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ABC for Health, located at the corner of North Bassett and West Mifflin streets, is seeking public input to help refresh the mural on its Mifflin Street facade. According to the mural project website, the goal "is to identify public art to adorn our wall, that commemorates the culture and tr…

Abigail Becker joined The Capital Times in 2016, where she primarily covers city and county government. She previously worked for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the Wisconsin State Journal.

Lindsay Christians has been writing about the fine arts, food and wine for The Capital Times since 2008. She has a masters in theater research from UW-Madison and hosts the food podcast The Corner Table. Find her at @LindsayC608.

Steven Elbow joined The Capital Times in 1999 and has covered law enforcement in addition to city, county and state government. He has also worked for the Portage Daily Register and has written for the Isthmus weekly newspaper in Madison.

Katelyn Ferral is The Cap Times' public affairs and investigative reporter. She joined the paper in 2015 and previously covered the energy industry for the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. She's also covered state politics and government in North Carolina.

Scott Girard is the local k-12 education reporter at the Cap Times. A Madison native, he joined the paper in 2019 after working for six years for Unified Newspaper Group, including coverage of the Verona Area School District. Follow him on Twitter @sgirard9.

Jason Joyce took over as news editor of The Capital Times in 2013.

Erik Lorenzsonn is the Cap Times' tech and culture reporter. He joined the team in 2016, after having served as an online editor for Wisconsin Public Radio and having written for publications like The Progressive Magazine and The Poughkeepsie Journal.

Briana Reilly covers state government and politics for the Cap Times. She joined the staff in 2019, after working at Follow her on Twitter at @briana_reilly.

Rob Thomas is the features editor and social media editor for the Capital  Times, as well as its film critic. He joined the Cap Times in 1999 and has written about movies, music, food and books.