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Man dies after being trapped in fiery truck in Racine County

Channel3000.com - 1 hour 50 min ago
Authorities say a driver fell asleep at the wheel and drifted into the lane of a pickup truck near the town of Kansasville.
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Portage shuts down neighborhood church

Channel3000.com - 3 hours 26 min ago
City council members are shutting down a church inside a quiet Portage neighborhood.
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New Hilldale shops to open in June

Channel3000.com - 3 hours 38 min ago
A west Madison shopping center is expected to open its latest redevelopment in June, including several new stores.
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Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lake

Channel3000.com - 3 hours 50 min ago
Scientists from across the world are going to be on the campus of the University of Vermont in Burlington for a week-long conference on the Great Lakes, not far from the shores of the not-so-great Lake Champlain.
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Authorities search Wisconsin River for Chicago man, 21

Channel3000.com - 5 hours 22 min ago
Authorities in Columbia County are using sonar to try to find the body of a 21-year-old Chicago man who disappeared in the Wisconsin River near Wisconsin Dells.
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Critics blast legislators over surprise sports measure

Channel3000.com - 5 hours 38 min ago
Critics are blasting legislators after the state's budget committee passed a surprise motion last week that would allow private, home-schooled and online charter students to participate in public school district athletics and activities.
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Police: 23 vehicles' tires slashed in Middleton

Channel3000.com - 6 hours 30 min ago
Middleton police responded to a report of a vehicle with its tired slashed in an apartment complex and found 23 vehicles with slashed tires early Sunday morning, according to a release.
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1 dead, 4 hurt in separate Milwaukee shootings

Channel3000.com - 7 hours 13 min ago
Three separate shootings within 21 minutes of each other left one man dead and four injured in the city of Milwaukee.
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Female passenger dies after thrown from motorcycle

Channel3000.com - 7 hours 41 min ago
A 35-year-old woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle suffered a serious head injury and died after a crash in Milwaukee.
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State park price hike met with mixed emotions

Channel3000.com - 9 hours 13 min ago
As they enjoyed a beautiful holiday weekend Saturday camping out, Devil’s Lake Memorial Day campers had mixed feelings about a Republican-backed proposal to raise admission and camping rates at all state parks.
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Isthmus on WORT: Building a better battery

Isthmus - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 9:05pm

As writer Jenny Peek reported in this week’s Isthmus, researchers at UW-Madison’s Wisconsin Energy Institute are hard at work on this challenge, attempting to build a better battery. Peek spoke with WORT-FM producer Dylan Brogan about her story.

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Tom Still: Uncertain about mission of state economic agency? It’s called competition

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:00pm
During a debate over what to do next about Wisconsin’s lead economic development agency, a Republican member of the Legislature’s budget-writing committee took an openly skeptical stance.
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Brewers: Jace Peterson's two-out single in the 11th lifts Braves

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 7:15pm
Peterson hit the first pitch from Brandon Kintzler toward the gap in left-center field.
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Henry Vilas Zoo's new Arctic Passage: It's a real wow factor

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:30pm
The new Arctic Passage exhibit at Vilas Zoo attracts a large and enthusiastic crowd for its grand opening on Saturday.
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Mallards ready to open 2015 season

Channel3000.com - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:28pm
The Madison Mallards open the 2015 Northwoods League season Tuesday night at Warner Park against Kalamazoo.
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Country needs relief from politicians, war -- Lila Hemlin

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker, "the un-presidential candidate," stated at the Wisconsin Republican Convention that he wouldn't rule out U.S. ground troops in the Middle East. "Boots on the ground" is a fa…
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Hillary Clinton is not an average middle-class American -- Robert White

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00pm
I was just thinking what a wonderful country we live in. Where else on this planet can a woman who was “dead broke” only a few years ago after her husband lost his job, become one of the wealt…
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Meningitis vaccine can save lives -- Meredith Leigh

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Two years ago my son Henry Mackaman, a 21-year-old UW-Madison student, died of meningitis strain B.
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Candidates naive and ignorant on Iraq -- George Savage

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Republican candidates for president seem to agree that the Iraq War made sense in 2003, but they add in hindsight the war was a bad idea. Typically the candidates will mention that “even” Hill…
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Family values key to solving problems -- Dennis Atkinson

Madison.com Local News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Before a problem can be solved you must first admit it exists and define the specifics.
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