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1 Wildlife Management (Rock County) State acquires Rock County wildlife habitat WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 31 Oct 2012, A2
2 Ryan, Paul Election 2012: Clinton backs Baldwin; Thompson joins Ryan (Tammy Baldwin) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 31 Oct 2012, A5
3 Ryan, Paul Ryan says he won't lose touch as speaker (photo) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 31 Oct 2015, A3
4 Andrews, Roy Chapman "Life and times of a real Indiana Jones: Wisconsin archaeologist [Roy Chapman Andrews] is believed to be inspiration for movie hero," by Jay Rath WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 5 May 2007, p. C1, C7
5 Ryan, Paul Legislators scolded, Paul Ryan analyzed, Burke silent on run (Ryan: Inside look at campaign 2012) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 6 Jul 2013, A2
6 Railroads Amtrak launches Chicago run: the service from Janesville is part of new strategy WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Apr 2000?, 1E
7 Janesville Police Department Hobby helps police chief sail through job tensions WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Section 3, 13 Jan 1985, p4
8 Corn maze Cornfused (photo) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL,02 Aug 1998, 1C
9 Tallman House Houseful of history: Janesville mansion provides a glimpse into Wisconsin's past WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL,16 Feb 2003, 1H
10 Janesville Public Library Janesville library to mark 50th year: organization had its start during Civil War Days WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL,23 Aug 1953

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