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'Evicted in Racine' conversation continues at Affirmative Action meeting

RACINE — The City of Racine’s Affirmative Action and Human Rights Commission has taken notice of the city’s and county’s elevated eviction rates, the highest in the state. A discussion has been sparked, but how the problem should be addressed remain… Read more

Wirch, Wanggaard express concerns about Kimberly-Clark deal

MADISON — Wisconsin senators have received the call to help vote on legislation for Kimberly-Clark, but state Sen. Bob Wirch, D-Somers, and state Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, have concerns about the legislation. Read more

$50M to $80M in SC Johnson headquarters upgrades coming

RACINE — SC Johnson will, this fall, begin construction and renovations of a total of about 150,000 square feet of building space at its world headquarters campus here. Read more

Tackling the misconceptions and myths of organ donation

RACINE — Colette Shumpert’s son, Michael, was shot and killed in December 2012 in Milwaukee. She remembers praying at Froedtert Hospital for Michael’s life to have purpose and meaning, whether or not he survived that day. Read more

Discussions on new Racine County juvenile detention facility continue

RACINE — After legislation Gov. Scott Walker signed into law in March to restructure the juvenile corrections system, discussion is underway about how Racine County fits into that plan. Read more

Case IH unveils its Racine Experience Center

MOUNT PLEASANT — Case IH Agriculture on Wednesday publicly introduced its new, multiuse Racine Experience Center at CNH Industrial’s local tractor plant, 2701 Oakes Road. Read more

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