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WGTD October 25, 2020

Oct. 25, 2020 6:00p

(WGTD)---A former member of the Kenosha County Board who left the area in part over frustration with racial attitudes in Kenosha says true healing in the wake of the Jacob Blake shooting and protests will only take place if elected...

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wpr.org October 24, 2020

Oct. 24, 2020 9:30a

(WPR)---Three years after committing to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and create 13,000 jobs in Wisconsin, Foxconn has fallen short on those promises. Now, the company has three years to deliver on another commitment...

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WGTD October 24, 2020

Oct. 24, 2020 8:35a

From Gateway Technical College: 

The Kunes Country Auto Group has made a $250,000 pledge to the Gateway Technical College Foundation to support student scholarships in automotive technology, diesel technology...

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npr.org October 23, 2020

Oct. 23, 2020 noon; Updated 10-24 8:15a

(NPR/AP)---A Waukegan police officer who shot a Black couple inside a vehicle has been fired after committing "multiple policy and procedure violations," according to Waukegan's police chief. 

The officer's...

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WGTD October 22, 2020

Oct. 22, 2020 6:45p

(WGTD)---Voters in Wisconsin have a greater degree of influence over the outcome of the presidential election than voters in nearly every other state. That's because Wisconsin is one of a handful of states considered political...

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WGTD October 21, 2020

Oct. 21, 2020 9p

(WGTD)---Carthage College, UW-Parkside and two other schools in southeast Wisconsin have formed a coalition to increase the number of minority students that graduate with degrees or certificates. The announcement was made Wednesday.

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WGTD October 21, 2020

Oct. 21, 2020 10:35a; Updated at 3:10 with court hearing details. 

(WGTD)---Plea negotiations are underway in the May 3rd domestic violence case against Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Kenosha man who was shot in the back by Kenosha police during another...

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WGTD October 20, 2020

Oct. 20, 2020 11:20p

(WGTD)---Some domestic violence experts are calling it a pandemic within a pandemic: An increase in domestic violence cases has accompanied the surge in COVID-19 and the resultant higher unemployment rates.

 In Kenosha County...

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