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Bernie Sanders Visits Madison During Midwest Swing

Author: Martin Rakacolli Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders came to Madison on Friday to host a rally. According to Sanders campaign representatives, about 2,400 people were in attendance to watch Sanders give a speech outlining his beliefs and positions. The Read More >

Man Suspected in Wisconsin Homicide Arrested in Texas

Author: Jennifer Hwang Jacob Davenport, a 38-year-old man who has been suspected of committing a homicide in February, was found and arrested in Texas. Davenport allegedly shot 28-year-old James Thomten in Beloit. The victim’s body was found on Feb. 9, … Read More >

Where to Watch in the Race for Madison Mayor

Author: Will Kenneally The two candidates running for mayor, Paul Soglin and Satya Rhodes-Conway, were separated by a little more than 300 votes in the primary and now face each other in a contentious general election. “I don’t think anybody’s … Read More >

WSUM Spring Election Guide

Here is our WSUM spring general election guide with the candidates running for Madison mayor and common council. To find information on your polling place and what will appear on your ballot, visit myvote.wi.gov. Mayor Paul Soglin (incumbent): Hear … Read More >

Woman Avoids Men Offering to ‘Pay for Her’

Author: Jennifer Hwang A 21-year-old woman and her child were confronted by two suspicious men Friday. Around 2:30 p.m., the two men attempted to convince the woman to follow them to their residence with money, all of which took place … Read More >