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1 Youth (Janesville) Delinquent youths held here: Rock County stops sending juvenile offenders to state facilities (Rock County Youth Services Center)(ACTIONS: Alternative Corrections by Taking Immediate Owndership of New Skills)(photo of Lance Horozewski) 10 Mar 2016, 1A
2 Youth (Janesville) UW-Whitewater students help make a difference in Janesville (photo of Trent Grzenia)(Mantiques)(Make A Difference Day)(Rock County Historical Society) 23 Apr 2016, 1A
3 Youth (Janesville) JM4C to host event for teens, adults (Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change)("Celebrating Self, Family & Community) 24 Apr 2016, 3A
4 Youth (Janesville) Christmas charity sets May 14 bowl (RiversEdge Bowl, 215 S. River St.)(Rockin' Kids Christmas) 01 May 2016, 10A
5 Youth (Janesville) 'The goal is to help children understand': Professor explains how to talk to kids about race (photo of Erin Winkler)(Diversity Action Team of Rock County)(YWCA Rock County)("Learning Race, Learning Place: Shaping Racial Identities and Ideas in African-American Childhoods")(United Auto Workers Local 95 Center, 1795 Lafayette St.) 11 May 2016, 2A
6 Youth (Janesville) Mental health first aid training planned May 16 (Youth Mental First Aid Training)(Community Room of Festival Foods) 10 May 2017, 3A
7 Youth (Janesville) Youth mental health training set (Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change) 12 Jun 2017, 3A
8 Youth (Janesville) Few fans of the ban: teens say they'll still light up (graph of teen smoking) 25 Jan 2007, 1A
9 Youth (Janesville) "For our children" 6-page pamphlet, 1949?
10 Youth (Janesville) Lighting up: easy access makes marijuana teens' drug of choice (graphs about Janesville Youth Survey 1994) 05 May 1996, 1A

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    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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