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1 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Cane caution: White Cane Day promotes awareness for the visually impaired (photo of Tia Bertz, Michelle King)(Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired) 16 Oct 2014, 1A
2 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Go ahead and touch the artwork: Art by local students with visual impairments stars in Madison exhibit (photo of Kaylee Bertz, Tina Mekeel, Alexander Ingles, Ben Meyer, Leah Sinclair, August Paulson, Jocelyn Riley, Linda Her, Tia Berta, Zach Farrow-Schmidt, Christopher Schultz) 15 Jan 2015, kicks, 1C
3 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Becoming a part of the team: Competition provides fun event for visually impaired students (photo of Marin Gundlach, Kaylee Cavil, Deanna Gierach, Chris Matthews, Kylie Speicher, Kate O'Hara )(Braille Writer Relay) 13 Feb 2015, 1A
4 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped He shoots, he scores! Visually handicapped students get hockey players on their turf for challenge game of goalball (photo of Zach LaValle, Kyle Beasley)(Janesville Jets) 26 Mar 2015, 1A
5 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Wonders from the throat: Tuvan throat singers perform at Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (photo of Alexei Sarglar, Radik Tyulyush)(Huun-Huur-Tu) 29 Sep 2016, 2A
6 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Kids with visual impairments savor the stars, too: Students' next stop is Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay (Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired) 19 Apr 2017, 1A
7 Wisconsin School for the Visually Handicapped Peggy's printer: woman's bequest aids future generations of blind students (photo of Peggy Butow)(($90,000-plus bequest to the Hadley School for the Blind) 16 Jan 2016, 3A
8 Wisconsin State Fair First Wisconsin State Fair held in October, 1851, in Janesville: Great crowds attended two-day event: First Wisconsin State Fair held in October, 1851, in Janesville CAPITAL TIMES Green sheet, 17 Aug 1967
9 Wisconsin State Fair Sign finally in its proper place (marker for First Wisconsin State Fair). Photo of sign in front of Timothy Jackman house at 55 S. Atwood Ave. in Courthouse Hill Historic District, across the street from Courthouse Park. Six acres of land at the Jackman residence was the actual site of the first Wisconsin State Fair, held in Janesville. 02 May 1986, 7A; COURTHOUSE HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT, p. 13
10 Wisconsin State Fair The State Fair 30 Sep 1864

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