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Wisconsin voters must reassess their priorities after the re-election of Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler, an openly unethical member of the equally unethical five-justice right-wing majority, who ran unopposed. The only way to reverse... Read more

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Heard about the Republican senator who’s trying to extort the federal government for money? Sorry. Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby is stamping his feet and holding his breath until he gets some pet projects for his home state. When Democrats.. Read more

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Drawing upon musical styles from all over the globe, both traditional and obscure, Secret Chiefs 3 is the freewheeling project of composer/producer/ guitarist Trey Spruance, a Mr. Bungle and Faith No More veteran who’s embraced his spiritua... Read more

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Auditions announcements flutter into my email occasionally. Here are three upcoming auditions that sound promising:FAMEYOU’RE GONNA LIVE FOREVER (MAYBE)The Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove is staging an upcoming summer production of the1988 David D.. Read more


For many Wisconsinites, a state Supreme Court without Shirley Abrahamson is unthinkable. Shepherd. ,Cover Story Read more

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The Badger women's hockey team will be headed to their fourth straight Frozen Four starting next Friday in Boston after a dominating quarterfinal victory over Dartmouth today.Afterward, the Dartmouth coach seemed a little stunned:“Wow, Wisconsin i.. Read more

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Nearly every current pollshows that most Americans oppose federal assistance for General Motors,Chrysler and Ford, which must be worrying news for members of Congressas they ponder whether to support ,News Features Read more

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Y’all like the Dukes of Hazzard? Then you’ll luv Beer For My Horses, the vanity project written and starring country star Toby Keith. Set in a small Oklahoma town populated by characters with a capital “K,” this county sheriff comedy plays out ami.. Read more

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The wealthiest corporations inWisconsin now have the best state Supreme Court money can buy. How are you enjoying it so far? How do you like the WisconsinSupreme Court giving a humongous $265 million tax refund to the richestcompanies in the ... Read more

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Not sure why you would be making these predictions so early - but since I like how they play out, I'm passing them along.Mark Schlabach on has his college bowl predictions for next season up. (SERIOUSLY?!)And he's got the Badgers in the R.. Read more

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Epic Systems is a giant success story not only in Wisconsinbut across the country. In an uncertain and changing economy, Epicshould serve as a shining example of how ingenuity and forward thinkingcan propel a business to great things during cha... Read more

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If it’s such an overwhelming advantage to be a black man running for president of th What’s your take? Write: ,Taking Liberties Read more

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What's worse than being bombarded with campaignads from secretive, independent front grou Shepherd ,News Features Read more

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