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Matt Pommer: In contrast to Walker, the UW will honor Thompson
Tommy Thompson’s life is both a Horatio Alger-type story and a love affair with UW-Madison. It also is in stark contrast to Gov. Scott Walker.
Greg Peck: Mother Nature exercises her will with baby birds
We tried to do the right thing with a purple finch who built her nest under one of our kitchen windows. But I don't think her babies survived.
Michael Gerson: The state of disunion
With the influence of Bernie Sanders and the success of Trump, American politics have launched into uncharted ideological waters.
Our Views: Construction of new homes building a better economy in Janesville
Our Views: Construction of new homes building a better economy in Janesville
Industrial projects will offer jobs with wages that make families look not to rent but to own. Some families will consider building.
Your Views: Youth group working to warn about tobacco

As members of our local FACT group in Rock County, my friends and I spread the truth about tobacco. We accomplish this by doing FACTivisms (FACT-activisms). A FACTivism can be as easy as wearing a FACT T-shirt to a concert or as in depth as having a...

Your Views: His health care battles show why you shouldn't smoke
I went from a wheelchair to a walker to a cane, which I’ll have to use forever. All this because I had to smoke.
Sound Off for Sunday, May 1: Spousal surcharge, columnist Gerson, downtown signs, walking to schools
Esther Cepeda: Low-income, ‘first-gen’ college students benefit from an extra boost
Everyone wants low-income, first-time college students to succeed. Policymakers and university administrators can help them by recognizing they need reinforcements.
Our Views: On spousal surcharge, unions again sway Janesville School Board
Our Views: On spousal surcharge, unions again sway Janesville School Board
Five years after Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 supposedly devastated public employee unions statewide, union influence is still clear in Janesville.
Kathleen Parker: On women, repeating Trump's own words
If Trump were a woman, not only would he not get 5 percent of the vote, he'd be tarred, feathered, branded and ridden out of town backward on a donkey.

Columns

Charles Krauthammer: The GOP earthquake and its aftermath
Michael Gerson: The Dalai Lama’s path to peace
No: We and world leaders will miss Obama’s efforts
Yes: Frequent flier miles don’t add up to successful foreign policy
Esther Cepeda: ‘Bordertown’ fills many appetites

Letters to the Editor

Your Views: Why include allegations about Janesville Craig player’s former tennis coach?
Your Views: Woodman's plan for cage-free hens deserves applause
Your Views: How can United States make a fair, flat tax?
Your Views: People at rallies need to control themselves
Your Views: His health care battles show why you shouldn't smoke

Our Views

Our Views: Milton School District well positioned with room to borrow
Our Views: Rock, Walworth counties offer enticing tourism
Our Views: New home construction helping economy
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, May 2
Our Views: On spousal surcharge, unions again sway Janesville School Board

Other Views

Web Views for Friday, April 29: Proposed spousal health care surcharge, downtown sign plans, plastic bags
Web Views for Friday, April 22: Studer business contest, parking problems at schools, rail line editorial
First Amendment: Getting 'SLAPP'd' for getting involved—new protections considered
Earth Day 2016: Reduce partisan divisions over environmental policy
Web Views for Friday, April 15: Policing political rallies, Rashkin's announcement, taping Milton school meeting, railroad plan

Sound Off

Sound Off for Wednesday, May 4: Donald Trump, transgender restrooms, "West Side Story," spousal surcharge
Sound Off for Sunday, May 1: Spousal surcharge, columnist Gerson, downtown signs, walking to schools
Sound Off for Wednesday, April 27: Mailbox safety, $20 bill, Milton School District, heroin death
Sound Off for Wednesday, April 20: Milton schools, Jackson Elementary, storm sirens, right-to-work
Sound Off for Wednesday, April 13: Milton schools, Janesville School Board race, more on elections