James Holzhauer recently took “Jeopardy” by storm, setting a single-game record of more than $131,000 won and taking home more than $2.4 million in total. Mr. Holzhauer shared his strategy to prep for the show: He read children’s books he got from the public library.
We finally see what Gov. Tony Evers wants to do with Wisconsin’s budget. Taxin’ Tony has proposed: increasing taxes by $1.2 billion, a $2 billion structural deficit and an 8.3 percent increase in spending.
In George Stephanopoulos’ interview with Donald Trump on ABC News, the president claimed that he runs the country. And all you need do to understand this is read Article II of the Constitution.
“The Silicon Valley of water.”
We’ve all had some help making our way in this life. It wasn’t until after my Dad passed away that I realized how much he helped me and the major impact he made on how I lived my life.
ATHENS, Ohio — Not only have 45 million U.S. college students racked up more than $1.5 trillion in loan debt — more than the total for all outstanding credit card or car loan debt — more than 5 million student borrowers are delinquent or in default on their loans, and an even larger number h…
Tuesday’s vote in the House of Representatives to launch civil suits against Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn moves the battle between congressional Democrats and President Trump into an important new phase.
A central question of the 2020 presidential election is this: What will become of the Obama-to-Trump voters? These voters totaled approximately 6 million and were crucial to the outcome of the 2016 election. Without them, Donald Trump would have lost to Hillary Clinton in the Electoral Colle…
RALEIGH, N.C. — For many years, education policy experts whom I respect have argued in favor of making colleges have some “skin in the game” with regard to student loans. That is, they should have to bear at least some of the loss if a student they accepted later defaults on his federal loan.
What’s the point of a college education?
Since day one, I’ve said I would work with anyone to get results for Southeast Wisconsin and the American people. Five months into my first term in office, that motive hasn’t changed.
Since the earliest days of the Trump administration, we’ve heard how Trump and his allies may have covered up evidence and obstructed investigations into Russiagate and other improprieties. Unsurprisingly, this has led to calls for the president’s impeachment.
LAUREL: To Kenosha County sheriff’s deputies Allison George, Christopher Schneider, Zachary Gaitan, Natasha Wagner, William Peck and Gregory Anders, who received Sheriff’s Department awards this week for saving lives or going beyond the call of duty. “We are the closest thing to superheroes …
SEATTLE — Though Joe Biden’s presidential runs in 1988 and 2008 were abject failures, he’s currently leading the polls.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s presidential luster has diminished only slightly since he formally declared his 2020 candidacy in April.
WASHINGTON – Now that we have absolute proof Russia interfered in the 2016 election and knows it is free to intervene in the 2020 U.S. elections with impunity, let us turn to the stunning amount of old-fashioned corruption going on in your nation’s capital.
Elizabeth Warren wants to put CEOs in prison even when they have not committed a crime, and here is a kick in the face of half of what we stand for, although a matter of minute media concern. Reporters, of course, may get more interested if she decides they should be incarcerated for innocence.
Just over a month ago, leaders from the Democratic Party made the trip to the White House to discuss a possible trillion-dollar infrastructure bill aimed at repairing the nation’s aging roads and highways, outdated electrical power lines and grids, water systems, and complex and malfunctioni…
As Republicans in states around the country pass sweeping abortion bans, I think about what life could be like for women and girls if these laws take effect. I don’t have to use my imagination.
There are many misconceptions and half-truths about what makes a successful re-entry. Fortunately, there is a lot of research in this area.
For the last number of years, the concept of a countywide food bank system has been examined for Kenosha County. A bank would reduce duplication of services and increase efficiency of securing, storing and distributing food. Another significant benefit is that it allows pantries greater oppo…
The downtown racing didn’t miss a beat last June, but the weather was miserable for anyone wanting to attend one of Kenosha’s favorite annual events.
When I was a kid, my dad half-joked that the Roman Empire fell because the Romans used lead to make their pipes, thus poisoning their drinking water supply. Even at age 7, I found that one hard to believe. But maybe, in some crucial ways, my dad was on to something.
June 21 (the summer solstice) is World Humanist Day — a day when people of goodwill globally aim to transcend their differences and put human values above dogma and superstition.
Medicaid expansion is a terrible idea.
W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, the great British musical maestros, declared in their 1882 light opera “Iolanthe” that Great Britain was truly stable politically:
The American public consumes more news than ever, with more than 200 million unique visitors consuming digital news each month. However, the economics of that consumption will not sustain the investments needed for quality journalism.
I was visiting my mother in North Carolina for Mother’s Day when I saw the pictures on social media of the Outreach Center family during a recent Bible Study.
Working with nonprofits and community organizations provides a window of opportunity for students to connect to the community in which they live, work and study.
The late Walter Payton and Hall of Famer for the Chicago Bears wore a medal that read, “I am third, God is first, family is second, I am third.”
The Kenosha County Jail and Kenosha County Detention Center are implementing new policies this week. Policies that make perfect sense.
It has been more than five years since states were given the opportunity to expand Medicaid health care coverage to more low-income families, with the federal government covering the bulk of the cost.
The city of Kenosha has many beautiful beaches and parks that so many of us enjoy. Seniors and little kids, boaters, anglers, exercise enthusiasts and tourists enjoy the parks and paths created for our recreation.
It was a grand gesture when Gov. Tony Evers ordered the rainbow flag to be flown over the state Capitol last week to celebrate the hard-fought gains the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has made in recent years to overcome discrimination and social stigma.
Jon Stewart returned to TV this week just as we left him: sitting behind a desk, anxiously clicking his pen as he carefully crafted an argument and called for justice.
It has become obvious to those of us paying attention: When we the people are subjected to petty public debates such as gay flag flying or nonstop coverage of these same handful of redundant topics, we are caught up in a corporate controlled campaign of distraction based disinformation.
People who care about elders and persons with disabilities appreciate that the Joint Finance Committee is supporting increases for direct care workers, but we’re deeply concerned and dismayed at its removal of the Medicaid expansion opportunity from the proposed 2020-21 state budget.
MADISON — Sweepstakes scams. Tech support scams. Grandparent scams.
The United States will begin play in the 2019 Women’s World Cup today in France.
The City Council is turning up the lights in downtown Kenosha.