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TRENDING NEWS: Palm Sunday Bombings in Egypt Trigger State of Emergency

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has declared a three-month state of emergency after suicide bombers targeted two Coptic churches, killing at least 44 people and injuring dozens more in the run-up to Easter. Key points: Under emergency law constitutional rights are suspended, police are given more power The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for…

TRENDING NEWS: Trump Bombs Syria in Response to Chemical Attacks

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight in response to what it believes was a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 100 people. At least six people were killed, Syria claimed, but the Pentagon said civilians were not targeted and the strike was aimed at a military airfield in Homs.…

We Ask Locals How They Feel About March Madness Including Who Will Win

Brian Teater walks the streets of Madison, asking locals what March Madness means to them and who will win. Although our Madisonians might disagree on who will win, whether it be Butler, Louisville, Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Gonzaga, or North Carolina, we can all agree that the best part is watching who will win. Some responses…

TRENDING NEWS: Activists Across US Carry Out “A Day Without Immigrants” Protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop on Thursday as a way to show the country how important they are to America’s economy and way of life. “A Day Without Immigrants” actions are planned in cities including Philadelphia, Washington, Boston and Austin,…

Multiple Fire Departments Respond as Residents Lose Home

On SR 56 between Madison and Vevay was the site of a catastrophic house fire earlier this morning. Jennifer: “Jeff we are so sorry to see this devastation. Jeff talk a little bit about what you know and what happened?” Jeff Carpentar (resident): “I left to go to work this morning and I got a…

Telegraph Hill to be Closed Off Starting this Thursday

The City of Madison’s street department has announced that February 2nd through February 7th from 8-2pm, during weekdays, Telegraph Hill will be closed. There is going to be reconstruction of the retainer wall, which last August was damaged by a semi-tractor trailer driving up the hill. Which is not a good idea. The company truck…

TRENDING NEWS: Trump Proclaims “National Day of Patriotic Devotion”

President Trump has officially declared the day of his inauguration a national day of patriotism. Trump’s inaugural address on Friday frequently referred to patriotism as the salve that would heal the country’s divisions. “When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice,” Trump said from the steps of the Capitol after…

TRENDING NEWS: Semi Truck Drops 38,000 Pounds of Marbles on I-465

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (WXIN) — A truck driver lost all his marbles on I-465 in Indianapolis, and it caused a bit of a traffic headache Saturday morning. Indiana State Police spokesperson John Perrine tells FOX40 sister station WXIN that a truck carrying 38,000 pounds of marbles lost its trailer, spilling the load all over the embankment…

TRENDING NEWS: Hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Calling it Quits

SYDNEY – After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a trace of the plane. The Joint Agency Coordination Center in Australia, which has helped lead the $160 million hunt…