Today in 1982: Twelve are arrested in an attempted blockade of the first Trident submarine, the USS Ohio, entering the Hood Canal in Washington.
In motorboats, sailboats and small handmade wooden vessels, the demonstrators were objecting to the presence of nuclear weapons in Seattle. The Coast Guard overturned some of the vessels with water cannon.
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The 13th-annual Madison Money Conference will be August 24th at the Madison College, Truax Campus. This nonprofit Conference offers affordable, high-quality, and unbiased financial education. Keynote speaker is Damon Williams, along with workshops, info tables, the opportunity to obtain a credit report, and time to discuss individual financial situations with knowledgeable experts. Childcare for children under 6 will be available at no additional cost, along with age-appropriate workshops for kids age 6 and over, three workshops in Spanish, continental breakfast, fabulous door prizes, and much more! Register at moneyconference2013.eventbrite.com and assetbuilders.org. For more info, call Richard at 663-6332.
Join Clean Wisconsin every Thursday for a group ride around the Madison area. Every Thursday at 5:30pm, the ride starts from the Clean Wisconsin office, 634 West Main. Each week, there will be two different routes: one longer route for faster, more experienced bikers, and one shorter route for more casual bikers.The Clean Wisconsin & Friends Bike Club is a friendly, for-fun bike group open to all. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.