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 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ryan's proposal opens the door for a nationwide discussion on poverty

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- A springtime visit to a Catholic Charities program in Wisconsin has the House Budget Committee chairman thinking that ramping up case management services would help a lot of people escape poverty, hopefully for good.Rep. Paul Ryan, ... [Published Boston Pilot - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Gov. Walker visits Racine GOP field office

Other 8/23/20143:05 p.m.6100 Washington Ave., Suite E2,Mt. Pleasant.Madison -- Governor Scott Walker will visit the Republican Party of Wisconsin's Racine Field Office tomorrow to meet with volunteers and supporters.Contact: Alleigh Marré, (608) 441- ... [Published Wis Business.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Writer’s Block: Packing up, moving out

In the past five years, I’ve moved seven times. Before heading to college in 2009, I hadn’t moved since age 3. I don’t have many memories of that journey, but I can recall becoming very upset when I realized I would likely never see my best friend Lindsey ... [Published Coon Rapids Herald - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Volunteer Connection: Volunteer for children's vision screening

Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is encouraging parents to check their children’s vision as part of their back-to-school routine this year.Having a vision screening or a complete eye exam from an eye care professional can help detect vision problems that could ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Wisconsin shelter pauses cat adoptions after virus

Cat adoptions will be temporarily suspended at the Wisconsin Humane Society shelter in Racine after four cats tested positive for a contagious and often fatal disease.Click to Continue » ... [Published Bradenton Herald - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Students to receive free meals at 16 Unified schools

RACINE — All students at 16 Unified schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this school year, the district announced this week.The cost of these meals will be paid for by the federal government through the Community Eligibility Provision, a reimbursement ... [Published Racine Journal Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Regional land use and transportation workshops planned

WAUKESHA — The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is planning a third round of seven workshops as part of its Vision 2050 land use and transportation planning project.One 90-minute workshop is planned for each of the seven counties — ... [Published Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts

The Rev. Tony Larsen and his partner, Craig Matheus, are refused a marriage license by Racine County Clerk Wendy Christensen, right, in the clerk's office in Racine, Wisconsin, on Friday, June 13.The county does not grant marriage licenses to same-sex ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Latest hospital pricing data show wide variance in costs of procedures

The median cost for a common inpatient heart procedure in southeast Wisconsin ranges from a high of $178,647 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital to a low of $105,119 at Wheaton Franciscan All Saints in Racine, according to a new database from the Wisconsin ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Wisconsin Humane Society temporarily stops cat ado...

RACINE, WI (WTAQ) - An animal shelter in Racine has temporarily halted the adoptions of cats.That's after 4 animals at the Wisconsin Humane Society facility tested positive for Feline Panleukopenia Virus.WISN-TV reports that an adult stray cat brought ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Unemployment Drops in Most WI Cities

Unemployment rates have dropped in all but one of Wisconsin's 12 metro areas.State figures released yesterday show that Racine was the only area where actual joblessness rose in July and the unemployment rate was a state-high 7.7 percent. Eau Claire gained ... [Published NewsTalk 790 WAYY - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Jobless rate for local counties shows positive trend

By Liam Marlaire, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesAug. 21 --The Eau Claire metropolitan area had 1,900 more jobs in July than in the year-ago period, according to the latest employment report from the Wisconsin ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 21 2014]

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...very few programs out there that just financial assistance alone really moves somebody out of poverty," Reynolds explained to CNS in mid-August. "Our goal as a Catholic organization specifically is to respect the dignity of the human person. For us this is to assure that folks are not sustained in poverty but are pulled out of poverty."
"This app was sort of born out of a desire to create something that we're calling campus centric forecasting" Mike Westendorf, director of Innovative Weather, said
...was the first month since January where we've seen the labor force up over-the-year, a good sign," said Scott Hodek , regional economist with DWD. "While retirements have hit both the state and national labor market hard, and likely account for most of the lower labor forces we've seen in 2014, discouraged workers may also play a role."
...eartbreaking, especially when we know there is a vaccine that is very effective," says Angela Speed, a spokeswoman for the Wisconsin Humane Society. "To have one cat come in with this disease - that could have been vaccinated - it could have prevented the whole thing."

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ITC institutes investigation (337-TA-926) regar... [Published Lexology - 6 hours ago]
Ryan's proposal opens the door for a nationwide... [Published Boston Pilot - 11 hours ago]
Gov. Walker visits Racine GOP field office [Published Wis Business.com - 12 hours ago]
Innovative Weather app aims to serve UWM campus... [Published On Milwaukee - 18 hours ago]
Writer’s Block: Packing up, moving out [Published Coon Rapids Herald - 20 hours ago]
Volunteer Connection: Volunteer for children's ... [Published Racine Journal Times - 20 hours ago]
Wisconsin shelter pauses cat adoptions after virus [Published Bradenton Herald - 23 hours ago]
Students to receive free meals at 16 Unified sc... [Published Racine Journal Times - Aug 22 2014]
You can’t adopt a cat at the humane society rig... [Published FOX6Now.com - Aug 22 2014]
St. Croix EDC: St. Croix County’s July unemploy... [Published Wis Business.com - Aug 22 2014]
Luciano: State symbols can be a walk on the wil... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 22 2014]
Citing disease, Racine humane society suspends ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 22 2014]
Regional land use and transportation workshops ... [Published Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 21 2014]
Lloyd George Lampert [Published Caledonia Argus - Aug 21 2014]
Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 21 2014]
Latest hospital pricing data show wide variance... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 21 2014]
A Q&A with Jackie Arendt [Published Madison Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Wisconsin Humane Society temporarily stops cat ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Aug 21 2014]
Unemployment Drops in Most WI Cities [Published NewsTalk 790 WAYY - Aug 21 2014]
Jobless rate for local counties shows positive ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 21 2014]
Racine cat adoptions halted after deadly virus ... [Published 620 WTMJ - Aug 21 2014]
Virus suspends cat adoptions at Racine\'s Wisco... [Published CBS 58 - Aug 21 2014]
3,000 petitions to be delivered to Van Hollen i... [Published Capital Times - Aug 20 2014]
BizTimes Media seeking Nonprofit Excellence Awa... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Aug 20 2014]
State Debate: Scott Walker's costly Medicaid de... [Published Capital Times - Aug 20 2014]
Plain Talk: Big money taints the high court's c... [Published Capital Times - Aug 20 2014]
Which parts of Wisconsin have the most private-... [Published Capital Times - Aug 19 2014]
UW-P Library receives grant for The Big Read [Published Racine Journal Times - Aug 19 2014]
Local students head up north for different high... [Published Racine Journal Times - Aug 19 2014]
Human waste dumped on I-94 near Racine [Published K99 WIGM - Aug 18 2014]
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Public education getting dumber? No kidding! [Published RenewAmerica columns - Aug 07 2014]
(Curtis Dahlgren) - "The mouth of those who speak lies shall be stopped." God WHY WOULD BIG BROTHER WANT ORWELL OUT OF THE SCHOOLS? Isn't the answer obvious? I reported last week that Case High School in Racine, Wisconsin removed some 2,000 books from ...
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 ...
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