MADISON (WORT) — A controversial ban on sleeping outside the Madison City-County Building went into effect at 5 p.m. Thursday. The Madison-Area Urban Ministry organized a news conference in front of the building as the sun went down and temperatures dropped. Darien Lamen reports.
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) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s quick exit from the 2016 presidential election may have been a bit of a surprise, but there were signs that his campaign was in trouble.
As his poll numbers continue to slip in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, Governor Scott Walker is promising a host of new national policies targeting labor unions. At a speech in Las Vegas Monday, Walker called for a nationwide right-to-work law, dismantling the National Labor Relations Board, and eliminating unions for federal employees. To dissect this announcement by Walker, we turn to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Patrick Marley
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.
MADISON (WORT) — Green County residents disagree on whether the proposed Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations or CAFO will stimulate growth or the lack of regulation for farms of that magnitude will cause environmental problems. Mackenzie Krumme reports.