Madison365 Week in Review for July 11


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    Wisconsin ended the week with two straight record-setting days in new coronavirus cases.




    Dane County also saw a sharp increase in cases. We created a map so you can see where the virus is spreading fastest.




    Dane County’s cases are increasing so quickly that authorities will require masks indoors starting Monday.




    Dr. Carlton Jenkins, a UW alum and former Madison Memorial associate principal, has been named superintendent of Madison schools. 




    Health and wellness company Boomer Naturals has donated 15,000 high-quality masks to the Boys and Girls Club to distribute in the community.



    CEOs of Tomorrow is launching an at-home summer business opportunity for kids aged 8-14.




    Due to Dane County coronavirus restrictions, Forward Madison will play its 10 home games of the shortened season at Hart Park in Wauwatosa. 




    A resolution introduced to the Dane County Board of Supervisors would halt all planning and work on building a new jail.




    Goodman Pool will open on July 15 with limited capacities.





    The Columbus Common Council voted to remove its statue of Christopher Columbus.




    The Collaboration for Good announced a new partnership with Cook it Forward to get food to people who need it and support the local restaurant community.

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