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Jenifer Street poems to find homes in the sidewalk, more stanzas expected

Jenifer Street poems to find homes in the sidewalk, more stanzas expected
host.madison.com — Poetry would go from chalk to concrete in the new sidewalks on Jenifer Street this June and in the official policy of the city under a resolution to be presented Tuesday that sets a formal process for setting words into concrete.

Charmin to donate 960 rolls of TP to Lodi firehouse

Charmin to donate 960 rolls of TP to Lodi firehouse
host.madison.com — The Lodi Area Fire Department is getting TP'd - by Charmin. The toilet paper maker has picked one fire department in each state to receive a year's supply of bathroom tissue, based on submissions through Facebook about the departments' sorry bathroom conditions.

Ex-Madison man finally gets off Interpol list, no thanks to Russians

Ex-Madison man finally gets off Interpol list, no thanks to Russians
host.madison.com — Ilya Katsnelson for 10 years was on one of the most exclusive lists in the world, but instead of opening doors, it closed them: The Russians in 2006 put him on Interpol's "Red Notice" list.

Ex-Madison man finally gets off Interpol list, no thanks to Russians

Ex-Madison man finally gets off Interpol list, no thanks to Russians
host.madison.com — Ilya Katsnelson for 10 years was on one of the most exclusive lists in the world, but instead of opening doors, it closed them: The Russians in 2006 put him on Interpol's "Red Notice" list.

Boaters blocked: Tenney Locks to remain closed until May 20th

Boaters blocked: Tenney Locks to remain closed until May 20th
host.madison.com — Madison's twain of lakes will not meet their April 29 rendezvous date thanks to an electrical malfunction in the Tenney Locks. The new date for the union of Lakes Mendota and Monona is May 20, a Friday.

UW's Allen Centennial Garden ready for its close-up

UW's Allen Centennial Garden ready for its close-up
host.madison.com — Every gardener counts the days to spring. At Allen Centennial Garden on the UW-Madison campus, they have been counting the plants, too. As interns work on an online plant databank, which should be ready by mid-summer, the garden's new director, Ben Futa, is looking at a schedule that includes therapy dogs, slow food, 3,000 new bulbs and an updated master plan.

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards with possible errors

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards with possible errors
host.madison.com — About 100,000 state residents were sent all-terrain vehicle and boat renewal payment confirmations that may have included erroneous information in the past several days, the Department of Natural Resources told license-holders Thursday.

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards with possible errors

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards with possible errors
host.madison.com — Approximately 100,000 state residents were sent all-terrain vehicle and boat renewal payment confirmations that may have included erroneous information in the past several days, the Department of Natural Resources told license-holders Thursday.

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards to wrong addresses

DNR sends 100,000 registration renewal cards to wrong addresses
host.madison.com — Approximately 100,000 state residents were sent all-terrain vehicle and boat renewal payment confirmations by mistake in the past several days, the Department of Natural Resources told license-holders Thursday. The "customers" had submitted vehicle renewals to meet a March 31 expiration date, and a mailing list error resulted in the sending of incorrect receipts, the DNR said in a statement prepared after a media request for an explanation.

UW engineering PhD student who died last year will get rare posthumous degree

UW engineering PhD student who died last year will get rare posthumous degree
host.madison.com — When he died last October at age 30, Craig Schuff, a quadriplegic, was just a few neutrons short of completing his doctorate in electrical engineering at UW-Madison. He had already earned a master's degree in nuclear engineering, already passed a qualifying examination and prelims, and had already begun preparing to defend his thesis.
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Apr 28, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

@HaleHansen Welcome to The Wisconsin State Journal, Haley!

Apr 18, 2016

RT @abecker_4: UW's Allen Centennial Garden ready for its close-up with a new director and an updated master plan bit.ly/1r9I6x1 v@GHessWSJa @GHessWSJ

Apr 14, 2016

@StuLevitan @UWMadArchives Cool. That's a nice photo by the late J.D. Patrick, too.

Mar 30, 2016

@MSpicuzzaMJS @realDonaldTrump An impersonator at a Trump rally might find it difficult to find a place to sit.


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