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With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: It’s time to write career’s final chapter
In some ways, that first full-time journalism job seems so distant. In other ways, 37 years have passed in a flash.
Greg Peck: A rich history of brewing in Janesville
A former Janesville resident has tapped into a surprising amount of information while researching his hometown's brewing history.
Greg Peck: An inside look at historic Evansville
Evansville contains “the finest collection of 1840s to 1915 architecture of any small town in Wisconsin.” No kidding.

Xtra Points

Local sports talk with the Gazette sports staff
Xtra Points: Prep wrapup and a busy week for area golf
Xtra Points: Prep wrapup and a busy week for area golf
This week on the show: Eric and John cap the latest high school sports season while previewing a couple of big golf tournaments.
Xtra Points: Sectional baseball, state softball
Xtra Points: Sectional baseball, state softball
This week on the show: Eric and John are in early to preview a big day of sectional baseball in the area Tuesday, and Delavan-Darien softball playing at state.
Xtra Points: State track and field meet this weekend
Xtra Points: State track and field meet this weekend
This week on the show: Eric and John preview this week's state track and field meet in La Crosse and also talk area baseball and an NBA Finals rematch.

The Web Desk

Behind the scenes of GazetteXtra with digital content coordinators Andrew Reuter and Dave von Falkenstein

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Fuel and Tires

All about auto racing with Gazette staffer Dave von Falkenstein
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar returns to Road America
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar returns to Road America
Dave looks at IndyCar's long-awaited return to Wisconsin's Road America as well as previews of this weekend's NASCAR and local track action.
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar, NASCAR, F1 on tap this weekend
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar, NASCAR, F1 on tap this weekend
Dave previews this weekend's IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR in Michigan and Formula One in Canada as well as local racing action.
Fuel & Tires: Hard to bet against Montoya in Indy 500
Fuel & Tires: Hard to bet against Montoya in Indy 500
It's the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 and Dave has a full rundown on the field and his pick of who will win "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

ProjectLab

A team of do-it-yourselfers share their successes (and failures) on a variety of topics

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Press Start

Video game news, reviews and commentary with Gazette reporter Jake Magee
Press Start: Why I now need a PlayStation 4
Press Start: Why I now need a PlayStation 4
Having seen at E3 what's in store exclusively for Sony's console, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee thinks he will soon have to buy a PlayStation 4 of his own. Here are upcoming PS4-only games he's excited for.
Press Start: The best moments from E3 2016
Press Start: The best moments from E3 2016
Each summer, the games industry converges in Los Angeles to announce upcoming games and technology to the world. Here are some of the best moments from E3 2016.
 Press Start: Five emotional moments in AAA games
Press Start: Five emotional moments in AAA games
Here are five mainstream video game moments that filled Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee with all sorts of feelings.

The Hungry Reporter

Cooking and food talk with Gazette reporter Andrea Anderson

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Community Blogs

We the People

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Politics and civil commentary with community blogger John Eyster
John W. Eyster: Ryan, Trump meeting has high stakes
John W. Eyster: Ryan, Trump meeting has high stakes
John looks at the importance of Thursday's meeting between Paul Ryan and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.
John W. Eyster: Fact-check election campaigns
John W. Eyster: Fact-check election campaigns
John urges voters to fact-check the election campaigns before going to the polls.
John W. Eyster: Thoughts on the spring election
John W. Eyster: Thoughts on the spring election
John wants to know what you think as the state prepares to elect a Justice to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Glen Loyd Videos

With community blogger Glen Loyd
Glen Loyd Videos: Swan babies with mom and dad
Glen Loyd Videos: Swan babies with mom and dad
Like eagles, swans are very good parents and work together rearing and protecting their young. But nesting on the ground and floating on water, swans seem to lose more babies than eagles in the treetops.
Glen Loyd Videos: Monster locomotive in Janesville
Glen Loyd Videos: Monster locomotive in Janesville
Glen shares video of a locomotive which screamed into Janesville.
Glen Loyd Videos: Summer along the Rock River
Glen Loyd Videos: Summer along the Rock River
Summer along the Rock River in Wisconsin is even better with the stirring sound track of composer Jason Shaw.

Truly blessed

ALS patient James Martin shares his journey

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Green Side Up

Garden talk with Gazette community blogger Janice Peterson

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Ask a Poultry Farmer

Advice from a man with sixty years of experience with chickens, turkeys and waterfowl. With community blogger Dale Wheelock.
Ask a Poultry Farmer: How do I raise baby turkeys?
Ask a Poultry Farmer: How do I raise baby turkeys?
Raising turkeys is similar to raising chickens, but there are some differences you should know.