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Our Views: Economy brighter, but more work is needed here
Janesville and Rock County are doing far better than anyone could have imagined or expected after General Motors closed its factory here six years ago.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Thumbs Up to 4-H, the Parkview Community Club and a new bachelor's degree program at UW-Rock County; Thumbs Down to drivers who ignore white canes.
Our Views: Fur flies over proposed cut in city’s fee for stray cats
The preliminary city budget would cut the $70,000 that Janesville pays the shelter to take in stray felines.
Our Views: Solid state law protects victims but tarnishes reputation
State law urges arrests when an officer has reasonable grounds to believe domestic violence occurred. It requires an arrest when a victim shows evidence of injury.
Our Views: Poverty challenges all of Rock County, including Nov. 4 voters
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke would argue one way to lift people out of poverty is to raise the minimum wage.
Our Views: Preparation vital should Ebola outbreak hit here
It was good to read, in reporter Gina Duwe’s story Tuesday, that local hospitals are taking precautions.
Our Views: Enrollment buoys financial picture of Janesville schools
The enrollment trend is bright. Some residents feared Janesville might become a ghost town after General Motors halted auto production here nearly six years ago.
Our Views: SHINE continues hopeful march toward medical isotopes factory
Critics label these city and federal incentives nothing more than corporate welfare. Nonsense.
Our views: It's go time for Jets, Janesville
As one longtime fan astutely noted, Janesville could do little to keep JCPenney or Kmart in the city. Residents, however, can help determine whether the Jets stay beyond this year.
Editor's views: Silly season brings new claims about bias
On news pages, we are committed to objectivity, and it’s my job to ensure we meet that commitment.