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Alders clash with Madison city attorney over property tax exemption

A conflict over whether nonprofit housing providers are obliged to pay property taxes has opened a rift between some members of the Madison Common Council and the City Attorney's Office. >More
 Highlights of The Progressive 100th anniversary bash

The Progressive magazine's centennial conference convenes May 1-2 at Monona Terrace a lineup of Progressive All-Stars so impressive that even the most avid fan might have a hard time keeping track of who's on first and what's on second. To help avoid such a scenario, we here at The Daily Page have perused the full program and compiled a pre-game highlight reel. >More
 Capital Chaplains program helps employees cope

Janelle Skillrud drifted from faith as an adult, as many people do. Then, about three years ago while working in sales at Pellitteri Waste Systems in Madison, she received a benefit that helped her find it again. >More
 West Madison residents gather to address coyote encounters

After two hours of experts talking about urban coyote behavior and neighbors sharing their stories of encounters during a community meeting Wednesday night at the Lussier Community Education Center on Gammon Road, one west side Madison resident had heard enough. >More
 Cieslewicz calls for Madison to be 'bold and aggressive' in State of the City address

Mayor Dave Cieslewicz gave his annual "State of the City" address at the Madison Rotary Club monthly luncheon Wednesday, trying to strike a balance between both somber warnings and confidence in city leadership. >More
 Madison cozies up to business

"I would say the city has done a 180-degree turnaround in the last four to five months," says Bertler, the president of Supreme Structures, a local development firm that builds commercial and residential structures. He thinks Madison officials are suddenly much easier to work with when it comes to approving building projects. >More
 A Madison 'Tea Party': Thousands steep over Obama on Capitol Square

There were plenty of ordinary Americans at the event. And they were genuinely angry -- angry about their tax bills, upset with the economy and the recent federal bailouts of the banks and auto manufacturers. >More
 View more photos of tea party protesters in Madison

It was impossible to take photos of every single sign that showed up near the King Street entrance of the Wisconsin State Capitol for Wednesday's "tea party" demonstration, but we tried. >More
 View photos of the Wisconsin 'Tea Party' in Madison

Capitol Square in downtown Madison buzzed at midday Wedneday with the cheers and chants of a "Tea Party" broadly protesting government tax policies as well as the policies of the Obama administration and the Doyle administration in Wisconsin. >More
 Great Lakes Compact gets first test

Marc Smith is baffled. The National Wildlife Federation spokesman can't understand why a proposal from the city of New Berlin to divert water from the Great Lakes is so flawed. >More
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