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With terror attacks at entertainment venues increasingly in the news, local clubs and theaters ponder: What’s the right amount of security? more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM News

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David Michael Miller

A new Wisconsin law restricts the ways that people are allowed to register to vote and eliminates a volunteer program that assisted in voter registration. Critics fear the law disenfranchises many voters. more

Jan 5, 2017 12:00 AM News 4 Comments

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Elisa Wiseman

Despite a strict voter ID requirement now in effect, turnout was high at UW-Madison polling locations, with no long lines. Most students, though, were not enthusiastic about their choices. more

Nov 8, 2016 6:41 PM News

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After racist incident at Badgers football game, community leaders call for zero tolerance. more

Nov 3, 2016 9:34 AM News 4 Comments

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Matthew Desmond, author of the year’s Go Big Read book “Evicted,” wants everyone to face poverty — and to hate it. more

Nov 2, 2016 12:46 PM Books

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In most cities, the “same 10 people” show up to every local government meeting. The Madison start-up, Polco, is trying to revolutionize public participation by creating an easier way to give constituents a voice on local issues. more

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM News

Police work can be both boring and terrifying, two aspects that create chronic stress. In a planned study, the Wisconsin Center for Healthy Minds will look at whether yoga, meditation and other mindfulness practices can help officers. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM News 2 Comments

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Elisa Wiseman

An east-side neighborhood meeting called to discuss issues of poverty and crime brought up much more commonplace matters like littering, panhandling and speeding. The divide underscored a difference in perception about the issues facing Madison. more

Sep 23, 2016 12:21 PM News 1 Comments

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In June, A Room of One’s Own announced the shop is for sale. Since then, many people have suggested another option: a community of people who could own the shop collectively, as a co-op. The store will host a Sept. 20 meeting on the idea. more

Sep 16, 2016 11:00 AM News

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