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Closure of Pick 'n Save on Rapids is a shame

It's known that Pick 'n Save on Rapids Drive is closing, but the clincher is, it's happening six months earlier than expected. Once it closes, it leaves hundreds of people in the area without cars, especially the elderly, a place to buy groceries.

May 26, 2015 12:15 am(5)

Commentary: HALO says thanks

To the greater Racine Community:

May 25, 2015 3:15 pm(2)

Journal Times editorial: Fewer bayonets, more COP houses

While there have been acts of violence and destruction in the wake of recent officer-involved shootings, and in Baltimore the death of a man who had been in police custody, there have also been peaceful protests. Before the violence had broken out, however, the peaceful protests were confron…

May 24, 2015 8:00 pm(20)

Commentary: Careful response is required to North Korea’s missile moves

“Egregious” and “grotesque” is how United States Secretary of State John Kerry has described North Korea’s reckless international provocations, and brutal executions of victims who incur the wrath of leader Kim Jong-un.

May 24, 2015 12:15 am(4)

Journal Times editorial: RUSD board undercut Haws with its pro-union vote

Once again the Racine Unified School Board has stepped up to the plate and whiffed – mightily.

May 23, 2015 8:00 pm(46)

Friday Finishers: Wisconsin is no longer a 65 mph island

Wisconsin soon will no longer be a 65 mph island anymore.

May 21, 2015 7:30 pm(1)

In praise of Unified teachers

I had the privilege of attending the spring string concert at Park High School. All the participants were Unified students, with teachers also participating. Several hundred fourth- and fifth-grade boys and girls were performing because they had the opportunity to learn how to play string in…

May 21, 2015 12:15 am(1)

It's time for the FairTax

Federal government regulation is growing at an alarming rate creating an abyss of unrecoverable debt and much hardship at many different levels for this country. Nowhere is this scenario more prevalent than in the current federal tax system.

May 21, 2015 12:15 am(22)

Madison police shooting death

Disturbed by facts in Robinson shooting

May 21, 2015 12:15 am(5)

We'll miss Racine Cyclery

Our family is passionate about bicycling, whether for commuting, recreation or fitness. Racine Cyclery has met our two-wheel needs for more than 30 years. They have helped us find the right bikes and they have cheerfully bailed us out of countless mechanical conundrums.

May 21, 2015 12:15 am(0)

Great job, 'Amerikids'

We recently attended the K-3 through second grade classes at Trinity Lutheran School's performance of "Amerikids," and we just wanted to commend them and the teachers and volunteers that helped with the performance. The children did a great job telling the story of our country, patriotism, s…

May 21, 2015 12:15 am(0)

Journal Times editorial: It's time for WEDC to stop promoting bad behavior

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has, nearly from its inception early in Gov. Scott Walker’s first term, given us reasons to write editorials. None of them have been good: There’s been a pattern of woefully insufficient oversight of the use of taxpayer money to loan to businesses, bo…

May 20, 2015 8:00 pm(7)

Journal Times editorial: State Supreme Court must leave petty display behind

There’s nothing like a good pout.

May 20, 2015 12:15 am(20)

Journal Times editorial: Pro golf tour gets coarser

Rory McIlroy was celebrating another PGA Tour win this weekend at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in North Carolina, but that wasn’t the only celebrating going on.

May 18, 2015 8:00 pm(4)

Journal Times editorial: Students should pass civics test to graduate

When people want to become a citizen of the United States, they must first pass a U.S. citizenship test.

May 17, 2015 8:00 pm(21)

Commentary by Bob Wirch and Bob Turner: Republicans target Bray Center

Commentary by Bob Wirch and Bob Turner: Republicans target Bray Center

For more than 50 years, the George Bray Neighborhood Center has been a centerpiece of the community, providing children with a place to play and learn. Earlier this month, the budget proposed by Scott Walker and Republicans in the Legislature put that in jeopardy.

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Commentary by Jim Ladwig: RAMAC cares about education

Commentary by Jim Ladwig: RAMAC cares about education

It’s no secret that the state of public education in Racine needs to improve. This isn’t a time to place blame, it’s a time to step forward and be part of the solution. RAMAC is doing just that. We recognize the importance of Education in our community and want to be a partner in helping RUS…

May 17, 2015 12:15 am(23)

Journal Times editorial: Our organ donation program needs reform

When you agreed to have the “Organ Donor” sticker put on your driver’s license, it came from a place of generosity, a thought of “I’ll be dead, but some of my organs could improve, or even save, the life of somebody else.”

May 16, 2015 8:00 pm(3)

Journal Times editorial: Protecting pets will protect domestic violence victims

During Hurricane Katrina many people chose not to leave their homes because of their pets.

May 14, 2015 4:58 pm(5)

Proposed businesses at Spring and 31

I just want to share that I think it's ridiculous that someone is even considering building a business in a residential neighborhood. The proposed plan for a gas station and retail business on the corner of Highway 31 and Spring Street should be stopped. The neighborhood surrounding this cor…

May 14, 2015 12:15 am(2)

Jacobs sentencing

As parents of a developmentally disabled son who is also nonverbal, our hearts go out to the autistic boy who sustained intentional physical abuse from his therapist, Stephen Jacobs.

May 14, 2015 12:15 am(0)

Love thy neighbor

If everyone could love thy neighbor as thyself, what a world we would have today. No wars, killing or any types of crime. Our jails would be empty. We must all get on the same wavelength.

May 14, 2015 12:15 am(3)

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