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WGTD October 17, 2019

Oct. 17, 2019 12:30p

From the Office of the Kenosha County Executive: 

Kenosha County’s Summer Youth Employment program wrapped up another successful season on Wednesday, with the dedication of a new mural at the Kenosha County Job Center.

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WGTD October 17, 2019

Oct. 17, 2019 noon

A retired Racine Unified administrator and teacher has become the newest host of WGTD's Education Matters, the Saturday morning program that airs at 10:30 and focuses on topics of concern relating to education.

Jeff Rasmussen... Read More

WGTD October 14, 2019

Oct. 14, 2019 2p; Updated at 3:25p with Pleasant Prairie item

A Racine woman has been identified as the pedestrian who was killed by a Metra commuter train Sunday morning just after 8. 46-year-old Sarah Fugette had been in Kenosha visiting relatives,... Read More

WGTD October 11, 2019

Oct. 11, 2019, 4:15p 

(WGTD)---Carthage College Political Science Prof. Jerry Mast says he thinks the growing anxiety level among his students as the presidential impeachment inquiry plays out seems to reflect the mood of the nation as a whole.

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WGTD October 10, 2019

Oct. 10, 2019 8:30p

(WPR)---The state Assembly approved a rule change Thursday that gives Republicans unlimited shots at overriding gubernatorial vetoes.

The measure passed 61-35, with all Assembly Republicans voting in favor and Democrats voting... Read More

WGTD October 9, 2019

Oct. 9, 2019 8:15p

(WGTD)---The Kenosha School Board moved closer Wednesday night toward finalizing a rights policy for transgender students.

Meeting in an informal work session, board members affirmed an earlier consensus to permit transgender... Read More

WGTD October 9, 2019

Oct. 9, 2019 12:50p; Updated 10-15-19

(WGTD)---Vice-President Mike Pence has canceled a planned trip to speak Thursday at Uline's facility in Pleasant Prairie.

A spokesman said Pence has been dispatched on short notice to lead a diplomatic mission... Read More

wpr.org October 8, 2019

Oct. 8, 2019 4:10p 

(WPR)---The medical community’s concern about too much sitting has prompted change in the typical office workplace, where many employees have become desk jockeys stuck in one position all day long. 

The push to get Americans up... Read More

WGTD October 8, 2019

Oct. 8, 2019 1:35p; Updated at 4:20p with additional details. 

(WGTD)---The shooting death last spring of a 19-year-old man outside of a Pleasant Prairie restaurant was apparently the result of a drug deal gone bad.

44-year-old Shawn Amelio and his... Read More

WGTD October 7, 2019

Oct. 7, 2019 4:40p; Updated at 9:20 with Somers item

The Kenosha School Board will resume discussion on a proposed rights policy for transgender students at a special meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening at 5:30. The proposal up for discussion is... Read More