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    Oprah: Where Are They Now?

    August 30, 2017 Leave a Comment

    VIEW FULL SCHEDULE Oprah: Where Are They Now? Their stories made headlines across America. Now, the original series Oprah: Where Are They Now? tracks down the Oprah Show guests who made you laugh…and made you cry. Find out where they are now, plus see what happened to the biggest newsmakers of all time and how… [Read More]

    Prosecutors: 2 of 3 charged in fatal shooting in Racine are gang members who were targeting rivals

    August 17, 2017 Leave a Comment

    RACINE — Two more people have been charged in connection with the shooting death of Deshaun Jordan, gunned down near 16th and Phillips in Racine on August 6th as he walked back from a fish fry. Prosecutors say one of the suspects has indicated the shooting happened because it was believed some of the people walking in… [Read More]

    Greenleaf Returns with with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, August 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

    August 11, 2017 Leave a Comment

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network » Programs » Greenleaf Print Greenleaf Returns with with a two-night premiere on Tuesday, August 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT The first eight episodes of the new season will debut on Wednesday, March 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.  The remaining eight episodes of the series’ second season will air in summer 2017.  “Greenleaf” premiered last June as… [Read More]

    Public hearing on Wisconsin $3 billion Foxconn tax break bill

    August 3, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MADISON — The public is getting a chance to tell Wisconsin lawmakers what they think of a $3 billion tax incentive package that’s part of an agreement struck with electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group. A Wisconsin state Assembly committee scheduled a hearing on the proposal Thursday. The Taiwanese-based Foxconn has pledged to invest $10 billion… [Read More]

    The 2018 Black Excellence Awards Keynote Speaker: Intel’s® VP of Human Resources Rosalind L. Hudnell

    July 27, 2017 Leave a Comment

    When it comes to diversity, Intel has had a very busy year. Last fall, the company was stung after one of its missteps made it seem like it wasn’t pro diversity. At the beginning of 2015, Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich pledged the world’s biggest chip maker would invest $300 million to increase diversity in the tech industry. Then… [Read More]

    Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

    July 20, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. White House officials noted President Trump’s direct negotiations with Foxconn for the project, which they… [Read More]

    OJ Simpson drawing world attention during plea for freedom

    July 20, 2017 Leave a Comment

    LOVELOCK, Nev. — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world’s attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. The 70-year-old will ask four parole board… [Read More]

    Pres. Trump strikes cautiously optimistic tone, promises ‘big surprise’ on health care

    June 29, 2017 Leave a Comment

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump struck a cautiously optimistic tone Wednesday, the day after Senate Republican leaders scuttled plans for a vote on health care reform this week in the face of stiff resistance from within the party’s own ranks. “We’re going to have a big surprise,” Pres. Trump said during a brief photo opportunity… [Read More]

    IKEA breaks ground on future store location in Oak Creek

    June 29, 2017 Leave a Comment

    OAK CREEK — IKEA broke ground on Thursday, June 29th at its site for a future store in Oak Creek. The 291,000 square foot store is set to open in Summer 2018 on 29 acres of land near the corner of I-94 and Drexel Ave. It is expected to employ 250 workers. IKEA plans for Oak… [Read More]

    4 GOP senators, including Sen. Ron Johnson, oppose GOP health care bill

    June 22, 2017 Leave a Comment

    WASHINGTON — Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday, June 22nd that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership’s health care bill as written. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they’re “not ready to vote for this… [Read More]