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FDA proposes strict regulations on E-Cigarettes

The U.S Food and Drug Administration has released new requirements for e-cigarettes and the manufacturers who make them. The new requirements were proposed Wednesday morning and the FDA is looking for public comment on them for the next 75 days. More>>

Beloit man arrested for 7th OWI offense

City of Beloit Police arrested a 44-year-old man for a 7th offense OWI on Wednesday night. More>>

Judge hears arguments in abortion lawsuit

A Planned Parenthood attorney is trying to convince a judge to permanently block a 2012 law that sets out conditions for abortions. More>>

Community discussion on racial disparities set for Thursday evening

MADISON (WKOW) -- Community leaders from around Madison will gather tonight to lead a discussion about racial disparities in Dane County. The "Together Apart: Talking Across the Social Divide" forum is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the First Unitarian Society at 900 University Bay Drive.  . More>>

Family of foxes on campus educational, eye-catching

MADISON (WKOW) -- A family of red foxes has become a fixture on the UW-Madison campus, contributing to scientific research, and becoming an attractions for dozens of students.The frequent sighting of the vixen and her eight young, known as kits, has led to an area on Linden Avenue being roped off, to protect their den. Associate professor in forest and wildlife ecology David Drake tells 27 News students in droves have assembled along the ropes to watch the foxes romp and play on the grassy ar... More>>

UPDATE: Cause Determined in Oconto High School Fire

Student may have started fire at Oconto High School.
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Fire breaks out a few miles from Milwaukee airport

Milwaukee firefighters are responding to a fire at an auto-salvage yard, about two miles southwest of General Mitchell International Airport.
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Multiple Craigslist frauds in Madison

Teen sells laptop on Craigslist; buyer pays with counterfeit bills.
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American Family Children's Hospital shows off its newest unit

American Family Children's Hospital on Thursday showed off its newly-completed eighth floor, which includes a Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and a universal care unit.
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Gov. Walker listed as one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World

Wisconsin's very own Governor Scott Walker has been named one of Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People in the world.
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Mayor gives new police chief time to comply with residency rule

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is giving new Police Chief Mike Koval at least three months to come into compliance with the city's residency ordinance.Koval lives in Mount Horeb.The charter ordinance requires eighteen top city managers to live in Madison, but gives the mayor the authority to provide a grace period to comply with the rule.Koval tells 27 News he would have moved to Madison, even in the absence of such a requirement. "If someone is setting and creating policy affect... More>>

The Gift of Life, Tonight at 10 Video included

Tonight on 27 News at 10, we'll introduce you to a local woman whose life was saved through the gift of a heart, and one little boy who will eventually need the same.     More>>

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