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by Megan Duncan | 12/04/2017 - 3:20pm

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A Madison neighborhood is planning to monitor its own air quality because of frustration with the state department usually tasked with that job.

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by Megan Duncan | 11/16/2017 - 1:34pm

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The final city budget is out, and it comes with changes to police staffing, police body cameras, and the public market.

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by Aaron Hathaway | 11/16/2017 - 11:05am

 Looking north toward the capital building from Lake Monona (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Looking north toward the capital building from Lake Monona (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

City planners and community members met in an open forum at the High Noon Saloon last Tuesday to discuss how to build healthy neighborhoods in Madison.

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by Megan Duncan | 11/07/2017 - 12:43pm

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More than 400 people attended Madison’s first game development conference, and the group hopes to grow larger in the next year. 

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by Megan Duncan | 11/01/2017 - 3:22pm

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After the Roman Catholic bishop overseeing the Madison area last week issued guidance that suggested some gay people could be denied funeral rites, the community is circulating a national-attention-getting petition to have the bishop removed

by Megan Duncan | 10/24/2017 - 2:47pm

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A deep dive into the protest history of the Wisconsin capitol building shows just how strong the city’s roots of dissent run.

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by Megan Duncan | 10/17/2017 - 4:31pm

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Whistleblowers are supposed to be protected from losing their jobs in Wisconsin. But, it’s not working that way.

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by Megan Duncan | 10/10/2017 - 10:04am

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Undocumented immigrants are the vital to keeping Wisconsin dairies running 365 days a year.

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by Megan Duncan | 10/03/2017 - 8:17am

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An allocation of $76 million in the budget means a long-debated jail project will proceed along West Dotty Street.

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by Megan Duncan | 09/12/2017 - 9:00am

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end protections for immigrants who came as children will have a local impact. Laura Patricia Minero, a Ph.D. candidate at UW-Madison is enrolled in the DACA program and fears what’s next.

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by Lauren Thill | 08/14/2017 - 12:24pm

 

Even in the middle of the summer, the Simpson Street Free Press South Towne newsroom is busy with students learning and writing. The newsroom is filled with resources for students—from a library full of sources , to the volunteers who help students revise their articles.  

The newsroom exemplifies SSFP’s mission to actively help students learn in out-of-school time in a high-impact, effective fashion. 

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 10:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

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