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With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: Did you hear the U.S. average for baby-sitting?
Greg Peck: Did you hear the U.S. average for baby-sitting?
We'd have no argument about minimum wage if burger flippers earned as much as the average baby sitter in the U.S.
Greg Peck: SWAG ag group brings good news for my hometown
Greg Peck: SWAG ag group brings good news for my hometown
Today, Gazette readers are learning more about my hometown than I ever imagined. An ag group that once planned a complex in Evansville will move to Marshall.
Greg Peck: What is happening to this home?
For several weeks, I've been driving by a home in a mature Janesville neighborhood. It looks like someone lopped off half the home, denuded the rest and left it sit.

Xtra Points

Local sports talk with the Gazette sports staff
Xtra Points Show: Do private schools have unfair advantage?
Xtra Points Show: Do private schools have unfair advantage?
This week on Xtra Points, the guys talk Badgers basketball, busted NCAA brackets and the continuing discussion over how to handle private schools' WIAA success.
Xtra Points: USMNT back in action
Xtra Points: USMNT back in action
It's time to break out that red, white and blue again, America: The international break is upon us.
Xtra Points: High stakes in Liverpool
Xtra Points: High stakes in Liverpool
The two teams with the most league titles in England—Manchester United and Liverpool—meet again Sunday, and for the first time in a few years, something major is riding on the result.

The Web Desk

Behind the scenes of GazetteXtra with digital content coordinators Andrew Reuter and Dave von Falkenstein
Best of The Gazette: Basketball, bombs and day care safety
Best of The Gazette: Basketball, bombs and day care safety
The girls b-ball player of the year, remnants of an attack on the U.S. and local day care records are among the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Winners, skaters and a painful secret
Best of The Gazette: Winners, skaters and a painful secret
Whitewater coach Judy Harms, local roller derby skaters and one mom's quest for justice are among the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Guns, a hand and a damaged dam
Best of The Gazette: Guns, a hand and a damaged dam
Concealed carry laws, a father's quest to give his son a hand and the Monterey Dam are among the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.

Fuel and Tires

All about auto racing with Gazette staffer Dave von Falkenstein
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar, F1 and NASCAR action
Fuel & Tires: IndyCar, F1 and NASCAR action
Dave previews the upcoming weekend's action for IndyCar, Formula One, NASCAR Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series.
Fuel & Tires: NASCAR, 12 Hours of Sebring recaps
Fuel & Tires: NASCAR, 12 Hours of Sebring recaps
Dave recaps racing action from NASCAR in California and the United SportsCar Series in Florida.
Fuel & Tires: A look at who's racing this weekend, March 21-22
Fuel & Tires: A look at who's racing this weekend, March 21-22
Dave previews what's on tap for the racing world this weekend, March 21-22.

ProjectLab

A team of do-it-yourselfers share their successes (and failures) on a variety of topics
ProjectLab: A brighter kitchen on the cheap
ProjectLab: A brighter kitchen on the cheap
A little paint and a lot of assistance from family and friends helped one couple spruce up their kitchen for cheap, Andrew Reuter writes.
ProjectLab: Use foam to fix holes (but don't skip the gloves)
ProjectLab: Use foam to fix holes (but don't skip the gloves)
Spray foam can be just the ticket for fixing drafty house holes, DIY columnist Nick Crow writes. But if you try it, don't skip the gloves.
ProjectLab: DIY dolly for heavy things in your garage
ProjectLab: DIY dolly for heavy things in your garage
This DIY utility dolly lets you get heavy items such as riding lawnmowers up off the ground for easier storage in your garage, ProjectLab columnist Andrew Reuter writes.

Press Start

Video game news, reviews and commentary with Gazette reporter Jake Magee
Press Start: Here's why video games matter
Press Start: Here's why video games matter
Why are video games so important in today's culture? Reporter Jake Magee talks that and more in his first post for Press Start, his video game column for GazetteXtra.