Media Digest May 4, 2018

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Energy bills should be lower for both Alliant Energy and Madison Gas and Electric customers in July after a commission ruled that lower corporate taxes should result in credits to users.

Education

Madison students competed in the state SkillsUSA competition to engineer technology including welding and 3D printing. Teams of students competed to present the best plans for credit unions to diversify their membership. A team of East High students competed in a national culinary competition.

Development

Child care facilities are in need, and day cares are popping up everywhere. Neighbors of the Downtown MATC campus will get to weigh in on the future development plans. Relatedly, MATC’s south side campus will begin construction next month. Exact Sciences revealed in a filing that its expansion of several buildings totals $300 million.

Community

Mifflin Block Party had a bit of revival this weekend when 18,000 people showed up to have fun. A coach, umpire, and athletes are scheduled to be inducted into Madison’s sports hall of fame. After a paint bar on Williamson Street closed, it may find new life as a jazz club.

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