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Our Views: Protectionism aims to derail Casey's plans
A shop owners' argument against granting a permit for the construction of a Casey's General Store in Darien shows protectionist thinking permeates politics not just at the national level.
Our Views: Jakubowski case was more disturbing than trial revealed
For all the confusion surrounding the 10-day manhunt for Joseph Jakubowski, the federal court case against him was surprisingly straightforward.
Your Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Sept. 25
Thumbs down to demolishing historic house, Gov. Scott Walker vetoing toll study. Thumbs up to judge’s ruling in Jakubowski case, more bike lanes.
Our Views: An invitation, finally, to talk about Vietnam
With the U.S. still embroiled in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and tensions mounting over the Korean peninsula, the Vietnam War remains as relevant today as ever.
Our Views: What to do with $583K
Demands to cut taxes in response to the budget deal brokered on Janesville's behalf by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, ignore the reason for Janesville getting the extra money in the first place.
Our Views: More than a handshake—it's citizenship
The handshake after the Sept. 11 city council meeting represented a ceasefire in the weeks-long battle, signifying each side's willingness to work within the parameters set by the council.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Sept. 18
Thumbs up to the battle for 'The Rock,' giving $583,000 to Janesville. Thumbs down to the labor shortage and whining over Court Street conversion.
Our Views: Don’t get too worked up over ACT scores
Not that parents and educators should dismiss student ACT scores, but it’s important to remember the scores are only one measure of ability and arguably not a very good one.
Our Views: Nine years later, a chance for closure
At the risk of getting too far ahead of ourselves, we can’t help but wonder whether Friday marks the day Janesville finally started healing the heartache that accompanied the GM plant ending most production in 2008 and closing in early 2009.
Our Views: Dam association mounts a needless fight
It's unfortunate the Monterey Dam Association cannot leave behind the past and accept the March 27 city council vote to remove the dam—a decision made after nearly six hours of discussion.