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“I love Madison, but it could use a couple more great cocktail bars,” said co-owner Brian Bartels.

A Wisconsin legislative committee voted last week to block a rule requiring Medicaid coverage of gender-affirming treatments for transgender patients — but because of a 2019 court ruling, the move doesn’t change anything for now.  @jessieopie  reports.

District officials and board members hope the change will keep more students in school, especially the Black students who have been disproportionately disciplined using suspensions. @sgirard9  reports.

Does that make @kickapoocoffee , a relatively new downtown coffee shop, the third coming of Café Soleil? Chef David Blair’s smart seasonal menu, enhanced by sunlight-filled windows and minimalist design, certainly feels like it. @LindsayC608  reports.

@MadisonWestHS  will get an upgrade to the pool project originally included in the 2020 capital referendum after fundraising $1.6 million. @sgirard9  reports.

President Joe Biden defeated former President Donald Trump by 20,695 votes. Several recounts and court rulings have confirmed the result.


The former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice has botched an ill-conceived effort to audit the state's 2020 election results with bizarre public appearances and outlandish statements.

Starting Monday, the Cap Times will have its own site at , ending its partnership with the Wisconsin State Journal at .

UW-Madison students and staff made up 27% of total positive Dane County cases during the latest 14-day period.

Vote for Democrats to beat COVID-19 and renew the economy.

Packages that had taken days to deliver are now taking weeks. Overtime has been eliminated and sorting machines are being removed from Oak Creek processing facility.

Scott Fitzgerald has been a dysfunctional, and frequently destructive, force in Wisconsin’s Legislature.

Editorial: It is time to stop stationing police officers in Madison schools