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Cheers at the end of an Odyssey

Molinda Henry beamed out at the boisterous crowd last night at Memorial Union for the Odyssey Project's graduation ceremony. Henry is a 48-year-old mother of two who, like all Odyssey students, had struggled with economic hardship. >More
 The canadian experience

Business Week summarized its 2005 poll in these terms: "67% of all Americans think it's a good idea to guarantee health care for all U.S. citizens, as Canada and Britain do, with just 27% dissenting." >More
 Possibilities for reform

After a long winter for health-care reform following the failure of the Clinton plan in 1994, a number of proposals are suddenly blooming at the state level in Wisconsin and across the nation. >More
 Sick system

Jack Lohman is a lifelong Republican and retired medical-services CEO who has a new mission in life: preventing Wisconsin business from committing "economic suicide" by resisting health-care reform. >More
 Tough times on East Johnson

During his eight years in business, Finger has weathered various economic conditions, including blows from competitors. But last year his sales were the worst ever. And given that at least six other businesses on the block have closed or relocated during this time, Finger is concerned. >More
 Paul Soglin leaves Epic, begins consulting

After a four year tour with Epic Systems, former Madison Mayor Paul Soglin has left the medical-software behemoth to become a consultant on government relations, strategic planning and related matters. >More
 Mayor Dave's weekly whereabouts -- May 7 - 11

Mayor Dave Cieslewicz is certainly getting his Sundance 608 on this week. He was at the Chazen Museum fundraiser at Madison's newest -- and certainly most commented on -- cineplex last night, he'll be there tonight for the River Alliance's benefit and tomorrow for Outreach's. Certainly all are worthy of attention, but one wonders how much popcorn the guy can put away in a week. >More
 The 2007 Mifflin Street Block Party by the numbers

Arrests were up and the crowd size was down at the Mifflin Street Block Party on Saturday, compared to the revelry last year. >More
 The Dalai Lama speaks at the Kohl Center

The Dalai Lama cannot cure you of your ills, and he will be the first to tell you that. "People sometimes say I have some kind of miracle power," he said this afternoon at the beginning of his presentation to a capacity crowd at the Kohl Center in Madison. "I'm very skeptical about that." >More
 Getting off a few rounds training with the MPD

Ald. Larry Palm, bless his heart, had the best line of the evening. We were walking toward the shooting range, to try our hand at firing lethal weapons, when Madison Police Officer Linda Baehmann asked whether anyone had questions. >More
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