Breakfast Links: September 20, 2012
Post by dane101 on 9/20/2012 6:00am
Today is September 20, 2012. On this date in 1977, peaceful alien visitors were sighted in the skies of Northern Europe and the Soviet Union.
* Lueders: "The five exclusively Wisconsin television markets, the tracker shows, have aired $6.1 million in presidential ads, more than half in Milwaukee and Madison. [...] But Wisconsin looks like an electoral thrift store compared to the battleground states like Ohio, whose six television markets have collectively aired $66 million in presidential advertising — so far. Even given that Ohio is a more populous state with 18 electoral votes to Wisconsin’s 10, that’s a huge disparity. It’s been suggested that Wisconsin will see a similar ad-buying binge...."
* TDP: "Mayor Paul Soglin and state Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) on Wednesday denounced last week’s decision by the state railroad commissioner to allow Wisconsin & Southern Railroad to close Brearly and Livingston streets at crossings on the east side."
Breakfast bonus after the break: a really brief ALRC Rundown
Ian Gurfield, founder of Ian's Pizza, is opening a new restaurant in the 500 block of State St. S2 Pizza Bar is named after two important women in his life with S names - his wife and his grandmother.
After the uncharacteristic events of last Spring, Segredo is once again in MPD's good graces. MPD Captain Gloede said he was "extremely satisfied" with the steps owner Michael Hierl had taken to ensure the venue would continue running smoothly.
Roman Candle is getting a license to serve alcohol at the Madison Children's Museum. While they could already serve alcohol at events they catered there, now they'll be able to run a cash bar during Adult Swim and weddings or private parties held at the museum after hours.
Following a lengthy string of infractions, Little Manhattan's liquor license is being revoked.