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Allie Johnson

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JLA Architects

A few years ago, East Washington Avenue, often considered the gateway to the city, was a relatively empty and unremarkable street. Read more

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Allie Johnson

Since 1926, Madison residents have gone to Breese Stevens Municipal Athletic Field on East Washington Avenue to see everything from baseball games to circuses to drum and bugle corps competitions. As the oldest city-owned and -operated athletic field, many officials consider the site an important asset to the community. Read more

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A new portable bathroom has taken up residence alongside the City-County Building, accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Recently installed, it exists for anyone that needs it, particularly the homeless Madison residents that have been sleeping outside the building. Read more

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Laura Zastrow

Gary Kallas is the man behind the Willy Street Fair, Marquette Waterfront Festival and Atwood Fest, to name a few of Madison's most popular summer events. Read more

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Kevin Luecke

Mike Diss-Torrance bikes everywhere he goes in Madison, including to and from work everyday at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources downtown. Often, when he arrives at his office, Diss-Torrance is unable to find a spot to park his bike because the racks are full. Read more

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Allie Johnson

Caroline Russell was on a mission. Dressed in a lime green T-shirt that read, "vote today," Russell was camped out on UW-Madison's East Campus Mall, urging students to cast a vote in Tuesday's election. Read more

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Allie Johnson

With a new coat of paint, a newly constructed fence and the addition of three houses no larger than 99 square feet, a former auto body shop on East Johnson Street looks very different than it did several months ago. Read more

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Stone House Development

As part of continuing efforts to revitalize East Washington Avenue, members of the city's Urban Design Commission are pushing for a more contemporary design for a new mixed-use development in the works on the 1000 block of the street. Read more

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Allie Johnson

With 23 different city departments spread between two different buildings, residents sometimes end up bouncing back and forth between the Madison Municipal Building and the City-County Building, both located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, searching for a particular office. Read more

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Allie Johnson

The Marquette Law School poll released on Oct. 1 reaffirmed the existence of a large gender gap between the two candidates in Wisconsin's race for governor, with 54% of likely women voters supporting Democrat Mary Burke and 40% supporting Republican Read more

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Allie Johnson

Despite a final push by south-side alder John Strasser, members of the Economic Development Committee approved a resolution Wednesday night identifying East Washington Avenue and First Street as the top choice for a year-round public market. Read more

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Allie Johnson

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval says one of the main issues his department is considering when it comes to body cameras is whether one will be needed for every police officer. He told members of the Public Safety Review Committee Tuesday night the most "fiscally responsible" avenue might be to assign a camera to a police car -- "as opposed to trying to find a price tag for 459 cops." Read more

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