Madison365 Week in Review for July 25


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the It’s Only 10 Minutes, our daily news podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.


    Wisconsin confirmed more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases on each of three different days this week.




    Experts say children are less likely to get infected with coronavirus, but older kids are just as likely to spread it as adults.



    We updated our Dane County coronavirus map to show where the cases are growing the fastest.




    Amani Latimer Burris has entered the crowded and diverse field of candidates for Wisconsin’s 26th Senate district.




    Forward Madison’s shortened season gets underway this weekend.




    Local artist Lilada Gee has created Black Lives Matter yard signs that celebrate Black girlhood. 




    A group of community members is looking to rename Falk Elementary School in honor of Milele Chikasa Anana.




    A Milwaukee woman was detained at gunpoint after recovering her own stolen car.




    Two local artists are resilient and inspired to create more murals after being subject to racist harassment.




    The inaugural Madam Dreamers Virtual Summit will help women of color prepare for careers in medicine.




    The third annual Wisconsin Leadership Summit will be a weeklong virtual event in October.




    State Democratic leaders condemned Democratic Senator Tim Carpenter for “bullying” Senate candidate Nada Elmikashfi on social media.



    Two UW students have launched a business making and selling caffeinated chocolate.

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