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Sound Off for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
Thumbs Up to open government seminars and a rooftop patio at Riley's Sports Bar &U Grill; Thumbs Down to careless driving in school zones and the loss of Hanover's post office.
Steven Walters: Retiring, unopposed state legislators sit on $1.2 million in campaign cash
Legislators now feel they must build mountains of cash, whether they are seeking re-election or not, for a much different reason.
Dick Polman: Will Obama cost Democrats the Senate?
Obama can't campaign side by side with red-state Senate candidates—they don't want him; they fear he'll turn off swing voters—but he can't totally sit out the races, either.
Our Views: Treat trees now before emerald ash borers kill Janesville's trees
It's good to read that Janesville, now dubbed the “City of Parks,” is forging ahead with efforts to save its most valuable ash trees.
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Our troops need to eat, so they’ve been turning to local charities set up to help the residents of one of the poorest areas in the United States.
Bill Lueders: TV political ads now easier to track
The Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C., is collecting the ad buy filings and posting them online, in a tool it calls Political Ad Sleuth.
Your Views: To rise above danger, our nation must turn to God
If America does not wake up, not only will radical Islamic elements come and destroy America, but consequences will follow.
Other Views: Economics support raising minimum wage
Economists offer measurement rather than emotion. Past increases in the minimum wage have produced plenty of data to measure the responses of employers.
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Columns

Bill Lueders: TV political ads now easier to track
Dick Polman: Will Obama cost Democrats the Senate?
Our Views: Treat trees now before emerald ash borers kill Janesville's trees
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Your Views: To rise above danger, our nation must turn to God
Your Views: Lake Geneva parking plan makes little financial sense
Your Views: K. Andreah Briarmoon’s support of natural foods, unnatural marriages seems contradictory
Your Thanks: Golf outing scores ace for helping needy families through Twin Oaks, food pantry
Your Views: Make incentives permanent to conserve precious lands

Our Views

Our Views: Jobs are focus this weekend, this fall
Editor's Views: Gazette covers Beloit stories with broad interest
Our Views: Expect changes in Janesville as school bells ring
Our Views: Auto museum proposal poses dilemma for city of Janesville
Our Views: Unite to halt bloodshed in Beloit

Other Views

Other Views: Economics back boosting minimum wage
Local Views: Janesville does it right with new transit center
Caroline Little: Newspapers are still here and still making money
Web Views for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Bill Lueders: Attorney general matchup could be November sizzler

Sound Off

Sound Off for Wednesday, Sept. 3: Readers comment on gubernatorial race
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 31: Start of school prompts calls
Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 27: Readers comment on petitions
Sound Off for Sunday, Aug. 24: Readers react to Paul Ryan, new book
Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 20: Readers comment on policing with radar