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MARTY PITTS and DAN TENUTA: Key facts about charter schools
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MARTY PITTS and DAN TENUTA: Key facts about charter schools
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GEYER: Shifting alliances
DIONNE: Government investments
Commission takes aim at Michael Bell
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There should be a way to preserve Keno Drive-in
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Billboard fans flames of police shooting
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Ohnstad backs legalizing marijuana
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No Wal-Mart at Keno site
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Vandals wreck former Wilmot school
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OUR VIEW: Billboard is too much, too soon
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People should be freeto put belief into action
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STEVE LUND: Where should Walker launch his campaign?
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More vehicle break-ins reported
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    Sharing the pain of addiction

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    Tyler Lybert at 11 years of age, was exuberant, but overweight and awkward.

    Incorporation dominates Somers annual town meeting

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    Compensation for the town board came up at the Somers annual town meeting Thursday but incorporation dominated the discussion.

    Randall approves rezoning request

    RANDALL — A request to rezone a 16.87-acre agricultural parcel adjacent to KD Park and split it into three residential properties garnered approval from both the Randall Plan Commission and Town Board Thursday.

    Sen. Wanggaard seeks easier access to CBD oil

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    A Republican state senator is circulating a proposal designed to help make a marijuana byproduct available to treat people with seizures a year after it was legalized but still not accessible.

    What to do with Chrysler site?

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    Whatever the former Chrysler Engine Plant site morphs into years from now, don’t expect a mega mall or a huge industrial park.

    News briefs: Numerous cars vandalized

    At least 25 vehicles were vandalized in a neighborhood just south of a shopping plaza in the 2200 block of 80th Street early Wednesday morning, according to the Kenosha Police Department.

    Mayor says engineering costs, not Chrysler prospects, could scuttle streetcar plan

    Even if plans were to materialize to extend Kenosha’s streetcar tracks westward as part of the former Chrysler site’s redevelopment, the work would be too far down the line to derail the city’s $10 million plan to add a north-south route within two years, Mayor Keith Bosman said Thursday.

    Snap-on earnings rise 15 percent

    Snap-on Inc. Thursday attributed first quarter net earnings of $110.5 million, a 15.2 percent increase over last year, to overcoming a foreign currency exchange loss in the international market and to a strong financial performance in the tools group.

    Cancer survivor hopes to inspire 5-K participants

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    After beating cancer twice in two years, Lynell Cunningham has a new outlook on life.

    Harborside students stage mock crash

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    As far as homework assignments go, it was quite a production.

    Kenosha man gets 5 years in prison for heroin death

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    A Kenosha man who provided a friend with the heroin that killed him was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison.

    Badger Exam opt-out movement lacks steam in Kenosha area

    While hundreds of parents around Wisconsin are opting their children out of the Badger Exam, families in the Kenosha Unified School District are not tuning in to the controversy.

    Fix It: Rough stretch on Washington Road sends drivers close to centerline

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    Today’s problem: Concerned reader J.L. of Kenosha contacted Fix It questioning the condition of Washington Road.

    Today’s event briefs: ‘Cinderella’s’ final performance Saturday night

    “Cinderella (Enchanted Edition)” at Christian Life school, 10700 75th St., has its final performance tonight at 7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.



    Panelists ‘holed up’ while studying Chrysler site

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    Urban Land Institute experts charged with recommending uses for the former Chrysler Engine Plant site are hunkered down, deliberating information they’ve gathered since Sunday.

    News briefs: Illinois man facing burglary charges

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    A North Chicago man will face charges for a series of burglaries in Kenosha County, although he is already serving time in Illinois.

    Assessment challenges frustrate village

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    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — A village assessor is crying foul after a series of companies hired a notorious firm to help lower their tax bill.

    Vandals wreck former Wilmot school

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    WILMOT — Tens of thousands of dollars in damage has been done to the former Wilmot Grade School, slated to open in June as an autism clinic and day care.

    Wilmot fetes Academic Decathlon champs

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    WILMOT — Members of Wilmot High School’s Division II National Academic Decathlon Team were met with applause Wednesday upon their return to school with the championship banner from California.

    $1.5 million bond in Lake Shangri-La shooting

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    An Illinois man is being held on $1.5 million bond as he awaits trial for a Salem home invasion and attempted homicide.

    Chief’s son to join the force

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    Since the day he was born.

    Police chief to step down

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    Kenosha will have a new chief of police in 2016.

    Unemployment rate sinking in Kenosha

    The slowly improving economy is driving Kenosha unemployment rates down as more local companies have begun to step up their hiring.

    Snyder: Pick me! Pick me! Cable show looking for TV-worthy junk

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    “American Pickers” — the History Channel series that turned your aunt’s rummage sale habit into a cable TV hit — is filming in Wisconsin starting in June.

    Event briefs: 5K run/walk to benefit American Cancer Society

    KENOSHA — The American Cancer Society Sole Burner, a 5K run/walk event, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kenosha Public Museum, 5500 First Ave.

    Mass contends fatal gunshot was fired accidentally

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    Heather Adamski planned to stay with someone else the night she was killed.

    Salem agrees to increase contribution to Sharing Center

    SALEM — Residents voted to increase their town’s contribution to the Sharing Center by an additional $5,000 next year at the annual meeting of electors Tuesday night.

    Parkside grappling with $2 million deficit

    The University of Wisconsin-Parkside knows it has to plan for some cut in state funding over the next biennium, but there’s been no word yet on exactly how much, and administrators are doing the best they can to minimize the impact on campus.

    Brighton residents look for action from Town Board

    BRIGHTON — Residents here took the opportunity at the annual town meeting Tuesday to make several advisory motions from the floor.

    Billboard fans flames of police shooting

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    A local billboard featuring Kenosha Police officer Pablo Torres gained immediate support from some local residents while infuriating others Tuesday.