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Saturday Jul 19 | West of the I

Daily Rose: Demo derby for more crunching, crashing fun

The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening - unless you're at the Kenosha County Fair's demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday with Demo Derby taking place starting at 1:30 and 5 p.m. In demolition derby, competitors try to disable each other's vehicles ... (more)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

TwinCities

In Wisconsin crash that killed boy, 8 years in prison drunk driver

A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy in Kenosha County.

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Related Topix: Cadott, WI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WDJT

Zelich pleads not guilty, lawyers hint at homicide charge coming soon

Steven Zelich is pleading not guilty to the only two charges he's facing so far, and that would be the two counts of hiding the body.

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Related Topix: Walworth County, WI, Kenosha, WI

Scientific Blogging

Women At Work: Self-Identity Impacts Childcare Balance

A new small-scale sociology survey finds that the more a woman self-identifies with her profession, the more paid hours she works and the less time she spends with her children, though childcare balance is more equal between a couple.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Reuters

Wisconsin man accused of hiding bodies in suitcases expected to enter plea

A Wisconsin man accused of stuffing the bodies of two women in separate suitcases and dumping the luggage in a roadside ditch is expected to enter a plea in court on Thursday.

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West of the I

Get ready for the 2014 Kenosha County Fair

The fair will take place this year from Aug. 13-17 at the fairgrounds in Wilmot adjacent to Wilmot Union High School.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Equestrians prance off to horse shows and clinics for July's third weekend

The Midwestern horse show season heats up with midsummer equestrian events. From fun and open shows to training clinics, highlights abound.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Monroe, WI, Elkhorn, WI, Jefferson, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

West of the I

Healthy Food Drive set for July 27

A group of volunteers is hosting a Healthy Food Drive in Kenosha County to support the Sharing Center, which provides food to families and other local food shelters.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Weak tornado may be to blame for damage in Kenosha

The National Weather Service says one of the storms turned severe over Kenosha County around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Weather

WISN-TV

Candidates for governor release new ads

WISN 12 Political Reporter Kent Wainscott looks at the newest TV ads from Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Pleasant Prairie, WI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Uline announces second expansion, creating 475 jobs

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Pleasant Prairie, WI, Kenosha, WI

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wisconsin must refund $12-M in Kenosha economic de...

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI

Tue Jul 08, 2014

West of the I

Kenosha County BloodCenter of Wisconsin blood drives for July

Summer is a time when blood donations tend to drop, but that is when first responders may need blood the most.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Kenosha, WI

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Walker, Burke air ads with different views of her record

Gov. Scott Walker and challenger Mary Burke both released ads Tuesday taking two views on the same topic: Burke's record.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WISN-TV

Steitz: Opponent waffled on Act 10

NEXT, A FORMER STATE SENATOR FACING A CHALLENGE FROM THE RIGHT. WHY CANDIDATE JONATHAN STEITZ SAYS VAN WANGGAARD ISN'T A RELIABLE CONSERVATIVE, AND THE STATE SENATE NEEDS MORE REFORMERS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gwen Moore, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wisconsin, Racine, WI

WISN-TV

Business building boom in Kenosha

Todd Battle, president of the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, explains why so many businesses are expanding or relocating in Kenosha County.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI, Pleasant Prairie, WI, Milwaukee, WI

Thu Jul 03, 2014

USA Today

Detective: Women in suitcases died after rough sex

Detective: Women in suitcases died after rough sex Steven Zelich accused in the deaths of Laura Simonson, 37, and Jenny Garnez, 19. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lCGH7m ELKHORN, Wis.

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Related Topix: Elkhorn, WI, Electronics, Koss, West Allis, WI

Daily Herald

Suspect in suitcase deaths due in Wisconsin court

A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were found in suitcases left along a rural Wisconsin highway is expected in court Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Allis, WI

Reuters

Wisconsin man accused of hiding corpses in suitcases due in court

A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women is due in court on Thursday for a hearing on charges that he stored their corpses in suitcases found beside a rural Wisconsin road in June.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

OregonLive.com

Police believe Oregon teen Jenny Gamez killed in Midwest

Lorraine Eriksen said she was dumbstruck when Cottage Grove police arrived at her home on Friday and presented her with a photograph of her long-lost, former foster daughter, Jenny Gamez.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Walworth County, WI

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