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Boombox the Wasteland at Union Corners

For years, people have driven past the empty lot that is Union Corners and thought, "If only somebody would do something there." >More
 Too much disclosure for Madison assistant city attorneys?

Madison Ald. Paul Skidmore has proposed exempting assistant city attorneys from the need to file financial disclosure forms. These include property holdings and financial interests, and are kept on file with the city clerk. >More
 Madison rethinks its vow to fund Overture

Fans of the Overture Center hoped its financial struggles were finally over when the city agreed late last year to have a nonprofit entity own and manage the facility, with the promise of a $2 million annual city subsidy. >More
 Rivals united -- against Scott Walker

Whoever wins the election to fill Joe Parisi's seat in the state Assembly will be no friend of Scott Walker. The race in the liberal Dist. 48 heavily favors Democrats. Seven are running in the July 12 Democratic primary. With no Republicans or independents yet registered (the deadline is June 14), the Democratic primary winner will likely coast to victory in the Aug. 9 general election. >More
 Candidates for 48th district in Wisconsin Assembly impatient for Walker to call election

There's no shortage of candidates who'd love to fill the state Assembly seat vacated when Joe Parisi won election as Dane County executive on April 5. There's just one problem: There isn't an election. Gov. Scott Walker hasn't said when, or if, he'll call one. >More
 Walker drops defense of Wisconsin's domestric partnership registry

Gov. Walker's attempt to stop defending Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry -- which gives gay and lesbian couples some, but not all, rights afforded married heterosexual couples -- will not end defense of the law. >More
 Fresh ideas for Union Corners

When the Congress for the New Urbanism holds its annual conference in Madison June 1-4, it hopes to leave its mark on one of the city's biggest eyesores: Union Corners. >More
 B-cycle hits the streets of Madison

Trek will launch its public bike-sharing program, B-cycle, Sunday with four bike kiosks. Thirty-two more kiosks, housing a total of 350 bikes, are planned by next month. >More
 Ethics complaint against Cieslewicz likely to be dropped

An ethics complaint against former Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz will likely be dismissed, because he is no longer in office. >More
 Madison Central Library renovation back on schedule

After raising a concern that the Central Library renovation wouldn't have enough private funds to proceed, Mayor Paul Soglin now says he's confident the city can bid the project this fall. >More
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