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Dave Zweifel

Plain Talk: Wait a minute! Barbra's still the best

Sandy and I saw Barbra Streisand perform last week. Although she's 77, I'd swear she doesn't sound any different than when she starred in the stage version of "Funny Girl" back in 1963. Read more

Higher education

'A rock and a hard place': UW-Madison weighs whether to readmit Quintez Cephus

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they are victims of sexual assault. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Former University of Wisconsin walk-on Josh Seltzner's move to offensive line is paying dividends

The third-year sophomore from Columbus has put himself in position to start at right guard when the Badgers open the season Aug. 30 at South Florida. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Freshman QB Graham Mertz grinds, grows during Badgers' camp

Graham Mertz, a record-setting high school quarterback in Kansas, has made a good impression in his bid for playing time this season. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball

Wisconsin men's basketball team secures 2021 commitment from Illinois prep forward Chris Hodges

The 6-foot-8 forward from Schaumburg, Ill., becomes the Badgers’ first commitment in their 2021 class. He also had offers from DePaul, Rutgers, Loyola of Chicago and Miami (Ohio). Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says no decision yet on starting QB

It’s likely junior Jack Coan will open the season as the starter, but freshman Graham Mertz had a strong week of practice. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin's unaltered football coaching staff a rarity for team, among Big Ten brethren

For the first time in 10 years, the Badgers have the same coaching staff as they did the season before. Read more


Seafood & smokehouse restaurant taking over Verona Woods space

The owners of North and South Seafood & Smokehouse are opening a third location in their own backyard. Read more

Politics and Elections

GOP Twitter block will cost Wisconsin taxpayers $200,000

Wisconsin taxpayers will pay a liberal group's attorneys $200,000 because Republican lawmakers blocked them on Twitter. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Izayah Green-May goes from project to projected starter at outside linebacker

At 6-foot-6 with long arms and plenty of athleticism, sophomore Izayah Green-May is an intriguing specimen. Read more

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Charting the news: See the data behind this week's big stories

This week: Trump's approval remains stable, his potential Democratic challengers begin to drop out, trade war flares, and more. Read more

Here are the 10 most wanted fugitives in the United States

A compilation of the photos and profiles of wanted individuals from across the history of the FBI's Top Ten Most Wanted Program. This infor… Read more

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WisEye Morning Minute: Regulating Hemp in Wisconsin

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