MADISON (WORT) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s most notorious prankster Leon Varjian died suddenly this week at his home in New Jersey. We dug deep into the archives and found a rare interview with Varjian from WORT’s A Public Affair first heard in 1988.
MADISON (WORT) — After nine hours of debate, the Madison Common Council voted to approve the controversial Judge Doyle Square project this week. In the wee hours of the morning Wednesday, alders voted 12 to 6 to make the $200 million project a reality.
MADISON (WORT) — In solidarity with the victim, community members are organizing an event to take back the bike path this Thursday night. Participants will gather at 7:00 PM on the Capital City bike path behind Mickey’s Tavern in Madison, near the corner of Williamson and Dickinson Streets. Darien Lamen reports.
UPDATE — On Friday, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin vetoed the Common Council’s approval of a liquor license for Mad City Frites. It takes a two-thirds majority to override a mayoral veto.
Christopher Paul Stelling is a true road warrior, playing over 200 shows a year, but he managed to find time in his hard-traveling’ tour schedule to sit down with P.C. in WORT’s studios for a performance and interview to be featured on today’s “One Fine Morning” at 11 AM.
MADISON (WORT) — Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is authorizing the publicly commissioned Philosopher’s Grove art installation to be removed. Soglin says the concentration of homeless people and others are to blame for frequent lawbreaking. Dylan Brogan reports.