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Madison, Wisconsin
Night Reporter — Wisconsin State Journal
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Evening general assignment/suburbs reporter for @WiStateJournal, @DrakeUniversity alumnus, Badgers & baseball fan, interested in Middle East, music & politics.

Hundreds gather at UW-Madison to protest racial inequality — Cries for racial equality disrupted finals week preparation across UW-Madison as hundreds of people, mostly students, marched through campus Sunday evening in response to a string of high-profile police and civilian shootings of unarmed black men. At 5 p.m., UW Police estimated 200 to 300 people had gathered around President Abraham Lincoln's statue on Bascom Hill for the beginning of the protest.

More than 1,000 protesters gather at UW-Madison to protest racial inequality — At least 1,000 people, mostly students, gathered around the President Abraham Lincoln's statue on Bascom Hill Sunday evening to hear a series of speakers and recite poetry as part of a protest against racial inequality. The event, which began at 5 p.m., was designed to "raise awareness about the glaring racial issues present on the UW-Madison campus" and beyond.

Focus on Dane County: Sun Prairie banker to retire after ascent from entry-level to executive — It's been 48 years since Alice Hensen left a clerical job in Madison to begin a banking career. After starting at an entry-level position proofing transactions for Bank of Sun Prairie, she began a gradual ascent that saw stints as a teller, handling new accounts and eventually a lengthy career in lending.

Sun Prairie teacher among top 50 for $1 million prize — A Sun Prairie middle school teacher is among 50 worldwide being considered for a $1 million education prize. Sandra Kowalczyk, a reading specialist at Patrick Marsh Middle School, was one of 16 American teachers shortlisted Monday for the Global Teacher Prize awarded by the Varkey GEMS Foundation.

In wake of Ferguson, Dane County's black churches seek more involvement — Leaders in Dane County's predominantly black congregations seek more involvement in education, law enforcement and the upbringing of black children, a group of clergy from the African American Council of Churches announced Wednesday.

Madison will redo process for Judge Doyle Square — Madison officials are quickly regrouping after the City Council early Wednesday morning moved to reopen the massive Judge Doyle Square project with a new hotel for Monona Terrace to other developers. The city had been negotiating with JDS Development since February, but a council majority felt the process should be reopened to others because the project -- especially the hotel -- had evolved dramatically amid concern about city costs.

City Council opens Judge Doyle Square to other developers — Amid concerns that a downsized hotel would remain costly to taxpayers, but fall short of meeting Monona Terrace's needs, the City Council moved toward reopening the massive Judge Doyle Square project to other developers Wednesday.

New Glarus man arrested on alleged 6th OWI — A New Glarus man was arrested over the weekend for an alleged sixth drunken driving offense, the Dane County Sheriff's Office said. Mark A. Steiner, 55, was stopped in his Nissan pickup by a Department of Natural Resources warden, just before 8 a.m. Saturday.

100 Black Men to host Toys for Tots benefit — The 100 Black Men of Madison are asking people to help spread holiday joy at a Toys for Tots benefit this week. The group is working with the Marines Corps and area businesses to host a toy drive Tuesday at the Sheraton Madison Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive.

Madison B Cycle station removal to begin Monday — With Wisconsin nearing winter's grip, Madison B Cycle will begin removing its bike-sharing stations Monday. The Olbrich Gardens and Sheraton Hotel stations will disappear Monday. Other stations set for removal this week include UW-Madison Memorial Union, Lake and Langdon streets, Hawthorne Court and State Street on Tuesday; University Avenue and Bassett Street, Wisconsin Avenue and East Mifflin Street on Wednesday; Hamilton and Main streets on Thursday.
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Dec 18, 2014

Verona pantry will pay $20 a year to lease the former Badger Prairie administrative building.

Dec 18, 2014

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announcing 15-year lease for new Verona food pantry building.

Dec 17, 2014

Hey @JMMSWIMFAN, I haven't heard from Bill about the alumni meet. When is it? And what size Speedo should I bring?

Dec 14, 2014

Protesters now filing into Wright Library @UWMadison to take over the building. "Finals on your mind, black lives on mine," is the chant.

Dec 14, 2014

Several thousand protesters marching along East Campus Mall @UWMadison. Many onlookers in windows of buildings.

Dec 11, 2014

@MollyBeckWSJ @taylharvey It's so wrong! I can't stand for a "Free Press" that doesn't utilize free child labor!

Dec 11, 2014

Overheard in the junior newsroom: "Are we gonna get paid next week?" These kids clearly know the newspaper biz well. Cc: @taylharvey

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