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Eclipse in motion: Viewing the eclipse from Wisconsin

Here in the Badger State, we’ll begin to see the moon cross in front of the sun just before noon. The eclipse will reach its peak at 1:15 p.m. local time. In southern Wisconsin, 85 percent of the sun will be covered. The moon will have completely passed the sun by ~2:40 pm CT.


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Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion Foxconn bill

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi... (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File). FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Conservationists are lining up to oppose Republican plans to elimi...

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed the $3 billion dollar Foxconn incentives bill in a bipartisan vote. The legislation, penned by Governor Scott Walker, passed in a 59 - 30 vote despite disapproval by some Democratic lawmakers. 


Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn


The Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. More>>

Former KKK wizard from Beloit fears Charlottesville tragedy just the beginning Video included

A Beloit Ku Klux Klan member denounced the white supremacy organization after a 1992 rally in Janesville turned violent. Nearly 25 years later, the former Klansman is speaking out about the group's past in Rock County and why he fears the tragedy in Charlottesville, Va. is just the beginning. 


State Assembly condemns white supremacist violence in Charlottesville Video included

An Assembly session day that was scheduled to focus solely on the Foxconn incentive legislation was also used to condemn hate Thursday.


Co-sponsor of campus free speech bill won't say if he'd support white supremacist speech at UW Video included

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) said Wednesday that, while white supremacist hate speech is wrong, it also shouldn't be pushed into the dark corners of the world. 


Soglin orders removal of Confederate monuments from Forest Hill Cemetery Video included

Confederate memorial in Forest Hills Cemetery Confederate memorial in Forest Hills Cemetery

The removal was announced today in a statement from Madison Mayor Paul Soglin. 


Powerball jackpot climbs to $500 million, eighth largest in history

Aug. 19, 2017 drawing Aug. 19, 2017 drawing

MADISON (AP) -- The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history. 


Woman dies while rendering aid in Dodge County car crash

A woman was hit by a car and killed while rendering aid in a separate car accident, according to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office.   


Talking to children about racial hatred, violence Video included

The deadly racial violence in Virginia is another situation when parents can find themselves trying to explain some serious issues and ideas like racial hatred to their children.    


Beer and golf not only go together, they grow together at a Cottage Grove golf course Video included

Past the fairway and the green you'll find rows and rows of hops at The Oaks Golf Course.  


Adams Co. authorities search for "at risk" woman

Courtesy: Adams Co. Sheriff's Office Courtesy: Adams Co. Sheriff's Office

The Adams County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a missing woman.


"Slave" tweet from Milwaukee County GOP to Dems Video included

Someone sent out an inflammatory message on the Milwaukee County Republican Party's Twitter account.


Madison police arrest man for peeking into bathroom stall

Authorities say they have arrested a Madison man for peeking at someone through a bathroom stall.


Walker holds Foxconn roundtable Video included

Governor Scott Walker and Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou today signed a Memorandum of Understanding July 27, 2017. Governor Scott Walker and Foxconn Founder and CEO Terry Gou today signed a Memorandum of Understanding July 27, 2017.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was in Green Bay Wednesday to promote a plan for building a Foxconn plant in southern Wisconsin.


Jewish community finds strength & hope after being targeted in Charlottesville Video included

The video has been seen around the world. White supremacists holding torches as they march in Charlottesville, Virginia, chanting, "Jews will not replace us!" The Jewish community was just one target of the neo-Nazis, and the fears echoed throughout the country. It's why one Madison Rabbi is expressing a message of hope to his congregation.


Walker refuses to directly condemn Trump Video included

Gov. Scott Walker is refusing to directly criticize comments President Donald Trump made saying "both sides" in a white supremacists march were to blame for violence that broke out.


Petition signed by thousands asks authorities to save Clark County horse Video included

A horse tied to a tire outside of a Clark County home, that some residents say has not moved for almost a decade, will remain there because local law enforcement said their hands are tied. 


Madison murder suspect to go to trial for death at Culver's

Nicholas Ivy waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon, pleading not guilty in the death of Christ Kneubuehl.


Dane County Job Fair a workers' market Video included

Hundreds of people looking for a job in the Madison area now have new leads.  


Holocaust survivor worries about growing violence Video included

Warning of history's cyclical tendencies, a local holocaust survivor is voicing concerns about the country's future after the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., the national debate over President Trump's evolving condemnations and the overnight removal of statues memorializing the Confederate.


Wisconsin Republicans walk fine line on responding to Trump comments Video included

A majority of Wisconsin Republicans spent Wednesday carefully choosing their words as they were repeatedly asked to respond to President Trump's comments that equated white supremacists with people who showed up to protest them in Charlottesville last Saturday.


Madison area's African American leaders respond to Charlottesville, President's remarks Video included

As the Madison area's African American leaders continue to absorb the racial tensions and violence in Charlottesville, and President Trump's response to it, they call for unity, and a willingness to speak out against hate


How to make an Eclipse Shadow Box Video included

Use these directions to build your own Shadow Box Viewer.  You should already have most of the materials in your house.


Sen. Johnson responds to Trump comments, says nation needs to 'move beyond'

MADISON (ABC News) -- Sen. Ron Johnson gave a tepid answer this morning when asked repeatedly to comment on President Trump's latest comments on the Charlottesville violence.


Chicago man shoots himself in the groin on a bus in Madison

A commuter bus headed to Chicago was delayed in Madison after police say a man accidentally shot himself in the groin. 


Madison mayor calls Foxconn a “terrible deal”

MADISON (WKOW) – Madison Mayor Paul Soglin called the deal to lure technology manufacturer Foxconn to Wisconsin “terrible,” and and said it will bankrupt the state. 


Trump disbands manufacturing council after number of defections grows

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump says he's ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. 


Viewing times for the solar eclipse in your city

Here's a list of viewing times for the partial solar eclipse in southern Wisconsin.


UPDATE: Missing man found safe, Silver Alert canceled

Authorities say Edward Piechock has been found safe. The Silver Alert has been canceled.


A journey of a lifetime to see total eclipse

LAKE DELTON (WKOW) - The day many have been waiting for years to experience is almost here. The Great American Eclipse is happening on Monday, August 21st.


Study: Not even money incentivizes people to get to the gym Video included

Sometimes in order to get to the gym, all we need is a little extra push.  A new study suggests that money might not be a good enough push though.   


Beloit police search for suspect in shooting

Authorities in Beloit say they have identified and are searching for a suspect in a shooting Saturday, August 12.


Semi too tall for bridge in Milwaukee Video included

A wrong turn led to a wreck for an out of state trucker in Milwaukee Tuesday.    


Not guilty plea for Juneau man accused in girlfriend's death

A Juneau man pleads not guilty to charges of incest and killing his girlfriend in Fox Lake. 


Dane County officials announce the “Lakes Clean Up Project” to tackle algae problem Video included

Dane County officials announce a $12 million effort designed to address the continuing problem of dangerous levels of phosphorus and algae in the county's lakes and streams that has settled at the bottom for decades.


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