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Fave 5: Reporter David Wahlberg picks his top stories of 2019

We are sharing Wisconsin State Journal staffers' favorite work from 2019. From health reporter David Wahlberg: I spent much of this year doing reporting projects on two topics involving the state's growing aging population: fatal falls, for which Wisconsin leads the nation; and dementia, a c…

Fave 5: Reporter Dean Mosiman's memorable stories from 2019

We are sharing Wisconsin State Journal staffers' favorite work from 2019. From reporter Dean Mosiman: I see many sides of life covering the city of Madison. My five favorite stories, for very different reasons: Six candidates from a comedian to a legend run for mayor, each with a chance to m…

No longer just responding to crime: Madison patrol officers' role expanding amid drop in crime

"There's just a lot more to a lot of the things we do," patrol officer Steve MacKesey said.

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10 best-reviewed restaurants in 2019, and some runners-up

These past few months make it seem like the year of the failed restaurant, with some high-profile favorites dropping fast and furiously.

Fave 5: Editorial cartoonist Phil Hands picks his favorite cartoons of 2019

We are sharing Wisconsin State Journal staffers' favorite work from 2019. Editorial cartoonist Phil Hands picks those on his short list.

Developer offers revised final piece for $80 million Union Corners project

Meanwhile, two nonprofits have won city approvals for a $12.7 million, four-story child care and housing project next door, continuing a dramatic transformation of the south side of that part of East Washington Avenue.

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