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by Gretchen Christensen | 03/28/2017 - 12:52pm

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about working towards eliminating food waste in Madison. 

Schools and education

by Gretchen Christensen | 03/22/2017 - 3:33pm

Our weekly round up of headlines around Madison

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by Trina La Susa | 03/21/2017 - 8:15am

The Madison Common Council will vote on this resolution at their meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m.

by Lauren Thill | 03/14/2017 - 10:59am

Saturday event aims to spread hope, inspiration and solidarity

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by Gretchen Christensen | 03/13/2017 - 4:04pm

Our weekly round up of headlines around Madison

by Simpson Street Free Press | 03/10/2017 - 3:20pm

This story appeared originally in Simpson Street Free Press. It was written by teen editor Leila Fletcher.

Leila Fletcher (photo courtesy of Simpson Street Free Press)Leila Fletcher (photo courtesy of Simpson Street Free Press)

Each year of my life, I have left my home in America to fly across the Atlantic and spend my summers in Hungary.

by Jacy Zollar | 03/07/2017 - 3:12pm

(Photo courtesy of Springboard for the arts)(Photo courtesy of Springboard for the arts)

An art program coming to Madison this summer will give buyers a taste of local artistry at an affordable cost. 

CSArt Madison is a community supported art program that will give local artists the opportunity to make creative pieces for the people of Madison. 

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by Lauren Ann Sklba | 03/03/2017 - 3:25pm

Last week, Madison community members gathered to further discuss immigrant rights following the initial United We Stand gathering.

Alders Samba Baldeh and Barbara Harrington-McKinney hosted the meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21., with community leaders including Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Karl van Lith, officer of organizational and development and training for the City of Madison. 

The event began at 6:30 p.m. with the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and the recitation of a poem in honor of Black History Month.

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by Jack Kelly | 02/22/2017 - 7:32pm

The Building Futures Capital Campaign is their first

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by Gretchen Christensen | 02/20/2017 - 4:18pm

Our weekly round up of headlines around Madison

by Gretchen Christensen | 02/13/2017 - 4:18pm

Our weekly round up of headlines around Madison

by Samantha Loomis | 02/10/2017 - 1:48pm

John Terry Jr., 61, is running for alderman for District 8 this April.

Terry is formerly homeless and a recovered alcoholic, and he is proud of it (his struggles were captured in a previous Madison Commons piece). He believes the experiences he acquired from being homeless and addicted give him insight into how the homeless population lives in Madison, specifically in District 8. 

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