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Friday, January 30, 2015 |  Madison, WI: 23.0° F  Mostly Cloudy
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Brunch Links: December 13

It is horribly cold outside. But outside I shall venture to buy my little brother a Badgers hoops jersey. That's what he says he wants for Christmas. Any recommendations on numbers? Bus service should be back up again today and there is no snow anticipated, but the roads will probably remain very icy, so beware.

Here is a delicious breakfast I enjoyed at the Old Fashioned on Saturday. The Wisconsin Benedict.

Doyle calls state of emergency last night in response to snow and ice. I guess that's why I had no bus to ride home.

"Significant progress" made in Overture talks over the weekend. Tomorrow we will see the results.

Petri going to fight like hell to keep the Post Office from moving from his district to Ribble's district. Ribble should be able to help him on that one  the Tea Party don't want no stinkin' post office.

High-speed rail rallies continue, despite the line's death.

Interesting look into how a governor can guarantee his friends jobs after he leaves office.

UW athletic department ranks 10th nationally in earnings.

Who said the Democrats lost everything in Wisconsin? How could we forget about Doug La Follette!?

"Dal Lawrence, the former longtime president of the Toledo Federation of Teachers and current member of the Teachers Union Reform Network, called the [Wisconsin] teachers union one of the most "retrograde" in the country, along with New York's."

Think you know something about schools? Ever been to school? Run for School Board. Apparently nobody else is.

No recent Wisconsin governor has pardoned a first degree murderer. But that's about it.

Are you exempt from the state's "no-call" list?

Oshkosh Northwestern: "Unions may have to give up more than they'd initially liked, but they have every right to insist that the negotiations not be outlawed midstream."

Meanwhile, the state employees union approves a new contract.

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