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Record high possible Friday; sunshine rest of weekend

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Record high possible Friday; sunshine rest of weekend


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UW study searches for signs of unsettling sleep

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UW study searches for signs of unsettling sleep


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Self-driving cars programmed to decide who dies in a crash

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Self-driving cars programmed to decide who dies in a crash


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Learn to give thanks this holiday -- Elaine Slater  Reese

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Learn to give thanks this holiday -- Elaine Slater Reese


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Badgers basketball team is tough, gritty -- Kent Miehe

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Badgers basketball team is tough, gritty -- Kent Miehe


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Prosecutor calls Lake Oswego man a suspect in a Wisconsin fentanyl-related overdose death

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Prosecutor calls Lake Oswego man a suspect in a Wisconsin fentanyl-related overdose death


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UW-Madison begins accepting food stamps from students in one campus store

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UW-Madison begins accepting food stamps from students in one campus store


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  • Get ready to vote in coming elections -- Nicholas Griffiths
    Get ready to vote in coming elections -- Nicholas Griffiths

    , madison.com

    Fellow Wisconsin residents of voting age, I call on you to act for your state and nation. Register to vote now. Don’t wait. Wisconsin will have a spring primary election on Feb. 20, a spring election on April 3, a fall primary on Aug. 14 and a general election on Nov. 6. Offices on the ballot in November are governor, U
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Politics & Government

  • Get ready to vote in coming elections -- Nicholas Griffiths
    Get ready to vote in coming elections -- Nicholas Griffiths

    , madison.com

    Fellow Wisconsin residents of voting age, I call on you to act for your state and nation. Register to vote now. Don’t wait. Wisconsin will have a spring primary election on Feb. 20, a spring election on April 3, a fall primary on Aug. 14 and a general election on Nov. 6. Offices on the ballot in November are governor, U
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Sports

  • Prep wrestling: Rivals Milton, Stoughton prepare for 'Battle in the Barn' dual match
    Prep wrestling: Rivals Milton, Stoughton prepare for 'Battle in the Barn' dual match

    , madison.com

    A high school-college wrestling doubleheader is scheduled for Dec. 7 at the University of Wisconsin Field House. “The Battle in the Barn” will showcase a dual meet between Stoughton and Milton in high school wrestling, Stoughton athletic director Mel Dow said. After that, the UW wrestling team will take on Maryland on Fan Appreciation Night. “The Battle in the Barn” begins at 5:30 p
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Business

  • Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton
    Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton

    , madison.com

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, recently announced his potential opposition to the Senate tax reform bill, which threatens its passage. The failure to pass tax cuts would be a blow to small businesses in Wisconsin and across the country. The current version of the Senate tax bill established a 17.4 percent tax deduction for all small businesses earning less than $500,000 year, which according to the Tax Foundation is 97 percent of all small businesses
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Health

  • Hospital fires 69 employees over refusal to get flu shots
    Hospital fires 69 employees over refusal to get flu shots

    , fox61.com

    A healthcare system with facilities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho announced it has fired 69 employees who refused to get a flu shot, . According to the Duluth-based health system, of their 13,900 employees, 99.5 percent of them complied and got the flu shot, leaving 69 employees who did not get the flu shot. The deadline to get the shot was Monday
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Society & Culture

  • Massive gas line explosion sends fireball shooting into the air in Michigan
    Massive gas line explosion sends fireball shooting into the air in Michigan

    , madison.com

    ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Detroit called for evacuations following a massive gas line fire. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says the fire broke out Monday night in Orion Township, about 30 miles north of Detroit. Township Fire Chief John Pender says the blaze occurred on vacant land. Consumers Energy spokesman Roger Morgenstern says the fire eventually burned itself out
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Travel & Recreation

  • Some hunters still prefer registration stations
    Some hunters still prefer registration stations

    , madison.com

    This year there are 315 in-person registration stations of one sort or another for deer hunters to get help registering their deer, somewhat like all hunters used to do. For many stations there is another primary purpose too, which is almost as important as the required registration. Some stations take gland samples, which are later taken to a laboratory and tested for the presence of chronic wasting disease prions
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Law & Crime

  • Scott Walker blocks political opponent from finding own attorney in lawsuit
    Scott Walker blocks political opponent from finding own attorney in lawsuit

    , madison.com

    Gov. Scott Walker is blocking political opponent State Schools Superintendent Tony Evers from choosing a lawyer to represent him in a lawsuit brought by a conservative law firm seeking to diminish Evers’ power. Attorney General Brad Schimel and other Department of Justice attorneys notified the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday that they were replacing the state Department of Public Instruction’s attorney in the case
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