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Toxic algae closes 3 Madison beaches

Toxic blue-green algae prompted Madison and Dane County Public Health officials to close James Madison, Tenny and Warner beaches, all along Lake Mendota, Monday.

Tune in to Madison's music scene

Enjoy the many sounds of the city

And that’s the thing about music in Madison: Find yourself in the right place, with the right people and the right music, and magic happens.

First read of Madison Public Market plan met with praise

About 60 public market enthusiasts appeared to like the city's $9 million-$15 million idea to turn the East Johnson city garage into an indoor public market that would include selling prepared foods, local produce and arts and crafts.