Racine (Wisconsin, United States)

Type: City
Name: Racine (Wisconsin, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.73
Longitude: -87.809998
population: 79,263
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 2 reports

Virginia Tech employee found dead in Pritchard Hall apartment

A 24-year-old man who had just moved to Blacksburg to begin his career at Virginia Tech was found dead on Monday in his Pritchard Hall apartment, according to a university news release.Donvontae Walton of Racine, Wisconsin, was just starting his position ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Invasive species lead to perch collapse in Lake Michigan

MILWAUKEE - The collapse of the Lake Michigan yellow perch fishery is one of the unwelcome, cascading consequences of invasive species in the Great Lakes.As zebra and quagga mussels have filtered food out of the ecosystem, the "fish of the people" has ... [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ambulance fee increases proposed

RACINE — People who receive transport or care from a Racine Fire Department ambulance crew could soon be looking at higher fees for those services.Those who request an ambulance but don’t need medical service and aren’t taken to a hospital could see the ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Martinsen, 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Martinsen of Glenview, Ill., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren.Martinsen and the former Nancy Anderson were married July 16, 1954, at Emmaus Lutheran Church.Martinsen began and ended his ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

School Choice Popular … When Parents Know About It

In Florida, one school choice program got 75,000 applications for 68,000 spots.  In North Carolina, 5,558 students applied for a program with 2,400 seats.But in Arizona, the education savings accounts program is capped at 5,500 students. Still, just 700 ... [Published Heritage Foundation - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

BloodCenter offering perks to those who donate O negative blood

By CREATED 1:09 PMBloodCenter of Wisconsin is offering a special perk to those with O negative blood donations.Those who donate July 9 through July 16 will receive a pair of tickets to the Wisconsin State Fair.Due to decreased donations during the summer, ... [Published 620 WTMJ - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Who are Wisconsin's richest families? - Milwaukee - Milwaukee Business Journal

View Photos#9 : Johnson family, RacineWorth : $25.5 billionSource : S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., other businesses - household products manufacturingHelen Johnson-Leipold is one of several heirs of the S.C. Johnson fortune, which has made her a fixture on ... [Published Wauwatosa Patch - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

BloodCenter offers donors State Fair tickets

BloodCenter of Wisconsin has an immediate need for O negative blood donations, and will provide a pair of Wisconsin State Fair tickets to each O negative individual who attempts to donate from today until July 16.O negative blood is a universal type that ... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Should there be clucking in downtown Racine?

We have has this conversation before.Should people be allowed to raise and keep chickens in their backyards in the city of Racine?  A few years ago Alderman Greg Helding tried to convince fellow council members that it was a good idea.  After hundreds ... [Published 620 WTMJ - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 3 reports

WATCH: Rich Homie Quan Slaps Man Off Stage During Concert

Posted Monday, July 7th 2014 @ 11amListen to Rich Homie Quan Radio on iHeartRadioRich Homie Quan is raising eyebrows for his treatment of a fan who jumped onstage during a concert Friday.According to TMZ.com , the rapper was performing in Racine, Wisconsin ... [Published WDIA-AM 1070 - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Officer involved shooting in Racine leaves one man dead, under investigation

RACINE (WITI) — Officials say at approximately 12:16 p.m., Racine Police Officers were dispatched to an address in the 3000 block of Durand Avenue for a report of a suicidal party on Sunday, July 6th.Police say after entering into the apartment building, ... [Published FOX6Now.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Two Democrats seek lieutenant governor post

Two candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in the Aug. 12 primary. The winner will take on incumbent Rebecca Kleefisch, a Republican, and Libertarian candidate Joseph M. Brost in the general election Nov. 4Age: 68Address: ... [Published Capital Times - Jul 06 2014]

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...I knew it sounded crazy as I said the words out loud. "I'm going to buy a $30,000 used boat. It's 1,500 miles and should take me about two months. Nobody's ever done this before."
"Starting his career in higher education at our university was an incredible point of pride for Donvontae and his family" said Finger
"I think it's safe to say that the foreclosure crisis is over in Wisconsin and nationally," economist Brian Jacobsen said. "There may be areas that are still struggling, but the realreal estate and banking system as a whole are a lot healthier than they've been in a long time. Foreclosure filings are at normal levels. Banks are well capitalized and the quality of real estate loans are significantly better."
..." Mason and Lehman urged the agency to include money in its fall 2014 budget proposal for "increasing the availability of perch through stocking programs and other proactive measures."

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Virginia Tech employee found dead in Pritchard ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - 2 hours ago]
Ambulance fee increases proposed [Published Racine Journal Times - 8 hours ago]
Residence life staff member found dead [Published Collegiate Times - 8 hours ago]
How Social Media Helped This Attacker Find His ... [Published Marie Claire - 10 hours ago]
In memoriam: Donvontae Walton, was to be reside... [Published Virginia Tech - 11 hours ago]
Martinsen, 60th [Published Racine Journal Times - 11 hours ago]
School Choice Popular … When Parents Know About It [Published Heritage Foundation - 12 hours ago]
BloodCenter offering perks to those who donate ... [Published 620 WTMJ - 13 hours ago]
Who are Wisconsin's richest families? - Milwauk... [Published Wauwatosa Patch - 14 hours ago]
BloodCenter offers donors State Fair tickets [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - 15 hours ago]
Police ask for public's help after Virginia Tec... [Published WDBJ7.com - 17 hours ago]
Should there be clucking in downtown Racine? [Published 620 WTMJ - 17 hours ago]
Foreclosures recede to pre-crisis level for fir... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 19 hours ago]
7 Foods Wisconsin Does Best [Published Madison Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Have O negative blood? You could score a pair o... [Published FOX6Now.com - 20 hours ago]
Invasive species lead to perch collapse in Lake... [Published Kentucky.com - Jul 09 2014]
Case offers new iPad app [Published Construction & Demolition Recycling - Jul 09 2014]
Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 09 2014]
Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 08 2014]
Immediate Need for O Negative Blood Donors [Published Wauwatosa Patch - Jul 08 2014]
WATCH: Rich Homie Quan Slaps Man Off Stage Duri... [Published WDIA-AM 1070 - Jul 07 2014]
McCutcheon’s Supreme Cynicism [Published PR Watch - Jul 07 2014]
Kristen Bauer van Straten: 'Emotional Volume Is... [Published KTTV Fox 11 - Jul 07 2014]
Steitz: Opponent waffled on Act 10 [Published WISN Milwaukee - Jul 07 2014]
Rich Homie Quan Slaps Fan During Concert (VIDEO) [Published All Hip Hop - Jul 07 2014]
Lawmaker wants blood from parents involved in c... [Published FOX6Now.com - Jul 07 2014]
Rich Homie Quan Slaps A Fan at Wisconsin Show [... [Published Hot107.9 - Jul 07 2014]
Officer involved shooting in Racine leaves one ... [Published FOX6Now.com - Jul 07 2014]
Two Democrats seek lieutenant governor post [Published Capital Times - Jul 06 2014]
HouseWorks: Readers step up to plate [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 06 2014]
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Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 09 2014]
BNSF and other rail companies are carrying dangerous oil tankers through Wisconsin. DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for  oil-by-rail  trains in the state carrying oil obtained ...
Power Outage - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 01 2014]
EDIS Number: PW-20140701-44360-USA Date / time: 01/07/2014 02:55:17 [UTC] Event: Power Outage Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Wisconsin Location: [Southeast region] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number ...
Great Lakes Beaches -- Working Together, We Can... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Jun 25 2014]
Karen Hobbs, Senior Policy Analyst, Chicago Beach days are summer rites of passage, especially here in the Great Lakes.  Pack up a picnic, towels, sunscreen, and you’re good to go.  Oh, wait.  Did you remember to check to make sure your favorite beach ...
Midwest Restoration LLC Launches New Website fo... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 19 2014]
Racine, WI, June 19, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Midwest Restoration LLC today announced the launch of www.callmidwestrestoration.com as an informational portal that features educational resources on things like property value benefits from roofing, restoration ...
Federal Judge Puts Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 14 2014]
Ruling comes after a week of marriages — and confusion. Gary Jones, 37, Racine, holds a flag in front of the Racine County Courthouse on Friday, June 13, 2014, in Racine, Wis. Scott Anderson, Journal Times via AP WASHINGTON — A federal judge issued ...
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