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Ballot drop boxes cause for lawsuits in Racine, Kenosha

RACINE AND KENOSHA – The Cities of Racine and Kenosha are among five Wisconsin cities sued this week by a conservative law firm over the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. The Thomas More Society of Chicago, on behalf of individual residents from Racine, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison and Kenosha, filed separate lawsuits on Wednesday […]

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Weidner found in contempt of court

Racine County Circuit Court Judge Eugene Gasiorkiewicz listens to attorney’s arguments during Racine Alderwoman Sandy Weidner’s civil contempt of court case Wednesday, October 3, 2018. (c) Mark Hertzberg for www.racinecountyeye.com Racine Alder Sandy Weidner, who faced a potential fine of up to $15,000, invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self incrimination multiple times during her […]

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Mason: Time to Move on from Arena

Despite positive remarks from Interim Mayor Dennis Wiser that the arena project could be a bright spot in the city’s future, Mayor-elect Cory Mason says it’s time to move on to something else. Mason’s comment comes a day after Wiser spoke with a group of business leaders at the Ad-Hoc Mayor’s Advisory Group, which is […]

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Administrator: Foxconn could make event center bulletproof

With Foxconn Technology Group poised to build a 20 million-square-foot manufacturing facility in Mount Pleasant, the ripple effect it could have on the hotel and event center could make the project “bulletproof,” said city administrator Jim Palenick. More than 10,000 construction jobs and 3,000 permanent jobs are expected to be created over the next four […]