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Tempers flare at meeting on whether to keep police in Madison high schools

A near-physical confrontation and disputes about filming the committee's work resulted in high tensions at the meeting Wednesday. Read more

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Dining reviews

Hard to improve upon buffet at David's Jamaican Cuisine

The buffet at David's Jamaican is the best way to sample much of its excellent menu. Read more

Politics and Elections

Ron Johnson to Trump: Trade war doing 'permanent damage' to Wisconsin businesses

Johnson said Wisconsin manufacturers and the state's farming and food-processing industries are being hurt by the trade war. Read more

Politics and Elections

Scott Walker downplays interaction with indicted Russian

Walker met her at the NRA convention in 2015 when she approached him to have her picture taken. Read more

Local News

Sun Prairie explosion: Follow ongoing coverage of fatal blast that killed firefighter, damaged downtown

Here's a look at all of the news coverage of a massive gas explosion and fire in downtown Sun Prair… Read more

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Politics and Elections

Tammy Baldwin bill would extend more Packers game broadcasts to northern Wisconsin

Baldwin's bill would would affect residents in 13 counties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Duluth-Superior and Marquette, Mich., media markets. Read more

Crime

Fitchburg Police seek to reassure residents after recent gun-related incidents

Fitchburg Police sought to reassure local residents at a community meeting Tuesday that a number of… Read more

Politics and Elections

Poll: Leah Vukmir has edge in GOP US Senate primary, Tony Evers atop Democratic field for governor

State schools superintendent Tony Evers is solidifying his lead in the Democratic primary to decide who faces Republican Gov. Scott Walker in November. Read more

Pro football

Amid youth movement at wide receiver, Packers will need Davante Adams’ star power

Jason Wilde continues his training camp preview with a look at the Packers' wide receivers. Read more

Politics and Elections

Legislative aide tapped to fill vacant Madison City Council seat; 7 apply to fill other

Michael Tierney, a legislative aide for state Reps. Lisa Subeck and Mark Spreitzer, got the recommendation to fill a vacant seat through April. Read more

Crime

Salvation Army warns of scammers asking for money for Sun Prairie relief efforts

The organization said two women claiming to be Salvation Army representatives went door to door on the Near West Side asking for money.  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

US intelligence chief is tough on Russia, at odds with Trump, and 9 more things to know for Thursday

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

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College, preps and pro sports update, sent daily at 6 a.m. Read more

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Major League Baseball

Brewers' Josh Hader won't be suspended for offensive tweets

Major League Baseball called the tweets — which contained racist, sexist and homophobic comments — "unacceptable" and said Hader, 23, would be required to attend sensitivity training. Read more

Major League Baseball

Could one of these 10 pitchers land with the Milwaukee Brewers?

From aces to closers, pitchers will be on the move this month. Read more

Major League Baseball

Dodgers win Manny Machado sweepstakes over Brewers, other teams

Machado, a 26-year-old shortstop, went to the Dodgers for a five-prospect package headlined by double-A outfielder Yusniel Diaz heading back to the Baltimore Orioles. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Annie Pankowski, Sophia Shaver named captains for Wisconsin Badgers women's hockey team

Annie Pankowski, who missed the 2017-18 season while chasing a spot on the U.S. Olympic team, will join Sophia Shaver as Badgers captains for the 2018-19 season. Read more

Basketball

Jabari Parker says being with Bulls a dream come true

"No better way to live a dream as a kid than playing down the street from where I grew up — the James Jordan Boys and Girls Club," the former Bucks player said Wednesday. Read more

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks center Thon Maker gets 3-game FIBA ban for brawl in international game

Thirteen basketball players and two coaches were suspended and fined Thursday, and sanctions were imposed on the national federations of the Philippines and Australia after a brawl during an Asian qualifier for the sport's World Cup. Read more

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