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Higher education

UW-Madison has long list of sustainability efforts. So why isn't it a 'green college'?

The first full-time director of sustainability started this month at UW-Madison, one of the last among the Big 10 to make such a hire.  Read more

TOP STORIES

Pro football

Tom Oates: Aaron Rodgers and Jimmy Graham click in Packers' preseason win over Steelers

It only took Rodgers and Graham six plays to give the Packers a glimpse into the possibilities a fast, athletic, rangy target at tight end can bring to their remodeled offense. Read more

Politics and Elections

Big question for Wisconsin U.S. Senate race focuses on mega-donor Dick Uihlein

A week after accusing a billionaire donor of attempting to buy a Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat, Republican nominee Leah Vukmir is now hoping to persuade the same Illinois businessman to open his wallet for her campaign against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. Read more

Local News

Know Your Madisonian: Doctorate student finds a niche in cat photography

Jason Nolen started the Cats of Madison Instagram account in May 2016. It now has more than 10,000 followers. Read more

Local News

The Yahara Lakes: Giants Among Us

The Yahara lakes are the Madison-area's dominant natural feature. They affect our daily lives, yet … Read more

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Entertainment News

Going Out: Agora Art Fair celebrates 10 years

Savor a summer day with art, music, and more at the 10th annual Agora Art Fair 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sa… Read more

Politics and Elections

Conservative appeals court Judge Brian Hagedorn joins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Hagedorn is looking to increase conservative control of the court, which currently sits at 4-3. The April election is to replace retiring liberal Justice Shirley Abrahamson. Read more

Local News

Hospice provider Agrace to offer home care

Agrace, a Fitchburg-based nonprofit that provides hospice care, is launching a home care service, i… Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

Madison startup Live Undiscovered Music takes the Pressure Chamber prize.

The pitch competition was one of the highlights of Day One of the annual Forward Festival, a celebration of local entrepreneurs organized by local entrepreneurs. Read more

Madison.com Health, Sports Health & Fitness

Dr. Zorba Paster: Take steps to save on prescriptions

I’ve written about drug costs before. It’s a constant battle for many folks — not just seniors on f… Read more

Pro football

Aaron Rodgers completes his ‘checklist’ in Packers’ 51-34 win over Steelers

In six snaps during Green Bay’s 51-34 victory over Pittsburgh at Lambeau Field, Rodgers accomplished just about everything he could have hoped to in an otherwise meaningless preseason game. Read more

SPOTLIGHT

Local News

Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published in today's edition of the Madison.com. Read more

National

In Aretha Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering message, and 9 more things to know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Fr… Read more

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Pro football

Packers notes: Ageless Tramon Williams’ return to Green Bay begins with a pick-6

Williams’ fountain-of-youth return to the Packers has amazed coaches and teammates alike throughout training camp. His first game snap back in green and gold was amazing, too. Read more

Major League Baseball

Hot-hitting Matt Carpenter, streaking Cardinals next for Brewers

As Carpenter has heated up, so have the Cardinals, who have won 15 of their past 20 games despite a loss Thursday night to Washington. The Cardinals are 1½ games out of a wild card spot as they open a three-game series against the Brewers Friday night at Busch Stadium. Read more

Local News

Sun Prairie buildings destroyed by explosion will be gone by end of August, officials say

The slow recovery of Downtown Sun Prairie following the deadly explosion in July is gaining momentum. Read more

Traffic: Live

Highway M on Far West Side closing Friday night for sewer work

The under-reconstruction Highway M on the Far West Side will be closed Friday night to Saturday morning so more sewer work can be completed. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Badgers’ cornerback battle intensifies with two weeks until opener

The cornerback depth chart was among UW's biggest questions entering this offseason. Two weeks into fall camp, it may be more unclear than ever. Read more

College volleyball

Backup setter Mallory Dixon unsung leader for Badgers

Dixon, a walk-on, is set to receive the Steve Lowe Memorial Scholarship for the 2018-19 school year. Read more

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