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Last week, Mayor Paul Soglin unveiled a 266.4 million dollar budget for next year. But the process doesn’t stop here. Now the Common Council will take up the spending plan, and there are sure to be plenty of amendments proposed. Council members met Monday night to begin reviewing the spending plan. Isthmus reporter Joe […]
The gray wolf population in Wisconsin has increased significantly in recent years. In 2004 the species was removed from the state’s endangered species list. Now a controversial gray wolf hunting season is set to begin in the state. The impending hunt will be discussed with Prof. Timothy Van Deelen of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department […]
In this episode:Why isn’t Pluto a planet? What is a planet? P5, A new moon of Pluto! New Horizons Spacecraft is on its way to the far end of the solar system!
In an election most analysts say comes down to voter turnout, wards across the state have reported high turnout today. Dane County Clerk Karen Peters called turnout “just wild,” and Madison City Clerk Maribeth Witzel-Behl said, “We’re swamped.” At 5:20pm, Witzel-Behl said she ordered more ballots printed. Milwaukee had to call in extra poll workers. […]
Welcome to the first show of the Perpetual Notion Machine! PNM was the brainchild of Kris Wedding, a graduate student at UW-Madison in medical physics, and a group of other science students. This show, which originally aired on October 3, 1996, was a trial run before PNM became a permanent fixture on the schedule. The […]