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Officials discuss school safety, shootings

UW chief says shooters usually plan assaults, allowing chance for intervention

The University of Wisconsin-Madison police chief says school shootings almost never happen without the shooter telegraphing his intent ahead of time.

UW-Madison professor nets highest jazz honor

An 83-year-old music professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who has played bass with Bruce Springsteen and classical conductor Igor Stravinsky has been awarded the nation's highest honor in jazz.