City staff issues a report identifying the advantages and disadvantages of two proposals to develop Judge Doyle Square, but doesn't recommend either.
The Associated Press reports that an analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Reference Bureau finds that Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to kick about 72,000 off Medicaid would save the state $23 million because the plan would also delay expanding coverage to poor childless adults.
For the first time, many area stores, including Walmart, Target, Menards and Kohl's, kick off the holiday shopping season Thanksgiving night.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the Wisconsin Professional Police Association is suing the Wisconsin Counties Association in Dane County Circuit Court to gain access to the group's books.
The State Journal reports that the number of undergraduates enrolled in UW teacher-training programs has dropped since Act 10's changes to collective bargaining and teacher compensation.
The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee approves Gov. Scott Walker's plan to delay expanding Medicaid coverage to poor childless adults for three months. Walker proposed this delay to pay for continued coverage for 72,000 parents and caretakers who, under his plan, are expected to lose Medicaid because they earn more than the poverty level.
The Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters killed 226,582 deer during 2013's nine-day gun season, which is a 7% drop from last year. Officials say cold weather might have played a role in dissuading hunters from spending long hours in the woods.
A federal appellate court in Chicago hears arguments from the state Department of Justice and Planned Parenthood over a portion of a new state law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. This piece of the law is currently under a court injunction.
Anthony L. Poindexter is convicted in Dane County court of first-degree reckless endangerment for his role in the 2011 shooting death of Jonathan T. Wilson on Madison's north side.
The State Journal reports that the UW-Madison's athletic department is seeking a $3 price increase per game for season football tickets starting in 2014.