8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing talks with Anders Zanichkowsky, of the Tenant Resource Center regarding Madison’s recent crackdown on the State Street homeless. Anders also works on homeless and policing issues as a member of the No Dane County Jail Group.
This week in 1961, Madison police were dealing with marauding gangs of unruly teens creating havoc on State Street. Exactly seven years later, they were confronting serious charges of racism.
(WORT) — This week we cover how UW-Madison students are feeling about the upcoming presidential race, what next for the closed General Motors plant in Janesville, and the All-Star saga of NHL player John Scott.
The City of Madison announced this week a new grant program designed to protect independent retailers on State Street. But exactly who would these grants benefit? And who do they need protection from? Darien Lamen talks with city and business group spokespeople, as well as independent retailers to find out more.
MADISON (WORT) — Everybody but Mayor Soglin wants fries with that! This Is What I Ate tries the frites at Mad City Frites!
MADISON (WORT) — To get a sense of how the regulars at Philosopher’s Grove and nearby business owners feel about removing the large granite sitting stones, WORT’s Patrick Waring headed down to State Street with a recorder.