Madison365 Week in Review for November 7


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    Wisconsin reported record numbers of coronavirus cases multiple times this week.



    An appeals court struck down Governor Tony Evers’ order limiting capacity at some businesses.



    Madison Alder Arvina Martin has COVID-19.




    Just Dane’s online fundraiser Saturday night will entertain via YouTube and support Healing House and Just Bakery.



    Leslie Jump Rodriguez is the new operations coordinator at Centro Hispano.




    Michael Vang was named Forward Madison’s Most Valuable Player.




    Maria Paula Lujum has joined Centro Hispano as youth programs manager.




    Hip-hop collective Lesswork Lifestyles is connecting and supporting Black artists of all kinds.



    Samba Baldeh won to the State Assembly, becoming the first Muslim state legislator.




    Francesca Hong also won election and will be the first Asian American in the Assembly.




    Madison voters overwhelmingly approved two referenda to allow the school district to spend $350 million on high school renovations and other expenses.



    The Wisconsin Badgers’ game against Purdue, scheduled for this weekend, was canceled amid a growing coronavirus outbreak among team personnel. 



    La Movida radio recently celebrated 20 years on the air in Madison.

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