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Unified joins alliance that lobbies Legislature to benefit member districts

RACINE — Racine Unified will have a new resource in the coming school year to help it advocate for itself to the state Legis… Read more

More than 2,000 CNH retirees to see change in benefits

RACINE COUNTY — More than 2,000 CNH Industrial retirees face drastic changes to their health benefits that will see them pay… Read more

Dilapidated Park Theatre could be razed

RACINE — From 1928 until the 1980s, the Park Theatre, 3015 Washington Ave., showed movies like “Mommie Dearest” and “Raiders… Read more

Dogs & Cream opens on Douglas Avenue

RACINE — Dogs & Cream, a new specialty hot dog and ice cream shop, opened Monday at 2721 Douglas Ave. Read more

This week's most-read stories

Crime and Courts

Racine teen allegedly kicks woman's door in, smashes TV, laptop

RACINE — A Racine teen is facing multiple charges for allegedly kicking in a woman’s door and smashing her television, mirro… Read more

Crime and Courts

Motorcyclist killed in Kenosha crash was Sturtevant resident, driver charged

KENOSHA — A motorcyclist killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run crash in Kenosha has been identified as 19-year-old Sturtevant… Read more

Crime and Courts

Mother reacts to overturned conviction

RACINE — It’s been nearly three years since Wanda Payton-Gregory lost her son in a 2015 crash, and the pain hasn’t dulled. Read more

Local News

Forced Out: A look at Racine's high eviction rate

RACINE COUNTY — No one wants to be in eviction court. Not the landlords and not the tenants. Read more

Crime and Courts

Racine Police investigating Sunday shooting of man

RACINE — City police are investigating the shooting of a man at 9:18 p.m. Sunday in the 2800 block of Wright Avenue. Read more

Crime and Courts

Police use controlled buys to bust suspected crack-cocaine dealer

RACINE — Police worked with confidential sources to coordinate the arrest of Horatio Wade Barry, a 33-year-old alleged to be… Read more

Money

Boston Store's last day, Toys R Us already closed

RACINE — Boston Store in Regency Mall, 5538 Durand Ave., is expected to be open until Aug. 31. Read more

Local News

Schumacher remembered for his kindness, love of family

MOUNT PLEASANT — Paul Schumacher’s life was cut short on Sunday, exactly two months shy of the date set for his ordination a… Read more

Crime and Courts

Man who escaped jail work detail 6 years ago is apprehended

RACINE — Six years ago, Reginald L. Russell walked away from a County Jail work release assignment, but he has now been appr… Read more

Money

Foxconn from the air; a bird’s eye view of the construction site

MOUNT PLEASANT — The Foxconn Technology Group project area is so large that seeing it from above is the only way to see it a… Read more

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Hieroglyphics and other symbols before emojis

Tuesday, July 17, is World Emoji Day because that's the date displayed in the calendar emoji. To celebrate the symbols that are ubiquitous … Read more

15 ways life in the South is like nowhere else

As any true Southerner will tell you, living south of the Mason-Dixon line is a different way of life. Read more

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Racine County people no longer have to clean their gutters

Skip gutter cleaning this summer.

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In-home care options for Racine County people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who needs some extra help.

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Missiles And Torpedo Sink Ship • SINKEX RIMPAC 2018

USS Racine sunk at RIMPAC 2018. Read more

The college majors with the lowest unemployment rates

While it’s clear that a college degree helps one’s employment prospects, studies have shown that some degrees are in much higher demand tha… Read more

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