City of Madison

City Council votes for settlement allowing Taco Bell to sell alcohol

Agreement brings end to yearlong legal dispute

UW-Madison Campus

Author of prison research book discusses difficulties of life as an ex-convict

Median income for ex-cons one year after release is $6,000 — half the federal poverty line

UW-Madison Campus

New findings provide insight on earnings reports of various UW degrees

One of only a handful of schools to do so, the project looked at the median earnings of graduates

UW-Madison Campus

Mariam Fathalla discusses life experiences, harsh conditions as a Palestinian refugee

For past 71 years, Fathalla has lived in refugee camps in Lebanon

State of Wisconsin

Evers: ‘Unrealistic’ to believe Foxconn will meet employment targets, now looks to revise original contract

Foxconn, which received over $4 billion in states, local tax credits, said it still intends to create 13,000 jobs

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin county jails charge higher than national average for inmate phone calls, study shows

Study finds average phone call from local jail costs more than four times higher than calls from state prison

State of Wisconsin

UW-Stevens Point will retain six humanities majors it planned on cutting

Developed in response to large deficit, plan received major backlash from faculty, students

UW-Madison Campus

Catherine Lloyd announced as UW’s new chief data officer

Lloyd has 25 years of experience, previous positions at Harvard, University of California-San Francisco

State of Wisconsin

As spending increases in Wisconsin Senate, Assembly races, questions on gerrymandering, campaign donations rise

Spending rose from $28 million in 2016 to $17 million in 2014

City of Madison

What you need to know for Tuesday’s elections

Mayoral, school board, alder, Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates all on ballot