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Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin’s demand increases, requesting community help for food donations

Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin (VOW) is in need of food pantry donations. The nonprofit organization is sustained by the generosity of donations of food pantry items, monetary gifts, and the support of the Racine community. VOW aims to make a difference in the lives of at-risk Veteran households in every community across Wisconsin, especially in […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court declares absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerJuly 8, 2022 In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that absentee ballot drop boxes are illegal and voters must deliver their ballots by mail or deliver them in-person to local clerks.  Wanggaard comments on Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling on ballot drop boxes In a statement on the Wisconsin […]

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No more Roe: What overturning abortion rights means for Wisconsin

In a historic decision, the United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, a nearly 50-year-old case ruling protecting the right to abortion. With a 6-3 majority vote, conservative justices overturned the precedent set in 1973 that protected a patient’s privacy within the confines of their doctor’s office. Justice Samuel Alito wrote the opinion […]

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Do you agree with Roe v. Wade being overturned? Take our poll.

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established the constitutional right to abortion, as of Friday, June 24. How do you feel about this decision? Take the Racine County Eye’s U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade Survey Take the survey The Racine County Eye, which includes the Kenosha Lens, is your source […]

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DNR: Friday’s local air quality is ‘unhealthy’

RACINE and KENOSHA – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Friday warned that the air quality index is expected to reach the red, or “unhealthy,” level. The air quality advisory for Racine and Kenosha counties runs through 11 p.m. The air quality advisory means that people with lung ailments (such as asthma), heart […]

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Racine Police issue wanted person bulletin for shooting suspect

RACINE, Wis. – Racine Police are asking the public for help searching for Michael Boyd, a suspect in a shooting incident that happened on May 15. Boyd, 27, has an active felony warrant through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and the Racine Police Department for a shooting incident that happened in Racine, according to a press […]

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Senator Bernie Sanders takes CNH Industrial to task over UAW strike during rally

MT. PLEASANT, Wis. — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders critisized Case-New Holland (CNH) Industrial management for not resolving a contract with the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 180, which resulted in a strike that has lasted more than seven weeks. The former presidential candidate spoke to union workers at CNH Industrial, 3323 Kearney Ave. in Mount […]

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Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, Park High School to host Mobile Food Pantry every 4th Wednesday

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and Washington Park High School will host a Mobile Food Pantry on every 4th Wednesday of the month. The food pantry is bringing healthy food directly to areas that are in need. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has refrigerated trucks to transport food in pre-packaged boxes. The boxes of food will b […]

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Skydiving crash: 2 sustain life-threatening injuries

YORKVILLE, Wis. – Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a tandem skydiving crash Sunday afternoon. A 28-year-old Racine woman and 49-year-old Chicago woman lost control at about 1:43 p.m. at Skydive Midwest Skydiving Center, 13851 56th Road in Sturtevant. Skydiving crash leads to life-threatening injuries The parachute deployed, but the two lost control about 20 […]

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UPDATE: Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, Walworth Counties

RACINE/KENOSHA/WALWORTH – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties. This alert was issued at 7:45 p.m. for southeastern Wisconsin. This weather alert remains in effect until 1 a.m. on June 15. Tornado Watch A Tornado Watch according to the NWS means that weather conditions are favorable […]