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1 Child care Community Kids child-care center announces two upcoming fundraisers (Community Kids Learning Center, 2230 Center Ave.) 19 Aug 2017, 8A
2 Rock River Low-interest loans availalble for those affected by floods (U.S. Small Business Administration) 19 Aug 2017, 8A
3 Downtown Janesville Now available: One-fourth of business space vacant in downtown Janesville (map Downtown storefront vacancies)(includes list of businesses) 20 Aug 2017, 1A
4 Rock County Airport Revisiting the skies (photo of Ken Geiter)(B-29)(Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport) 20 Aug 2017, 1A
5 Janesville (WI) - People Seeking the eclipse: Local residents head south to watch Monday's astronomical event (photo of Scott Weberpal, Aaron Wiskia, Kevin Wiskia, Ryan Wiskia)(graph Viewing the solar eclipse) 20 Aug 2017, 1A
6 Rock County Airport 'You ever hear an engine so sweet?' Korean War veteran returns to the skies again in B-29 bomber (photo of Thomas E. Haas [who] helped build the first B-29 airplane, Ken Geiter, Bill Hickox)(Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour)(Janesville Jet Center, Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport) 20 Aug 2017, 2A
7 Janesville (WI) - People An outside observer: Janesville woman watches over Kenyan election (photo of Elizabeth Bray)(Carter Center of Atlanta) 20 Aug 2017, 3A
8 Community Action Program, Inc. Open house for Beloit's Merrill Center (1428 Wisconsin Ave.) 20 Aug 2017, 5A
9 Rock River SBA approves flood disaster loan request 20 Aug 2017, 7A
10 Downtown Janesville Opportunities dwell amid the blight (editorial)(glut of vacant properties in the Janesville downtown) 20 Aug 2017, 8A

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