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Editorial: Shoring Up Support For Victims

12/21/11A few weeks ago we were pretty critical of Republicans in the legislature for rejecting Attorney General J. B. Van Hollen's request to exempt Justice Department programs for sexual assault victims from additional budget cuts. Van Hollen couldn't even convince…

Learn Tips To Prevent Holiday Tree Fires

Before starting to decorate your house with Christmas decorations, we have some tips to prevent any holiday tree fires.Last year the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimated 13, 000 people were treated at hospitals for holiday-related injures, which is more than…

Another Investigation Requested Into Gableman

A government watchdog group is requesting another investigation into Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman.Gableman received free legal services from Michael Best & Friedrich, a prominent law firm that defended the justice in an ethics case that arose out of…

Second Bill Would Criminalize Repeat Petition Signers

A second proposal to criminalize signing recall petitions multiple times is being circulated in the Legislature.The latest proposal from Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman would make signing more than once a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail.…

2 Accused Of Spitting On Recall Supporters

Two Barneveld residents have been arrested for allegedly spitting on people gathering signatures to recall Gov. Scott Walker, according to the Iowa County Sheriff's Department.

Packers Move On After First Loss

Smarting from their first loss of the season, the Packers went back to work Monday intent on securing homefield advantage throughout the playoffs.

Editorial: Madison Prep - Now What?

12/20/11The range of emotions that followed Monday night's Madison School Board rejection of Madison Prep are understandable and to be expected. But we are left with a profound sense of frustration and disappointment. Given that everyone agrees on the district's…