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Dylan Brogan

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin conducted a poll last week that singled out who he, presumably, considers to be his main competition in next year’s mayoral race. Soglin has never lost a reelection campaign (he’s had five). more

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Dylan Brogan

After some unfortunate renovations of the Madison Municipal Building over the years, the city spent $30 million to restore the historic building to its original architectural splendor. “Municipal Restored” — a grand opening and art event — is Dec. 8. more

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Edgewood High School’s proposal to build a stadium isn’t getting much love from candidates lining up to represent the Dudgeon Monroe neighborhood. But one of the two candidates sees room for compromise. more

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Dylan Brogan

After hours of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Republicans pass lame duck bills to weaken Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. more

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Dylan Brogan

Protesters held a rally and waited for hours to testify against a slew of GOP bills moving quickly through the Legislature. Many are frustrated, but not surprised, Republicans want to curtail power to newly elected Democrats. more

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As part of our dog issue — on newsstands now — we hounded staff writer Dylan Brogan for a few Wisconsin-themed dog jokes. He Whippet-up some good pooch puns, too. Fur real. more

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Compared to other cities, Madison is an outlier when it comes to banning dogs from parks. But the city’s parks system is becoming more dog-friendly — albeit slowly. more

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Democrats ousted Gov. Scott Walker and won five statewide offices on Nov. 6. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos insists Republicans have the mandate to govern. more

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Gift guide 2018: Be the friend/partner/aunt/coworker who gives the cool gift this holiday season. Because cool is what you decide it is. more

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Dylan Brogan

Scott Walker supporters left the governor’s campaign party thinking the race wasn’t over. Twenty minutes later, it was. more

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Dylan Brogan

President Donald Trump’s “MAGA” rally Wednesday night was a big draw in central Wisconsin. The president was in Mosinee to give a boost to Gov. Scott Walker who’s in a neck-and-neck race with Democratic candidate Tony Evers. more

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Mary Langenfeld

Femme Skate Night expanded to Mondays and Wednesdays at the Madison skatepark at McPike Park this year. The organizers say they are sick of skateboarding being defined by bros. more

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David Michael Miller

The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council celebrating 40 years of defending and promoting open government laws with a reception in the Assembly Parlor on Oct. 30. There will be speakers and cake, and the council will debut its new logo. more

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Dylan Brogan

Paul Soglin has upset the apple cart in next year’s race for Madison mayor. His opponents say he’s been mayor long enough. more

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Eliot Wyatt

Education is a key issue in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Gov. Scott Walker says Supt. Tony Evers will put “union bosses” back in charge and raise taxes. Evers says schools have suffered under Walker and voters are ready for change. more

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Buck_Naked_on_Parade turns Bucky on Parade on its head. It’s exactly what you think. more

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Blind wine tasting at Barriques, beer crawl along Atwood Avenue and a cider tasting to benefit the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, this week in events full of pour decisions. more

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Dylan Brogan

The person who called the police on Supv. Shelia Stubbs claims he didn’t do it because she was a woman of color: “I never called the police ON YOU.” Stubbs finds the apology hollow. more

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Comedian and Madison mayoral candidate Nick Hart hopes to fix politics by breaking it. more

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Dylan Brogan

City officials and downtown businesses have been lamenting about criminal behavior at the top of State Street for years. Staff writer Dylan Brogan hung out on the prominent corner Saturday night to see what all the fuss was about. more

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    By artist Peter Hodapp on wall near Community and Economic Development division offices (third floor).

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    Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch urges Republicans early Wednesday not to give up hope on the governor's race. Moments later, it was called for Democrat Tony Evers.