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Downtown Madison Peace Park discussions grow tense

In a meeting that was at times tense and antagonistic, people argued about the motives behind the redevelopment of Lisa Link Peace Park and what the city should be doing to help the homeless. >More
 Dan Nerad gets creative on Madison schools budget

It's easy to feel a bit sorry for Madison school officials as they grapple with ways to close a $12 million gap in state funding. >More
 Residents irritated at developer's plans for East Mifflin, Frank Lloyd Wright's Lamp House

Architect Matt Tills was taking the crowd on a virtual reality tour of blocks just east of Capitol Square. Zooming in and out on his computer, projected on the wall, he showed the neighborhood group some visions for the 200 block of East Mifflin Street, the area including the historic Lamp House, built by Frank Lloyd Wright. >More
 Plans for an ATM in Lisa Link Peace Park infuriate homeless, activists

Proponents of renovating Lisa Link Peace Park have said all along that they're not trying to kick homeless people out of the park. But the latest addition to the plans call for something that would prohibit one group of people: panhandlers. >More
 Doug Moe column on Mike Miller remains spiked

As Isthmus reported online, the Wisconsin State Journal axed a column by Doug Moe paying tribute to Cap Times writer Mike Miller, who accepted a buyout after 40 years of service. The reason was not officially explained, but likely owed to concerns that other recently departed employees who were not similarly feted might feel slighted. >More
 Madison's Business Forum seeks nominations for 2009 ATHENA Young Professional Award

The Business Forum is extending its nomination deadline for the 2009 ATHENA Young Professionals Award to September 28. In its second year, the ATHENA Young Professional Award honors emerging community leaders whose professional and personal achievements make them ideal role models for young women. >More
 Peace Park redesign back within budget

Redesigning the building planned for Lisa Link Peace Park has brought renovations for tiny park on State Street back within budget. >More
 United Way of Dane County braces for leaner times

The downturn in the economy is affecting United Way of Dane County in two ways: The needs it is trying to address are greater, and its resources for doing so are less. >More
 Angry doctor: Get the profit out of the healthcare system

When the angry mobs were descending on health care reform meetings this summer, one group was noticeably absent: doctors. Dr. Gene Uphoff thinks he knows why. "Physicians are fairly timid and cautious," says Uphoff, a former Madison resident who now practices in Portland, Ore. >More
 Edgewater Hotel design may get do-over

Mayor Dave Cieslewicz will include a $16 million financing package for Edgewater Hotel redevelopment in his budget, even though the developer is withdrawing plans and canceling city meetings for the proposed $109 million project. Hammes Sports and Entertainment will instead come up with a new design for expanding and renovating the hotel. >More
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