Racine County Newswire (Page 2)

Racine County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Racine County, WI. (Page 2)

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  1. Kenosha County unemployment drops to 16-year lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Kenosha News

    ... was much lower than the 4.4 percent posted for the same month a year ago. Meanwhile, in neighboring Racine County where Foxconn will locate a one-million-square-foot manufacturing plant, the rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down from 4.5 percent ...

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  2. Friday on Lake Effect: Foxconn on 'Across The Divide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | WUWM

    ... on-site at the Prairie School in Wind Point. We'll look at the ramifications of the massive planned factory in Racine County in areas like education, the environment, and how a regional transportation component could be important. Lake Effect 's ...

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  3. Jeanne Hilinske-Christensen: AcornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Kenosha News

    Question: Last year the oak trees in my yard produced a small number of acorns, but this year I have a bumper crop! What causes this feast or famine production of acorns? Can I plant the acorns? B. R. It is common for acorn production to vary from year to year. For oak trees classified as white oaks , the acorns mature in one year; while acorns from red oak trees mature in two years.

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  4. After winning Foxconn, Southeast Wisconsin prepares for influx of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Chicago Tribune

    ... either expansion of the main plant or for suppliers that are expected to follow Foxconn. Located in eastern Racine County, parts of the 34-square-mile village, which only incorporated in 2003, feel sleepy and rural. But follow the highway farther ...

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  5. Two years shy of driving age, teen gets into pair of chases with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Kenosha News

    ... ing a family member's vehicle, which he had taken without permission. The teen is being held in custody at the Racine County Detention Facility on charges related to fleeing and eluding an officer, according to Pleasant Prairie Police.

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  6. Foxconn begins posting jobs onlineRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | WKOW-TV

    Foxconn, the technology giant set to build an LCD screen manufacturing facility in Racine County, has begin posting job openings on the job site Indeed.com . State officials earlier this month signed a contract with Foxconn that could provide the company with nearly $3 billion in incentives.

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  7. Dog gets a sex-changea surgery to save its lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... said veterinarians, who found stones in his bladder and penis. Jodie Hoffman-Ruffalo, executive director of Racine County, Wis.,-based Woof Gang Rescue, said their group takes in dogs who need all kinds of care. "They're not disposable to us and if ...

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  8. USI Women's Tennis signs Anderson to NLIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... 2015 and 2016. She is also a four-time All-County honoree and two-time Outstanding Athlete for girls tennis in Racine County, primarily at number one singles and doubles. "Rachel's game is developing nicely," Porter said. "I feel our positive team ...

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  9. Picturing history: Voree, WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Deseret News

    Meeting house of present-day members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints , at the site where Voree, Wisconsin was located. Following the death of the Prophet Joseph Smith, a number of individuals stepped forward claiming that they should succeed him as leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  10. Neighbors Have Mixed Feelings About Foxconn in Wake of Contract SigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WUWM

    The huge Foxconn plant appears to be moving forward, now that Gov. Walker and company officials have signed a contract. Under the deal, Wisconsin will provide $3 billion in incentives, to help the Taiwanese electronics giant build a huge LCD screen factory in Racine County.

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  11. Driverless Vehicle Lanes for I-94?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Construction Equipment

    With the official signing of the biggest economic development deal in Wisconsin history last week giving Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou $3 billion in incentives to build LCD display panels in Racine County, state highway planners are studying the possibility of including special lanes for driverless vehicles on I-94. Word of the possible development came Monday from Tim Sheehy, president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, as he spoke at a meeting of the Greater Milwaukee Committee on the challenges the region faces in preparing for Foxconn.

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  12. Self-driving cars might get their own lane on Interstate 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Mashable

    Wisconsin transportation officials are considering the futuristic option because the electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn - whose Chinese factory produces up to half a million iPhones a day - confirmed in October that it will build a 20 million square-foot flat-screen factory in Racine County, Wisconsin. This will inevitably bring a ton of commerce-related traffic to the region, so Foxconn asked state officials to consider a self-driving vehicle lane to more efficiently move things to and from the factory.

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  13. Self-Driving PRRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Atrios

    Wisconsin highway planners are studying the possibility of placing driverless vehicle lanes on I-94 to serve Foxconn's mega factory in Racine County. The Taiwanese company -- supplier to tech firms including Apple, Microsoft, and Nintendo -- reportedly made the suggestion at a meeting with regional officials, according to USA Today's Journal Sentinel.

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  14. Driverless vehicle lanes possible on I-94 for FoxconnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, is seen on top of the company's headquarters in New Taipei City, Taiwan MADISON, WI There could be driverless vehicle lanes added to Interstate 94 in Racine County for the Foxconn plant. State transportation officials are considering that option, although no decisions have yet been made.

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  15. Foxconn Executives Will Get the Best Housing and Rations in Post-Apocalyptic WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    As Scott Walker hands Wisconsin over to the executives of a company most famous for having to put up suicide nets so that its workers don't kill themselves, it's only appropriate that the state just hands over the keys to the company's desires. What could be more New Gilded Age? Spurred by Foxconn Technology Group and its plans for a mega-factory in Racine County, state highway planners are studying the possibility of including special lanes for driverless vehicles on I-94.

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  16. Foxconn Proposes A Self-Driving Car Lane On Wisconsin's HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Ubergizmo

    ... heard, Foxconn has expanded its operations to the US , with the company's $10 billion mega factory located in Racine County. It is expected to create up to 13,000 jobs which means that there could be a lot more commuting, as well as goods being ...

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  17. a Us freeway may get self-driving car lanes thanks to FoxconnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Engadget

    Wisconsin highway planners are studying the possibility of placing driverless vehicle lanes on I-94 to serve Foxconn 's mega factory in Racine County. The Taiwanese company -- supplier to tech firms including Apple, Microsoft, and Nintendo -- reportedly made the suggestion at a meeting with regional officials, according to USA Today 's Journal Sentinel .

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  18. 32 cars vandalized in Union GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Racine County Sheriff's Office says it happened between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., with many having their windows broken out. Some people told police they heard shots fired, and others believe the vandals were using BB guns based on the small dents left behind.

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  19. Walker "pleased" with Foxconn dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Governor Walker is pleased with the deal he signed last week for Foxconn to build a massive plant in Racine County. Appearing on the talk show UpFront with Mike Gousha yesterday, the governor said the Taiwanese manufacturer will eventually do about $1.4-dollars of business with Wisconsin-based companies.

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  20. Dense fog advisory issuedRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | West of the I

    A dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County has been issued by the National Weather Service. Lake County, Illinois is not under a dense fog advisory if you are headed in that direction this morning. BAck in Wisconsin, Racine County is but Milwaukee is not.

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