It's Tuesday, July 15 and here is your day ahead:

In local news...

WEATHER: You may want a jacket as you head out the door today. It's going to be the coldest day of the week, with a high of 68. The record lowest high for Madison is 68 set in 1962.  Full forecast 


The family of former Memorial High School principal Bruce Dahmen is fighting for his retirement benefits. Dahmen died of a heart attack in February. He planned to retire, but never officially resigned. Because of that, the MMSD is refusing to pay $47,000, which was part of his retirement plan that rewards administrators for staying with Madison schools long term. Full story


Big changes ahead for the Verona Road Project. Starting Wednesday night, crews will begin switching traffic to the new northbound lanes. That means traffic lights, lane markings and signs all have to be moved. Changes will happen through Thursday's morning rush hour. Traffic officials want you to find a different way to work and avoid Verona Road. Full story


Matthew J. Cimaroli DNA evidence led to an arrest in a hate crime in Stoughton. Police arrested Matthew Cimaroli, 21, for allegedly sending a letter that depicts a lynching to the Hales family. Cimaroli told police it was in retaliation for an alleged drug deal that went bad. He's facing felony charges of threats with a hate crime enhancer. Full story


It'll be a cool night for tonight's Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Minneapolis. At 65 degrees, the Twin Cities broke a record Monday for the coldest high temperature ever recorded for that date. Brewers Aramis Ramirez, Jonathan Lucroy, and Carlos Gomez are all starting in the game. Full story

Eric Vander Loop, a fifth-grade teacher and Kimberly High School's baseball coach, is one of 30 educators chosen by fans across the country who will be honored during pregame ceremonies. Full story

In national news...


Egyptian initiative: Israel's Cabinet today accepted a cease-fire with Hamas - a development that could provide a possible breakthrough in the ongoing crisis. The Egyptian proposal calls for all sides to cease hostilities in Gaza. The military wing of Hamas said it rejects the offer and its battle with "the enemy" will "increase in ferocity and intensity." Full story


Walt Disney World castle Checking court records: A CNN investigation finds that dozens of employees at Central Florida theme parks - 35 at Disney, five at Universal Studios and two at SeaWorld - have been arrested since 2006 and accused of sex crimes involving children, trying to meet a minor for sex, or for possession of child pornography. So far, a total of 32 have been convicted, with the remaining cases pending. None of the cases involved children or teenagers visiting the parks. Full story


Looking for common ground: A Congress that has trouble agreeing on the color of the sky has scheduled 12 work days to forge a compromise on one of the most volatile issues it will face - immigration. The White House wants $3.7 billion. Republicans want the borders secured. And Democrats want additional resources to speed up the processing of those who are already here. Congress has some motivation to complete the job quickly. Vacation is scheduled to start in a couple of weeks. Full story


Profit over health: The Drug Enforcement Agency has launched an investigation into claims that NFL players illegally have been given powerful painkillers, among other prescription drugs, to keep them on the field, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. The DEA is looking into records pertaining to the distribution of prescription drugs handed out to players by trainers and doctors, the source added. A lawsuit filed last year by 1,300 former NFL players accuses the league of creating and maintaining a "culture of drug misuse." Full story


Megan Wollover, Tracy Morgan Back home: Comedian Tracy Morgan is back at his New Jersey home after an accident last month that nearly took his life. He spent two weeks in critical condition and three weeks at a rehab center before being released. Morgan is suing Walmart after one of its tractor-trailers rear-ended his limo van. The driver is accused of going more than 24 hours without sleep. Full story