Madison365 Week in Review for June 2

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    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the all-new Madison365 app! If you’re on your phone or tablet right now, tap here to download — otherwise grab your phone and head to the App Store or Google Play Store! It’s free, it’s easy to use, and you’ll get free breaking news alerts so you never miss a headline!

    Voting is now underway to name Madison’s new professional soccer team.

     

     

     

    GSAFE has named Ali Muldrow co-director, making her the first person of color in an executive role.

     

     

     

    Domestic Abuse Intervention Services announced Sagashus Levingston as the keynote speaker at its Celebrating Independence luncheon.

     

     

    A famously destructive 2002 tornado inspired the career of Guy Brown, Madison’s newest TV weatherman.

     

     

     

    A Madison funeral director and Army veteran gives final honors to homeless veterans.

     

     

    Madison LaFollette High School students and teachers are responding to what they consider a biased story by a local news TV station.

     

    A Puerto Rican mayor visited Madison this week.

     

     

     

    The Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special screening of the new documentary “Bias,” followed by a talk with the director. Tickets are $50 at the door, but you can get yours for $25 when you order online and use the promo code MADISON365.

     

    For the I Am Madison project, our reporter Kynala Phillips got a tour of Madison’s “lost city.”

     

     

    An NBA star who protested the National Anthem 20 years before Colin Kaepernick did visited Madison recently.

     

     

    Former Badger star Montee Ball is starting an effort to connect Wisconsin athletes with mental health services.

     

     

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    Written by Madison365 staff

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