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The governor’s race wasn’t the only thing on the ballot yesterday. Voters also chose candidates to advance to the general election for the state legislature, and voted for State Senator Leah Vukmir to take on US Senator Tammy Baldwin in the fall. She beat out Marine Corps veteran Kevin Nicholson. Voters also chose former Milwaukee […]
Summer in the city back in the 1960s often meant big developments in civil rights. In Madison, more civil rights news happened in August than any other month. Here’s Stu Levitan with the details on tonight’s Madison in the Sixties.
Wall Street Journal reporter Reid Epstein talks about his recent article about the August 14th primary race. A Republican hasn’t won a primary without the state party’s endorsement since 1978. Vukmir has that endorsement, but the race remains close.
Journey Mental Health Center has announced that a program serving Hmong with mental health issues will close. The facility, also known as KajSiab House, is a place where Hmong elders and their families can receive treatment for trauma related disorders, such as post traumatic stress disorder. According to Doua Vang, the program’s manager, KajSiab House […]
Lykanthea, the project of Chicago-based musician, multidisciplinary artist, and academic Lakshmi Ramgopal, explored a mix of ambient music, carnatic music, and a healthy bit of pop on the 2014 EP Migration. But since Migration came out, Ramgopal has been working on all kinds of different performances and installations, including “A Half Light Chorus,” a project at Chicago’s Lincoln […]
UW-Madison has received a $220,000 federal grant to kick off a program that aims to get more students speaking fluent Korean. The U.S. Department of Defense funnels money to universities through its Flagship language program to get more students fluent in languages deemed important for economic or security reasons. UW-Madison already offers an intensive Flagship […]