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  • January 2016 Topnotch Teacher: Benjy Moffit

    Teaching is Benjy Moffit’s blood and even though he tried to avoid it - it didn't take very long before he found himself in the classroom -- and he's still there today using his humor and drive to make sure his students are nothing short of successful.

  • December 2015 Topnotch Teacher: Jodi Ryan

    After 34 years of teaching, Jodi Ryan of Arboretum Elementary in Waunakee has no plans of retiring anytime soon. In fact, she says the school will have to kick her out. She says teaching is like breathing, for her.

  • November 2015 Topnotch Teacher: Beth Reyes

    She has spent so much time in school educating herself so she can better help others. In fact, she has a PhD in education leadership. But what's helping Beth Reyes most is taking the lead from some of the youngest teachers she's encountered so far - her students.

  • October 2015 Topnotch Teacher: Amanda Arnold

    Spreading happiness and spreading love. It's what one Madison woman is teaching her students along with the basics of reading, writing and math…and it happens to be how she connects with her first graders, and just about anyone she meets.

  • September 2015 Topnotch Teacher: Leigh Vierstra

    Leigh Vierstra took her class halfway across the world this past summer and the growth these students had - in her words - is "indescribable."

  • Justice Antonin Scalia

    US Supreme Court via CNN

    Notable deaths of 2016

    Here's a look at some of the biggest celebrities we've lost so far in 2016.

  • PHOTOS: Uber-cute puppies on tour

    A basket of puppies arrived at the News 3 studio in Madison Friday morning as part of a promotion between Uber Madison and a Madison-based pet rescue. Uber and teamed up to offer a puppy break to Uber app users that benefits the pet rescue. Condi (brown) and Wylie (black) got lots of snuggles and love from staff before they went on their way to cheer up other Madisonians through Uber until 3 p.m., the company said.

  • GOP group at debate

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    2016 presidential candidates' net worth

    Ever wonder just what a presidential candidate is worth? Take a look at the net worth estimates for each of the remaining Republican and Democratic candidates as compiled by Forbes.