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Good morning Racine County! Check out these hot news stories from around the nation and area.

In an effort to compel Democrats to get a border wall built, President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the federal government if they “won’t fund his border wall,” according to ABC News.

7 people missing in California fire, CNN

Wisconsin sales tax holiday information, Racine County Eye.

Local news

The house at 5103 Prairie View is framed by construction equipment as work continues on the expansive site for the future Foxconn company facility and Wisconsin Valley Science & Technology Park in the Village of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin Monday June 11, 2018. (c) Mark Hertzberg, for Racine County Eye

The Village of Mount Pleasant will meet in closed session Tuesday to discuss timelines around the acquisition of land for the Foxconn Technology Group project, according to a story by the Journal Times.

Construction traffic in Racine County has become quite a nightmare for drivers, according to a story by CBS 58. Check out Racine County Eye’s highway construction page.

Local business owner, Chris Flynn has led the charge in cleaning up an alley. But she has big plans for it and plans to call it Imagine Alley, according to a story by the Journal Times.

Looking for something fun to do this week? Check out the Roar and Pour event at the Racine Zoo.

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.