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Dylan Brogan

The city of Madison adopted a new flag in 2018 but the old flag still flies at several city facilities. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

Dane County Board approved a $76 million jail project in 2017. That plan hit a snag last year and the cost of a new jail has doubled. But it’s still expected to be approved by a wide margin at the county board’s June 6 meeting. Read more

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A lot people in Madison are wondering what the hell is happening in our schools. Even Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham has called it a “trying year.” Isthmus talked to nearly 30 teachers to find out what’s happening behind the scenes. Read more

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Dylan Brogan

The Madison school board will announce an interim superintendent by the end of May. Cheatham will leave her post on August 30. Read more

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Narayan Mahon

Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham is expected to announce her resignation at a May 8 news conference. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Former Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi argued for months over the reconstruction of Buckeye Road. Satya Rhodes-Conway was able to reach an agreement during the two weeks she was mayor-elect. What changed? Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

Before being sworn into office, eight new members of the Common Council get a crash course on Robert’s Rules of Order and the state’s and city’s ethics rules. Apply the “smell test,” they are told, and say goodbye to free beers. Read more

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Kori Feener

Bernie Sanders is picking up his 2020 campaign for president right where he left off his 2016 one. But will his message resonate with enough voters to secure the Democratic nomination? Read more

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Kori Feener

A crowd of 2,500 strong came out to “feel the Bern” at a chilly, lakeside rally at James Madison Park. Sanders says his 2016 campaign changed the priorities of Democratic candidates. He asked voters for support to “complete the revolution” in 2020. Read more

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Carolyn Fath Ashby

A family rushed to Leopold Elementary on March 15 believing their fifth grader had been struck by the principal. They threatened to beat the principal’s “white ass,” but video surveillance showed the student fabricated the incident. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

Satya Rhodes-Conway won voting wards across the city Tuesday night. Her victory ends what may be longtime mayor Paul Soglin’s last election. Read more

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The fifth annual Chef Week is all about the chefs. It celebrates what they most love to do: make great food. Read more

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Victoria Davis

A group funded by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has paid for $47,000 worth of mailers for challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway, while developers, CEOs and real estate agents are chipping in big for Mayor Paul Soglin. Read more

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Dylan Brogan

Dane County Judge Richard Niess took a sledgehammer to the GOP’s 11th hour lame-duck session. His opinion is worth a read. Read more

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Amy Stocklein / Victoria Davis

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin says he has the experience to tackle Madison’s challenges. Challenger Satya Rhodes-Conway says it’s time to give someone else a shot. The election is less than three weeks away. Read more

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Ald. Samba Baldeh faces an opponent this spring — we’re guessing you’ve never heard of him. Isthmus staff writer Dylan Brogan reports on the council president’s unlikely challenger. Read more

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Dylan Brogan

Romance is in the air year-round at the Madison school district’s planetarium. Staff writer Dylan Brogan reports the new digital projection system is out-of-this-world, too. Read more

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Amy Stocklein

Mayor Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway will square off in the general election on April 2. Staff writer Dylan Brogan reports on the candidates’ polar opposite campaign parties. Read more

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Council candidates on the far east side say their neighbors are concerned about crime. Three contenders are running to replace outgoing Ald. Amanda Hall. Staff writer Dylan Brogan reports. Read more

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The four candidates running for alder on the north side will oversee a development boom in the district. Staff writer Dylan Brogan asked the contenders how they will navigate these big changes. Read more

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    Planetarium director Geoff Holt shows off an extreme ultraviolet image of the sun before the “Romance Under the Stars” program.

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    Carrie Stenerson (left) and Joe Schraven orchestrate City Channel’s broadcast of an Alcohol License Review Committee meeting.

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    Artwork by Faisal Abdu’Allah at the Madison Municipal Building.

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