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Top 21 Breakfast Places in America, one Madison spot makes the list

The website has named the top 21 Breakfast Spots in America, and Madison made the list. Can you guess which spot? More>>

Madison to end its popular curbside compost program Video included

The city of Madison is abandoning its popular compost pilot program for financial reasons. Since June 2011, homes in certain areas of Madison have had a third bin for organic waste. More>>

Nail polish could help save women from sex assault

A new shade of nail polish could help stop sex assaults. More>>

Spike in student loan debt Video included

KANSAS (WKOW) -- New research shows student loan debt is higher than credit card and all other consumer debt. More>>

Plymouth wants to be 'World's Cheese Capital'

PLYMOUTH (AP) -- The city of Plymouth wants to use the phrase "World's Cheese Capital" in marketing and tourism materials.But officials say someone else already has the trademark on a similar phrase.Plymouth is home to Sargento, Sartori, Masters Gallery and a Great Lakes Cheese "cut and wrap" facility. The Sheboygan Press Media reports that in the 1940s and 1950s, the city used the slogan on billboards.But documents from the Wisconsin Secretary of State's Office show the phrase "Cheese Capita... More>>

New USDA regulations aimed at faster meat recalls Video included

WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- There are new federal regulations aimed at getting rid of contaminated meat before it hits the shelves. More>>

Unemployment down in Wisconsin cities, counties

Unemployment fell in most Wisconsin cities and counties in July. More>>

Brita recalls children's water bottles

Thousands of children's water bottles are being recalled. More>>

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods and Trader Joe's are being recalled. More>>

Black Earth Meats may be forced to move part of its business

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Black Earth Village Trustee James Coyle tells 27 News the village board voted Tuesday night to give Black Earth Meats 120 days to relocate the slaughterhouse portion of its business. More>>

Graco recalls 2 million infant car seats

The largest car seat recall in U.S. history now includes nearly two million infant seats to go along with the 4.2 million toddler seats already recalled by Graco. More>>

Angie's List: Maintaining your grill Video included

If it's been awhile since you fired your grill up, Angie's List has some tips to keep yours around for years. More>>

Hurricane 360 Mop: Does it Work?

MADISON (WKOW) -- Spin dirt away, dust and mop up spills. More>>

#OnlineSafety: The checklist every parent needs to keep their kids safe from predators Video included

MADISON (WKOW) -- It's not easy being a parent. Period. But it's gotten a lot harder with advances in technology. and trying to keep your kids safe from child predators.Becky Baumeister and her 13-year-old daughter Katrina spend their fair share of time on the posting on Facebook, checking out new apps, and watching YouTube videos. And while Becky is pretty knowledgeable when it comes to technology, it's hard to keep up with a teenager. While she may know sites like YouTube, Instagram and eve... More>>

Batteries in baby video monitors being recalled

Summer Infant is recalling about 800,000 rechargeable batteries used in baby video monitors because of a burn hazard. More>>

Enrollment deadlines approaching for health insurance

The Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance is reminding everyone there are two Affordable Care Act (ACA) deadlines coming in the next several weeks. More>>

House flipping scam lands former police officer in jail

When some victims heard they could make a 12% return on their money, hundreds signed up.

Target customers can sign up for free credit monitoring now

MADISON (WKOW) ---- Target announced last week that they would offer guests who shopped in their U.S. stores free credit monitoring for a year along with identity protection. Sign-up begins today through More>>

Target: 40M accounts may be involved in breach

Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. More>>

UPDATE: UW-Madison IT expert says US could have safer credit/debit cards

MADISON (WKOW) -- A UW-Madison IT expert says the technology exists to avoid the type of crisis caused by the Target security breach.

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