Adam Duxter

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Hometown: Canton, Michigan

High School: 
Canton High School

College: University of Missouri- Columbia (M-I-Z!)

Other Journalism Experience: Reporter/Anchor at KOMU

Started at News 3 Now on: June 4th, 2018

What is your favorite part about living in Madison? 
The people!

What is the biggest news story that you’ve covered? 
Extreme weather and tornado coverage

What do you like to do in your spare time? 
I love sports, the outdoors, discovering new music, reading, playing guitar, exploring, and spending time with friends and family!

What is your favorite kind of ice cream? 
Sparkys Ice Cream in Columbia, MO, has a flavor called “Oreo Speedwagon” which is half oreo and half coffee. I’ve yet to find a better flavor of ice cream in all my travels.

What is your favorite place to vacation? 
San Diego, California

Who is your hero and why? 
My mom and dad both share the role of my hero. My parents have both worked extremely hard and made major sacrifices in order to provide my sisters and I opportunities to succeed. Simply put, they are the most selfless people I know!

What was your favorite band when you were in high school? 
Foo Fighters

What is your favorite sport to play or watch? 
Play- Football
Watch-Basketball

If you could possess one superhuman power, what would it be? 
The ability to control time

What are you really bad at that you’d love to be great at? 
Dunking

What is your most memorable travel experience? 
For two years in a row, I joined a team of missionaries to Harmons, Jamaica, where we spent time building houses and hanging out with the Jamaican people!

What is your favorite tradition around the holidays? 
Thanksgiving dinner with family and the Detroit Lions most likely losing on thanksgiving day

What is your favorite song of all time? 
Mr Brightside by the Killers

What is your favorite movie of all time? 
Whiplash

What is your favorite book of all time? 
Love Does by Bob Goff

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? 
“Control what you can control and the rest will fall into place”

Where were you when September 11, 2001 occurred?
I was five years old, in kindergarten class!

Articles

Students at Madison West walk out after immunocompromised Spanish teacher removed from classroom

District: 2 students killed in crash went to Middleton High School, 1 was former student

The school is opening their stadium for students

As abortion debate gathers national notice, both sides rally at Wisconsin State Capitol

'We feel good': SSM Health vaccination rate climbs from 77 percent to more than 99 percent during mandate

Legal experts explain how Wisconsin's 'Castle Doctrine' applies to shooting between housemates

'He would never hurt anyone': Family of man killed by roommate says DA made a mistake not pressing charges

'It's deeply frustrating': Despite efforts to slow East Washington Ave, racing and accidents continue

How racist flyers inspired the push for Madison's newest mural

Sun Prairie 'Adventure Day' honors spirit of late Cory Barr

Democratic lawmakers renew push for bills on expanded background checks, red flag laws for gun owners

Online auction could land Janesville's former General Motors site new owner by November

Hundreds of airmen at 115th Fighter Wing prepare for three month mission overseas

How will the federal vaccine mandate impact Madison? It might be too early to tell.

'Right in the back yard': Luke Bryan farm tour draws thousands in return to Marshall's Statz Bros Farm

Event organizers investigating upcoming Madison Taco Festival with souring reputation

'People are looking for other jobs': As COVID surges again, frontline staff at UW Health are burning out

After 651 days, fans make triumphant return to Camp Randall

'Burnout': As COVID-19 hospitalizations rise, concerns of staff handling another surge mount

In Dane County, hospitalizations, even in the ICU, are as high as they've been since January - and nearly five times what they were in July.

'Less than ideal': MMSD explains decision to require masks outdoors while parents prepare students for first day

The decision, announced on the eve of the first classes in the 2021-2022 beginning, has drawn both support and pushback from parents online.

'I just want them safe': Now living in Fitchburg, former Afghan interpreter struggles to get 13 family members to safety

Mobile clinics target hesitant populations as Beloit falls further behind in vaccination efforts

Madison's lowered speed limits to begin with change on S. Park Monday

City of Madison unveils program that will send specialists to non-violent mental health calls instead of police

What are schools doing to catch up kids who've fallen behind during online learning?

Rock County Historical Society seeking General Motors items and stories for 'Rock County Legacies' project

'We're not backing down': Madison family seeking suspect caught on camera destroying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags

Rock County must undo ban on vaccine mandate or risk losing millions in federal funding for Rock Haven

'He was a family man': Mother of murdered teen asks for justice while community raises support

Years after flooding closed in on this lakefront community, they're down to one road in and out of town

'He was my everything': Family and friends fundraise additional reward money as three-year anniversary of fatal hit and run

'I miss her so much': Friends and family remember Anisa Scott on one-year anniversary of shooting

'I’m just glad I’m alive': More than a dozen homes destroyed in Boscobel tornado

'Football is back': Thousands fill Lambeau for 20th Family Night

'I am concerned': Rock County preparing for surge in COVID hospitalizations this fall

How many Madison-area health care staff are vaccinated?

'Everyone is crazy for the ball': How an oversized inflatable beach ball captured the attention and affection of Stoughton

5,500 households in Madison considered 'High Risk' for eviction as moratorium expires

As WI Coronavirus cases rise once again, why medical professionals say masks, even for the vaccinated, could be necessary

Don't rely on outdoor sirens to alert you of severe weather overnight, officials say