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3 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Community discussion on racial disparities set for Thursday evening

Community leaders from around Madison will gather tonight to lead a discussion about racial disparities in Dane County.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

6 hrs ago | Madison Magazine

a Q&a with Kristen Kordet

CSA, co-op or grow your own: If you could only pick one way to access food, which would you choose and why? Grow your own.

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10 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

Campus weighs impact of divestment

Protesters from 350Madison and the Fossil Free UW Coalition marched down State Street Tuesday to raise awareness about climate change and fossil use use, issues that have been drawn into focus by University of Wisconsin governance groups.

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Related Topix: Plain, WI, Madison, WI

11 hrs ago | Madison Magazine

Dane County District Attorney Takes on Criminal Injustice

American jails and prisons, in addition to warehousing people in numbers way out of whack from other modern, first-world, democratic nations, have become examples of our society's worst shortcomings in the areas of mental health care, income inequality and racial disparities.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Madison, WI, Family, Parenting

12 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Lawsuit challenges new abortion rules

MADISON, Wis A court hearing will be held in Madison today on a lawsuit that challenges conditions for abortions that were set by Republican state lawmakers in 2012.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Madison, WI, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

13 hrs ago | Channel3000

Officer-involved death law breaks new ground

It is a landmark law, the first of its kind in this country. When Gov. Scott Walker signed AB 409 it created a law that will change the way police-involved deaths are investigated in Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Violent Crime, Sister Bay, WI

14 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Judge to hear arguments in abortion lawsuit

A Dane County judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging a 2012 law that sets out conditions for abortions.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

18 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Pursuit on west side of Madison lead to crashes

Madison police say a crash lead to a pursuit which lead to another crash on the west side of Madison Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WKOW-TV

More

In Dane County, many law enforcement agencies already use outside resources for officer-involved shootings but they often rely on the Sheriff's Department for those investigations.

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WMTV Madison

Training for weather spotters

Weather spotters are changing the way officials get the word out about severe weather.

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Related Topix: Weather, Madison, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WKOW-TV

DCHS celebrates 'Help a Horse Week' to encourage adoption

The Dane County Humane Society celebrates Help a Horse Day. Horses at the Humane Society need to be adopted and you can help.

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Related Topix: Lodi, WI

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WKOW-TV

Narcotics Task Force bust yields two arrests

Police say two alleged drug dealers were arrested Tuesday as part of a joint drug bust involving the Madison Police Department and the Dane County Narcotics Task Force.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Madison, WI

Channel3000

Chase suspect tossed debris at police in hopes of stopping them

A man suspected of leading a police chase through Madison neighborhoods on Monday told police he and his passenger were throwing debris in hopes of stopping police.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Fitchburg, WI

Forward Lookout

County Board Committee Appointments

Ah, more internal issues, here's who got appointed to what, and who got slighted or rewarded.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Green Bay Police Investigating Arrest Caught on Cell Phone Video

Green Bay Police say they are investigating officer actions during an arrest caught on cell phone video.

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Related Topix: Door County, WI, Winnebago County, WI, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Business Journal

Steinhafels hopes to reopen former American stores in Oak Creek, Appleton by fall

Steinhafels will immediately start remodeling former American TV & Appliance stores in Oak Creek and Grand Chute, near Appleton, after buying them in American's receivership case Monday, according to a news release issued Tuesday.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Brown Deer, WI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WKOW-TV

Lyft, Uber drivers cited for the first time in Madison

For the first time, Madison police have ticketed drivers operating under the rideshare companies Lyft and Uber.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Germantown schools place safety above all else

When former Milwaukee County jail guard Aron Arvelo was charged recently with two felonies accusing him of secretly recording female co-workers , it wasn't the first time he had run into trouble for harassing women.

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Related Topix: Germantown, WI, Milwaukee County, WI, Oak Creek, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New Berlin keeps workers scurrying to fill potholes and avoid vehicle damage

When former Milwaukee County jail guard Aron Arvelo was charged recently with two felonies accusing him of secretly recording female co-workers , it wasn't the first time he had run into trouble for harassing women.

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Related Topix: Berlin, WI, New Berlin, WI, Milwaukee County, WI

The Badger Herald Online

County's infant mortality rates reflect racial disparity

At a time when Madison has placed increased focus on solving disparities between blacks and whites in education, criminal justice and employment, infant mortality rates between black and white infants continue to show wide gaps.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Marshall, WI

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