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Fire causes significant damage to Wisconsin Avenue home

A house fire caused an estimated $55,000 in damage to a Wisconsin Avenue home, authorities said. Firefighters with the Racine Fire Department responded to a house fire on the 900 block of Wisconsin Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to a press release. Upon entering the home, firefighters spotted flames coming from the […]

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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 […]

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