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Madison365 Week in Review for December 18


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Madison Hmong community leader Peng Her announced he will run for lieutenant governor.




ananda mirilli announced that she will not seek a second term on the Madison school board.




Longtime Madison schools director of engagement Nichelle Nichols announced that she will run for mirilli’s seat.




An effort is underway to rename a high school stadium after Milwaukee soccer legend Jimmy Banks.




CUNA Mutual Foundation announced $4 million in community investments, much of it focused on Madison’s south side.




Madison youth will serenade shoppers at this weekend’s Ujaama Black business expo in a performance called “Carols in Color.”




Beloit police shot a man who appeared to be having a mental health issue on Wednesday night.




Former state superintendent of public instruction Carolyn Stanford Taylor will take a new role overseeing diversity, equity and inclusion at Madison schools.



Acclaimed author and UW alumna bell hooks died at the age of 69.




Mentoring Positives is offering gift boxes of its Off the Block salsa and pizza.




Giant Jones Brewing welcomed Mari Zoran as its third full-time employee.




UW Senior Lydia Nyachieo was awarded a prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in England.




Ajamu Olaniyan was the first person of color added to Sun Prairie High School’s Wall of Success.

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