City of Madison

Man apprehended by two community members after stealing multiple credit cards

Thief stole two credit cards, used one to purchase high-value gift card

State of Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin co-sponsors legislation to provide emergency sick leave as coronavirus cases increase

New legislation would require employers to provide extra sick leave during public health emergencies, universities across country also making accommodations

City of Madison

UWHCA Board will not voluntarily recognize nurse union despite community, government support

Nurse said union will keep pushing to get deserved recognition, UWHCA desires to work together to solve employee issues

News

Possible cases of coronavirus pending, Wisconsin begins testing at labs

State Lab of Hygiene in Madison, Milwaukee Health Department authorized to administer virus tests

News

Plans to expand UW Veterinary School focus on improving clinic spaces, sustainability

Plans create new emergency facilities, small animal clinics

City of Madison

Common Council attempts to reduce single-use plastic waste, passes plastic straw ordinance

Restaurants to receive citations upon plastic straw infractions after educational grace period

News

Experts discuss Dane County affordable housing crisis, possible solutions

Experts said closing housing gap is hard or virtually impossible

City of Madison

Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan tries to find equity in jobs, housing

Ald. Sayed Abbas highlighted community concerns regarding streets, environment

News

Gov. Tony Evers creates committee to improve knowledge of 2020 Census

The committee plans to help improve residents knowledge of census, create strategies for hard to count communities

UW-Madison Campus

Ex-Westboro Baptist member tells why she left church

Megan Phelps-Roper found kindness and acceptance on Twitter despite Westboro's radical views

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