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U.S. weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.


Robotic sub to finish work in Malaysia jet search area in about a week
Brewers rally to beat Pirates
Sinkhole forms at Kenosha intersection
Documents detail another delayed GM recall
L&M Meats to change hands
Blues beat Blackhawks in OT
Kenosha Water Utility workers aid Guatemalan village
KFD trainer to hang up his boots
Pope sends Easter message to the faithful
Islamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast
Severe Weather Awareness Week begins Monday
Record ice on Lake Michigan leads to cool lakeside spring
Federal appeals court upholds Walker's union law
Milwaukee zoo's baby gorilla had no trauma
Partly sunny and breezy
UPDATE: Fire out at Wood Creek
Oven fire at Wood Creek
Ukraine insurgents defy pact
Brewers beat Pirates, 5-3
U.S. delays pipeline review
Colorado deaths stir worries about edible marijuana
Harsh winter has municipalities thirsting for salt
South Korean ship captain arrested
Winter parking ticket totals rise for historic 2014 season
47 people died of overdoses in Kenosha County last year


If the shoes fit: Family wants to show younger generation the value of shoe repair

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Think twice before tossing out those really comfy Alan Edmonds, Clarks, Keens, Gabors, Pikolinos, Kois, Chippewas, Durangos or whatever trusty footwear — flip-flops don’t count — you’ve come to love.

The same goes for that weathered leather jacket with its well worn patina, that purse that goes perfectly with, well, whatever you bought it for. Heck, even your dog’s bed doesn’t need to be kicked curbside just because it’s ripped a bit.


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COLLEGE BASEBALL: UWP splits in Springfield

The UW-Parkside baseball team split a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader against host Illinois-Springfield for the second consecutive day on Saturday.

After Illinois-Springfield won the opener, 7-6, in walkoff fashion, the Rangers rebounded for a 11-8 win in the second game.

Dance ministry relays God’s message

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Every third Sunday of the month, designated as Youth Sunday, members of the Followers of Jesus Dance Ministry gracefully move up the aisle of the Coleman Chapel AME Church in a dance of praise.

Dancers communicate messages of hope and the unceasing love of God though movement, utilizing gestures that give meaning to gospel music lyrics.

How about yielding the right of way?

DART — To the two drivers who caused accidents a week ago because they failed to yield the right of way. One driver was taken to the hospital after colliding with another car because he did not yield while turning from 50th Avenue onto 60th Street. A motorcyclist was turning from 19th Avenue onto 52nd Street when he had to swerve to avoid a car driven by a man who failed to yield. What is the big rush? Drivers should take their turn and be a bit more civil.



Today's Poll

Herb Kohl announced Wednesday the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to a pair of New York hedgefund billionaires. As everyone knows, the NBA team is in need of a new arena. Kohl promised $100 million and the new owners will give $100 million as well. Who should cover the rest?
The new owners and investors should cover the cost.
The city and taxpayers should split the cost.
The Bucks don't need a new stadium.
Who cares? The team should look for a new home elsewhere.

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