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Our Views: Using smaller rescue truck is good call for Janesville Fire Department
With an eye toward saving more money, fire officials have experimented with having smaller trucks accompany ambulances.
Dick Polman: Michael Brown had pot in his blood!
So what if Brown had marijuana in his system? Truth is, half the people I know—high-functioning professionals—probably have marijuana in their systems.
Steven Walters: Despite low turnout, primary voters made news in Wisconsin
For the first time, Wisconsin voters will get a chance Nov. 4 to elect Democratic women to two of the most important offices.
Local Views: Paul Ryan’s poverty plan comically ignores value of living wage
The briefest look reveals its one-sided approach. The plan reads like it was lifted from a conservative website.
Michael Gerson: Rand Paul’s bogus outreach
A party that doesn't address the single largest source of division in American history and American life—dramatized in Ferguson, Mo.—isn't morally or intellectually serious.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
Thumbs Up to a bike path linking Janesville and Beloit and to returning a new ’63 Impala to Janesville; Thumbs Down to ignoring the dangers of lightning and to ousting UW-Whitewater coach Tim Fader without more explanation.
Our Views: Take chance to tour Janesville's new transit center
The transit center and plans for a new $8 million fire station have become lightning rods.
State Views: Comment on plans to alter work rules for those with disabilities
Wisconsin’s plan has ambiguities and calls for more direction from several federal agencies, leaving Wisconsin adults with disabilities and their families in limbo.
Esther Cepeda: The matter with class
There are few better ways to understand high class in this country—and remain unscathed—than to explore the inner workings of families struggling to maintain it.
Our Views: It's good to see Milton, Orfordville, Whitewater plan for libraries
Libraries knit us together. They serve as resource and community centers. They're places where young and old can exercise their minds and expand intellectual horizons.