Millions of dollars have poured into Wisconsin for Election Day. At stake: a desire to swing the state Supreme Court majority on the issue of collective-bargaining power for unions.
04/05/2011 11:58 am
Butler is back in the Final Four again this year. And Virginia Commonwealth University has demonstrated more clearly than any statistical measure can reveal that they deserve all the respect major conference teams get.
04/02/2011 01:34 pm
Corned beef and cabbage – 1,200 pounds of it – will be served by Mike O'Shay's restaurant in Colorado on St. Patrick's Day. Irish restaurants serve corned beef and cabbage on their biggest day of the year.
03/16/2011 05:24 pm
After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill to limit collective bargaining for many public unions, efforts are afoot to recall 16 state senators – eight from each party – by the summer.
03/14/2011 09:26 pm
Removal of aging highways is a strategy some cities are using to try to boost their downtown districts.
03/02/2011 02:43 pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the state Legislature can't attend to crucial fiscal business while 14 Senate Democrats remain out of state to avoid a vote on a bill that would clip union rights. If the stalemate drags out, Walker said he'll have to make layoffs.
02/28/2011 07:49 pm
The Wisconsin GOP-led Assembly approved a bill Friday to sharply curtail the power of public employee unions. But the battle for public opinion, in Wisconsin and the nation, goes on, with the state Senate yet to vote.
02/25/2011 12:07 pm
Protesters filled Wisconsin's state capital for a week, demonstrating against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to cut union bargaining rights. How has the state's political mood shifted from left to right?
02/21/2011 02:01 pm
Other states are watching Wisconsin's bid to virtually break labor unions as a means of cutting huge deficits. Unions in Wisconsin and beyond see this as a Waterloo moment.
02/17/2011 08:00 pm
Borders bankruptcy will mean the closure of some 200 superstores, reshuffling an industry that's already reeling from technological change.
02/16/2011 05:12 pm