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WGTD May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 10:45p

(WGTD)---Kenosha City Administrator Randy Hernandez is leaving the post after a year on the job.

Hernandez said Wednesday night that he plans to join his son in a new manufacturing venture. Hernandez held positions in the...

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WGTD May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 10:30p

(WGTD)---When it opens for a virus-shortened season, Kenosha Harbor Market on 2nd Ave. may have some competition.

If it wins approval, a new non-profit called Kenosha Public Market will open a few blocks away in the parking lot...

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wpr.org May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 9:20p

(WPR)---The state would send roughly 2.7 million registered voters absentee ballot applications under a motion approved unanimously by the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission Wednesday night.

The move by the commission,...

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WGTD May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 9:05p

(WGTD)---It’s been two weeks since the state supreme court lifted ‘Safer at Home.’ Now public health officials are wondering whether their fears are coming to fruition.

In Kenosha County Wednesday, seven bartenders and servers at...

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WGTD May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 2:50p; Updated at 4:15p with a couple of additional details; Updated 4:45p with KPD release and booking speculation 

(WGTD)---The arrest of a subject in the parking lot of Sam's Club in Somers late Wednesday morning was part of a broader...

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WGTD May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 1:10p

(WGTD)---Kenosha police are investigating four separate shooting incidents that occurred Tuesday night into early yesterday morning. 

Two people suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at different locations. In each of the four...

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WGTD May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020 9:15p; Updated 5-27 11:45a 

(WGTD)---A half-dozen residents of a long-term health care facility in Kenosha have died in recent weeks after testing positive for COVID-19.

According to a news release from the county, the six patients at...

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WGTD May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020 2:45p 

The people who provide mental health therapy for kids in Racine Unified have been forced to do much of their counseling over the phone, and to a lesser extent, the internet. The experience has proven that telehealth counseling, in some...

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