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Politics and Elections

After dismissing another run, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will seek another term

Soglin says he's been encouraged by many to run, is enthused for a campaign, wants to continue to promote racial equity, economic development and entrepreneurship, and has unfinished business such as the Madison Public Market. Read more

Politics and Elections

Fourth former Scott Walker secretary comes forward to criticize governor

Paul Jadin resigned Wednesday from his job at the Madison Region Economic Partnership so he could speak out publicly. Read more


Higher education

Woman's attorney disputes Quintez Cephus' claim he is victim of racism in sex assault case

The Badgers wide receiver's claims that he was denied due process and discriminated against because he is African-American during an investigation of the sexual assault charges by the university “are a red herring made to distract attention from the facts in this case,” attorney Lester Pines said. Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

Microloans are available for businesses damaged by August floods

The Madison Region Economic Partnership is distributing the interest-free loans of up to $15,000 each. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Game changers: Remembering the pivotal 1993 Badgers football season

They were the game changers. The 1993 Wisconsin Badgers football team is widely considered to be th… Read more

Local News

Flu shots urged as Madison's FluGen plays role in effort for universal vaccine

FluGen is part of a renewed national effort to improve the odds by developing a universal flu vaccine, which would protect against more types of flu, possibly for many years. Read more


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Wisconsin winter likely to be mild and dry

The mild and potentially above-average temperatures would be a result of a weak El Niño forming in the Pacific Ocean, said Mike Halpert, deputy director of the federal Climate Prediction Center.  Read more


Volunteers look for clues in search for Wisconsin girl whose parents were shot to death

BARRON — One hundred volunteers in a Wisconsin town where a teenage girl went missing are scouring … Read more

Entertainment News

Going Out: All welcome at Badger homecoming

Launch a weekend of Badger fun at the UW-Madison Homecoming Parade beginning 6 p.m. Friday and trav… Read more

Local News

Sun Prairie to host reopening event for its downtown Saturday

Sun Prairie will celebrate the re-opening of its downtown Saturday, more than three months after a gas leak explosion destroyed several buildings and killed a volunteer firefighter. Read more Health, Sports Health & Fitness

Dr. Zorba Paster: Daily aspirin may not be good idea

Aspirin, aspirin, aspirin. What shall we do? Read more

Major League Baseball

Brewers' Wade Miley plans to stick around longer in second straight NLCS start

Miley goes back to the hill two days after being lifted after facing leadoff hitter Cody Bellinger in Game 5 in a designed move by manager Craig Counsell. Read more


Local News

Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published today on Read more


Today's Birthdays, Oct. 19: John Lithgow

Today is Friday, Oct. 19. Read more

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Entertainment Highlights & Reviews

Get entertainment highlights & reviews from the staffs at the WSJ and Cap Times. Read more

Get in on the Movie Buzz with Rob Thomas

Get the latest movie buzz, led by The Cap Times' Rob Thomas. Read more


Major League Baseball

Red Sox finish off Astros in 5 games, head to World Series against Brewers or Dodgers

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Red Sox past the defending champion Houston Astros 4-1 Thursday night in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu transforming his game in final year with Badgers

Sagapolu's playing a much more versatile role as a senior. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Who has the edge when Wisconsin Badgers host Illinois Fighting Illini?

State Journal reporter Jason Galloway breaks down the matchup between the Wisconsin Badgers and Ill… Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Men's Basketball

Better relationships should improve play this season, Badgers men's basketball players say

“We’re a much closer team,” Brad Davison said. “We do a lot more (together) and it shows on the basketball court. We hold each other accountable, we’re communicating more and we work more as a unit.” Read more

Politics and Elections

Advisers telling Trump not to campaign for Scott Walker because he is going to lose, Washington Post reports

Trump is scheduled to campaign for Walker at the Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee on Wednesday. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Rare all-freshman fourth line holds its own for Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey

Roman Ahcan, Dominick Mersch and Brock Caufield became only the third all-freshman line to start a Badgers men's hockey season since 2000. Read more