Madison365 Week in Review for July 28


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the Wisconsin Leadership Summit. Madison365 and the Ho-Chunk nation invite you to the first-ever event of its kind – registration is now open!

    Our publisher and CEO Henry Sanders talked to gubernatorial candidate Mahlon Mitchell about his campaign, education, poverty, incarceration and the ongoing debate over Michael Jordan and LeBron James.



    Speaking of Mitchell, he landed a big endorsement this week — California Senator Kamala Harris.




    Environmental activist Raj Shukla threw his hat into the ring for mayor of Madison.




    A Madison chocolatier was named an “International Rising Star” at a prestigious competition in London.




    A Madison middle schooler won his second straight US Junior chess championship.




    A new mural celebrating diversity and openness will be dedicated today at Trinity Lutheran Church.




    Dane Dances is kicking off its 19th season.




    Local organizations are standing behind a local woman threatened with deportation.




    The annual Luces Gala honored young Latino scholars.




    Two Badger football players have been given preseason honors.




    For the I Am Madison project, we took a look back at the long career of local TV host and newspaper columnist Marlene Cummings.



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