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Control — that is the battle that is being fought in our society today. Who has it? Who is given it? How are they using it? Who are they speaking for?

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Whether you’re looking for a job, a victim of identity theft, or just trying to clean up your image, the information about you on the internet may be stubborn and hard to get rid of.

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Earlier this spring, the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership held a transportation conference that brought together academics and policy leaders from across the state to discuss the transportation problems and possibilities facing state lawmakers.

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“Meghan Markle has officially given birth to a baby boy!” That gushing statement is how “Town and Country” magazine in the United States begins an article on the arrival of the newest member of the British Royal Family, early in the morning of May 6.

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The strength of our democracy has been the willingness of its representatives to compromise — not on our republic’s basic principles, but on the paths we pursue to reach our ideals.

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Editor’s note: Sixth-graders in the class of Susanna Miller at Harborside Academy in Kenosha have been studying the importance of protecting our water resources. Last week they brought awareness of the importance of Lake Michigan’s waters to the community with the unveiling of a special bill…

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You’re welcome, Alex and Kristen. You won’t have to decide whether or not to pull the plug if I’m in a vegetative state, because in my usual imperious way, I’ll have already decided.

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After winning the election, Gov. Tony Evers developed his proposed budget based on the priorities he championed throughout his campaign, as well as the concerns that citizens voiced over the course of a series of statewide listening sessions.

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Aaron Kennedy is an entrepreneur with national credentials. He was founder and chief executive officer for Noodles & Company, led Colorado’s successful branding and marketing campaign, managed product rollouts for major firms and continues to advise emerging companies through some of the…

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After tendon surgery on both knees following a freak accident in fall 2015, I spent four months learning to walk again in a Kenosha rehabilitation facility and nursing home.

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From the Wisconsin Dairy Task Force 2.0’s early meetings, members highlighted the need for research and innovation to maintain Wisconsin’s world leadership in all things dairy.

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The summit meeting on April 25 in Vladivostok between Russia President Vladimir Putin and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un is a useful lesson in the basic reality that power is the currency of international relations, today as through history.

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It’s not that I don’t see the buildings that used to be Pizza Huts, or the potholes. I do. But every town has its areas that need a little love.

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The Kenosha Safety Around Water Coalition will host its inaugural Safety Around Water event on Saturday along Kenosha’s beautiful lakefront near Third Avenue and 54th Street.

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Nearly 130 outstanding undergraduates from across the University of Wisconsin System last week filled the Capitol Rotunda to share findings from the important research they have conducted over the past year.

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I wonder why eight states including Wisconsin and Illinois don’t require motorcycle riders to wear helmets. My wife and I owned three motorcycles for years and we rode them frequently. One day I was riding on a two-lane highway at 45 mph passing a gas station. A pickup pulled out in front of…

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Are there people you can’t talk to anymore because of politics? Most of us have stories of Facebook blocking or de-friending; some of us have experienced painfully damaged friendships in real life. In some families the number of ‘safe’ subjects dwindles weekly.

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MADISON — Too many Wisconsin consumers fell victim to identity theft in 2018, according to a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Credit card fraud was the most commonly reported type of theft for consumers age 20 and over, and those under 19 reported mostly employment or tax-relate…

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Once again I am sitting in my kitchen after my morning walk with my sweet senior dog, Sneaky Pete, with my heart pounding out of my chest and anxiety ridden over a petrifying encounter with a charging dog whose owner thought it would be “cool and macho” to walk this dog without a leash.

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The wide-margin victory of Lori Lightfoot in the runoff election for Chicago mayor is no surprise, and neither is the reaction of many news outlets. In contemporary politics and society, the gender, race and personal life of Mayor-elect Lightfoot get major emphasis.

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My journey on the road to recovery from alcoholism began April 1, 1981, at the Hazelden Foundation in Center City, Minn. I was editor of the Mesabi Daily News on Minnesota’s Iron Range when I concluded I needed help.

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It might have appeared that moving to Kenosha after 30 years was a nostalgia trip, a step backward. But coming home was always about moving forward, about crafting the future I want as my young-adult kids move on.

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From the chief physician in the pharaoh’s court, Merit-Ptah, to the mathematician who made significant advancements in our understanding of the dynamics, geometry, and moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces, Maryam Mirzakhani (the late Fields Medal winner), women have been contributing to and exc…

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In our lifetimes, each of us will be challenged to help a loved one face the end of life, whether that person is an aging parent or a terminally-ill child. Most of us will focus on lessening the physical suffering of those we love, while having more difficulty approaching their spiritual needs.

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If you are like many younger folks, you may not watch a lot of live TV any more — at least not synchronously. Mostly gone are the days where everyone sat and watched the 6 o’clock news or “The Wizard of Oz.”

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Emotional stress surrounding divorce can make life painfully difficult for couples and their families, even those who are able to remain reasonably amicable.

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It was a sunny and cold Saturday morning, so typical of mid-January. Mary White bundled up to make her way to the Rhode Center for the Arts for the Winter HarborMarket. She came every week for her favorites, but she often took home something different as well. As she walked around the typica…

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It was a sunny and cold Saturday morning, so typical of mid-January. Mary White bundled up to make her way to the Rhode Center for the Arts for the Winter HarborMarket. She came every week for her favorites, but she often took home something different as well. As she walked around the typica…

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Lexi Gustafson was excited to learn that her story, “The Theft,” was selected as the youth winner for the Lake Geneva Regional News and Kenosha News “You Finish the Story” contest.

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MADISON — There is no way around it: medical billing is complicated. Even a simple medical procedure could involve pre-approvals and invoices from hospitals, independent clinics, specialty providers, insurers and more.