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Wanggaard proposes exotic animal ban

State Sen. Van Wanggaard, R-Racine is pushing a bill that would prohibit people from owning dangerous exotic animals, including lions, tigers, polar bears, gorillas and alligators.

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Kingfish win third in a row
Cubs beat Brewers again
24-hour tennis rally nets charity donations
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Re-enactors enlighten, thrill Rendezvous visitors
Dragon boats ply waters of Lake Andrea
Poor house was a real place in Kenosha
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Kingfish rout Woodchucks, 17-5
Cubs defeat Brewers, 4-1
Thousand grab a Taste of Wisconsin
Fires blacken Calif. hills
Republicans want lawmakers off economic development board
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Kenosha ordinance would allow public drinking in 'entertainment districts'
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News briefs: Man falls from pickup truck

A man was ejected from the back of a moving pickup truck in Randall on July 25.

According to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Brian T. Dhlada, born in 1994, of Willowbrook, Ill., was riding seated on the open tailgate shortly after 2 p.m. on a truck driven by Henry J. Cook, born in 1993, of Downers Grove, Ill.


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Werwie misses cut by 1



Carly Werwie’s time competing in the Symetra Tour’s inaugural PHC Classic ended a day earlier than what she had hoped for.

Mission to Honduras: Kenosha Bible Church team bringing medical care, spiritual aid


Kenosha Bible Church is sending 16 members of its congregation to Honduras with trunks of over-the-counter medicines and eyeglasses to help out citizens for a week.

For a sixth year, the evangelical church will be providing medical care, eyeglasses and dental care as well as other services to residents near the country’s capital, Tegucigalpa. The team will leave the Milwaukee airport at 6 a.m. Aug. 8 and will return Aug. 15.

DARTS&LAURELS: Railroad not fixing Highway 50 crossing

DART — To Union Pacific Railroad for failing to meet a June 1 deadline to repair the bumpy crossing on Highway 50 at Cooper Road. The rubber panels leading up to the tracks have deteriorated to the point that cars crossing the tracks get an unwelcome jolt. The Wisconsin Railroads Commissioner ordered the railroad to make temporary repairs to the intersection by June 1 and finish the project by Oct. 1. The first date has come and gone with no repairs being made. Perhaps more pressure from the state railroads commissioner is in order.

Loosen your belt for Taste of Wisconsin


Taste of Wisconsin returns to fill hungry bellies with tasty treats and sweaty heads with sounds of summer.

The seventh annual festival begins today (July 31) from 3 to 11 p.m. and continues Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m to 7 p.m. at Celebration Place, 206 55th St., on the eastern edge of HarborPark. Admission is free for all ages.


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Russell Wilson's new four-year extension makes him the second-highest paid NFL quarterback, right behind the Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers. What do you think of the former University of Wisconsin and Seattle Seahawks star's deal?
Wilson is an elite QB and every bit Rodgers' equal
Wilson is no Rodgers, but he earned the chance to cash in with his play
Wilson isn't the second-best quarterback, but had leverage on the Seahawks
Wilson's deal makes the Packers' extension with Rodgers look all the better
All NFL players make too much money

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