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Michael Perry: Signs of spring include soggy basement

Madison.com Local News - 1 hour 23 min ago
Finally. Spring is here. Which is to say lately the snow has been mixed with rain.
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Rock County authorities seek SUV in hit-and-run crash that killed 2 motorcyclists

Madison.com Local News - 1 hour 48 min ago
Rock County authorities say they are seeking a mid-size Nissan SUV that was involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday night that killed two motorcyclists.
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Around Town: Madison woman makes mats for the homeless out of plastic bags

Madison.com Local News - 1 hour 53 min ago
In the past year, Margaret Rentmeesters has used a crochet hook and scissors, along with donated plastic bags to make about a dozen sleeping pads for the homeless.
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Ask the Weather Guys: How long were Madison lakes frozen this year?

Madison.com Local News - 2 hours 8 min ago
Lakes Mendota, Monona and Wingra finally opened during the second week of April.
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SOS: Why doesn't my daughter get a State Farm good student discount?

Madison.com Local News - 2 hours 8 min ago
Jan Schaefer is not giving her car insurance company good grades on how it awards a discount to “good students.”
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Non-criminal patients no longer at local mental health hospital

Madison.com Local News - 2 hours 23 min ago
State health officials say they have completed a plan to shift some of the last non-criminal patients out of Mendota Mental Health Institute — a move that has drawn the ire of some in law enforcement.
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Tom Oates: Brewers come up big in every department — except small ball

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 8 min ago
Inability to create runs still nagging concern.
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Badgers volleyball: Setter Lauren Carlini to train with U.S. national team this summer

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 18 min ago
The freshman is one of a handful of college players who will train with the U.S. national team.
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Badgers volleyball: Top-notch recruits already committing for 2015-17

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 23 min ago
Eight preps, led by a setter from Minnesota, have committed for the 2015, ’16 and ’17 classes.
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College expensive, but worth the work and cost -- Tarin Thomas

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
Many college students graduate with thousands of dollars in debt. As a high school freshman, I think more students should go to college, but many can't afford it.
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Consider making rural byways 'no mow, no spray' areas -- Daniel Holzman

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
The spring elections are the most important ones for Wisconsin citizens concerned about local control of their lives.
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Unlimited money, not citizens' emails, are corrupting government -- Kurt Karbusicky

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
Last Tuesday the State Journal editorial board stated Sen. Jon Erpenbach, D-Middleton, should drop his efforts to protect the confidentiality of constituents who contact his office.
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Don't ask taxpayers to fund new Bucks arena -- Warren J. Gordon

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
Amid the hoopla over the potential sale of the Milwaukee Bucks comes the revelation that the team needs a new arena.
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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Race and Obama news coverage

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
I have a question for George Will.
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Scrapbook: Scholarships, student honors

Madison.com Local News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00am
Scholarships: Four UW-Madison students were selected to receive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. They are Anna-Lisa Doebley of Middleton; Rachel Dvorak of Rice Lake; Geoffrey McConohy of Menom…
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Smoke caused by cigarette closes East Side Hardee's

Madison.com Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:30pm
The incident caused the restaurant to close Sunday evening.
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Jerry Davis: Ever ponder planting morels?

Madison.com Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:30pm
Almost every time morel mushrooms come up in a discussion, someone brings up how rich we could be if we were able to grow morels as we do some other edible fungi.
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Brewers: Khris Davis deals final blow, lifting Milwaukee past Pittsburgh in 14th

Madison.com Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 5:22pm
The Brewers' Carlos Gomez and the Pirates' Travis Snider are ejected in the third inning after a punch-filled brawl.
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Former EPA official: Fracking transparency vital

Madison.com Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 4:23pm
MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — A former official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Wisconsin can remain the leading supplier of sand for the nation's fracking boom as long as the stat…
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Foley, Margaret

Madison.com Local News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 2:30pm
BELOIT - Margaret Foley, age 81, of Beloit, Wis., died on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in her home, surrounded by her loving family.
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