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The Corner Table podcast: CSA 2.0

Pasture & Plenty provides 100 families three meals a week with a cook kit, one ready-to-heat meal and one dinner it calls "farm to freezer."  Read more

Best bets in Madison arts and entertainment

David Cross' bigamist show 'Bliss' is like two family comedies in one

By Rob Thomas

Given that Bristol is about the size of Milwaukee, it takes a certain leap of faith to believe that Andrew’s two lives wouldn’t collide at some point over 15 years.  Read more

20 cold treats to beat the summer heat in Madison

The heat of summer has arrived with a vengeance, but don't let it drive you indoors! Own the summer with some of our favorite cold indulgen… Read more

Madison BBQ joint named state's best by Food Network


The Food Network web site just published a feature called "50 States of Barbecue" and named Smoky Jon's the best in Wisconsin. Read more


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New York names new state author and poet

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has named two new writers as the state poet and author. Read more

Fans walk silently, solemnly past Elvis' grave during vigil

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Fans of Elvis Presley are holding flickering candles and walking quietly past the grave of the rock n' roll pioneer on the 41st anniversary of his death. Read more

Use sight, smell and taste to dive deep into Napa Valley wines

Tasting is easy. You just put a glass of wine up to your lips, tip the glass upward and let the flavors rain in, right? Read more

Paul Walker's brothers open to 'Fast' franchise return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly five years after Paul Walker's death, his brothers say they're open to playing his character again in the "Fast and Furious" franchise. Read more

'The Voice' runner-up Agen to perform at Arts Awards event

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teenager who was last year's runner-up on NBC's "The Voice" talent competition will perform at an October event honoring the latest winners of Indiana's Governor's Arts Awards. Read more

Review: A low-key rom-com for Gen-X in 'Juliet, Naked'

"Juliet, Naked " is a charming and smart little film about early middle age, second chances, regrets and the intoxicating freedom of written correspondence that's nearly impossible to explain without either spoiling something or being willfully misleading. Read more

FCC shuts down Alex Jones' pirate flagship radio station

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has shut down a pirate radio station that served as the flagship outlet for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. Read more

Crave Brothers Cheese produces record 32-foot Caprese Salad

On Thursday, Aug. 9, Chef Jason Dunn of Lewis Station Winery in Lake Mills proved that sometimes bigger can be better, as he and four assistants built the U.S. record Caprese Salad. Read more

Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump. Read more

New McCartney love song takes direct, 'raunchy' approach

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who co-wrote "I Want to Hold Your Hand" more than a half century ago is speaking more directly these days. Read more


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