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  1. Police shooting forces discussion of Madison's racial divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Known as a liberal haven with a long history of progressive politics, Madison takes pride in being named one of the nation's best places to live, raise a family and retire, lovingly embracing its unofficial motto as "77 square miles surrounded by reality." But the fatal shooting of an unarmed young biracial man by a white police officer in the heart of one of the city's most liberal neighborhoods is forcing a renewed discussion about the racial divide in a community where African-Americans make up 7 percent of the population but account for a disproportionate share of arrests, incarcerations and children in poverty.

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  2. Madison police response to shooting contrasts with FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Within hours of a white officer shooting an unarmed black man, the police chief of Wisconsin's capital city was praying with the man's grandmother, hoping to strike a conciliatory tone and avoid the riots that last year rocked Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Mike Koval said he knows Madison is being watched across the nation since 19-year-old Tony Robinson's death Friday evening, and he has gone out of his way to avoid what he once called Ferguson's "missteps."

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  3. Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Daily-Jeff.com

    A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters -- people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer. Books and blogs on the topic are numerous, and state wildlife departments are offering introductory deer hunting classes in urban areas to recruit newbies who want to kill their own local, sustainable and wild meat in what some say is an ecologically friendly way.

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  4. Locavore movement takes to deer hunting across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Daily-Jeff.com

    A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group of hunters -- people who demand locally produced food, but don't know the first thing about bagging a deer. Books and blogs on the topic are numerous, and state wildlife departments are offering introductory deer hunting classes in urban areas to recruit newbies who want to kill their own local, sustainable and wild meat in what some say is an ecologically friendly way.

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