Madison365 Week in Review for January 18


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    Nominations are now open for the United Way’s Community Volunteer Awards.




    Locally-owned Luna’s Groceries will anchor a major development on South Park Street.



    State Reps. Shelia Stubbs and David Bowen introduced legislation to punish those who needlessly call police on people of color.



    Three finalists for Madison superintendent of schools visited the city this week, including …

    George Eric Thomas




    Mattew Guitiérrez




    and Marguerite Vanden WynGaard.




    Ada Deer and Kenneth Cole were named recipients of the 2020 MLK Humanitarian Awards.



    Forward Madison signed US youth national team midfielder Michael Vang.




    The new Boys and Girls Club in Sun Prairie held its grand opening on Wednesday.




    South-sider José Rea announced a candidacy for County Board.




    A local effort is looking to bring relief and support to Puerto Rico following the earthquakes there.



    Madison Community Foundation announced $600,000 in grants to local nonprofits.



    Carolyn Stanford Taylor announced that she will not run for a second term as State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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