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MADISON, Wis | ‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis — A sequel to the popular “Making a Murderer” documentary series is set to premiere Oct. 19 on Netflix. The first “Making a Murderer” recounted the story of Steven Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who were convicted in the 2005 slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. Avery and Dassey are serving life … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | ‘Making a Murderer’ sequel set to premiere Oct. 19

MADISON, Wis | Canada runs for 2 scores, BYU upsets No. 6 Wisconsin 24-21

MADISON, Wis — Squally Canada ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns and BYU handed mistake-prone Wisconsin its first nonconference home loss since 2003, giving the No. 6 Badgers fits with its motion offense in a 24-21 victory Saturday. The Cougars (2-1) tossed in a trick play, too, when receiver Aleva Hifo found open tight … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Canada runs for 2 scores, BYU upsets No. 6 Wisconsin 24-21

MADISON, Wis | $30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis  — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that’s where the puppies come in. Students returning to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this summer were greeted by therapy dogs for petting. Those lured by the chance to … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | $30 million poured into effort to energize young voters

MADISON, Wis | Taylor scores twice, No. 4 Wisconsin beats W. Kentucky

MADISON, Wis  — Jonathan Taylor took the handoff and went left as the Wisconsin offensive line and three tight ends cleared a path to the end zone. The dynamic back waited patiently for the holes and weaved through traffic. The closest any defender got to tackling Taylor was when defensive back Kyle Bailey reached out … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Taylor scores twice, No. 4 Wisconsin beats W. Kentucky

MADISON, Wis | Foxconn giving $100 million to UW-Madison for partnership

MADISON, Wis  — Foxconn Technology Group announced Monday that it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, making it one of the largest gifts in the school’s history that comes as the Taiwan-based electronics giant builds a factory in southeastern Wisconsin that would be the company’s first of … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Foxconn giving $100 million to UW-Madison for partnership

MADISON, Ill | Power takes splash of gas, wins IndyCar race at Gateway

MADISON, Ill — Will Power used to hate racing on ovals about as much as he hates conserving fuel. The oval part has changed considerably this season. The fuel part? “I was just, ‘Ah! Come on! Let’s race this properly!’” Power said Saturday night, after some of his closest rivals began saving every last drop … Continue reading MADISON, Ill | Power takes splash of gas, wins IndyCar race at Gateway

MADISON, Ill. | IndyCar’s Frye: Wickens’ car performed as it was designed

MADISON, Ill. — The head of competition for IndyCar said Friday that Robert Wickens’ car performed exactly as it was designed when it tore to pieces during a frightening wreck at Pocono, leaving the Canadian driver hospitalized with serious injuries to his spinal cord and extremities. Jay Frye also acknowledged that a host of improvements … Continue reading MADISON, Ill. | IndyCar’s Frye: Wickens’ car performed as it was designed

MADISON, Wis | The Latest: Cephus attorneys move to dismiss assault charge

MADISON, Wis. — The Latest on sexual assault charges against Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Embattled Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus’ attorneys have filed a motion asking a judge to dismiss one of two sexual assault charges against him. Prosecutors charged Cephus with second- and third-degree sexual assault Monday. Investigators say he … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | The Latest: Cephus attorneys move to dismiss assault charge