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Some alders are pushing for a more independent review of the East Towne Mall arrest of Genele Laird. But it’s unclear whether they have the authority to demand one. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:44 PM News 1 Comments

A group of activists is trying to draft Mike McCabe to run against Gov. Scott Walker. Learn more about McCabe, the former executive of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, in a 2016 Isthmus profile. more

May 4, 2017 3:20 PM News 2 Comments

CUNA Mutual tries to invent an insurance policy to help the working poor in a crisis. Will it become a new model? more

Apr 13, 2017 5:00 AM News

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Todd Hubler

In the past few years, Wisconsin has made it harder to receive unemployment benefits and is aggressively going after workers who make honest mistakes when filing. Is the state trying to eliminate unemployment benefits? more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Polar bears are the largest land predators and not afraid of anything. When one poked its head into Mali Moore’s tent, she couldn’t help but look it in the eyes. She’s still not sure why she survived the encounter. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

The words “President Trump” evoke fear and loathing in the hearts of many Madisonians. While anxiety and depression are flaring up, some are finding ways to cope. more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM , , News 2 Comments

An associate director at Monona Terrace has been trying to get officials in city hall to hear her complaint against its executive director, Gregg McManners. On Oct. 25, the city’s Ethics Board rejected her complaints. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM News

Kathi Hurtgen has raised some serious and well documented concerns about problems at Monona Terrace. Why can’t she get anyone in City Hall to listen to her? more

Oct 23, 2016 2:18 PM News

An official at Monona Terrace accuses its executive director, Gregg McManners, of several ethics violations, including circumventing the city’s competitive bid process and failing to enforce its affirmative action laws. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:43 PM News 1 Comments

American Family will add musician John Legend to its roster of ambassadors. more

Aug 18, 2016 1:08 PM News

Madison is once again facing a bleak budget outlook and Mayor Paul Soglin is considering deep cuts throughout city hall. But will the police department be exempt? more

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Dylan Brogan

We are a rather flat place, but that does not mean you can’t find an awesome view from above, or an intimate space below. Here are some staff picks for both. more

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Some alders are pushing for a more independent review of the East Towne Mall arrest of Genele Laird. But it’s unclear whether they have the authority to demand one. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:44 PM News 1 Comments

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Christopher Klinge

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval is getting hammered for pushing back against a $400,000 review of his department. But he says that police need some “acknowledgement and validation for their work.” more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM News 2 Comments

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Joe Tarr

Domestic partnerships were created by Wisconsin in 2009 to give same-sex couples some of the rights that marriage bestowed. On Wednesday, Dane County issued the first domestic partnership to an opposite-sex couple. more

May 25, 2016 6:07 PM News 2 Comments

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After discovering Prince’s music, my world opened up. I left behind my earlier attitudes and embraced whatever music that caught my ear: the weird and the conventional, the dense and infectious — sometimes all at the same time. more

Apr 21, 2016 4:45 PM MUSIC