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Madison (Dane, Wisconsin)

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright's first house

    Frank Lloyd Wright's first house
    His employer had just given him a five-year contract, and yet, already supremely self-confident at the age of 22, Frank Lloyd Wright wanted more. "Mr. Sullivan," he said, "if you want me to work for you as long as five years, couldn't you lend me enough...
  • Wisconsin cheese makers who take the prize

    Wisconsin cheese makers who take the prize
    Driving along Skinner Hollow Road, through hilly woodlands and across a tranquil stream, a motorist is about as likely to meet a milk truck as another car. The shiny stainless-steel tankers ply this scenic stretch of blacktop every day of the year,...
  • The Cheddar Curtain opens

    The Cheddar Curtain opens
    Driving the lazy roller coaster of U.S. Highway 10 just west of Marshfield, Wis., I pass the usual stretches of cornfields and dairy farms on my way to The Highlands, a Vietnam veterans memorial in nearby Neillsville. But when I see a sign that says...
  • To sell by agent or owner? That was the question

    It sounds like the set-up for a dull economist's joke. Who gets the better deal: the cautious economist who sells his house through a real estate agent, or his risk-taking colleague who finds a buyer on his own? But the question -- debated by two...
  • 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...
  • Global warming: enough to make you sick

    Oysterman Jim Aguiar had never had to deal with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus in his 25 years working the frigid waters of Prince William Sound. The dangerous microbe infected seafood in warmer waters, like the Gulf of Mexico. Alaska was way...
  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
  • Oscar Mayer dies at 95; retired chairman of Oscar Mayer Foods

    Oscar G. Mayer, retired chairman of the Wisconsin-based meat processing company that bears his name, has died at the age of 95. Mayer's wife, Geraldine, said he died of old age Monday age at Hospice Care in Fitchburg. He was the third Oscar Mayer in the...
  • Adolescents' TV Watching Is Linked to Violent Behavior

    Adolescents who watch more than one hour of television a day are more likely to commit aggressive and violent acts as adults, according to a 17-year study reported today in the journal Science. The study, which tracked more than 700 adolescents into...
  • Anna Gorman chat transcript

    2007-04-13 12:51:04.0 Administrator: Hello everyone, thank you for coming to the chat. We're starting a bit early so please send your questions. 2007-04-13 12:51:12.0 Helen : I have the BRCA2 mutation. I inherited the mutation from my Dad. He passed away...
  • Kevin Craig

    Kevin Craig
    Kevin joined FOX 17 in March of 2001 as the Weekend Meteorologist for FOX 17. Prior to coming to FOX 17, Kevin was employed by Weather Central, a private forecasting firm in Madison, Wisconsin. He served as the morning meteorologist for WKOW-TV from...