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365 Media Week in Review for December 5


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Wisconsin’s positive coronavirus positive test rate and daily death average are both on the rise.




Boys and Girls Club of Dane County CEO Michael Johnson is organizing a home makeover for the great-grandmother of Anisa Scott.



Tech education nonprofit Maydm is celebrating five years of teaching kids to code.



A survey in early 2021 will assess Black employment in Dane County.




Amanda Avalos has been named to the Milwaukee Police and Fire Commission.




Sustain Dane’s Live Forward awards will honor four local leaders next week.




Longtime Milwaukee Latina community leader Griselda Aldrete has joined Alliant Energy as director of stakeholder engagement.



State Rep. Shelia Stubbs has been elected chair of the Wisconsin Legislative Black Caucus.




Madison school board president Gloria Reyes will not seek another term.




Forward Madison FC hired former Minnesota United head coach Carl Craig.




The club also re-signed top scorer Michael Vang and defender Gustavo Fernandes.




Nine-year-old Demii Wright has written a book about her experience of hearing loss to help other kids through similar situations.



Alder Shiva Bidar announced that she won’t run for re-election.




The UW-Madison School of Education held a discussion around the connection between hip-hop and youth-led movements for Black lives.



A Madison East high school student died of COVID over Thanksgiving weekend.

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