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Today's UW grads employ new strategies to land jobs in a tight market

Ellen Nordahl was frustrated when she began scoping out the job market in the fall of 2008, at the start of her senior year at the UW-Madison. Like other UW business students, she relied on career services for guidance and job fairs to find potential employers. >More
 World Naked Bike Ride participants say Madison cops were out of line

In the days following the World Naked Bike Ride, which rode boisterously through the downtown Madison on Saturday, June 19, championing alternative energy and body acceptance, several questions remain unanswered. For cited participant Lea Zeise, 22, one big question is: Does the Madison Police Department understand the meaning of the word 'genitalia'? >More
 Many train questions remain

Dan Melton and his neighbors have a long list of questions they'd like the state Department of Transportation to answer about the high-speed train that in a couple of years will, if everything goes as planned, be zooming through their neighborhood. >More
 Wisconsin DOT will gather comments on Madison train station this week

Two public meetings on the high-speed rail project linking Madison to Milwaukee will be held this week, focusing on where to locate the Madison's downtown station. >More
 Bicycle Benefits lets business reward two-wheeled customers

Ian Klepetar leads a life much like Johnny Appleseed. He bikes from city to city, starting up programs that encourage people to ride their bicycles. He has no permanent address, no profit motive, and he rarely checks in on what he starts. His main goal: To make bicycle riding more respectable. >More
 Potential temporary library site in downtown Madison has asbestos problem

The city of Madison is eying a long-vacant office building as a temporary home for its Central Library, perhaps without a full understanding of why it has been long vacant. >More
 The results from Madison's 2010 Bike to Work Week are in!

"Du-u-u-de!" the Bicycle Crank halloos from my handlebar-mounted left side-view mirror as he pulls into my Trek's slipstream. "Hear the results from the Bike to Work Week 2010 Commuter Bike Challenge?" >More
 Madison committee wants speedier action on lower State Street makeover

A downtown design committee showed interest Thursday night in getting a planned redeveloping of the 700 block of State Street done a year earlier than originally planned. >More
 Group proposes new plan to improve Madison's lakes

Every time Don Heilman goes out with the Mad-City Ski Team, he's reminded of just how polluted Madison's lakes are. "It's a very, very bad smell, like a sewer," Heilman says. "There's decaying carp and decaying weeds that tend to form little bogs out in the lake. Cut weeds and dead fish accumulate in these areas. You're skiing around these little decaying islands. It smells like you're in an outhouse. It's not good at all." >More
 Anger over high-speed rail process spills forth at Dane County transit committee meeting

At a meeting Tuesday, several members of the Madison Area Transportation Planning Board were angry that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation made many key decisions about the new rail line between Madison and Milwaukee without consulting members of the community and the board itself. >More
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