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    UPDATE: Suspect arrested in murder of former Kenosha man in Racine

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    A 27-year-old former Kenosha man is dead after a shooting at a Racine apartment complex on Monday.

    Executive praises county’s economic health

    Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser touted the county’s financial health and burgeoning economic growth Tuesday night in his annual State of the County address to the County Board.

    Bergo was one of first women on County Board

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    Anne Bergo was a quiet woman with a voracious appetite for mystery novels, a love of mushrooms and community advocacy.

    Council approves contract to repair Southport Park shoreline

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    On Oct. 31, Violent Lake Michigan wave action caused by high winds devoured nearly 500 feet of Southport Park shoreline in a single, monstrous bite.

    Rain forest animals pay visit to Paris

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    PARIS — The expressions on students’ faces became increasingly worrisome Tuesday when the top of a large plastic bin kept popping open during an assembly at Paris School on rain forest animals.

    News briefs: Man dies in industrial accident

    A 42-year-old man was killed after he was trapped on an elevated mechanical lift at a Pleasant Prairie warehouse Tuesday morning.

    Evidence-planting has attorneys in uproar

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    A former Kenosha Police officer’s admission that he planted evidence in a homicide investigation has defense attorneys calling foul.

    Milwaukee to probe former officer’s actions

    A former Kenosha police officer could be criminally prosecuted after admitting in court that he planted evidence during a search connected with a murder investigation.

    Case will continue against former Indian Trail teacher

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    The case will move forward against a former Indian Trail High School and Academy teacher accused of using text messages to communicate with two students about sexual activity.

    Paris School part of discrimination lawsuit

    Kenosha parents whose autistic child was not admitted into Paris Consolidated School through open enrollment have joined a lawsuit that claims Wisconsin's open enrollment rules violate federal disability law.

    Homeroom: Three cheers for cheer team

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    The Central High School varsity cheer team took first place in Division II at the Wisconsin Association of Cheer/Pom Coaches Association tournament last Saturday.

    Event briefs: Earring beading class slated Thursday

    KENOSHA — An art class in making earring beading will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kenosha Art Association, 5615 Seventh Ave.



    Urban Land Institute to gauge Chrysler site’s redevelopment potential

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    The Urban Land Institute could make a five-day visit to Kenosha in April to study and make recommendations for the 109-acre former Chrysler Engine Plant property at 5555 30th Ave.

    Vouchers undermine public schools, researcher says

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    A proposal to expand the voucher program and charter schools in Wisconsin will undermine local control and accountability of public education, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher.

    Roadwork slated for three village subdivisions

    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Three subdivisions in the village will see their roads repaired this year.

    Twin Lakes may give up library role

    TWIN LAKES — Twin Lakes officials are considering relinquishing the village’s role as the fiscal agent for the Community Library System.

    Local employers support right-to-work legislation

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    While labor leaders and some lawmakers believe a right-to-work law will soften wages and benefits for employees, local company executives believe it would attract more companies and jobs and allow employees to have a more direct relationship with their employers.

    Governor's budget would dismantle local care for disabled, advocates say

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    Disabled and elderly Kenosha County residents and their advocates are concerned that Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget will adversely affect program that allow people to stay in their homes rather than go into nursing homes or institutions.

    Brantley case: Former officer admits to planting evidence

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    A former Kenosha police officer admitted in court Monday that he planted evidence during a murder investigation last year.

    Procession to mark firefighter’s funeral

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    The funeral for a fallen Kenosha firefighter begins at noon Thursday at in the Siebert Chapel at Carthage College, 2001 Alford Park Drive.

    Jurors find Brantley guilty

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    Jurors convicted Joseph-Jamal Brantley of homicide on Monday, but the judge held off on entering a judgment against him, due to a defense challenge to the proceedings.

    News briefs: Heroin involved in car crash

    Kenosha Police said a local man may have been shooting heroin just moments before he was involved in a car crash in the 5600 block of Sheridan Road Sunday night.

    Event briefs: Spaghetti dinner to aid playground project

    KENOSHA — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will take place 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kenosha Achievement Center, 1218 79th St.

    History Mystery: Height aside, Walter Alford was a giant in Kenosha

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    Question: What physical attribute was most noticeable when meeting Nash Motors vice president and Kenosha civic leader Walter H. Alford?