Madison365 Week in Review for May 18

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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!

     

     

    African n American Fits opened a new kiosk in West Towne Mall full of custom-made clothing.

     

     

    Milwaukee Black Panthers are calling for a Wauwatosa police officer to be charged due to a video that shows him punching a Black teen in the face.

     

     

    Ho-Chunk Nation funded two murals created by students from Jack Young Middle School in Baraboo to emphasize inclusion.

     

     

    Associate Professor of Family Medicine and health education activist Dr. Patricia Téllez-Gíron was honored for her mentorship and service.

     

     

    A judge recused himself from the trial of Paul Sopko, who alleged pointed a gun a two people while yelling offensive language at the two victims.

     

     

    The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County will make an offer on a Sun Prairie church building with hopes of opening a center to expand its services to the city.

     

     

    Madison’s JP Hair Design will celebrate its 20th year anniversary on June 2.

     

     

     

    Latin Night at Blue Velvet Lounge has proven to be a staple for both students and community alike.

     

     

    The Milwaukee Bucks welcome Mike Budenholzer as their new head coach.

     

     

     

    The 2018 Isthmus Jazz Festival will be a community-wide celebration hosted by the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium and Wisconsin Union Theater.

     

     

    West High alumnus Lejia Dongzhu has opened a pottery studio on Monroe Street.

     

     

    The Men’s Health and Education Center is expanding from one to eight barbershops around the Madison area.

     

     

    Madison’s own CocoVaa brought home 17 international awards from the England-based Chocolate Academy.

     

     

     

    Madison Community Foundation announced the largest grant in its 75-year history, $1.1 million for community schools.

     

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    Written by Madison365 staff

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