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Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing
Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.
UWW Army ROTC gets Black Hawk Helicopter experience
UWW Army ROTC gets Black Hawk Helicopter experience
A Black Hawk helicopter landed at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater on Saturday, April 18, 2015, for a large scale field training exercise with the school's Army ROTC program.
Janesville police chief says officers train hard to avoid unjustified shootings
Janesville police chief says officers train hard to avoid unjustified shootings
Police Chief Dave Moore wants residents to know what their police do to prepare for the day they might have to shoot someone.
Would Monterey Dam tearout change river downtown?
Would Monterey Dam tearout change river downtown?
The Gazette takes a look at what tear out of the Monterey Dam could mean for river levels and an emerging, river-oriented revitalization plan in downtown Janesville.
Farm to school: Long hours, hard work produce veggies for school lunches
Farm to school: Long hours, hard work produce veggies for school lunches
Chris Blakeney and Joshua Rosburg are passionate about the farm-to-school movement, which puts broccoli in Janesville schools.
Judge refuses to throw out McCoy lawsuit over fire station petitons

JANESVILLE—Billy McCoy hasn't had his day in the sun on legislative petitions he filed last year to try to halt the city of Janesville's Central Fire Station project and force big-ticket city projects to face automatic voter...

USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'
USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'
The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
Beloit's new city manager is coming from Peoria
Lori Curtis Luther, the administrator for Peoria County, Illinois, will be Beloit's new city manager, the city announced Friday night.
Walker's Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals
Walker's Wisconsin budget shows his conservative ideals
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is staking out conservative ground in broader ways that are going to be a tough sell even with fellow Republicans who control the Legislature.
Student artists sought for texting and driving poster contest
Friends of Oak Hill Chapel and the Knights of Pythias are offering local high schoolers the chance to win up to $1,000 in the Stay Alive, Don't Text and Drive contest.