Madison Commons Media Digest, September 15, 2018

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The Fight to Save Democracy: volunteers pound the pavement to overcome "voter suppression," Joe Tarr, Isthmus, September 13.

City of Madison

City studies viability of joint police-fire station on North side, Abby Becker, CT, September 14.

Midtown police station up and runningAbby Becker, CT, September 12.

A comprehensive list of candidates running for mayor in far, Abby Becker, CT, September 12.

Municipal Building's $30 million makeover nears completion, Dean Mosiman, WSJ, September 9.


After the floods, sun shines and algae blooms, Steven Verburg, WSJ, September 11.


SS Morris AME now offering services in Spanish, Nicholas Garton, Madison365, September 14.

A profile of State Street corner hangout, Dylan Brogan, Isthmus, September 13.

Allied Drive landlord ousts property managers after continuing complaints, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, September 13.

River Food Pantry aims to double space by 2020, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, September 12.

Q&A with Rebecca Comfort, liaison to tribal communities for Wisconsin Historical SocietyLisa Speckhard Pasque, CT, September 9.


One City School begins next chapter, Nicholas Garton, Madison365, September 14.


Longtime School of Journalism administrator Susie Brandscheid dies, Kelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, September 15.

UW Engineering may share costs with Foxconn on Racine facilityKelly Meyerhofer, WSJ, September 13.

Food and Sustainability

Madison man builds foraging business from the ground up, Lindsay Christians, CT, September 13.

Arts and Culture

Bye to Bucky on parade,  photos of the Bucky statues, WSJ, September 12.

New life as art for Madison's utility boxes, Kynala Phillips, WSJ, September 8.


Working together a nascent trend?  Paul Fanlund, CT, September 14.


Walker pledges to protect preexisting conditions already protected by Obamacare, Scott Bauer, Associated PressSeptember 15.

Democrats revive redistricting lawsuit, Todd Richmond, Associated Press, September 15.

Koch-funded groups drop another $1.3 million for WalkerChannel 3000, September 14.

Health care lobbyists take up Medicare expansion, other issues, David Wahlberg, WSJ, September 12.

How do Wisconsin municipalities collect taxes from AirBnB? Abby Becker, CT, September 11,

Walker took 127 more flights last year than New York Governor, Matthew DeFour, WSJ, September 10.

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