UP: Goodwill Industries. The nonprofit do-gooder group strikes a deal with a recycler to let it accept used computers, monitors, printers and inkjet cartridges at area donation centers. That means locals need no longer brave traffic jams to unload pricey electronics built to become obsolete before their extended warranties expire.
DOWN: Madison's Catholic Diocese. As Bishop Robert Morlino takes a junket to Rome, criticism mounts over his decision to abruptly close the Catholic Multicultural Center that served poor folks on Madison's south side. The Capital Times reports that money and pledges of support to reopen the center independent of the diocese "arrive daily from local Catholics whose anemic response to a recent diocesan fundraising appeal helped close the center's doors."