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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin. I,., Terr to i 4. Connect \ mel0cal discover digital see the most read stories of april on most read 111 ii i. I Al ii saturday May 2, 2015 a packers take another flyer cornerback Quinten Rollins Only played one year of College football sports. Did no charges for Christie new Jersey governor claims vindication As three sex allies Are indicted in plot to Engineer huge traffic jams nation. A4 judge Doyle Square i Cost of bids Range from $112m to $200mcity to pick from 4 proposals Dean Mosiman dmosiman@. 608-252-6141 four developers Are offering elaborate new proposals for judge Doyle Square including one that moves exact sciences Headquarters into As much As 357,000 Square feet of office space in the massive redevelopment South of Capitol Square. Hie developers a Beitler real estate services Doyle Square development ads development and Vermilion development a Are proposing mixed use projects with a new hotel to serve Monona Terrace housing commercial space and parking. Hut they offer differing design features and Price tags. The developers bringing regional National and International experience Are seeking to redevelop blocks that now hold the landmark Madison municipal building and aging government East parking garage. A the Opportunity to develop such valuable and underutilized property in the Central City will not happen again a mayor Paul Soglin said. Quot we were fortunate to receive several very exciting proposals and to looking Forward to hearing More about the the City had negotiated with ads composed of the Haines co. Of Madison and Majestic realty of los Angeles from february Fode Cember 2014 on a project that included a hotel housing commercial space a Bike Center please see Square Page a5 Canada us push Oil train rules six Baltimore officers charged a no one is above the Law a prosecutor says As she announces decision after Days of unrest in City Juliet Linderman and Amanda Lee Myers associated press Baltimore rage turned to Relief in Baltimore on Friday when the City Stop prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Hay saying Quot no one is above the states attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray a arrest was illegal and unjustified and that his neck was broken because lie was handcuffed shackled and placed head first into a police Van where his pleas for medical attention were repeatedly ignored As he bounced around inside the Small Metal Box. The Swift Ness of her announcement less than a Day after receiving the police departments criminal investigation and offic Ial autopsy results took the City by Surprise. So too did her detailed description based in part on her office s Independent investigation of the evidence supporting probable cause to charge All six officers with felonies. Hie police had no reason to Stop or Chase after Gray Mosby said. They falsely accused him of having an illegal switchblade when in tact it was a Legal pocket knife. The Van Driver and the please be Baltimore Page a3 Al i x Blandon am idled of i is Mushy Baltimore Stup prosecutor said during a news conference on Friday that Gray s death was a homicide and his arrest last month was illegal. A police Union attorney called the charges a an egregious Rush to state tourism spending jumps by $1 billion Barry Adams hadarris@, 608 252-6148 tourism continued to show its vitality in 2014 As Overall spending in Wisconsin increased by $1 billion and none of the state s 72 counties saw a decrease in spending when compared to 2013. In addition Dane county continued its Strong growth As Overall spending increased 6 percent while Wisconsin dells one of the states most popular tourist destinations saw direct spend ing surpass $1 billion for the first time. Those Are among the positive numbers released Friday by the state department of tourism and the Wisconsin dells visitor amp convention Bureau. The reports were prepared by tourism economics an International finn headquartered in Philadelphia and specializing in quantifying the economic value of tourism. Gov. Scott Walker and tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett kicked Ott National travel and tourism week with a Stop at the Milwaukee county zoo where Walker a Likely presidential candidate appeared to be kissed by a sea lion at the zoo s oceans of fun water show. Other stops were planned in Green Bay la Crosse and i byward to trumpet the spending figures. Overall tourism spending in the state increased to $18.5 billion a 5.5 percent jump. Milwaukee county with $3.1 billion in Overall spending had an increase of percent and ranked first. Dane county where spending increased to $1.9 billion ranked second thanks to a diverse mix of conventions sporting events Uva Madison and the county being the huh of state government. In Dane county direct visitor spending was up 6.2 percent to please see tourism Page aft associated press la Crosse Tribune Washington rail tank cars that Are used to transport most crude Oil and Many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of catastrophic train crashes and fires under a series of new rules unveiled Friday by . And Canadian transportation officials. The regulations which go into effect oct. I Are in response to a series of fiery train crashes Iii the . And Canada including four so tar this year. Under the rules new tank cars carrying the most volatile liquids must have an outer Shell a Thermal lining improved top and Bottom fittings and thicker gift Inch steel Walls to keep them from rupturing. T thousands of older tank t ars that Art More prone to rupture will have to be phased out within three years. Some newer tank c ars built please see trains Page a Walker signs uber Bill Steven Verburg Sver Bulg Ina Dyson urn 608-252 6118 late Friday night Civ. Scott walkers office in Sioum de that in has signed into Law a set of regulations for uber Aud similar ride companies Over the objections of Dane county democrats alarmed by recent misconduct allegations against Drivers. Walker said in a press release that the Law would provide sate transportation options and that the state department of safety and professional services would create appropriate rules. Re Loris of Drivers inappropriately touching female passengers prompted la local legislators to write to Walker on tuesday arg my Inin to veto the Hill Passee by the state legislature last month saying it provides a minimal state oversight and no local oversight of the ride hailing application Industry. Weather. B4 partly Cloudy pleasant. High 76, Low 55 business comics nation world i obituaries cd opinion a4 sports by take five a television of Wasj legals c 8 06 lilt police custody i f ath i citizens celebrate decision David Ooi Man Assoc idled i . Citizens in Baltimore celebrate on Friday upon states attorney Marilyn j. Mosby a announcement that criminal charges would be filed against All six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury while in police custody in Baltimore. Mesh announced the stiffest charge second degree depraved heart murder against the Driver of the polite Van. Other officers faced chaises of involuntary manslaughter assault and illegal arrest

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