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Jason Stanford: To defeat ISIS, win the peace
President Obama's political critics might understand metaphors, but they clearly don’t understand how to beat ISIS and bring stability to the region.
Our Views: Friendly communities for dementia sufferers are great initiatives
A new Rock County task force met Feb. 10. The goal: to improve the quality of life for those living with dementia and their caregivers.
Thumbs Up/Down, March 2: School fundraising, city flag, preserving Parker Pen history
Thumbs Up/Down, March 2: School fundraising, city flag, preserving Parker Pen history
Thumbs Up to reviewing school district fundraising, Janesville's flag project, preserving Parker Pen history and new health care for the juvenile center.
Michael Gerson: Getting Africa’s health systems to be self-reliant
In Africa, 10 years after a massive American scale-up of global health programs, success is properly measured in the millions of lives saved.
Steven Walters: Six looks at Capitol debate over right-to-work bill
Mary Lazich, the first woman presiding officer of the Senate, had to respectfully deal with Senate Democrats and gallery protesters, whose shouts often interrupted debate.
State Views: Forced drug testing is dangerous public policy
Forced drug testing for people on public programs turns back the clock by reinforcing outdated images of those battling with substance use disorders.
Our Views: No simple solution for Janesville's GM plant
Our Views: No simple solution for Janesville's GM plant
Much of the plant is so old that razing rather than renovation seems likely. Even if GM walks away, many questions need answering before any reuse.
Rep. Tyler August: Right-to-work legislation is right for Wisconsin
My reasoning for supporting the bill is two-fold. I believe it is both a worker freedom issue as well as a policy that will improve our state’s economy.
Esther Cepeda: Changing our eating habits, within reason
Yet another study reinforces the notion that it's time to change our eating habits.
Local Views: What Gov. Walker, GOP are doing to education is un-American
Charter schools have not improved academic performance, or if they have, usually it is because they have weeded out low-performing students.