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Frank Productions "stunned" by city of Madison's staff opposition to East Washington music club

Larry and Fred Frank -- owners of Madison's concert promotion company, Frank Productions -- thought they had found the perfect location for a 2,000-seat entertainment and music venue on an old industrial street, the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue. And at first, city officials seemed solidly behind their concept, which would be paired with office space, parking and 100 units of affordable housing. >More
 Tenney Lapham for Smart Development forms to oppose East Wash music venue

The sidewalks of the Tenney-Lapham neighborhood were filled with young trick-or-treaters and their parents on Halloween. This near-east-side area has seen a decrease in renters in recent years as more young families have bought homes there. >More
 Gov. Scott Walker's supporters find redemption in third gubernatorial victory

Ardent supporters of Scott Walker dutifully filed into the State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis Tuesday night confident their beloved governor would emerge victorious. But after weeks of news that Wisconsin's governor's race was razor-close, anxiety over a potential upset was palpable. The tension didn't last long. >More
 Wisconsin Democrats lick their wounds after Gov. Scott Walker wins again

Mary Burke had not yet conceded but defeat was in the air when U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin took the stage at the Overture Center Tuesday night. >More
 Scott Walker defeats Mary Burke to win a second term as Wisconsin governor

Wisconsin voters returned to the polls on Tuesday for the state's third gubernatorial election in five years. Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker won a decisive victory over Democratic challenger Mary Burke to take a second term in the office. >More
 Madison voters filled with dread, optimism on Election Day 2014

The electorate in Wisconsin may be bitterly divided, but Madison voters are nearly uniform in their disgust of Gov. Scott Walker. So Madison residents headed to the polls Tuesday with a mix of optimism and anxiety, hoping Democratic challenger Mary Burke could unseat the Republican governor. >More
 UW-Madison students excited to vote in tight Wisconsin governor's race

Caroline Russell was on a mission. Dressed in a lime green T-shirt that read, "vote today," Russell was camped out on UW-Madison's East Campus Mall, urging students to cast a vote in Tuesday's election. >More
 Is the new Edgewater Plaza our very own Rockefeller Center?

If you're planning a holiday trip to New York City, you may want to hold off on the idea. Madison might now have its very own Rockefeller Center. >More
 WisconsinEye provides comprehensive coverage of state government and its contentious politics

Like most things at the State Capitol, the public affairs network WisconsinEye was profoundly affected by the massive street protests over Gov. Scott Walker's Act 10 in early 2011. >More
 Controversial feminist Sheila Jeffreys to appear on WORT, prompting complaints on behalf of transgender community

A controversial feminist known for her negative portrayal of transgender people will be featured on a WORT 89.9 FM show, prompting complaints from the community. Sheila Jeffreys is scheduled to be on Access Hour on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. >More
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