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Thursday, May 24


Trump calls off historic summit with North Korea

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President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from North Korea.


At least 20 injured in semi truck-school bus crash on I-39/90/94 near DeForest


The injury count in the semi truck-school bus crash was at 20 as of Wednesday afternoon, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

Madison police seek information on apparent hit-and-run that killed female pedestrian on East Side


Madison police are seeking information on an apparent hit-and-run that killed a female pedestrian on South Stoughton Road (Highway 51) near Buckeye Road on the East Side late Thursday night.

In a poke mood? Try new Willy Street shop

With poke places popping up everywhere you look, Poke Poke has positioned itself well Downtown.

Wednesday, May 23


Slideshow: Top of the charts


This week's top TV shows, movies, DVDs, songs, books and apps.

Foxconn disputes report that it's changing its plans for new Wisconsin campus


Foxconn officials said Wednesday that they are not changing plans for a display-screen manufacturing campus in southeast Wisconsin, contradicting a new report to that effect in a top Asian news outlet.


The Corner Table podcast: Back to the butcher

This week on the podcast, Allie Christian talks about how her background in cooking informs her work with customers at Underground Butcher.

Student-brewed beer with Wisconsin Brewing Co. hits stores

The collaboration between UW-Madison and the Verona brewery results in a grapefruit Radler


MMOCA's Rooftop Cinema shows something trippy under the stars

MMOCA’s Rooftop Cinema series offers experimental films — ranging from the trippy to the cryptic to the purely fun — on Friday nights in June.


Wisconsin high court backs Ho-Chunk in dispute with quarry, protects burial sites


A Madison-area concrete company can’t dig up American Indian burial mounds located within its southern Wisconsin quarry, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday without any explanation.

Tuesday, May 22


Victim in South Side shooting dies; Madison police recommend homicide charges


The man shot in the back of the head Wednesday night at a South Side apartment complex has died.



Minneapolis chain restaurant moving into old Sprecher's location

The old Sprecher's location on the Far West Side will soon become home to Cowboy Jack's, a growing chain of restaurants based in Minneapolis.


Coming Attractions: In This Moment, Murder by Death, The Big Wu


Metal band In This Moment will bring its visually stunning live show to the Orpheum Theater.


Artist Robert Indiana, creator of 'LOVE' series and Bucks' MECCA floor, dies at 89

Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his island home off the coast of Maine on Saturday.



With help from teens, a 'mural alley' blooms in Darbo-Worthington

This summer the back side of the Madison East Shopping Center will become the first Madison Mural Alley, funded through The Bubbler at Madison Public Library.


Supreme Court in Epic Systems case: Employers can enforce arbitration agreements with workers


The decision has ramifications far beyond Epic, affecting an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.


Ben Franklin and Ace Hardware stores to close on Madison's East Side

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The announcements have rattled the Lake Edge Neighborhood where Ben Franklin has been a staple since 1959.

Theme parks riding high again despite high prices


Business at major theme parks like Disneyland is booming again despite high admission prices.

Monday, May 21


Netflix's 'Cargo' is a zombie movie to sink your teeth into

Instead of the nonstop carnage of “The Walking Dead,” “Cargo” gives the audience time to contemplate what we’d do for our family in a no-win situation like this.


Dance festival comes to Madison

About 350 young dancers from seven states will be in Madison this week for the Regional Dance America MidStates dance festival. The annual event includes master classes, seminars for dancers, directors, board members and costumers, and…

Sunday, May 20


Let's Eat: Pierogis finally get their moment in Madison

“Potatoes, cheese, dough and butter—what’s not to like about that?”


Old books with old stains get a new look

They might be blood. Or red wine. Maybe candle wax, ink, or medicinal potions from another time, another land, another way of thinking.

Accidental food cart fabricator responsible for look of many Madison favorites

Caged Crow has built more than 30 carts and trucks, including about a dozen used in Madison.


On View: 'Art by Linda'

Traditional watercolor, along with poured watercolor and acrylic paintings by Linda Kuruzar, are on exhibit at Drumlin Ridge Winery, 6000 River Road, Waunakee, through the end of May. “Art by Linda” also features collage artwork.

Friday, May 18


Cuban media: Boeing 737 carrying more than 100 crashes into field, bursts into flames on takeoff

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A Cuban airliner with 113 people on board plummeted into a yuca field just after takeoff from Havana's international airport on Friday. There was no immediate word on casualties, though residents told The Associated Press they saw at least…


Not invited to the royal wedding? Here's how you can watch it at home


There are plenty of options for watching the royal wedding live from the comfort of your couch. Here are details:


Suspect arrested, multiple fatalities reported in Texas high school shooting


Houston-area media citing unnamed law enforcement officials are reporting that there are fatalities following a shooting at a local high school Friday morning.

Restaurant review: Bistro Honda makes a global mashup with mixed results

Bistro Honda is a new Japanese American spot on the north side that feels like a restaurant out of time, and not really in a good way.