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City of Madison

RecWell classes cancelled, UW housing adapts to new Dane County COVID-19 restrictions

Cases have increased 292% since Oct. 7 in Dane County

State of Wisconsin

Gov. Evers signs executive order, advises Wisconsin residents to stay home as cases continue to rise

Cases increase on UW campus as well, dorms perform required testing

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City of Madison

PHMDC moves to crisis model of contact tracing, illustrates need to prevent COVID-19 spread

Third peak started late October with daily increases of 250 cases on average, UW Ph.D. student says

City of Madison

Dane County supervisors propose to reduce sheriff positions, funding for ‘less-lethal’ weapons

'The very people assigned with protecting us should not be harming us, especially in a global pandemic,' county supervisor says

Freedom Inc. Protest
City of Madison

Local non-profit defends Madison polling locations on Election Day, ‘preparing’ for ‘white backlash’

'I think it's shameful that the most democratic process that we have in our country is being challenged so blatantly,' Freedom Inc. representative says

City of Madison

Voter turnout in Madison, Dane County surpasses record 2016 numbers

'No one should expect the vote total to change whether or not there is a recount,' Dane County Clerk says

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City of Madison

Dane County switches to crisis model for contact tracing, UW to ramp up testing

'Like all other health departments in the state, we are struggling to keep up with contact tracing,' Dane County Public Health official says

State of Wisconsin

College campuses contribute to Wisconsin’s high level of COVID-19 cases

UW-Madison, UW-Green Bay professors emphasize students' responsibility in reducing COVID-19 infections

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City of Madison

Dane County halts $20 million jail construction, instead invests in mental health center

Jail conditions are "inhumane," "absolutely unacceptable," county officials say

City of Madison

Dane County supervisor Paul Rusk passes away at 65

'Paul's leadership and grace will be deeply missed,' County Executive says

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