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Madison (Dane, Wisconsin)

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  • Woman Pushing for Chicken Ordinance in Spring Lake

    Woman Pushing for Chicken Ordinance in Spring Lake
    A woman along the lakeshore is trying to get the Village of Spring Lake to join a growing trend in urban communities across the Mid-West. The option to allow chickens to roam in the backyard. Former village councilwoman Linda Albonico's known by her...
  • 'Floating Islands' To Help Restore Bayou

    'Floating Islands' To Help Restore Bayou
    Students with the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a maker of buoyant marsh mats are teaming up to launch two "floating islands" in an experiment to help restore the badly eroded Bayou Bienvenue near New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward. The floating...
  • Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks

    Backyard Chickens On The Rise, Despite Neighbors' Clucks
    MADISON, Wis. -- Jen Lynch and her family live in the heart of the city but roll out of bed to the sound of clucking chickens. Their day starts with cleaning coops, scooping out feed and hunting for eggs for morning omelets. Eight families in a three-...
  • Movie review: Away We Go -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Away We Go -- 4 out of 5 stars
    Verona and Burt are having a baby. But where? Where is a support system? Where would the lifestyle be right for raising a child? "I want her childhood to be Huck Finn-y," Burt offers. Verona is equally idealistic. But being the mom-to-be, she's also...
  • Scientists see this flu strain as relatively mild

    As the World Health Organization raised its infectious disease alert level Wednesday and health officials confirmed the first death linked to swine flu inside U.S. borders, scientists studying the virus are coming to the consensus that this hybrid...
  • Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise

    Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise
    About 15,000 years ago, North America was home to an astonishing number of large plant-eating mammals -- giant sloths, mastodons, mammoths. A thousand years later, they were all gone, wiped from the face of the Earth with sudden finality. Scientists have...
  • Some UC Degrees Could Cost More Than Others

    Some UC Degrees Could Cost More Than Others
    At the UCLA studio of the American Society of Civil Engineers, undergraduates are engaged in such difficult extracurricular projects as designing and building a 20-foot-long concrete canoe to race against other California college teams. But the young...
  • New Billboard Attracts Attention

    New Billboard Attracts Attention
    A new billboard on Keystone Avenue near East 52nd Street is getting the attention of believers and non-believers alike. The Madison, Wisconsin, based group called Freedom From Religion Foundation paid to post the full-color billboard that reads: "Imagine...
  • Are Neti Pots on the Nose?

    Are Neti Pots on the Nose?
    If you're one of many people who sneeze through allergy season or suffer bouts of clogged sinuses, you may wonder if your nasal passages are really worth the trouble. Sure, you get a few good smells every once in a while, but does that really justify...
  • Mar. 25: Music Lounge - Locksley

    Mar. 25: Music Lounge - Locksley
    Locksley is a four-piece pop-rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin. They are self-released on their own Feature Records label. Their songwriting is heavily influenced by early British Invasion bands with an instrumental style based more on early American...
  • Tom Skilling

    Tom Skilling
    Tom Skilling, WGN chief meteorologist, appears on WGN-TV weekdays on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine and on WGN Radio during afternoon drive and special coverage. He celebrated his 30th anniversary with WGN in August 2008. Since...