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Cameron Bren

Carefree highway?

Every summer, a few self-proclaimed “dirty kids” show up in Madison to enjoy the city’s tolerant, laid-back atmosphere. Just who are these people, and what are they up to? Cameron Bren investigates.

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Daniel Libby

The ATC power line would erect 500 steel towers 10 to 15 stories high that would slice through the Driftless Area west of Madison. A coalition of environmental groups is calling on scientists from several fields to scrutinize the project’s impacts. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM , News

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Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM Week in Review

Madison sometimes defies categorization, but we give it a shot every week with the Madison Matrix. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix

Police work can be both boring and terrifying, two aspects that create chronic stress. In a planned study, the Wisconsin Center for Healthy Minds will look at whether yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices can help officers. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM News

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Chris Collins

From humble beginnings as a quarterly newsletter to a biweekly publication with more than 30,000 readers, La Comunidad News has grown and expanded with the Madison area’s Latino population. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM News

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Thomas DeVillers

For some, yoga is the quiet staircase to serenity. For others, the banjo is one of the most anxiety-provoking instruments. So why mix the two? Andy Moore investigates. more »

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot

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Alejandro A. Alonso Galva

Since April, thousands have been camped out at Standing Rock, North Dakota to protest a proposed oil pipeline. People from all over the world have come to support the effort, including a few from Madison. more »

Sep 27, 2016 3:44 PM News

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David Michael Miller

Mayor Paul Soglin says the homeless tidying up their belongings on State Street will help curb more serious issues. more »

Sep 23, 2016 4:42 PM News 1 Comments

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Elisa Wiseman

An east-side neighborhood meeting called to discuss issues of poverty and crime brought up much more commonplace matters like littering, panhandling and speeding. The divide underscored a difference in perception about the issues facing Madison. more »

Sep 23, 2016 12:21 PM News 1 Comments

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NASA Earth Observatory

The role that meteors played in the development of life on Earth remains unclear. By studying remnants of a meteor, UW-Madison scientists have made a unique discovery. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM News

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