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UW students set their sights on local elections to bolster campus representation in city government

Affordable housing, sustainable transportation among issues raised by student candidates looking to bring fresh perspectives to the eighth district

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Right of Way: Inaccessible public transportation limits employment, affordable housing options for Madison’s outskirts

Bus rapid transit looks to provide a solution to inequity and pollution but city officials are met with severe lack of public, government funding

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Smoke Signals: Wisconsin referendum reveals voters want legal weed, but what are the risks?

Overwhelming popular support for legalizing marijuana fuels discussion of potential medical, economic and societal benefits and risks

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Creative and collaborative: Tory Miller inspires diners and budding chefs to reimagine local ingredients

Leaving behind a world-renowned New York City restaurant, chef Tory Miller planted his roots in Madison to operate four establishments

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In the election of a generation, student voting surges

Campus political organizations reflect on role of voting after tumultuous 2016 election

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Money Matters: Unprecedented levels of campaign fundraising and election spending characterize 2018 midterm

Politicians, voters in Wisconsin wrestle with influence of outside spending, corporate donors in state elections

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Trial run: 2018 midterm poses first real test of reinforced Wisconsin election security system

Following 2016 hacking attempts, Wisconsin officials and cybersecurity community aim to secure election technology prior to November elections

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‘Crimmigration’: How the intermingling criminal justice and immigration systems disproportionately affect Southeast Asians

More than 16,000 refugees of the wars in Southeast Asia now face the risk of deportation despite being documented

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Overdue: As the city expands affordable housing, barriers for those in need persist

While the federal government contemplates a comprehensive definition for homelessness, a low vacancy rate and towering rent keep low-income individuals on the street

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Overcrowded: Wisconsin gubernatorial candidates, community programs address prison population size, reform

Walker, Evers square off over criminal justice reform in the November election while community initiatives aim to fix over-population