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Our Views: Public should have a say on new Great Lakes Basin rail plan
We support Rep. Mark Spreitzer, D-Beloit, and Sen. Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville, in their call for both reopening the comment period and holding an additional public informational meeting during the comment period.
Our Views: Caught in a bubble? Grab a newspaper
In recognizing National Newspaper Week, remember that newspapers are often at their best not when they're reinforcing worldviews but when they're challenging them.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Oct. 3
Our Views: Janesville School District slowly breaking free from old ways
Critics of Janesville School District’s pay-for-performance system who complain too many teachers are receiving raises are forgetting how far this district has come since Act 10’s passage.
Our Views: Apply brakes to Walker's road test proposal

The state Division of Motor Vehicles road test, a rite of passage for many teenagers, represents one of the last hurdles between dependency and freedom.

Pass the test, get a driver's license. Fail, hale mom's taxi service.

The test is...

Our Views: Energy renaissance lifting up Rock County
An energy renaissance—made possible by hydraulic fracking—has accelerated the development of cleaner-burning power plants, such as Alliant Energy's plant under construction south of Janesville.
Our Views: Sport leagues protect only some speech
Our Views: Sport leagues protect only some speech
The WNBA is allowing Janesville native Mistie Bass to kneel during the national anthem. But let's not pretend the WNBA and other sport leagues are torchbearers of free speech.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Sept. 26
Our Views: Academic freedom under fire

With UW-Madison at its epicenter, the UW System appears to be sinking deeper into the intellectual morass known as political correctness.

UW-Madison has unveiled a pilot program targeting 1,000 students devoted to improving race relations,...

Our Views: Economic recovery a mirage for too many
In our collective push to frame Janesville as an up-and-coming business center, perhaps we've oversold the depth of this economic recovery.