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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...
  • The 'bupe' fix

    There's a new narcotic on the street in Baltimore and other communities - and taxpayers helped put it there. The hexagonal orange pills some users call "bupe" are championed as an exceptional treatment for heroin and pain-pill addicts. Federal...
  • Mideast not funny? Four comics are working on it

    Comic Ray Hanania nervously paced backstage at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and occasionally peeked around the velvet curtains to gauge the mood of the school's packed theater. The downtown audience -- Arab businessmen, a Palestinian...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...