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WYOU spared from 2009 budget cuts

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 Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence urges doctors to screen for abuse

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 Fitchburg uses interim zoning power to block man's plans

Rod Bruner has been trying to sell a five-acre parcel of land in the town of Madison for years. Now, he's finally found a buyer - and just in time. Bruner, who lives in a nursing home, is in ill health, and wants to leave something for his family. But the city of Fitchburg, which has an annexation agreement with the town of Madison, is trying to stop Bruner's deal. >More
 Train to Fitchburg?

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 Cieslewicz proposes raising Madison Metro's cash fare to $2

Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz has also proposed raising Madison Metro's cash fare by 50 cents to $2. Doing so, he says, would raise an extra $650,000 in 2009. >More
 Madison may withdraw from Alliance of Cities and hire its own city lobbyist

Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz made one final proposal at the meeting last week. He wants the city of Madison to withdraw from the Alliance of Cities, a statewide lobbying group. >More
 Cieslewicz takes aim at WYOU

About once a month, Mayor Dave Cieslewicz hosts a brown bag lunch in his office for city alders. He uses the meeting to float proposals. Last week, he dropped a few bombshells. Cieslewicz, who is currently drafting his 2009 operating budget, suggested eliminating funding for WYOU, Madison's community access channel, on the air since 1975. >More
 Raising Madison Metro fares

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 Hiring a city lobbyist for Madison

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 Brad Wolbert v. Jeremy Levin for Dane County Board seat

It's not getting much attention, but there is a County Board race on the ballot this Nov. 4. Two liberals are vying to replace Dave Worzala in Dist. 10 on Madison's west side. (Worzala was appointed county treasurer this summer.) >More
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