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Where to get tested and vaccinated for COVID-19 in Racine and Kenosha counties

WISCONSIN — While residents and health officials wait for their shot at the COVID-19 vaccine, the Wisconsin National Guard continues to offer local testing services across the state. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services began testing the Wisconsin COVID-19 registry at select locations, including the Central Racine County Health Department, according to a health department […]

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Evers to Pitch Legalizing Marijuana

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers will ask the legislature to legalize recreational and medical marijuana,according to a press release issued Sunday. Under the proposal, the state would tax marijuana sales to provide additional revenue for thegovernment, which Evers said he intends to spend on schools, health services, and underservedcommunities. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue and the […]

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Racine couple charged with drug trafficking edible marijuana, child neglect

A Racine couple was charged with drug trafficking and child neglect charges following a Jan. 26 police search of a Marquette Street residence, according to court documents. Antony Eduardo Luna, 20, and Ashley L. Hansen, 19, were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with: possession with intent to distribute or manufacture THCmaintaining a […]

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160 exotic animals seized

The Wisconsin Human Society needs some unusual supplies after 160 exotic animals from a Brown County residence were seized by law enforcement, according to a press release. Officials are collecting supplies for 52 ball pythons and 108 rats and mice following the seizure. “As you can imagine, this sudden influx of species with such unique […]

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State will Expand Addiction Recovery Treatment Starting Monday

State-administered Medicaid will expand its coverage of residential substance abuse recovery startingFeb. 1, Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services officials announced Friday. The state has offered coverage for certain types of recovery programs since 2017, according to therelease. That coverage, provided through the Comprehensive Community Services program, focused ontreatment on programs offered in facilities […]