Madison365 Week in Review for May 30


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    Coronavirus cases have been going up all week. 




    Local police joined with Black leaders to discuss the killing of George Floyd.




    Freedom Inc. hosted a virtual forum on Dane County’s reopening.


    The Dane County Timebank is looking to distribute 500 face masks.




    Wisconsin’s eviction moratorium has expired, leaving renters scrambling to catch up.



    Governor Tony Evers announced a $200 million grant program for local governments.



    We spoke with two epidemiologists about what you really need to know to keep yourself and your family safe.


    Madison’s Juneteenth festival is going virtual this year.







    The Psalm 46 Fund has raised and distributed over $300,000 in aid to families.


    And in non-covid news …


    A video surfaced of Waunakee teens chanting racial slurs and police are investigating.




    Former Madison Common Council president Samba Baldeh is running for State Assembly.




    Forward Madison FC started small-group training this week.




    Two UW grads shared their experience of writing on the hit show “How to Get Away with Murder.”

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