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    New challenge for county’s aging HIV sufferers

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    It’s been 30 years since the first cases of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, was discovered damaging immune systems and taking thousands of lives.

    CUSH, others push ‘driver cards’ for undocumented immigrants

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    Supporters calling for a Wisconsin law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain “driver cards,” rallied Friday in Lincoln Park.

    Local drug unit wins state award

    The Kenosha Drug Operations Group received the Drug Unit of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Narcotics Officers’ Association on Aug. 22. The group was presented the award at the 25th association’s annual training conference.

    High bacteria count closes beach at Lilly Lake

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    WHEATLAND — The public swimming beach at Lilly Lake will remain closed through the weekend as a result of high levels of E.coli.

    Amazon makes surprise delivery of school supplies

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    Amazon surprised Jefferson Elementary teachers Friday morning with $10,000 worth of classroom supplies and treats for needy students.

    VFWs, AT&T Pioneers donate supplies to Bullen, Mahone

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    More than 275 Kenosha and Racine students received new backpacks filled with school supplies from Kenosha and Racine area Veterans of Foreign Wars in conjunction with AT&T Pioneers.

    More charges in stolen Snap-On tool kits case

    The man police believe was selling stolen Snap-On tool kits on eBay has been charged with six felonies.

    Waukegan woman will head to trial in infant’s death

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    A Waukegan, Ill., woman accused of killing a 3-month-old girl three years ago has turned down the state’s last offer to resolve her murder case without a trial, setting the case to go before a jury in November.



    Neighborhood comes together for ‘Home’

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    With free popcorn, punch and hot dogs in hand, about 40 children and their parents spread blankets and sheets before a large screen where the the movie “Home” was about to play in the parking lot outside the Urban Outreach Center Thursday night.

    Today’s event briefs: All for a Cure 5K walk/run on Sunday

    KENOSHA — The seventh annual All for a Cure 5K will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday at the south end of Kennedy Park, 4051 Fifth Ave.

    Concrete work begins at Velodrome

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    The new racing surface for the Washington Park Velodrome began taking shape Thursday, with a Rasch Construction & Engineering crew forming, pouring and finishing some 300 feet for the north straightaway.

    Bank robbing couple head to prison

    It’s prison time for the Kenosha couple that worked together to rob banks last year, with her writing the notes and driving the getaway car and him going in to get the money.

    Four local schools top state ACT average

    Four Kenosha County high schools exceeded the state average ACT score, while Wisconsin itself is second in the nation in the college entrance exam scores for 2015 graduates.

    Randall voters to weigh in on property tax plan

    RANDALL — Taxes will not increase if Randall School District residents approve an additional $460,000 in annual funding for the next three years, district administrator John Gendron said.

    County unemployment rate drops to 5.2%

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    BY JAMES LAWSON

    News briefs: Two armed robberies reported

    Kenosha Police are warning people to be cautious after two armed robberies were reported in the last five days in the residential neighborhood between 75th and 80th streets, and 30th and 39th avenues.

    Woman pleads guilty in secret video case

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    A woman accused of secretly taking videos of people in locker rooms at the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex and Uline pleaded guilty Thursday morning to 47 felony charges.

    Fix It: Walkway is dark at marina, Wolfenbuttel Park

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    This week’s problem: A reader contacted Fix It with a concern about the overhead lights being out along walkway at the Southport Marina and Wolfenbuttel Park.

    After chasing mini motorcycle, police find weapons cache

    Kenosha Police found an AK-47 style assault rifle, a handgun, a large supply of ammunition and high capacity magazines in the home of a man who led an officer on a brief chase on a mini motorcycle.

    Paris clerk appoints deputy

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    PARIS — Town clerk Beverly McCumber named Heather Nikula as deputy clerk on Thursday.

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