Madison365 Week in Review for July 6


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    Madison school board member Mary Burke has stepped down, citing personal and professional commitment.




    The Madison Common Council approved the contract to keep police officers in schools for three more years.




    Healing House is set to host its first family.




    Former Sun Prairie guard Jalen Johnson has committed to Duke.




    Forward Madison’s Don Smart was voted USL League One’s Midseason MVP.




    Verona High School point guard Aaliyah Smith is one of the top ten recruits in the class of 2022, according to ESPN.




    Madison Memorial alum Wesley Matthews has signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.




    Milwaukee’s Natalie Walker graduated atop the 2019 class of the Wisconsin Connections Academy virtual school.




    A Room of One’s Own bookstore is leading the #BookstoresAgainstBorders fundraiser, donating 10 percent of sales this weekend to RAICES to help migrants at the border.




    Governor Tony Evers signed the 2019-2020 budget with 78 partial vetoes.




    The #BlackAndHooded campaign continues to grow, celebrating Black students earning graduate degrees.




    This weekend’s WestFest will celebrate the community and diversity of Madison’s Southwest Side.




    Madison’s Dr. Jazmine Zapata has launched a national tour to address the mental health of Black women.

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