Madison365 Week in Review for April 14

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    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by CUNA Mutual.

     

     

    The Dane County Board of Supervisors is now nearly half women, far outpacing the rate of women elected officials across the country.

     

     

    The Boys and Girls Club’s Wisconsin Youth of the Year pledged to support the #MeToo movement.

     

     

    Spring Harbor Middle School beat out 11 other schools in the African American History Bowl Challenge and is now headed to nationals in Florida.

     

     

    A new street in the Darbo-Worthington Neighborhood will be named for UW jazz legend Richard Davis.

     

     

     

    In the strongest statement to date, Wisconsin’s Corrections Secretary pledged that the state will not use private prisons.

     

     

    Judge Everett Mitchell will be the featured speaker at the UW Odyssey Program graduation.

     

     

    Propublica found that it’s open season on undocumented immigrants in some states.

     

     

    Dane County is suing Big Pharma over the opioid crisis.

     

     

     

    The Business Forum announced its 2018 scholarship recipients.

     

     

     

    The Madison Fire Department’s longest-serving paramedic announced his retirement.

     

     

    Madison-area Urban Ministries will celebrate 45 years at its annual Partners for Change luncheon.

     

     

    A new study found troubling results on discipline of African American students in Milwaukee.

     

     

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    Written by Madison365 staff

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