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Wisconsin Says More Loan Money Available for Rebuilding Kenosha Businesses

The state of Wisconsin is making more money available to help small businesses in Kenosha recover from damage during recent unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, officials said. Gov. Tony Evers and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation said …

Damage from Violence in Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tops $11M

Kenosha, Wisconsin’s fire chief says damage from the unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake has now topped $11 million. Fire Chief Charles Leipzig told the Police and Fire Commission the record fire loss came in the days following …

Owners Say Insurance Inadequate to Cover Demolition of Riot-Destroyed Buildings

Some commercial property owners whose businesses were torched by rioters are learning that they don’t have enough insurance to clear away the debris. The StarTribune newspaper reported that many property owners in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area purchased policies that limit …

Unrest Causes $2M in Insured Losses to City Property in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Damage to city-owned property from violence that erupted over the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha is estimated at nearly $2 million so far, a city official said. The city’s public works director, Shelly Billingsley, provided the estimate to …