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75 Hand Sanitizers Recalled by the FDA

If you’re like a lot of Americans worried about exposure to coronavirus, shortages of your favorite hand sanitizers may have you purchasing brands you’d never heard of but which promised the same bacteria-killing agents. The Food and Drug Administration has recalled 75 brands that contain methanol, which can cause serious health complications. The agency said […]

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Milwaukee mask ordinance passes

MILWAUKEE, WI — Heading to Milwaukee or work there, you’ll need to bring a mask and wear it under certain conditions after city officials there unanimously passed a mask ordinance. Milwaukee officials, including Mayor Tom Barrett, cited the need to limit the transmission of COVID-19 in Milwaukee — the state’s hardest-hit area for the virus. […]

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Harley-Davidson cuts 700 jobs

MILWAUKEE, WI — Harley-Davidson Inc. plans to cut about 700 global positions and announced the immediate departure of one of its top executives in a restructuring plan the company is calling a “rewire.” In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission posted Thursday, Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson officials said they approved the plan June 28 […]

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2 charged in gang-related shooting at North Beach

RACINE, WI — Two teens were charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office Monday following a gang-related shooting where five people were injured at North Beach. Police say, however, more people were likely involved. Thomas Burton, 17, and Dashari Watson, 18, were charged with five counts of first-degree reckless injury, and one count of first-degree recklessly endangering […]

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American flag in tatters

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WI — Even the 340 pounds of fabric couldn’t stand up to high winds that made up the largest free-flying American flag Tuesday. It’s known as the Acuity Flag, and flies atop a 400-foot-tall flagpole at the Acuity Insurance headquarters in Sheboygan Falls. It covers nearly 10,000 square feet, weighs about 340 pounds, […]