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1 Footville (WI) Founding Fathers IV - The Biography of Ezra Foot, Founder of Footville by Ruth Martin 13-page issue of the ROCK COUNTY CHRONICLE, vol. 7, no. 1 (1961) (pamphlet)
2 Golf courses Morrison opens up on field: Golfer holds a six-shot lead (photo of Andrew Morrison, Sam Van Galder)(Glen Erin Golf Club, Janesville Men's City Tournament)(includes Men's City Tournament Scores) 30 Jul 2017, 1B
3 Internet Social media: Instagram (photo)(skateboarders working on their craft along Milwaukee St. in downtown Janesville)(Evan Ferguson) 30 Jul 2017, living, 2C
4 Housing (Janesville) Realtor Spotlight: Meet Krista Shortreed with Realty Executives... (photo) 30 Jul 2017, 1D
5 Downtown Janesville Group to propose downtown BID: Business Improvement District possibility is first since 2008 (map Proposed business improvement district)(Downtown Janesville Inc.) 03 Aug 2017, 1A
6 Rock County Health Department Counties aim to boost breast-feeding (photo of Brit Radloff, son Colwyn) 03 Aug 2017, 1A
7 Ryan, Paul Ryan fields question from frustrated voter: Speaker took tour of business; has yet to hold public town hall (Banker Wire) 03 Aug 2017, 2A
8 Ryan, Paul Ryan seeks answers on cuts to veterans 03 Aug 2017, 2A
9 Courts (Rock County) Congratulations! Judge Michael R. Fitzpatrick on your election to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 4! (photo)(advertisement)(Brennan Steil) 03 Aug 2017, 2A
10 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Sex offender to be released in Janesville (photo of Derek A. Tabbert) 03 Aug 2017, 3A

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    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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