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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
Oh so high, oh so low. That was the weekend for the state's football fans. Saturday night the Wisconsin Badgers fulfilled their potential with a 31-18 smashdown of top-ranked Ohio State in Madison. About 18 hours later the injury-riddled Packers fell to 3-3 with their second straight...
03.21.2010 | | Posted at 01:15 PM

The Mercury Players Theatre Casting For Offbeat Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Madison’s Mercury Players Theatre will be staging a production of Jeff Goode’s somewhat bizarre comedy this coming May. Poona . . . & Other Plays For Children is kind of a disorienting trip to the theatre. Staged here in Milwaukee some time ago as  a late night show for the late Bialystock and Bloom Theatre Company, the show has a distinctly twisted feel to it. It’s a decidedly adult ...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
In April, the district attorney in Vilas County, Wis., announced that he was seeking volunteers for a forensic test to help his case against Douglas Plude, 42. Plude is scheduled to stand trial in the death of his wife. The volunteers, who must be female, about 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds, will...
12.12.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I and a number of other people recently received an email from local actor Cesar Gamino. There wasn’t much in it. He’d mentioned recently completing work on the following short promo for the United Adworkers 208—the local end of a marketing communications union: Clever. Evidently, he’s also recently finished work on a short film called The Violinist,which apparently filmed ...
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Some revenue-raising options for the state

Things are looking pretty grim in Madison and in state capitals around the country. Wisconsin will face an estimated $5 billion shortfall for the 2009-2011 budget and the state Department of Administration has asked agencies to cut their budgets by more than 10%, thanks to the worsening condition of the economy and...

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