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Esther Cepeda: Aspirational cooks behind bars
The new book “Prison Ramen”—certainly the bleakest cookbook ever imagined”—gives us a glimpse into the phenomenon of jail-cell culinary arts.
Greg Peck: Are monarchs finally on the upswing?
Greg Peck: Are monarchs finally on the upswing?
Fresh reports bode well for our embattled monarch butterfly population.
Dick Polman: GOP Islamophobia is back with a vengeance
George W. Bush understood, as does Obama, that it makes no sense to reframe the war on terror as a war on Muslims.
Kathleen Parker: When it comes to refugees, fear and loathing in America
What is being proposed by several governors and a few presidential candidates is morally reprehensible, un-American and in some instances, legally untenable.
Greg Peck: You're free to bust windows to save pets in hot cars
A new state law holds you harmless if you break someone's window thinking a pet is endangered in a hot car. Is this a good thing?
Steve Knox: A brief history of music stores in Janesville
Steve Knox: A brief history of music stores in Janesville
Steve Knox again takes a trip down memory lane. This time, he reminisces about his favorite music stores in Janesville's past. Do you remember Dorothy's, Co-Op or Musicland?
Matt Pommer: Is it time for change at job-creation agency?
WEDC has been plagued by high turnover of top officials. In early November, three vice presidents resigned, including the agency's latest chief financial officer.
Steven Walters: Wisconsin wields unusual clout in GOP presidential politics
For months leading to last week's Milwaukee debates, Wisconsin Republicans have played dominant roles in the fight over who will be the national party's presidential nominee.
Michael Gerson: Don't feed the Islamic State narrative
The horrors experienced in Paris demand a renewed dedication to the prevention of future horrors.
Greg Peck: Troubling erosion of college student newspapers
The Daily Cardinal at UW-Madison will print newspapers only two days a week. The newspaper at my alma mater, UW-Oshkosh, is fighting for survival.

Opinion Matters

Greg Peck: Fuzzy rule frustrating this football fan
Greg Peck: Some folks need a primer on snow removal
Greg Peck: Put Rotary Gardens light show on holiday fun list
Greg Peck: OK, Mother Nature, bring on winter!
Greg Peck: Are monarchs finally on the upswing?

We the People

John W. Eyster: Why Leif Erikson, Peace Prize are related
John W. Eyster: How are you celebrating Constitution Day?
John W. Eyster: Reflecting on 9/11's 14th anniversary
John W. Eyster: Advice for Walker as he slides in the polls
John W. Eyster: Considering gun rights in the wake of the Virginia TV reporter murders