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Our Views: Save schools from the city's budget woes

Asking the Janesville School District to fork over more money to pay for five liaison officers is a tempting way to reduce the city's estimated $1 million shortfall.

But the city council shouldn't do it.

The school district already...

Our Views: Nehlen goes too far with campaign stunt
Extremist, narrow-minded views of the world only invite gridlock, which is why blaming Rep. Paul Ryan for killing children accomplishes nothing.
Our Views: State law gives bedbugs place to hide

The thought of bedbugs crawling onto your skin and sucking out your blood in the middle of the night is creepy enough.

What's also creepy is that state law apparently doesn't always require landlords to notify prospective tenants about a known...

Our Views: Johnson, Ryan perform awkward Trump dance
It's both grating and amusing to watch Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Paul Ryan try to simultaneously embrace Donald Trump and distance themselves from him.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, July 25
This week's tally includes four thumbs up and one down.
Our Views: Students dismiss technical college at their own risk
Whether pursuing an associate degree or taking credits with the intention of later transferring to a four-year school, technical colleges offer terrific value.
Our Views: Drivers need in-your-face reminders

Imagine driving along a road when you pass the spot where Sarah Enders, 22, died May 9 last year.

On any other day, you'd zip by this site in Walworth County east of Elkhorn without giving it a thought. But today is different. For the first...

Our Views: Blue Lives Matter bill takes wrong approach
As hate crime legislation, Blue Lives Matter bills only serve to reinforce divisions between officers and residents.
Our Views: Beloit Ironworks offers Janesville inspiration
It’s not naive to hope for a group of smaller manufacturers to move into the GM plant site and gradually expand.
Thumps Up/Down for Monday, July 18

Thumbs up to Pokemon. A new game, played on smartphones, has drawn gamers out of their digital dens into the sunlight. They can be spotted roaming Janesville and visiting all sorts of spots, including Rotary Gardens where more than 40 “Pokemon...