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Dum Dum Girls turn sweet pop ditties into aching lo-fi ruminations

Isthmus - 1 hour 25 min ago
It's tempting to call Dum Dum Girls' music bubblegum pop, but the term is not a perfect fit. "Bubblegum" brings to mind the sweet yet wholesome hooks of late-'60s acts like the Osmonds and the Monkees. While Dum Dum Girls make melodies that are as toothsome as the lollipops of the same name, they also entice listeners with danger.
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Badgers men's hockey: Power forward, 16, commits; expects to arrive in 2018

Madison.com Local News - 1 hour 32 min ago
Joey Abate, a 16-year-old power forward with the Chicago Mission youth program, said his decision to commit to the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team over the weekend was based on multi…
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Answers to your questions about voting in the Nov. 4 election

Madison.com Local News - 2 hours 37 min ago
You won't need a photo ID to vote this time, but other rules keep changing. 
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Support stormwater referendum in Middleton -- Herb Garn

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
Middleton has finally decided to create a stormwater utility similar to many of its neighbors. But it will require passage of a referendum by residents on the Nov. 4 ballot.
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I won't be voting for Scott Walker this time -- Ron Kaufman

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
I am a Republican, and I will not be voting for Gov. Scott Walker this November. He does not deserve my vote or another four years in office.
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Violent behavior of athletes is exaggerated -- Alexis Even

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
The issue of violent behavior in athletes is exaggerated. Athletes are not any more violent than average people in our society.
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NFL needs to hold players to higher standard -- Kelli Geishirt

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
Domestic violence is a big problem for the NFL, with 87 arrests involving 80 players just over the past 14 years, according to NBC News. Ray Rice, Brandon Marshall, Adrian Peterson and Dez Bry…
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Heroine use a danger to state, nation -- Laura Werne

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
The use of heroin is a growing epidemic affecting almost every city in America. This is a highly addictive and dangerous drug that many young people are turning to. 
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Badgers football: Hope is that Warren Herring, Derek Watt will return Saturday

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 7 min ago
But only if the Badgers “take care of our business,” head coach Gary Andersen says.
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Bill Clinton set to campaign with Mary Burke Friday in Milwaukee

Madison.com Local News - 3 hours 37 min ago
President Bill Clinton is heading to Milwaukee Friday to campaign with Mary Burke.
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Rapist and killer is probably a sexual predator, judge rules

Madison.com Local News - 4 hours 22 min ago
A man who raped and killed a 17-year-old DeForest girl in 1980 could spend the rest of his life in a state mental health facility after a judge found probable cause Monday that he is a sexuall…
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Hop Head Beer Tours turns four with its cerebral approach to craft brews

Isthmus - 4 hours 34 min ago
Banish the image of a "drunk bus" from your mind -- Hop Head Beer Tours is about responsible, safe, and respectful enjoyment of Midwest brewing regions. In December, founders Justin Schmitz and Felipe Moreira will celebrate the fourth anniversary of their brewery tour company, which has grown from offering a handful of bus tours of Madison-area breweries to a full-fledged craft beer appreciation project.
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Final Madison School District budget includes 4.2 percent tax levy increase

Madison.com Local News - 4 hours 37 min ago
The final budget, which must be adopted by Nov. 1, also includes a slight bump to the salary increase district staff were expecting this school year.
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Election 2014: State Assembly District 38

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
Tom Chojnacki, a Democrat, is challenging Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch in the 38th Assembly District race. Kleefisch did not respond to the Wisconsin State Journal's candidate questionnaire. 
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Election 2014: State Assembly District 43

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
Retired airline pilot Leon Hebert is challenging incumbent Andy Jorgensen for a two-year term in the Assembly. The election is Nov. 4.
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Hoelker, Rose

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
EASTMAN - Rose Hoelker, age 99, of Eastman, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at the Sannes-Skagdalen Nursing Home in Soldier's Grove.
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Hamacher, Brian J.

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
STOUGHTON - Brian J. Hamacher, age 53, passed away on Oct. 17, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family. He was born on March 12, 1961, in Norfolk, Va., the son of Jeri Williams.
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Hellenbrand, Stephen

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
CROSS PLAINS - Stephen Hellenbrand, age 67, of Cross Plains, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at home.
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Gordon, Wendy

Madison.com Local News - 5 hours 37 min ago
BLANCHARDVILLE / DODGEVILLE - Wendy Gordon, age 60, of Dodgeville, formerly of Blanchardville, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.
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