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Opinion Matters

With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: Are dying ash trees waste or lumber?
Do all those dying ash trees around Janesville need to wind up in our landfill? Maybe not.
Greg Peck: Living in this "City of Vultures"
I've been wondering how many turkey vultures hang out on Janesville's east side. This morning, I got a good idea.
Greg Peck: In credit cards, do you still trust?
First Target, now Home Depot. Do you fear identity theft? Are you about ready to cut up your credit cards?

Word Badger

Digging into words we use and how we use them with Gazette reporter Frank Schultz
Word Badger: Good words from the Guard
The National Guard recently posted some interesting advice for soldiers.
Word Badger: School defines ways of behaving badly
A local school on Wednesday posted on Twitter definitions of rude behavior, mean behavior and bullying.
Word Badger: 'Style' can drive you buggy
What's the correct way to write? It depends.

Xtra Points

Local sports talk with the Gazette sports staff
Xtra Points: What do we know after NFL's Week 2?
Xtra Points: What do we know after NFL's Week 2?
Two games are in the books for most NFL teams, but can anyone draw any conclusions from what happened in them?
Xtra Points: Monday Night Football preview
Xtra Points: Monday Night Football preview
The Detroit Lions open their season against the New York Giants, and the San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals cap the first week of the NFL season.
Watch as we preview HS football's week 1
Watch as we preview HS football's week 1
Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt and sports reporter John Barry break down this week's matchups and the upcoming season in high school football.

The Web Desk

Behind the scenes of GazetteXtra with digital content coordinators Andrew Reuter and Dave von Falkenstein
Best of The Gazette: Cameras, the Fourth Ward and apple time
Best of The Gazette: Cameras, the Fourth Ward and apple time
A rise in surveillance cameras, a troubled neighborhood and a bounty of apple orchards are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: JPAC, a horse and basketball great
Best of The Gazette: JPAC, a horse and basketball great
JPAC's 10th anniversary, a cowboy's cross-country trip and Parker great Mistie Bass are the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: A virus, steaks and miles of corn
Best of The Gazette: A virus, steaks and miles of corn
A fish disease, an area supper club and an "Impossible" corn maze are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.