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WGTD September 29, 2020

Sept. 29, 2020 7:10p

(AP/WGTD)— Gov. Tony Evers is urging people throughout Wisconsin to “get on the same team” and take steps to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as cases continue to soar at the state's highest levels since the pandemic began. 
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WGTD September 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020 9:30p

(WGTD)---A fatality in Pleasant Prairie is under investigation.

Authorities received a call of an older person trapped on the second floor of a burning home in the 8300 blk. of Old Green Bay Rd. just before 4:30 Monday...

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WGTD September 28, 2020

Sept 28, 2020 7:55a

(WGTD)---Kenosha Unified has extended virtual instruction at three of the seven schools that made the switch last week from in-person to remote.

Last Monday's change was due to a surge in teacher absences. 

The extension...

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WGTD September 27, 2020

Sept. 27, 2020 7:40p

(WGTD)---The one-month anniversary of the police shooting of Jacob Blake was marked in Kenosha with another mayoral-led listening session and the start of a 24-hour-long vigil in Civic Center Park.

Speeches and other activities...

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WGTD September 27, 2020

Sept. 27, 2020 9:45a; Updated 5p with news release

(WGTD)---A 25-year-old Illinois man was fatally shot in Kenosha overnight at the corner of 49th St. and 8th Ave.---just across the street from the former St. George Church and a block east from the...

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WGTD September 26, 2020

Sept. 26, 2020 1:30p

(WGTD)---Ray Forgianni, President of the Board of Directors of Kenosha HarborMarket, died Saturday morning from complications of COVID-19, according to a statement from the board.

Forgianni was a key player in the small group...

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wpr.org September 25, 2020

Sept. 25, 2020 3:40p

(WPR)---The attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with killing two people and injuring a third in Kenosha, asked the court for more time before determining if he will be sent to Wisconsin to face homicide charges. 

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WGTD September 25, 2020

Sept., 25, 2020 3p

From the City of Kenosha: 

Kenosha residents interested in the City’s efforts to unify and heal can now weigh in via an online feedback form on the City’s official website. City officials and community leaders...

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