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Residents get answers on east Madison odor

MADISON, Wis. - All summer long, people who live on the far east side of town have been asking what's stinking up their neighborhood. City officials now say they have an answer. A woman who lives in the area first reached out to News 3 in July, saying the odor was so bad she had to leave her home.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-23 00:17:12

Madison police looking for missing person with autism

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are looking for a 25-year-old man with autism who walked away from a group home around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Officers said Charles Pautsch may be near the 6700 block of Tottenham Road near Elver Park. He is described as a white male around 5 feet tall and wearing a gray T

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 10:25:59

Madison police will end school safety program

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police will end a school safety program because of budget constraints. Officers have taught the safety classes in the Madison School District and five private schools for the last 15 years. About 3,000 students in the fourth or fifth grade are taught each year about the dange

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 15:17:24

Tabby & Jack's continues to expand its pet supply store presence in Dane County

STOUGHTON -- Michelle Lonergan grew up in family in which her parents owned a pet supply wholesale company. Lonergan is passionate about pet nutrition, especially for her rambunctious 1-year-old Bernese mountain dog, Maisie, and combines her entrepreneurial spirit with strong sales skills. But her s

MADISON - 2017-09-22 14:15:00

Know Your Madisonian: Richard Kilmer

Richard Kilmer thought he was going to be a veterinarian. He grew up on a farm in Wonewoc, had a love for animals, especially chickens, and it seemed to be a natural thing to do. But this was the 1970s, before UW-Madison had its own vet school. So with limited opportunities to pursue the care of ani

MADISON - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Decision on moving N Carolina Confederate monuments delayed

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). This Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, photo shows a Confederate monument honoring Henry Lawson Wyatt at the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed a state panel not to grant Democratic Go... (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). This Tuesday, Sept.

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-22 12:15:00

Sewerage district observes national pollution prevention week

MADISON, Wis. - The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is observing national pollution prevention efforts this week, and encouraging residents to take action and do their part to protect our water. The district hosted a tour Friday of the Wastewater Water Treatment Plant to talk about how they

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 23:13:45

Heading to Mexico? Busiest US crossing closing this weekend

(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, photo, a woman walks towards the border on a pedestrian bridge over construction on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. T... (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this Tuesday, Se

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-22 10:35:00

Low-spending school districts concerned with Walker veto

MADISON, Wis. - Schools across the state are moving ahead with their spending plans now that the state budget has been passed. But they're also expressing concern about one of the governor's vetoes, on a bill that would have allowed low-spending school districts to raise taxes without a referendum.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 21:45:34

University of Wisconsin expands free-tuition program for first-generation students

Buy Now UW-Madison is offering scholarships to 139 transfer students.MICHELLE STOCKER - Capital Times After transferring from the two-year UW-Baraboo/Sauk County campus, where tuition and other expenses were low enough that jobs on and off campus covered his bills, Luke Moat had accepted that he'd

WISCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 19:50:00

Record heat sticking around, cooler air moves in Wednesday

Record heat baking Madison the past few days is expected to stay put for a few more days, forecasters say, before cooler air moves in mid-week. The National Weather Service said highs from the upper 80s close to 90 remain in the forecast, with the temperatures a good 20 degrees warmer than normal. T

MADISON - 2017-09-22 19:45:00

Facebook Turning Over Russia-Backed Election Ads To Congress

After revelations that the site had sold thousands of 2016 election ads to accounts linked to a Russian troll farm, Facebook promised to turn over the ads to Congress. What do you think? After revelations that the site had sold thousands of 2016 election ads to accounts linked to a Russian troll far

THE ONION - 2017-09-22 19:12:00

Measure jeopardizing sidewalks and bike paths survives Scott Walker's veto

Despite vetoing a budget provision that would have barred local governments from regulating quarries because of objections to "inserting a major policy item into the budget without sufficient time to debate its merits," Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker left in place a measure that will take away the righ

MADISON - 2017-09-22 18:45:00

Leaf, yard waste collection starts Monday; final round of brush collection too

Record-breaking 90-degree weather makes it hard to believe it's fall leaf collecting time, but it is just that in Madison. The Madison Streets Division will begin leaf and yard waste collection on Monday, which also is the day of the beginning of the end of brush collection. The city doesn't have a

MADISON - 2017-09-22 18:45:00

Summit Credit Union to sue Equifax over data breach

MADISON, Wis. - Madison-based Summit Credit Union is suing credit bureau Equifax over a major data breach last month. A lawsuit filed in federal court in the northern district of Georgia claims that the data breach has caused damages to both the credit union's 162,000 members and its business, inclu

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 17:55:21

Reports: Kylie Jenner is pregnant

Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to TMZ. The celebrity news site reportedly confirmed the reality-show star is expecting a baby with current boyfriend Travis Scott. TMZ reports the two recently began telling friends they are expecting. Both have yet to comment on the report, as of the time of thi

FOX47.COM - 2017-09-22 17:29:09

Patient reunites with EMS flight crew that saved her

LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ) -- It was when Angel, that is, Flight Nurse Angel Senter, met Hope. "I love your name," Hope Hugus said as they hugged. "I like yours, too," said Angel. They had met before, but the details are kind of hazy. "I don't really remember a lot of it," Hugus says of that day. "I re

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-22 17:13:00

Wisconsin creating elections security team, plan

FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, a roll of "I Voted" stickers sit on a table in front of election officials at a polling place, in Eau Claire, Wis. Wisconsin elections officials are putting together a formal security plan in advance of next fall's election. The Wisconsin Elections Commission

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 16:59:00

Man knocked out by 'new acquaintance,' police say

MADISON, Wis. - A 23-year-old Madison man was knocked out and robbed early Friday morning after leaving a bar, police said. The man was leaving a bar around 2:10 a.m. with four people he told police he had just met, according to a release. While the group was walking in the 400 block of Hawthorne Co

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 16:55:16

Do you need a standalone camera, or is a cell phone good enough?

MADISON, Wis. - That is a question anyone who takes pictures might ask themselves as the quality of cell phone camera improve with each new generation of phones. The first cell phone with a camera hit the market in 2000. The J-phone from Sharp had a camera with .11 megapixels. Seventeen short years

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 16:53:38