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Staff furloughs possible as UW-Parkside tackles $5.3M structural deficit

SOMERS — University of Wisconsin-Parkside officials here are considering staff furloughs for 2023-24 as part of a plan to address a $5.3 million structural deficit. The university’s projected enrollment for the upcoming school year is 4,015 students, which is about the same as the previous year, but still about 500 fewer students than in 2019 […]

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Mason seeking second term; stresses ‘a more equitable community’

RACINE — Racine Mayor Cory Mason formally kicked off his re-election campaign last week touting the city’s recent accomplishments and emphasizing his vision of inclusion for all residents. “I’m really excited about the work we’ve been doing,” he told supporters who crowded into Littleport Brewing Co., 214 Third St. “In the last five years, […]

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Assembly District 64: McGuire vs. Hibsch rematch

RACINE AND KENOSHA — The 2022 general election race for the 64th Assembly District is a rematch between Democrat Tip McGuire and Republican Ed Hibsch. The election is this Tuesday (Nov. 8). The 64th District straddles Racine and Kenosha Counties. The Racine County portion includes portions of the City of Racine’s south side (wards 31, […]