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  1. Could pests, dust lower kids' odds for asthma?Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | UPI

    Early exposure to pest and pet allergens -- cockroaches and mice droppings included -- may actually guard children against asthma, a new study of inner-city kids suggests. "This confirms a similar finding last year that June Cleaver was, in fact, wrong," said Dr. Kelvin MacDonald, a pediatric lung specialist at Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Oregon who reviewed the findings.

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  2. New library will replace old Waunakee Alloy Castings facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | WKOW-TV

    The former Waunakee Alloy Castings facility on North Madison Street will soon be torn down to make way for the 40,000 square foot library. "We recognize that this is going to be transformational to the community, to the neighborhood.

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  3. Dodge County man sentenced after dragging officerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    Court records show Matthew Ellcey has been sentenced to a year in jail and three years of probation for resisting an officer causing harm. Authorities say Ellcey dragged a lieutenant from the Dodge County Sheriff's Office after he was pulled over for speeding in March.

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  4. Several in Madison worry about their loved ones in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    As Hurricane Maria's wrath leaves Puerto Rico behind without power, two men with a Madison connection are having a tough time getting in touch with their family on the island. "That's where I was born and raised, most of my family is there," said Arrieta-Guzman, who has barely been able to speak with relatives since Maria passed over the island.

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  5. Evers calls for adult leadership in education addressRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    State Superintendent Tony Evers is using his annual state of education speech to hit on themes of his campaign for governor. Evers is calling for finding long-term solutions for road and education funding.

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  6. MoreRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    It's why Betty Lou has seen a surge in sales for cruises. Staff says they have seen anywhere between a 20 to 40 percent, all because of the beautiful weather.

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  7. UW Student Releases Graphic Video of Police Officer Being Beheaded...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    A video by a University of Wisconsin student showing police officers in pig's masks beheaded is drawing attention in the Madison. The video shows a police officer hanging a black man with an American flag.

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  8. UW-Madison defends violent student video depicting cops in pig masks...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    University of Wisconsin-Madison on Thursday released a statement in support of a violent student-directed video portraying police officers in pig masks hanging a black male with the American flag, arguing the film is protected by the First Amendment, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. The video, which was filmed as a an advertisement for a student-produced clothing line, depicts a group of black adults in dark hoodies looking on as a police officer pig marches a black male to a noose constructed from the American flag.

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  9. Lawmaker condemns student video depicting police beheadingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Wisconsin lawmaker Steve Nass condemned University of Wisconsin-Madison students after a video went viral of them mimicking a police beheading A Wisconsin state lawmaker has condemned a college student's video depicting the beheading of a police officer as an attempt to incite violence. The video shows University of Wisconsin-Madison students dressed as officers wearing pig masks, including one leading a black student to a noose made of the U.S. flag.

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  10. No Ac: Madison schools address hot classroom concernsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    The heat is something Madison School District educators and students are dealing with this week in the classroom. "It's humid, that's for sure, teachers I think have to do their best to be creative," Building & Technical Director Chad Wiese said.

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  11. Far-off galaxies are firing rare high-energy cosmic rays at usRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Scientist

    A long-standing mystery about the origin of the highest energy particles arriving from outer space has been solved. Ten years of readings from the world's largest cosmic ray observatory show that these ultra-high-energy cosmic rays are coming from outside our galaxy.

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  12. My Research: Unpacking Active LearningRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Journal of Chemical Education

    Collaborative activities are becoming increasingly prevalent in classroom instruction. Often, when instructors start to incorporate collaborative activities in their instruction, they also start "flipping" the classroom.

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  13. Police Officers Beheaded in UW-Madison Student FilmRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The video resembles an ISIS propaganda film. It begins with two actors portraying police officers wearing pig masks lynching an African American.

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  14. Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HON

    Early exposure to pest and pet allergens -- cockroaches and mice droppings included -- may actually guard children against asthma, a new study of inner-city kids suggests. "This confirms a similar finding last year that June Cleaver was, in fact, wrong," said Dr. Kelvin MacDonald, a pediatric lung specialist at Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Oregon who reviewed the findings.

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  15. Autonomous Vehicles Driving Transformation in Real-Estate Design and ConstructionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    DALLAS, Sept. 21, 2017 : With autonomous vehicles still years away from being a common sight on the nation's roadways, its potentially massive impact on society is already changing how land-use planners, developers and others are preparing for this technology, which has been compared to the most significant innovation since the invention of the automobile, according to BBG, a leading independent national commercial real-estate valuation, advisory and assessment firm.

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  16. Wisc. Senator Denounces 'Vile and Racist' Student Video of Beheading PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Noting that a University of Wisconsin student-made video , showing police depicted as pigs and being beheaded, "has an intent to incite violence against police officers," Wisconsin State Senator Steve Nass said the university must hold the video-makers accountable. He added that the "vile and racist anti-police video" is hosted on UW-Madison's IT platform, which is supposed to be used for "legitimate academic purposes."

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  17. High-energy cosmic rays come from outside our GalaxyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NatureNews

    The Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina finally has solid evidence that the most energetic particles in nature come from sources outside the Milky Way. Scientists have suspected this for decades, but weren't able to confirm it - until now.

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  18. Ozark grasslands experience major increase in trees and shrubsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Glade grasslands are fire-adapted ecosystems that contain diverse plant communities. This glade in Missouri has been managed with prescribed fire and mechanical thinning of woody vegetation.

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  19. Ben Shapiro: Are We Seeing the End of the First Amendment?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The preparations for the visit were patently insane. First, the school charged the sponsor group, Young America's Foundation, a $15,000 security fee.

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  20. Colleges Tackle Free Speech, Trigger Warnings, Safe SpacesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    This past spring, after students at Lewis & Clark College in Oregon invited Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies to debate immigration policy on campus, they learned that the Southern Poverty Law Center designated the school's center as a hate group. The student committee in charge struggled with whether to let the event go on as planned but ultimately decided to proceed.

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