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We Energies To Reduce Carbon Emissions, No Specifics On Oak Creek

We Energies plans to continue reducing carbon emissions system-wide even though President Donald Trump called for the undoing of several Obama-era climate change regulations. U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week saying the policy is hobbling oil drillers and coal miners, a move environmental groups have vowed to take to court. The […]

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In Setback For Trump, Judges Reject Travel Ban

By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the […]

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Trump Signs Immigration Executive Order, Here’s What It Means

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy. The executive order will block the entry of […]

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OPINION: Trump’s Stance On National Security Raises Concerns

To The Editor, After watching Donald Trump’s press conference I am worried about our national security. The president-elect continues to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin, denigrate U.S. intelligence services and belittles the press. In response to an early question, Trump finally said he believes the intelligence reports that Russia interfered in the presidential election. However later […]

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Racine County Presidential Recount Wraps Up, Trump Still Won

As the final numbers were tallied in the presidential recount in Racine County, the end result for the presidential election remained: Republican Donald Trump bested Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to a story by the Journal Times. President-elect Donald Trump won the election on Nov. 8 in Racine County by 4,100 votes against Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8. […]

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Letter to the Editor: Trump Supporter Violence Not OK, Either

**This Letter to the Editor was submitted by Mary McIlvaine. Responding to Dave Kristopeit’s November 11, 2016 letter to the editor in the Racine Journal Times, I wonder if Kristopeit also extends his vitriol of “Lock them up. Throw away the key.” to perpetrators of violence inspired by Trump’s campaign and election, or only reserves […]

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Sturtevant Voters Choose Republican Candidates

Village of Sturtevant residents overwhelmingly voted for Republican candidates Tuesday, giving Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Robin Vos and Tricia Hanson decidedly more votes than their Democratic opponents. Village Administrator/Clerk Mary Cole recorded 2,725 voters out of more than 3,175 total registered voters, putting turnout there at 85 percent. Here’s how it shook out there: President […]