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Top stories from March 28 through April 3

We know you’ve had a busy week. Here are the Racine County Eye top stories from March 28 through April 3. We also have several stories from our partner websites around the state and country. More top stories from around the country https://madison365.com/atlanta-loses-all-star-game-over-georgia-voting-laws/ https://madison365.com/positive-test-rate-rises-to-3-as-state-reports-875-new-cases-most-in-months/ https://wausaupilotandreview.com/2021/04/02/bucks-add-backcourt-depth-by-signing-veteran-jeff-teague/ Looking for things to do? Check out our community calendar.

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Fire Damages Parked Vehicle

RACINE – Fire caused an estimated $3,000 damage to a vehicle parked near a structure in the 3600 block of Douglas Avenue Thursday evening. The Racine Fire Department responded just before 7 p.m. The vehicle owner put out the fire with an extinguisher just before firefighters arrived. Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to check […]

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Steil Seeks Applicants for Gold Star Family Fellow

JANESVILLE—On Thursday, Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) announced he is seeking applicants for a Gold Star Family fellow through the House of Representatives’ Gold Star Family Fellowship Program. “I am committed to ensuring our veterans, military members, and their families have access to care, service, and benefits they’ve earned in service to our country. The Gold […]

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SC Johnson Professional Announces Winners in Happy Hands Contest

SC Johnson Professional has announced the winners of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of handwashing and sanitizing at school. The winner in the elementary school (K-5) category is Stella F., a fourth-grader at Floranada Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Wilfred O., a sixth-grader at Gifford School in […]

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‘Gobsmacked’ Vehicle Passenger Leads to Drug Arrests

YORKVILLE – A passenger in a vehicle, who appeared “gobsmacked” when seeing a Racine County Sheriff’s deputy parked along Interstate 94, led to drug-related charges filed against two Oak Creek residents earlier this week. The Racine County District Attorney’s office filed charges of possession with intent to deliver/distribute/manufacture THC and possession of drug paraphernalia against […]

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State Supreme Court Overturns Mask Mandate

MADISON – The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Gov. Tony Evers exceeded his authority to issue multiple health emergencies, including a statewide mask mandate, related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 ruling overturns Gov. Tony Evers’ latest 60-day public health declaration, issued in February. It was set to expire next Monday (April 5).  […]

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Members of the Legislative LGBTQ Caucus Applaud Governor Evers’ Proclamation of March 31 as International Transgender Day of Visibility

MADISON – Today, Governor Tony Evers proclaimed March 31, 2021, as International Transgender Day of Visibility in Wisconsin. Rep. Lee Snodgrass (D-Appleton), Rep. Marisabel Cabrera (D-Milwaukee), Sen. Tim Carpenter (D-Milwaukee), Rep. Greta Neubauer (D-Racine), and Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit) issued the following statement in response to this proclamation:  “It is with great pride and gratitude […]