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  City of Madison, Wisconsin - Official Site
Madison Water Well 29 to be on Standby for Summer
The Madison Children's Activity Passport Program is a city-wide program featuring entertainment, hands-on fun, and learning for kids and their families.
Madison has the opportunity to distinguish itself by making visionary improvements to conditions for bicyclists in the City.
www.ci.madison.wi.us   (662 words)

  
  Madison, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madison was incorporated as a village in 1846, with a population of 626.
Madison is home to an extensive and varied number of print publications for a city that reflect the city's role as the state capital and diverse political, cultural and academic population.
Madison is also known unfortunately as the location of the untimely deaths of Teresa McGovern (a Madison resident and daughter of presidential candidate George McGovern) and Otis Redding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madison,_Wisconsin   (6038 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the years 1966 through 1970, the University of Wisconsin was shaken by a series of student protests, and by the use of force by authorities in response.
Wisconsin has been one of the leading public universities in the United States since the beginning of the 20th century and ranks as one of the great research universities of the world.
Wisconsin has the 11th largest research library collection in North America, according to a survey by the Association of Research Libraries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Wisconsin   (4436 words)

  
 Greater Madison Convention & Visitor Bureau
Sky conditions: partly cloudy Temperature: 80.1 F (26.7 C) Welcome to Madison, Wisconsin!
The AAU Taekwondo National Championship coming to Madison’s Alliant Energy Center offers a glimpse into the relatively unseen world of the art and sport that is taekwondo.
Madison is in full bloom and ready to provide all of our visitors with truly authentic experiences.
www.visitmadison.com   (203 words)

  
 Madison Wisconsin Contra Dance Schedule
The Madison Contra Dance Co-op in cooperation with Folklore Village hosts a yearly music and dance festival in September at Folklore Village Farm.
Gates of Heaven Synagogue: 302 E. Gorham, Madison, WI (The small stone building at the west end of James Madison Park on Lake Mendota, the end of the park nearest the capitol)
Memorial Union: 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI (At the north end of Park Street at Langdon St. overlooking Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin Campus)
sprott.physics.wisc.edu /dances.htm   (1318 words)

  
 Michael Leon: Madison Takes on the Patriot Act
Madison joins several some 50 municipalities across the nation that have either passed or are considering similar resolutions to defend citizens against the encroachments on liberty by the federal government.
As reported in the Madison Independent Media Center by John Quinlan (http://madison.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=7755andgroup=webcast), high school students provided energy and political eloquence in drafting the resolution, getting the issue before the Council and helping to see the resolution through a last-minute revision negotiated with the Mayor's office which also supported the resolution.
The City of Madison will completely avoid discrimination in every function of city government, and vigorously uphold the constitutionally protected rights of all persons to peacefully protest and express their political views without any form of governmental interference.
www.counterpunch.org /leon1016.html   (1356 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
The shield in the center shows Wisconsin's support for the United States.
In four sections surrounding the shield are representations of the states main industries: agriculture, mining, manufacturing and navigation.
Topography: Image Narrow Lake Superior lowland plain met by Northern highland, which slopes gently to the sandy crescent central plain; Western upland in the southwest; three broad parallel limestone ridges running north-south are seperated by wide and shallow lowland in the south-east.
www.50states.com /wisconsi.htm   (308 words)

  
 Embryonic Stem Cell Research at UW-Madison
Designed to help young scientists explore novel research directions, the $200,000 prize is annually awarded to Wisconsin researchers working in the fields of biochemistry, the biological sciences and cancer research.
A grant program aimed at stimulating collaborative research projects to be included in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery has begun with an open invitation to University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers to submit initial proposals by June 1.
Following Monday's blockbuster announcement of a $150 million public-private investment in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will have considerable momentum as it vies for attention at BIO 2006 this weekend in Chicago.
www.news.wisc.edu /packages/stemcells   (533 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin
Madison and its surrounding communities offer the perfect combination of small town charm and urban sophistication to visitors and residents alike.
Built on an isthmus between two glacial lakes, Madison is a city literally surrounded by natural beauty.
Madison offers families plenty of free or low-cost activities, from one of the nation’s few remaining free zoos to lush botanical gardens and a host of museums.
www.wistravel.com /madison-visitorinfo.htm   (363 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin- Ranking Details
Madison, Wisconsin is the third healthiest city for pregnancy according to BabyFit.com’s list of Top 100 Cities for Healthy Pregnancies.
Madison placed in the top ten for the category for “women with the lowest levels of stress” and scored in the top 25 for two other healthy pregnancy indicators including average baby birth weight and mother’s average age during pregnancy.
This is not the first time Madison has been honored.
babyfit.com /articles.asp?id=622   (265 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin (53562) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
Madison, Wisconsin (53562) Conditions and Forecast : Weather Underground
WIDOT Madison - USH 12/18 @ Mud Lake
WIDOT Madison - USH 12/18 @ Mud Lake, Madison, WI
www.wunderground.com /US/WI/Madison.html   (542 words)

  
 American Civil Liberties Union : Madison, Wisconsin Resolution
WHEREAS the City of Madison recognizes the Constitution of the United States of America to be the supreme law of the land, superceding all administrative rules, local ordinances, state statutes and federal laws; and
WHEREAS the City of Madison recognizes that infringement of the constitutionally guaranteed rights of any person, under the color of law, is an abuse of power, a breach of the public trust, a misappropriation of public resources, a violation of civil rights and is beyond the scope of governmental authority; and
WHEREAS, the City of Madison Police Department recognizes and values the diversity of the community it serves, it is the Department's policy that its officers shall not arrest or detain any person solely for a suspected violation of immigration laws, except pursuant to a lawful request; and
www.aclu.org /SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=11285&c=207   (494 words)

  
 Madison JASON > Site > Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wisconsin Sea Grant presents JASON, dedicated to inspiring in students a lifelong passion to pursue learning in science, math, and technology through exploration and discovery.
The JASON Project is an international, interdisciplinary program dedicated to inspiring in students a lifelong passion to pursue learning in science, math, and technology through exploration and discovery.
Thanks to all of the students and teachers that participated, we had another wonderfully successful Madison JASON broadcast on February 2 and 3.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /madisonjason   (240 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin - Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Herbarium, founded in 1849, is a museum collection of dried, labeled plants of state, national and international importance, which is used extensively for taxonomic and ecological research, as well as for teaching and public service.
It contains the world's largest collection of Wisconsin plants, about one-third of its 1,000,000 specimens having been collected within the state.
Atlas of the Wisconsin Prairie and Savanna Flora,
www.botany.wisc.edu /herbarium   (222 words)

  
 The Insiders' Guide to Madison Wisconsin | 2nd Editon
ust 80 miles west of Milwaukee and 142 miles northwest of Chicago, Madison, Wisconsin, is a veritable hotbed for free speech and free thought.
Its history of grassroots activism and political progressivism, its citizens’ belief in the benefits of hard work, the availability and access to educational resources and the careful stewardship of the land all have cast a favorable spotlight on this Midwestern mecca.
It’s no wonder — with four beautiful glacial lakes; burgeoning corporate and small-business communities; neat and tidy neighborhoods; brewpubs, wine bars and cigar bars; gardens; museums; and the educational, cultural and social stimulation afforded by one of the nation’s best state universities, Madison has something for everyone.
www.insiders.com /madison   (209 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin (WI) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
Madison, Wisconsin (WI) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hotels, hospitals, schools, crime
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Madison, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
www.city-data.com /city/Madison-Wisconsin.html   (1567 words)

  
 University of Wisconsin-Madison
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© 2008 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
www.wisc.edu   (50 words)

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