Madison365 Week in Review for September 10


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    A Madison alder was revealed to be a former member of the far-right group Oath Keepers, prompting a strong rebuke from Common Council leaders.



    Madison band Kinfolk will headline entertainment at the Wisconsin Leadership Summit.




    Rashad Cobb has been named chief operating officer at the Brown County United Way.




    Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ro James will headline the Capital Land Music Festival this weekend.




    Maurer’s Urban Market was announced this week as the grocery partner of a major development on Madison’s south side.



    Goodman Community Center now offers free child care to all employees.




    Governor Tony Evers announced that he’ll seek a $2 billion increase in public school funding.




    A new exhibit at the Chazen Museum of Art examines the history of anti-Black violence.



    A survey found that half of Milwaukee residents identify gun violence as the most important issue facing the city.




    The 21st Viva México Festival will celebrate Mexican independence on Sept. 18.




    Literacy Network invites the community to build skill and reach life goals during National Literacy Month.

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