The Comedy on State is what it says – a stand-up comedy club on State Street, and a cornerstone of the Madison comedy scene. It reopened its doors two weeks ago, at least for its weekly open mic night on Wednesdays. Recent changes to the county’s COVID-19 protocols have allowed the club, which is considered […]
Photos by WORT News Director Chali Pittman. State Democratic lawmakers showed their support for nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter Hospital on Tuesday morning. The press conference came two days after Meriter Hospital nurses delivered a notice of strike to the hospital. The nurses at UnityPoint Health-Meriter Hospital are represented by the Service Employees International Union, or […]
Photo by Photomix-Company on Pixabay. Dane County residents are now able to apply for emergency rental assistance through a program called Dane CORE. That’s a collaborative effort between Dane County, the city of Madison, and the Tenant Resource Center, a nonprofit dedicated to helping tenants and landlords keep their housing affordable. The program, which […]
There are many internationally recognized human rights: civil and political rights like the right to vote, social rights like the right to stay alive and access food and water. There are also group and individual rights, like the right to a clean and healthy environment. It’s that last one that we’re going to look at […]
We depend on trees to provide us with oxygen and to soak up the carbon dioxide we produce. So what will happen if trees struggle to stay healthy on our warming planet? Helena White speaks with Dr. Rick Lindroth in the next installment of the climate crisis series Wisconsin Getting Hotter.
In anticipation of Thanksgiving, Public Health Madison and Dane County announced today a new public health order. The order restricts outdoor mass gatherings down to 10 people maximum, and prohibits all indoor mass gatherings, including multi-household gatherings for Thanksgiving. Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway acknowledged the difficult sacrifice she was asking of residents, but underlined its necessity. […]