Madison365 Week in Review for October 13


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    A new scholarship named for longtime Madison teacher María del Rosario Covarrubias will honor Dreamers.




    Madison Alders condemned the Town of Madison’s hire of the former DeForest police chief, who resigned amid accusations of racism.



    The new company Pigeonly, founded by a former inmate, will help incarcerated people stay in touch with their families and communities.



    Christian Albouras announced that he will run to fill the Common Council seat being vacated by Alder Matt Phair.




    Wisconsin Badger wide receiver Quintez Cephas, accused of sexual assault, has filed suit against the university.




    The City of Madison is seeking nominations for the Jeffrey Clay Erlanger Civility in Public Discourse Award.




    At its 25th Anniversary Celebration, A Fund for Women announced $100,000 in grants to six local organizations, including Centro Hispano and YWCA.



    Madison College will now offer active shooter training at its Truax campus as well as local business locations.




    Yang Tao has been named the City of Madison’s new traffic engineer.




    A Middleton-Cross Plains school bus driver was fired after being caught on video striking a black child, but will not face any criminal charges.



    Former Wisconsin women’s basketball coach Bobbie Kelsey, now as assistant with the LA Sparks of the WNBA, will run skills clinics in Madison and Racine later this month.



    The Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association won a 2018 Wisconsin Innovation Award for founder Aaron Perry’s Men’s Health and Education Center concept.



    The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism found evidence of restaurants and employment agencies exploiting Latino workers.




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