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Report: Foxconn set to hire 3,000 veterans

According to published reports, Foxconn Technology Group will hire 3,000 veterans by the time the company is up and running. The company says it...
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Racine Works training program to help build needed workforce

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Ray Allen came to Racine Monday to announce Racine Works, a new workforce training program to help prepare...

Wisconn Valley neighbors pull up stakes

Yards overgrown with wheat -- seeded by the adjacent farm fields --surround several abandoned homes around what will become the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. The...
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Historic USDOT grant supercharges Interstate 94 project

The state announced Wednesday that Wisconsin will receive $227.4 million in new federal funding for state roads and bridges in fiscal year 2018. Gov....
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Opinion: Blighted label sets stage for Foxconn site to be swept clean

Another section of track was laid this week for the express train that is the $10 billion construction project for Foxconn Technology Group. The Village...
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Highway KR could benefit from Foxconn

An unforeseen benefit of the Foxconn Technology Group development could be the creation of a new path to both downtown Racine and Kenosha, which...

Foxconn campus visual, physical changes rush forward

If your driving patterns have not taken you around or through the massive swath of land that will encompass the Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing...
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Town Hall Meetings Scheduled June 4-6 For Racine Residents

As the community prepares for Foxconn and an influx of jobs, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave and Racine Mayor Cory Mason have scheduled a...
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Foxconn to alter local manufacturing plans? Report says yes

A published report Wednesday sent ripples in every direction when Nikkei Asian Times reported that Foxconn Technology Group will shift its production of displays at...
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Buildings have to come down before Foxconn facilities can be put up

Before the massive buildings that will house factories and other operations on the Foxconn Technology Group campus can be built, some structures will have...
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Real estate brief: 17 more properties for Foxconn sell

The Village of Mount Pleasant is continuing to acquire land for the first phase of Foxconn Technology Group's 22-million square foot manufacturing campus. The Foxconn...
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Mount Pleasant hands over 787 acres to Foxconn for $37 million

The Village of Mount Pleasant deeded over 787 acres last week to FEWI Development Corp., the developer for the Foxconn Technology Group project, for about $37...
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Public comment sought on Foxconn air permit proposal

Public announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on air permit drafts for the Foxconn liquid crystal display manufacturing facility proposed for...
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Property transfers: Whey Chai building, Foxconn properties sell

Almost $11 million in property changed hands between March 19 and March 23, according to the Racine County Clerk of Deeds Office. Here are the...
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Balancing the Finance Equation in Racine County

Money can either be man’s worst enemy or best friend depending on how well it is managed. Financial mismanagement has seen great regions fall to...

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Jacquet Midwest announces $12 million building project in Racine

Jacquet Midwest, a stainless steel and nickel alloy processing company that has a location in Racine, will invest $12 million in the Southside Industrial...
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Video: The Sinking of the USS Racine

Her name: The USS Racine. And now the warship has left us. Placed in commission in 1971, she visited ports in Chile, Peru, and the...
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DA: Man strikes woman with hammer in attempted homicide

A 40-year-old Racine man faces a felony charge of attempted first-degree intentional homicide with the use of a dangerous weapon after his arrest July...
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Racine man forced woman to have sex and do drugs, DA says

Two additional felony charges of human trafficking and sexual assault were filed Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court against a 51-year-old Racine man. Torrence C. Smothers, who...
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Pulling back the curtain on race, equity and inclusion in Racine County

Racine County has some significant issues around race, equity, and inclusion, specifically around health, education, and financial stability. Crystalized in the United Way of Racine County...