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Madison365 Week in Review for September 26


Here are our most popular stories from the week, brought to you by the Wisconsin Leadership Summit, coming to you (virtually) October 5-9. Registration now open!

We published Sí Se Puede 2020, our fifth annual list of the most influential Latinos in Wisconsin.



Coronavirus infection continued to increase this week, with hospitalizations breaking records.



Governor Tony Evers allocated $8.3 million for coronavirus testing at private and tribal colleges, and extended the state’s mask mandate until November 21.



Missy Mael and Dane Pellebon have been named co-directors of the Rape Crisis Center.


Madison residents can drop off absentee ballots at any City park Saturday until 3 pm.



Dr. Tommie Smith will be the honorary chair and featured speaker of the 100 Black Men of Madison’s virtual run/walk in support of Project 3000.



Dr. Alex Gee plans to open a new Center for Black Excellence and Culture on Madison’s South Side in 2022.



County Executive Joe Parisi announced a $2 million allocation in the 2021 budget to acquire property for an economic development hub on the South Side.



Forward Madison’s assistant coach has been using social media to raise funds for Black-led organizations all season.



A new exhibit at UW Hospital showcases the personal collection of longtime civil rights leader Dr Anthony Brown.



Attorney General Josh Kaul has brought in retired Madison police chief Noble Wray
to review the investigation into the shooting of Jacob Blake.

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