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Our Views: Janesville's Billy McCoy should give up petition fight
McCoy might find supporters willing to sink money into a court fight, and he ultimately might prevail. But at what cost to him, his backers and the city? And to what end?
Esther Cepeda: The NFL’s female fan base
Women are no longer merely on the sidelines of pro football purchasing power.
Editor's Views: News or sports? Decision isn't always clear
We think a lot about the best way to present news each day in The Gazette, and much of that has to do with where we publish it.
Bill Lueders: Wisconsin Public Television spotlights Rock, Walworth county redistricting
Rep. Amy Loudenbeck’s new district kept her hometown of Clinton but included less than half of Beloit and contained, by her account, “about 50 percent new people.”
Web Views for Friday, Sept. 12
Our Views: Republican tax cuts don't look so wise given fiscal estimates
When Republicans are quick to tout how Walker erased a $3.6 billion deficit he faced when he took office, the new fiscal report isn't good news for Republicans.
Dick Polman: Clueless pundits cluck about domestic violence
This being the year 2014, I would’ve thought that the message was: Don’t hit women. After all, domestic violence isn’t exactly a new issue.
Michael Gerson: Obama’s careful war
Suffice it to say, the American campaign in Iraq and Syria will take years and hit major obstacles.
Charles Krauthammer: Obama’s uncertain trumpet, again
President Obama's strategic problem remains the disconnect between his proclaimed ends and the means.
Our Views: Ray Rice case shines spotlight on domestic violence
Domestic abuse plagues Rock County daily. In Janesville alone, domestic homicides in January and December served as tragic bookends to 2012.