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  • Fatal police shooting of unarmed 19-year-old in Madison sparks protest

    Fatal police shooting of unarmed 19-year-old in Madison sparks protest
    The fatal shooting of an unarmed black 19-year-old by a white police officer, who authorities say fired after he was assaulted, prompted protesters Saturday to take to the college town's streets with chants of "Black Lives Matter." The city's police chief...
  • Protests follow fatal shooting of unarmed man, 19, in Madison, Wis.

    Protests follow fatal shooting of unarmed man, 19, in Madison, Wis.
    A community group plans to gather Sunday to discuss the fatal shooting of an unarmed, black 19-year-old by a white police officer, who authorities say fired his weapon after he was assaulted. The police chief in the college town acknowledged the anger...
  • Epilepsy patients giving high marks to surgery

     Epilepsy patients giving high marks to surgery
    More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are happy they did so, a new survey reveals. The review appears to be driven by the fact that patients saw the number of debilitating seizures they experienced...
  • Campus News: Benedictine University students earn honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From La Grange: Erika...
  • UW requests ending duplicative sex assault reports to state

    The University of Wisconsin requested that Gov. Scott Walker remove a requirement that all 26 campuses report allegations of sexual assaults to the state every year because it already submits similar information to the federal government, a UW spokesman...
  • Would you want a college drop-out in the White House?

    OK, here goes. I've no doubt that this column will probably generate more hate mail than any other I've written, much of it from my own friends. Maybe even my wife. But I'll say it right up front: I would not vote for any candidate for president, Democrat...
  • As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit

    As Scott Walker mulls White House bid, questions linger over college exit
    Scott Walker was gone. Dropped out. And in the spring of his senior year. In 1990, that news stunned his friends at Marquette University. Walker, the campus' suit-wearing, Reagan-loving politico — who enjoyed the place so much that he had run...
  • Even with breaks for exercise, lengthy sitting linked to heart disease

    Even with breaks for exercise, lengthy sitting linked to heart disease
    Bad news for the desk-bound office worker, the long-haul road warrior and the couch surfer: even a heart-pumping regimen at the gym, apparently, won't undo the harm done by sitting, a new study finds. Irrespective of hours spent in moderate-to-intensive...
  • Regents air grievances over Walker budget proposals

    Regents and chancellors in the University of Wisconsin System vowed Thursday to push back against Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget cuts to higher education. The regents spent hours discussing how to respond to state lawmakers about Walker's proposal...
  • Budget committee demands assurances of no UW tuition surge

    Republicans on the Legislature's finance committee demanded assurances Tuesday from University of Wisconsin System officials that they won't dramatically increase tuition if they're uncoupled from state oversight under Gov. Scott Walker's budget plan....
  • Committee starts budget revision process with briefings

    The Legislature's finance committee began on Monday a months-long push to revise Republican Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal for the next two fiscal years, grilling a handful of state officials on cuts to the University of Wisconsin System, plans for a...