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  1. Men's basketball: NCAA Tournament released, March Madness begins ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    After a down year for basketball in Wisconsin, the streets will be unusually quiet in Madison this March, but that shouldn't stop you from enjoying the most exciting month for college sports all year. The selections committee released the field of 64 - or 68 including play in games - Sunday.

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  2. Madison GE Healthcare adds infant health care to manufacturing, catalyzing job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The GE Healthcare Madison manufacturing plant has begun assembling two infant health care machines, which will add a new patient base to their plant and provide an increased number of jobs to people in Dane County. As of Jan. 2, the company started manufacturing a baby warming machine called "Panda" and will be assembling an infant incubator called the "Giraffe" starting in the second half of 2018, Madison plant manager Mark Goyette said.

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  3. Hundreds gather in Madison to commemorate 59th Tibetan National Uprising Day, advocate for free TibetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Tibetan leaders, students, supporters and state political leaders gathered on the steps of the City County Building Saturday to honor the lives of Tibetans who lost their lives in the uprising against the Chinese government 59 years ago and to protest ongoing human rights violations in Tibet. On March 10, 1959 in Lhasa, Tibet, thousands of unarmed citizens formed a "massive human chain" around the summer palace of the Dalai Lama in opposition to an invading Chinese military, according to a statement given by Kashag of the Central Tibetan Administration.

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  4. There is another option: 'Circle Up' shares power of restorative justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The Dane County TimeBank will share its far-reaching relevance in an upcoming screening of "Circle Up," which details how restorative justice establishes forgiveness, accountability and growth. An award-winning documentary directed by Julie Mallozzi, "Circle Up" follows a group of mothers as they engage in restorative justice for their sons who were victims of violent murder.

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  5. UW Faculty Senate calls on UW System President to reaffirm commitment to shared governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    At a meeting Monday, the University of Wisconsin Faculty Senate called on UW System President Ray Cross to reaffirm his commitment to shared governance committees and introduced a proposal to create a shared governance committee aimed at protecting the university's immigrant students. The Faculty Senate's statement comes after Cross made comments widely regarded as dismissive of the role shared governance committees at universities throughout the state play.

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  6. Madison on track to achieve affordable housing goal with recent approval of nearly 300 new unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    In a press conference Tuesday, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority approved $25.8 million in tax credits on five appeals for affordable housing development projects in Madison. A total of 281 affordable units were accepted for production this year, bumping the total number to more than 700.

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  7. Dane County aims to address, re-evaluate mental health resources for inmates with crisis centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The approval of a $76 million prison renovation and questions on current mental health services offered to Dane County inmates have driven Strategic is a Tennessee-based mental health care provider with 10 psychiatric hospitals operating in six states around the country, including one in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Like other Strategic hospitals, the facility would equally tailor programs to serve children, adolescents, adults and seniors, Strategic's Director of Development Mike Garone said.

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  8. After Parkland shooting, Soglin calls for municipalities to have more power over gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Mayor Paul Soglin held a press conference Tuesday to express his support for the victims of the Parkland school shooting and to discuss his thoughts on gun regulations. The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14 - which left 17 people dead - is different than past shootings because the survivors of the shooting are taking control of the conversation instead of letting the incident fade from the nation's "collective memory," Soglin said.

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  9. Former Badger, current star: Madison comic making headlines across North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    SNL, and specifically Molly Shannon, were staples of her television viewing diet, inspiring Chicoine to re-create an SNL skit in forensics class with her friends in high school. She transcribed the skit - her first foray into writing.

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  10. Following three concurrent gun shop burglaries, state representative...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Many store owners advocate for harsher measures, ensuring their product "only goes to people who are authorized to have it" Following the three-day span in late January when suspects burglarized Armageddon Supplies, Max Creek Outdoors and CTR Firearms in southern Wisconsin, Rep. Lisa Subeck, D-Madison, renewed her call for a hearing on a bill that would require stricter retail gun shop security. The Legislative Reference Bureau first analyzed the bill in October, shortly after burglars drove a car through the front of PT Firearms in Cross Plains, Wisconsin and stole 14 guns.

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  11. Men's Basketball: Badgers look to derail Boilermakers on 'Frank Kaminsky Night'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Wisconsin will host Purdue on Thursday night in Madison. The game will begin after a ceremony to retire Badger legend Frank Kaminsky's No.

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  12. Bone broth pop-up shop now open in lobby of MMoCARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Fresco Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge, a restaurant located in the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, has been open for almost 16 years. Fresco prepares bone broth for cooking, and has recently created a drinking broth, called Good Broth , which can be sipped independently on its own, or with a date, depending on what your Valentine's Day plans are.

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  13. Former freelancer becomes own boss, developing Scotify Studios into next media competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Scotify, the nickname turned business moniker of 25-year-old J. Scott Kunkel, is launching his first ever official location for his photography and videography business next month. Kunkel was a freelancer for multiple Madison businesses, including the Majestic Theatre, before he founded Scotify Studios, with new employees and new goals.

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  14. Everything you need to know about the February spring primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    All 37 seats on the Dane County Board are up for election, with five contested races for districts 6, 11, 15, 24 and 32. Districts 6, 11 and 15 will be on the primary University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced in an email to students Monday the university would take part in The The three candidates on the ballot are Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet, Sauk County Circuit Court Judge Michael Screnock and Madison attorney Tim Burns. Even though this race is nonpartisan, Burns and Dallet are supported by Democrats and Screnock is supported by Republicans, according to Wisconsin Public Radio.

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  15. Men's Hockey: Minnesota comes to town for disappointing weekend seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The University of Wisconsin men's hockey team had dreams of a strong finish to the season and even perhaps a berth to the NCAA Men's Tournament on their minds heading into last weekend's tilt with the No. 12 University of Minnesota - as of the latest poll.

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  16. Wisconsin varsity baseball has been gone for 27 years, is return possible?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    In the summer of 1998, Block was an incoming freshman. He was a talented baseball player, but deep down he knew he wasn't cut out for the Majors.

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  17. Men's Hockey: Badgers prepare for Border Battle series against GophersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    Th University of Wisconsin men's hockey team will take on longtime rival University of Minnesota this weekend in Madison with games on Friday and Saturday night. Wisconsin and Minnesota are both in the latter half of the top 20 in the USCHO standings, ranked No.

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  18. Amidst hostility of Israel-Palestinian conflict, environmental...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The University of Wisconsin Hillel Foundation hosted two speakers Tuesday evening, one Israeli and one Palestinian, to discuss the difference between their backgrounds and finding common ground through the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies, an environmental non-profit based in the Middle East. Rachel Szor and Mohmood Al Ramahi were students in the Arava Institute in 2017 and 2013-14, respectively.

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  19. Common Council discusses long-term solutions for consequences of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    The City of Madison Common Council met Tuesday to discuss various alcohol-related resolutions near the University of Wisconsin campus. Last Thursday, Mayor Paul Soglin proposed a moratorium on the issuance of new alcohol licenses in a high density, high police respondents area in downtown Madison.

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  20. Berceau announces she will not seek State Assembly re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Badger Herald Online

    After serving in the State Assembly for nearly 20 years, Rep. Terese Berceau, D-Madison, announced Friday she will not be seeking re-election in the 77th District come fall. One of the main reasons for Berceau's departure is her frustration over the Republican party's majority rule over the Assembly for 15 of her 17 years.

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