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Party fuels debate over Madison block’s future

By James Briggs A raging block party that flowed from porches to streets and included alcohol, drugs and stabbings, could help build a case for changes to a historic Madison neighborhood. City officials — including Mayor Paul Soglin, Police Chief ...

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Madison planners rethink fear of heights

By James Briggs When St. Paul’s University Catholic Center representatives presented a State Street high-rise design to Madison’s Urban Design Commission, the panel assumed the posture of “American Idol” judges, vigorously panning the project. As St. Paul’s officials sat through ...

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UW-Madison’s proposed ice arena skids through Building Commission (UPDATE)

By James Briggs Kohl Center Addition: Hockey/Swimming Facility for University of Wisconsin, 601 W. Dayton St., Madison, Dane County A pair of Republican state senators expressed concerns Wednesday about the timing of a University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to build a ...

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