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Jurors to see videotaped confession in Jakubowski trial beginning Monday Video included

A judge will allow a videotaped confession to be shown to jurors next week when the trial in federal court for Joseph Jakubowski's gets underway. 

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NO AC: Madison schools address hot classroom concerns Video included

 The heat is something Madison School educators and students are dealing with this week in the classroom.

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End of Summer weather creates business opportunity for local boating company Video included

With these unseasonably hot temperatures, local boating companies are seeing a boom in business.

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Dodge County man sentenced after dragging officer

 A man convicted of dragging a Dodge County Lieutenant after a traffic stop has been sentenced.

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Several in Madison worry about their loved ones in Puerto Rico Video included

As Hurricane Maria's wrath leaves Puerto Rico behind without power, two men with a Madison connection are having a tough time getting in touch with their family on the island

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Wisconsin politicians respond to new GOP healthcare bill Video included

The clock is ticking for Senate republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Evers calls for adult leadership in education address Video included

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State Superintendent Tony Evers is using his annual state of education speech to hit on themes of his campaign for governor.

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Murder suspect Curtis Langlois strapped in restraint during court appearance Video included

The suspect in a Madison convenience store murder appeared in court on Thursday. Curtis Langlois will stand trial for allegedly killing Kendrith Young and the attempted murder of Rodney Lemon on August 2. 

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Home explosion suspect charged with first-degree intentional homicide Video included

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The Madison man accused of blowing up his home to hide the murder of his wife was charged today with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of his wife Lee Anne. 

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Pedestrian killed in DeForest crash

A pedestrian crossing the street on the 200 block of W. North Street in DeForest was seriously hurt after being hit by a vehicle Monday night.

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UPDATE: One injured in east side Madison explosion Video included

Madison fire investigators are looking into what caused an explosion at a building on the east side of Madison. 

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Fentanyl laced heroin seized, two in custody

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Authorities on Monday seized more than 450 grams of fentanyl laced heroin with a street value of nearly $65,000. The drugs would have provided users with 2,000 injections, according to a news release from the Dane County Narcotics Task Force

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Arrest made in sex assault cold case from 2003

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An arrest has been made in a sexual assault cold case that remained unsolved since 2003. Investigators used a DNA  profile to link to Joseph Ostrowski, 42, who had been arrested in Nevada, to the case. .

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The Latest: Walker signs state budget nearly 3 months late

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East Side power outage impacts Elevhjem Elementary School

MG&E reports several hundred are without power this morning on the city's east side. 

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UW-Madison removes controversial video on university internet service Video included

UW-Madison says it has removed a controversial video posted on a university internet service that depicts police officers in pig masks and references the hanging of a black man and the beheading of those officers. 

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GOP lawmakers take aim at reformulated gas

Republican legislators are circulating a bill aimed at ending the federal requirement to use reformulated gas in six southeastern Wisconsin counties.     

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