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Boehner blasts Obama immigration move

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama is "damaging the presidency itself" with his unilateral action on immigration and says the House will not stand idle and let it happen.

Fix It: Veterans work to make sure flag flies over Petrifying Springs
Chicago Transit plans no '15 fare increases
Second water main break reported
Freezing rain advisory in effect
Water main break on Seventh Avenue
Hot off the press: Friday, Nov. 21
A very cold day
Obama details immigration plan
5th Avenue Lofts development agreement nets key OK
Somers levy, budget up less than a percent for 2015
Rangers post road win
UPDATE: Mount Pleasant police say woman beaten has died
Militants kill dozens in Nigeria
This afternoon's Kenosha News Minute is up at kenoshanews.com
State budget shortfall projected at $2.2B
Details emerge on Florida State University gunman
$1M bond set in baby murder
Police called to West Bend school during ruckus
Incoming Ill. governor seeks hiring freeze
Union appeals suspension of Vikings' Peterson
Charges expected today in infant's death
Wis. lawmaker pushes special needs vouchers

Commission distributes nearly $1 million in community block grants

The City Plan Commission approved recommendations Thursday distributing $921,263 in federally funded Community Development Block Grants among 15 nonprofit organizations, including the city of Kenosha — which will get just under 62 percent of the total.

The recommendations made by the city’s Department of Community Development and Inspections included $75,000 for the department itself for elimination of blighted structures and an additional $184,253 for program administration and comprehensive planning.


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Carthage opens its classic against St. Francis

Intimidation probably won’t be a factor for the St. Francis (Ill.) men’s basketball team when it visits Carthage College Friday night.

St. Francis, an NAIA school in Joliet, Ill., has played two of its last three games against NCAA Division I schools heading into the 8 p.m. clash against the Red Men at Tarble Arena. The second game of the Carthage Classic I follows a 6 p.m. tilt between UW-La Crosse and Aurora.

As the leaf turns ...


Another leaf has turned.

Fall is now behind us and winter is upon us; if the plummeting temperatures did not clue you in, the arrival of winter sports should.

A balanced boost to transportation fund

State Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb’s proposal to raise revenue for roads has a little bit of everything — except tolls.

Gottlieb’s proposed two-year budget raises the gas tax by changing the way it is calculated, imposes a new fee on vehicle purchases and imposes an additional registration fee on owners of electric or hybrid cars.

This weekend, ‘Anything Goes’


Westosha Central High School is presenting the 1930s-era inspired musical “Anything Goes” this weekend. Central senior Jaymes Gayhart plays stockbroker stowaway Billy Crocker.

“This is an absolute blast. Honestly, this is the most fun I have had at a school activity,” Gayhart said.


Today's Poll

Gas prices locally were down 74 cents this week from the average on Labor Day. Does the price of gas have any effect on your Thanksgiving travel plans?
Yes, I'm much more likely to stay close to home when gas is over $3 a gallon.
No way. The holidays are family time, and I'll pay whatever it takes to get together.
I pay little or no attention to gas prices.

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