Week in Review for August 1


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the It’s Only 10 Minutes, our daily news podcast. Subscribe on Apple PodcastsStitcherSpotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

    Wisconsin has neared 53,000 coronavirus cases and recorded 90 deaths in the past two weeks.



    Governor Tony Evers issued a statewide order requiring masks indoors.



    Self-trained chef Patience Clark is ramping up her catering business.




    Leaders of Madison’s Black community expressed excitement and hope in a virtual reception for the new schools superintendent, Dr. Carlton Jenkins.



    A former school resource officer said removing police from schools won’t stop teachers and administrators from calling police on Black students.



    Madison College has created a scholarship in memory of George Floyd.




    Cafe Coda, Madison’s only jazz club, is making it through the pandemic with virtual gigs and donations from the community.



    A man who attacked a woman and her children while shouting racial slurs has been charged with four hate crimes.



    Madison Reading Project has delivered more than 35,000 books during the pandemic.



    Several State Street murals, painted in the wake of protests, was defaced Sunday in what city officials called a “racist attack.”

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