Madison365 Week in Review for September 12


    Here are this week’s most popular stories, brought to you by Milwaukee Film, presenting the Minority Health Film Festival, now through September 24.

    Both Dane County and Wisconsin shattered records for new coronavirus infections this week. 



    Facing rapid spread of infection, the University of Wisconsin has moved to online instruction for the next two weeks and quarantined two residence halls.



    Meanwhile, the state Supreme Court issued a temporary injunction allowing schools in Dane County to open.



    The Kids March for Black Lives is set for Sunday.




    A major rally calling for justice for Jacob Blake will take place in Milwaukee today.




    The Rainbow Project will mark 40 years with a virtual celebration.




    The Minority Health Film Festival opened with a keynote on the health effects of racism.



    Judge Everett Mitchell has stepped up to become the presiding judge of the Dane County Court’s juvenile division.



    Rep. Shelia Stubbs will co-chair the State Assembly Task Force on Racial Disparities.



    On her first campaign trip as the Democratic Party’s nominee for Vice President, Kamala Harris visited Milwaukee on Monday.



    The 19th annual Viva Mexico festival will celebrate Mexican independence virtually.

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