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Overture union member wants a pony

The Overture Center has settled its debt and is now restructuring itself under new management. But one Overture employee hasn't given up the fight. >More
 A look at the five Madison aldermanic spring primaries in 2011

There are 41 candidates for 20 Common Council seats this spring. But only five of the seats involve a primary election on Feb. 15. >More
 City of Madison seeks bike hotspots

Now that Madison has approved a $300,000 deal to bring bike sharing here, officials must help decide where to locate the 35 planned kiosks for bike rentals and returns. >More
 Fred Mohs to appeal Edgewater ruling

Madison property owner Fred Mohs expects to appeal a court decision over the Edgewater Hotel expansion that could significantly delay or even kill the $98 million project. A Dec. 30 decision by Dane County Circuit Judge Juan Colas dismissed Mohs' lawsuit against the project. Colas wrote that the Common Council acted properly when it overruled a decision by the city's Landmarks Commission, which had denied the Edgewater project a certificate of appropriateness. >More
 Bike sharing comes to Madison

Starting in May, Madison could have a full-blown bike-sharing program, similar to those in Denver and European cities. But even in bike-friendly Madison, the program is proving controversial. B-cycle is a partnership of three companies: Trek, the Innovation Center at Humana, and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. It has programs in Denver, Chicago and Hawaii and is now branching out to four other cities, including Madison. >More
 Gov. Walker and Mayor Cieslewicz establish detente

It didn't have quite the gravity of President Richard Nixon meeting Mao Zedong in China. But on Martin Luther King Day, Mayor Dave met with Gov. Scott Walker for the first time. >More
 Overture Center looks ahead after settling debt

On Dec. 29, six private donors paid $15 million to settle the Overture Center's more than $28 million debt. >More
 Making six chickens legal in downtown Madison

The city of Madison is eying a zoning change to let schools and museums in the downtown area keep up to six chickens. >More
 Madison Common Council spring 2011 candidate professions

The spring candidates for Madison Common Council are heavily represented in the education, government and health care professions. >More
 Dane County exec rivals talk transportation

As part of its coverage of the Dane County executive campaign, Isthmus is sending weekly questions to the candidates. >More
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