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Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, April 21, 2014
Thumbs up to the city's demolition landfill, garden plans at an Elkhorn school, Parkview School District psychologist Jaime Harris and Robert "Bob" Consigny's lifetime of service.
Steven Walters: Wisconsin’s Republicans continue to purge elders
Two more announcements rocked Wisconsin politics and continued the trend of younger GOP conservatives sidelining their political elders.
Matt Pommer: Republican moves shaking up state politics
The retirements of two veteran Republican politicians who are considered moderates are creating a potential conservative shift in Wisconsin's 2014 election.
Our Views: It’s time to move forward with Janesville fire station
After considering the evidence, our elected representatives decided this spot and design were best. The 6-1 vote was solid.
Kathleen Parker: Obama is wise to reserve judgment on Putin’s sincerity
Vladimir Putin is a muscled beach boy trying to build the biggest pyramid. It actually matters to him that his dog is bigger than yours.
Editor's Views: Wrong page prompts headscratching, thorough review
We published the wrong Page 3B in the April 13 paper. Instead of a page with timely sports content, we reprinted the 3B from April 2.
Esther Cepeda: Questioning parental involvement
There are badges of honor associated with being the busiest, most devoted, most involved parent. But what does this mean for students? New research says: not much.
Web Views for Friday, April 18, 2014
Our Views: 'Game-changer' for club in need of change
Credit former U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl for his deep desire to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee.
Con: NATO is irreplaceable, but must quickly shore up its military might
The fact that NATO has survived the end of the Cold War and has been an important element in addressing Western security concerns, doesn’t mean that it will remain so.