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Madison (Dane, Wisconsin)

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  • Clinton, Obama sound populist themes in Midwest

    The nation's economic anxieties took center stage in the increasingly rancorous Democratic presidential race Thursday as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama tilted their campaigns toward blue-collar voters in the upcoming Wisconsin and Ohio primaries....
  • Michelle Obama's guests: State of Union

     
    by Michael Muskal Part of the ceremony surrounding any presidential speech to Congress is who gets to be singled out and who gets invited to sit with the first family. First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing quite a crowd. This......
  • `Drew's Law' may let Drew skate

     
    Sunday's story, "Table turns for Peterson case prosecutor -- Drew's Law advocate now finds himself fighting it in pretrial appeal" would be amusing if the back-story weren't so grim. Saddled with a botched police investigation, Will County State's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools

    Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools
    The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's 2009 survey of 122,000 students. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa. 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. 3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 4. University of...
  • New Service Implemented in Louisiana for People with Hearing Loss

    New Service Implemented in Louisiana for People with Hearing Loss
    Hamilton Telephone Company, d/b/a Hamilton Telecommunications, today announced an agreement with The Louisiana Relay Administration Board to provide Captioned Telephone service in Louisiana beginning August 1, 2009. Similar to closed captioning provided...
  • Same-Sex Couples Line Up For New Wisconsin Partnership Registry

    (WGN-AM)- The first same-sex couple in Madison has signed up for the state's new domestic partnership registry. Fifty-six-year-old Janice Czyscon and her partner, 57-year-old Crystal Hyslop, arrived at the Dane County offices at 5:12 a.m. and waited in...
  • Bargains for spring break

    Bargains for spring break
    If you'd like to get away for spring break and haven't yet booked your trip, don't panic. Thanks to the travel downturn, you may pay no more than students who booked months ago. You may even pay less. Unlike past years, when three- or four-night packages...