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Drop out or drown in debt? Many Black students in Wisconsin face stark choices in paying for college

By Alyssa Huglen, Wisconsin Watch When Clint Myrick graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2010, he left with two consequential pieces of paper: a diploma for a bachelor’s degree in music education — and an eye-popping student loan bill. The Milwaukee native was one of the first in his family to attend college, and […]

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Racine Post Prom 2021

Click on the The Racine Rotary Post Prom is a bigger deal this year than in past years, especially since this marks the first big event these teens have attended in over a year. So we’re going all out to help them celebrate. We’ll have some photos ready Saturday night and will add more on […]

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May is Older Americans Month

The month of May has been proclaimed as Older Americans Month throughout the State of Wisconsin by Governor Tony Evers. The proclamation celebrates older adults for their vision, wisdom, advocacy, hard work, and volunteerism. The Governor notes that Wisconsin continues to be committed to assisting our aging and older adults in managing their health by […]

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Elder Abuse Bills Pass Assembly

Madison – Today the State Assembly passed legislation to address concerns for our elderly population. “I am pleased to have supported each of these bills today, said Wittke (Wind Point); caring for our most vulnerable population is a priority to me”. Elder abuse is a growing concern. Reporting of physical, emotional, and financial abuses are […]

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Maurice Robinson sworn in as Racine Police Chief RACINE – Maurice Robinson officially started his job as the City of Racine’s new Police Chief today. He succeeded Art Howell. The event started at 1 p.m. Monday at Racine City Hall. Robinson comes to Racine from the Cincinnati Police Department, where he is the leader of criminal investigations. He was hired by the Fire and Police […]

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Mount Pleasant stabbing ends with two arrested

MOUNT PLEASANT – A 30-year-old man was hospitalized following a Mount Pleasant stabbing that happened early Saturday morning in the 1000 block of the Southeast Frontage Road. Antonique Carter, 26, of Racine, was arrested for attempted homicide and bail jumping for stabbing Rashad Lewis, 30, of Racine. Lewis was also arrested for disorderly conduct, domestic […]

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‘The middle of a massive contamination’: Residents of Wisconsin region struggle with aftereffects of dangerous ‘forever chemicals’

By John McCracken, Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting Craig Koller grew up splashing through backyard creeks and biking gravel trails, sometimes through the Johnson Control Industries Fire Technology Center. Black smoke wafted overhead as it conducted controlled burns to test firefighting foam, producing a dangerous “forever chemical” known as PFAS. As a kid growing up […]