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WGTD February 21, 2019

Wisconsin Policy Forum Analysis Shows State Is Outlier Among Others In Local Revenue Mix

(WPR)---Wisconsin leans on property taxes to fund its cities more than any other Midwest state, according to a report released Thursday by the Wisconsin... Read More

WGTD February 20, 2019

Edited for clarity 2-21 8:45a

Mt. Pleasant---The out-of-town developers who are proposing badly-needed apartments received a chilly reception from the Plan Commission Wednesday, calling into question whether workforce-styled housing is politically... Read More

wpr.org February 20, 2019

Chronic Pain Sufferers Caught In Difficult Place As 2016 CDC Guidelines Have Made Opioid Prescriptions More Difficult To Get

(WPR)---One day in the mid-1990s, Kate Nicholson was sitting at her desk working at the Wisconsin Department of Justice... Read More

wpr.org February 19, 2019

Governor's Budget Proposal Will Bring Scientists Back To DNR

(WPR)---Gov. Tony Evers says offering businesses incentives to create or maintain jobs in Wisconsin is something that should be re-examined.

Under former Gov. Scott Walker’s... Read More

WGTD February 18, 2019

Updated at 10:50p to reflect new information in Twin Lakes PD story

Racine---Saying the city should set an example, Mayor Cory Mason is vowing to pay all city employees at least $15 an hour within four years. The first step will come Wednesday night when... Read More

wpr.org February 18, 2019

Other Proposals Loosening Marijuana Restrictions To Be Included In Budget

(WPR)---Gov. Tony Evers will propose legalizing medical marijuana in his state budget address later this month, the governor announced Monday.

The push for medical... Read More

WGTD February 16, 2019

Kenosha---The next ‘Big Read’ book project in the greater Kenosha area begins March 1st.

“Into the Beautiful North” is the title of the book that’ll be fully explored through a series of discussions, lectures, film screenings, art projects and more.

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WGTD February 16, 2019

(WGTD)---A Kenosha police officer saved a life Saturday morning when he pulled an unconscious man from a burning vehicle. The victim apparently had a medical emergency while driving in the 6600 blk. of 32nd Ave. at about 10:30 a.m. The man slammed into a parked vehicle,... Read More

WGTD February 15, 2019

From the Racine Symphony

The Racine Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the top finishers in our annual Young Artists’ Competition. Held on Sunday, February 10, the Competition drew high school instrumental students from Racine and Kenosha counties... Read More

wpr.org February 15, 2019

Hundreds Opposed To Mercury Discharge Into Lake Michigan

(WPR)---Utility company We Energies wants to increase the amount of mercury it can release into Lake Michigan from its coal-burning power plant in Oak Creek.

The Wisconsin Department... Read More