity

Creating healthy habits "one bite at a time" to combat childhood obesity. That's the goal of a new partnership between the YMCA of Dane County and the Food Fight Restaurant Group.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Family, Kids

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Page

Minister Eldonna Hazen, top county board women, new write-in law,...

Nathan Comp reports on a new state law that eliminates the requirement that votes for all write-in candidates be counted.

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Related Topix: Country, Comp, Education Etc.

WKOW-TV

Vets with claims for benefits could soon see even longer wait times

Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could result in longer wait times for veterans in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Sean Duffy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Milwaukee, WI

TwinCities

Wisconsin appeals court revives protest group lawsuit over Capitol sign tickets

A Wisconsin appeals court Thursday revived a civil rights lawsuit brought against state officials by a group of sign-carrying protesters who were ticketed at the state Capitol in 2011.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Daily Page

Rep. Brett Hulsey casts more doubt on seeking re-election as he signs ...

In a move that casts further doubt on his intention to seek a third term in the state Assembly, Rep. Brett Hulsey has signed the nomination papers for Mark Clear, a city of Madison alder who is running for Hulsey's seat.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WMTV Madison

Thousands of utility customers face threat of disconnection

Because of the record low temperatures and a propane shortage this past winter, the number of people struggling to pay their utility bills is up 30 percent compared to previous years.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WIBA-AM Madison

Little League embezzler sentenced

It's 11 months in jail for a former Little League president in madison, who embezzled over $200,000 from the organization.

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WKOW-TV

Homicide charge filed in bicyclist's death

A homicide charge was filed against the driver accused of hitting and killing a woman who was riding her bike outside of Madison.

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Related Topix: Waunakee, WI, Madison, WI

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WKOW-TV

Dane County 911 Center pre-alert program approved

The county's 911 Center Board approved a 90-day pilot program Wednesday night, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Citizens' Utility Board sues Public Service Commission over We Energies plant

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, Marquette University

WisDOT

Work to start on I-39/90 southbound bridge over Siggelkow Road, Dane County

Construction on the I-39/90 southbound bridge over Siggelkow Road, just south of the US 12/18 interchange near Madison, is scheduled to start on Wednesday, April 23. Nighttime lane closures will occur on I-39/90 northbound and southbound at Siggelkow Road.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

BouMatic Provides Walk-Up Milk Parlor For New Holland Pavilions at the Alliant Energy Center

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

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

The Daily Page

The Parched Eagle brewpub is planned for Middleton

It's likely that Middleton will be the next Dane County community to get a new brewpub.

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Related Topix: Middleton, WI, Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Recipes, Homebrewing, Hobbies

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WKOW-TV

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Detectives are investigating an armed robbery at the TA Travel Center, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Windsor, WI

WKOW-TV

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All victims of sexual assault have important resources available to them, but may not know where to start.

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The Daily Page

Women to hold two top leadership posts on Dane County Board for first time

Sharon Corrigan is making history as the newly elected chair of the Dane County Board.

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The Badger Herald Online

$20 million for landfill expansion in Dane County

In a push to promote environmental conservation, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced Monday there will be a $20 million landfill expansion in the county beginning this summer.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

WIBA-AM Madison

Morning commute slick in Dane County

A number of slide-offs during the morning commute as roads were slick from light snow and freezing conditions overnight.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, WI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WKOW-TV

Washington man busted for felony OWI on Hwy. 151

A 41-year-old Washington man was arrested in Dane County for OWI-5th offense. Curtis Nelson, of Elk, Washington, was driving "all over the road," according to another motorist on Highway 51. It happened shortly before 12:30 Saturday morning.

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The Janesville Gazette

John W. Eyster: Wisconsin must drop its full-time Legislature

We do NOT need a FULL-TIME LEGISLATURE! In fact, we must get rid of our FULL-TIME LEGISLATURE!! It costs too much! It creates too much time for mischief! It means our legislatures have LONG vacations with full-pay! What do YOU think? Do YOU realize that WE THE PEOPLE of WI are NOW paying our FULL-TIME LEGISLATORS full compensation while they are ON ... (more)

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