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Store Owner Charged in Fight

RACINE – The owner of One Stop Foods, 1711 N. Main St., is accused of pistol whipping a man who he said threatened him at the store on Tuesday. Iyad M. Alabed, 36, of Mount Pleasant, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with aggravated battery, three counts of recklessly endangering safety, negligent […]

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App Development Competition Here Saturday

RACINE – The Smart City App Development Competition, sponsored by Tech-Prize and Visioning a Greater Racine, will be held live and virtually from 9 to 11:30 a.m. this Saturday at Gateway Technical College’s Racine campus. The public is invited to watch via Facebook live here. The competition has drawn entries from as far away as […]

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Man Charged With Choking, Beating Woman

CALEDONIA – A Chicago man was charged with harming a woman in a domestic dispute at an apartment here in April. Walter L. Cosby, 22, of Chicago, was charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office with felony intimidation, strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct. All of the charges […]

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Amended State, Foxconn Contract: Smaller, More Flexible

MADISON – Contract amendments approved Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) Board of Directors and Foxconn Technology Group significantly reduces the scope and anticipated employment levels for a manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer, will now be eligible to receive up to $80 million total in performance-based tax credits […]

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MP Police Investigating Auto Dealership Thefts

MOUNT PLEASANT – The Mount Pleasant Police Department is investigating the theft of vehicles from three auto dealers here last Friday. The dealerships are Palmen Motors, 8320 Washington Ave.; Frank Boucher Chevrolet, 8600 Washington Ave., and McFarland Auto, 7901 Washington Ave. Mount Pleasant Police were called to Palmen last Friday to investigate a burglary. Officers […]

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State begins COVID-19 vaccinations at skilled nursing facilities

MADISON ⏤ Vaccinations are officially underway at Wisconsin’s skilled nursing facilities thanks to a private-public partnership with pharmacies. On Monday, residents and staff at such facilities in the state started receiving doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccinations were part of the state’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for Long-Term Care. The program is a private-public partnership […]