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Chester Todd Opinion

Opinion: Show Time in Suburbia!

The insidious and infectious nature of racism showed its despicable head at a recent basketball game between Racine Horlick and Franklin high schools. It...
Visioning a Greater Racine

Letter to the Editor: A Greater Racine – It Starts with a Vision

A quiet yet dramatic development is happening in the Greater Racine area. It’s something that everyone who calls Racine home should find interesting and...
Race in Racine

OpEd: Dwindling Choices Exist In Racine

First, let me give my condolences to the family of Donte D. Shannon, who was gunned down by the Racine City Police, I cannot...
Racine City Hall

LTE: Weidner’s characterization of city debt misleads public

Dear editor: Over the past 30 years, I’ve had the opportunity to serve Racine residents as a school board member, alderman, mayor, and as the...
Letter to the editor Weidner

LTE: Mason is more of a Democrat than Weidner

Letter To The Editor: Alderwoman Sandy Weidner claims to be a democrat, or a Democrat. The difference between those two is more than a capital...
Letter to the editor Weidner

LTE: Weidner Not Capable Of Building Consensus

Like it or not, Foxconn is coming to our county. This will have a tremendous effect on the entire area - including our city....
Letter to the editor Weidner

Letter to the editor: Mason is “wishy-washy”

Dear editor: Who will be the best leader for Racine as Mayor? I love Racine, and think it’s the very best value in Wisconsin.  We have...
Letter to the editor Weidner

Letter to the editor: Mason supporter takes issue with campaign ad

To the Editor, On October 1 The Journal Times ran the first of several ads from Sandy Weidner, designed to look and read like news...
DACA Hunger Strike safe schools

Letter to the editor: We need safe schools now

As a leader in Youth Empowered in The Struggle, a DACA recipient, and a student in Racine Unified School District, I am disappointed with...
DACA Hunger Strike safe schools

Letter To The Editor: DREAM Act Should Replace DACA

Earlier this month after President Donald Trump repealed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, House Speaker Paul Ryan appropriately used his leadership...
School District Independence

Op-ed: Why I Support School District Independence

When I moved from Cudahy to Caledonia in 2008, I came for the quiet, space, and the low taxes. While my real estate agent...
Faith Hope And Love Foster Care

LTE: Faith Hope And Love Helps Kids In Crisis

Faith Hope and Love from Ivan Barra Films on Vimeo. Faith Hope and Love co-founder Heather Lojeski started her organization with the intention of helping...
Hunger Strike for Justice

Letter To The Editor: Hunger Strike For Justice

We are currently on a hunger strike outside Congressman Paul Ryan’s office in Racine, Wisconsin. We chose this particular act of non-violent protest because the...

Letter To The Editor: Joe Flowers Doesn’t Need Jail, He Needs Help

Editor's note: After our story ran about Joe Flowers, a man who has a mental illness, was put in jail when he caused a...
Visioning a Greater Racine?

Letter To The Editor: What’s Your Vision For A Greater Racine?

Nowhere else in the United States has more potential than Racine, Wisconsin. Racine is centrally located between Milwaukee and Chicago with a historic downtown. We...

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