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Steven Potter

Scott Foval admits he screwed up by running his mouth about political dirty tricks to a Project Veritas operative. But he says everything shown in the videos is simply a lie. more

May 18, 2017 5:00 AM News 2 Comments

Ella’s Deli is for sale. Longtime owners Ken and Judy Balkin want to retire. more

May 17, 2017 10:00 AM FOOD & DRINK 2 Comments

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Steven Potter

Late last month, Andrea Irwin settled a lawsuit against the officer who killed her son for a record $3.35 million. But she has found no vindication or peace from the legal victory. more

Mar 30, 2017 12:00 AM News 5 Comments

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Steven Potter

On Monday, lawyers for Tony Robinson’s family released the evidence and arguments they were planning on making had the case gone to trial. Now one alder is calling for a new investigation and another wants the city to have more say in settlements. more

Mar 8, 2017 11:12 AM News

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Tony Robinson’s family is releasing documents collected in a now-settled lawsuit, which it says proves the officer who killed him lied. State Rep. Chris Taylor is proposing new reforms for police use of force and officer-involved shootings. more

Mar 6, 2017 2:39 PM News

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Steven Potter

Attorneys representing the family of Tony Robinson say they had strong evidence directly contradicting Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny’s account in the 2015 killing. On Thursday, the city settled the case for $3.35 million. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:01 AM News 1 Comments

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Chris Roberts

In a lawsuit filed against the city, attorneys representing the family of Tony Robinson contend that video and forensic evidence directly contradict statements by Madison police officer Matt Kenny, who killed Robinson two years ago. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:05 AM News

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Brent Nicastro

Where would hip-hop be without the influence and backbeat created by the Funky Drummer, Clyde Stubblefield? Steven Potter talks to Madison's hip-hop community about the death of the legendary musician. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:59 PM MUSIC

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Steven Potter

Students learn far more than just technique in Jenie Gao’s free printmaking class, offered by The Bubbler program at the downtown library. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

Gnar Hoops & Happy World Clothing combines hula hoops and eco-friendly clothing. Oh yeah, the hula hoops are eco-friendly, too. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Twenty years ago, Gabe Moskoff was a sophomore at Madison East. Today, he's the DJ for rap supergroup Run the Jewels and goes by the stage name Trackstar. Moskoff will return home as Trackstar the DJ on Feb. 15 for a sold-out Run the Jewels show. more

Feb 13, 2017 4:56 PM MUSIC

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Nick Berard

Joey Banks, one of Madison’s busiest drummers, was mentored by his idol, Clyde Stubblefield. Now Banks is music director of the Clyde Stubblefield All-Star Band, where the two men drum side by side. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC 1 Comments

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Brett Stepanik

Neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor sub-freezing temperatures keeps members of the November Project from working out outdoors. more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

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Steven Potter

A new mural created by LGBTQ youth will soon be visible on the side of Art In, 1444 E. Washington Ave. Its message is a tribute to the late street artist Brendan Scanlon, aka SOLVE. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM A & E

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Steven Potter

Burning forests and prairies is one of the most effective ways to manage natural areas and keep invasive species at bay. This year, city workers set almost a dozen fires in Madison’s conservation areas. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot 1 Comments

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