Media Digest July 7, 2018

Media Digest July 7, 2018

This week's top stories and a few worth noting.

Read Dean Mosiman's series running this week on Gun Violence in Madison. It's an important story assembled by a fine reporter.  Wisconsin State Journal, starting July 8.


Heroin deaths at all time high in Madison and Wisconsin. Bill Novak, WSJ, July 6.

Man arrested in major heroin bust worked for YWCA. Lisa Speckhard Pasque and Abby Becker, Cap Times, July 4.

Biking 24 hours in support of refugees and immigrants. Nicholas Garton, Madison365, July 6.

MCSR soccer instructor sees role as mentor. Chris Rickert, WSJ, July 6.

Life at Truax Field with the Wisconsin Air National Guard. Jay Rath, Isthmus, July 5.

Need for foster families rises in Dane County and community responds.  Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Cap Times, July 4.

Statewide campaign urges talk about youth sex trafficking. Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Cap Times, July 3.

Profile of Jessica Cavazos, Latino Chamber of Commerce. Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Cap Times, July 3.

Business and Development

Epic buys Ella's carousel and memorabilia, Judith Davidoff, Isthmus, July 5.

Around the horn: New Navitus headquarters going on S. Gammon and Mineral Point on West Side, David Wahlberg, WSJ, July 6.  New brew pub and theater for East Towne Mall, Barry Adams, WSJ, July 5.


Trade war affects Wisconsin manufacturers. Rob Schultz and Mark Sommerhauser, WSJ, July 2.

Wisconsin to force parents to work for Foodshare. Dee Hall, Wisconsinwatch, July 1.


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