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Our Views: Diversion program for low-risk offenders would be wise move for Rock County
A group in Rock County is considering programs, including one in Eau Claire, to divert low-risk offenders from the criminal justice system.
Our Views: For safety reasons, please keep I-90/39 project on schedule
Our Views: For safety reasons, please keep I-90/39 project on schedule
No one wants to play politics with tragedy. It's reasonable to assume, however, that the planned freeway expansion could have prevented one recent crash, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our Views: Bans in Janesville's Fourth Ward bolster safety
Our Views: Bans in Janesville's Fourth Ward bolster safety
It has been months since a serious shots-fired report in the Fourth Ward—a bellwether of gang activity.
Our Views: Keep Legislative Audit Bureau while adding proactive oversight of agencies
Our Views: Keep Legislative Audit Bureau while adding proactive oversight of agencies
Like many ideas coming from one party or the other, this one might not be as extreme as critics claim.
Thumbs Up to student gardeners, Focus on Energy, Rock County video; Thumbs Down to UW secrecy
Thumbs Up to student gardeners, Focus on Energy, Rock County video; Thumbs Down to UW secrecy
Thumbs Up to students growing their own food, Focus on Energy, Rock County public servants video; Thumbs Down to allowing UW hiring secrecy.
Our Views: Projects boost revitalization momentum in downtown Janesville
Our Views: Projects boost revitalization momentum in downtown Janesville
The first pieces are coming together for the downtown Janesville revitalization puzzle, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our Views: Don't be snookered by summertime contractor cons
Our Views: Don't be snookered by summertime contractor cons
They're as inevitable as heat, humidity and mosquitoes. Swindlers emerge every summer, and they're already at work in Janesville, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our Views: Janesville enjoying baseball revival
Our Views: Janesville enjoying baseball revival
Janesville has a long tradition of fine youth baseball but has had its lean years. Today, the city is enjoying a resurgence in quality, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our Views: Education changes in Wisconsin need more time for vetting, honing
Our Views: Education changes in Wisconsin need more time for vetting, honing
Republicans and Democrats both have good ideas. Neither party should dismiss outright a proposal emerging from the other. Unfortunately, politics get in the way, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Thumbs Up to open records, Faces campaign; Down to serving alcohol to teens
Thumbs Up to open records, Faces campaign; Down to serving alcohol to teens
Thumbs up to a new open-records office, the special-education picnic and Faces Never Forgotten campaign; Thumbs Down to serving alcohol to teens at graduation parties.