MOBILE USERS: m.isthmus.com
Connect with Isthmus:         Newsletters 

Thursday, January 29, 2015 |  Madison, WI: 34.0° F  Overcast
The Paper
Share on Google+
Ivan the dog up, felons down
on

UP: Ivan the dog. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the Madison Police Department's K9 dog Ivan survived a near-fatal infection and pneumonia after partner Henry Wilson noticed he wasn't feeling well and got him prompt medical attention. "We actually thought we were going to lose him," says Sgt. Chris Boyd, who heads the K9 unit.

DOWN: Felons. Republicans introduce a bill that would allow employers to fire or refuse to employ anyone convicted of a felony. Madison's Social Action Connection points out that a prime indicator of success after prison is the ability to keep and hold a job. Do Republicans not want felons to find a new line of work?

Share on Google+
0 Comments

Log in or register to comment

moviesmusiceats
Select a Movie
Select a Theater

commentsViewedForum
Promotions Contact us Privacy Policy Jobs Newsletters RSS
Collapse Photo Bar