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Filmgoers in the Madison area are getting ready to say goodbye to a small but important screening series. The Micro-Wave Cinema Series launched in the spring of 2014, and it focuses on filmmakers with very small budgets and a taste for experimentation. Brandon Colvin, a communication arts grad student at UW-Madison and a filmmaker himself, has […]
Wisconsinites have voted to move Supreme Court candidates Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock to the general election in April. Rebecca Dallet is a Milwaukee County Judge and Michael Screnock is a Sauk County Judge. Wisconsin GOP and Governor Walker support Michael Screnock. A long list of local judges and elected officials are supporting Rebecca Dallet. […]
As the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, pass their midpoint, you might be wondering about what’s the deal with the Olympic flame and why do the Games have a torch? Sarah Hopefl and Eli Radtke look at the history of the Olympics and explain some of it’s grander, and stranger, traditions.
On Tuesday, February 13 community members participated in the second of a series of workshops on storytelling and sustainability. The workshops are a part of a new initiative by Sustain Dane and Living In Balance, an outreach program from MG&E. The workshop was co-facilitated by Takeyla Benton, a writing and publishing coach for women of […]
One bill getting its final vote in the Senate tomorrow would prevent state health insurance programs from paying for abortions for state workers. Sen. David Craig is an author of the bill, which would prohibit state health insurance programs from paying for abortions for the workers. They’re insured under the Group Insurance Board. Craig says […]
Did you know tomorrow is Election Day? Who’s on the ballot? Candidates for the State Supreme Court. Justice Michael Gableman is retiring, leaving the first open seat on the court in decades. Three people are vying for the seat. Two are county judges. One is an attorney. WORT News Director Molly Stentz spoke with Middleton […]