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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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City of Racine receives outstanding turnout for 7v7 Football League, new rules implemented

New to Racine is a youth high school summer 7v7 Football League. The league is comprised of High School teams within Racine County, according to the City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS).  This is a summer program that gives student-athletes the chance to work out and condition in the off-season. Games started […]

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New polling location for some Village of Mount Pleasant residents begins Aug. 9

MOUNT PLEASANT – Residents in Wards 9, 13, 14, and 24 of the Village of Mount Pleasant will have a new polling location starting Aug. 9. The new location, which will be ready to welcome voters for the upcoming Wisconsin Partisan Primary, is Racine Bible Church, 12505 Spring St., in Sturtevant. This is located between […]

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Drop-in Playground programs at 7 Racine locations for summer

It’s summer and it’s time that children in Racine to get outside. The City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS) invites community members to attend their Drop-in Playground programs. This program which does not require a sign up allows children to attend a nine-week theme-oriented summer program. Solbraa Park – The free program […]

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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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Governor signs emergency order against fuel price gouging; urges temporary suspensions of federal fuel tax, formulation requirements

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed an emergency order that prohibits gasoline and diesel fuel price gouging and announced other actions aimed at combating high prices at the pump. Emergency Order #170 declares that a period of abnormal economic disruption exists in the state of Wisconsin and prohibits price gouging of gasoline and […]

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City of Racine awarded federal public safety dollars

RACINE – The City of Racine has been awarded nearly $800,000 in federal funding for community safety initiatives. The allocation, announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office, was described as “focusing on a public health approach to violence prevention.” The City of Racine federal funding allocation breakdown: About $225,000 to establish a “Safe and Sound” […]

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Cooling Centers in Racine County

With the temperatures rising, cooling centers are a necessary outlet for many in our city. Racine residents in need of shelter, cooling assistance, or additional services can call 211 for available resources. In addition, in Racine County, the following locations are available as cooling centers. These locations serve as temporary assistance. It is important that Racine County […]

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Friends, family of Da’Shontay King march in Downtown Racine: ‘We just want the truth’

RACINE — At 11:30 a.m. on a warm Thursday afternoon, upwards of 200 people attended a rally and march in Downtown Racine demanding justice for Da’Shontay King, a 37-year-old Black man killed by a Racine police officer on May 20. The throng of people chanted to release the cop’s body camera footage as a plea […]