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Our Views: Don't be a turtle on open records law
The turtle does not, in fact, win the race. Its dawdling frustrates the public and prevents the timely reporting of news.
Our Views: Step up efforts to vaccinate more children
Diverging vaccination rates in Rock, Walworth and Green counties have made some areas more vulnerable to an outbreak, a disturbing trend that parents and public officials must address.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Aug. 14
Thumbs up to new apartment buildings, taking time to review the Foxconn deal. Thumbs down to Sen. Ron Johnson, expanding the number of liquor licenses.
Our Views: School board sides with mediocrity in trashing merit pay

What if Karen Schulte hadn't retired?

Would the school board have voted as it did Tuesday to scrap the district's merit-pay system if Schulte had stayed on as superintendent of Janesville schools?

No board member at Tuesday's meeting...

Our Views: Make a BID to revitalize the downtown
The timing is finally right to create a business improvement district in downtown Janesville.
Our Views: A new bar warrants a hard look
In light of current and past troubles surrounding bars and alcohol consumption, the city of Janesville cannot be too cautious in issuing its remaining tavern liquor license.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Aug. 7
Thumbs up to National Night Out celebration and pickles at the fair. Thumbs down to cheering on Obamacare's implosion, Three Square Market.
Our Views: Foxconn deal gets better and better... for Illinois
While Gov. Scott Walker and Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou stood together smiling and clinging to a Wisconsin state flag at a July 27 news conference, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner should have been the one doing a happy dance.
Our Views: The fair gets its fiscal house in order
The fair board made the right call two years ago to forgo some big-name acts—and the possibility of luring more people—to protect the fair's bottom line.
Our Views: The strategy for beating addiction after Narcan
Taxpayers and officials alike should demand a comprehensive plan for handling addicts, and the good news is a framework is emerging at the local, state and national levels.