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1 General Motors Corp. (Economic conditions) '08s top stories: end of SUV production in Janesville is top story of 2008 (includes top ten stories)(photo of GM plant, Shaun and Jennifer Vordermann, Rock River) 31 Dec 2008, 1A
2 Janesville History 1 Aug 1991 issue of the Cave of the Rock C.A.R.(Children of the American Revolution) publication. 14-page brochure, Aug 1991
3 Accidents (Rock County) 1 dead in town of Plymouth crash 22 Sep 2015, 7A
4 Accidents (Rock County) 1 dead, two hurt in Hwy 59 crash (George Davis, Megan Haney, Paul Shamp) 20 Jun 2016, 3A
5 Crime and criminals (Rock County) 1 hurt in Monday shooting: Man taken into custody after incident in Fourth Ward neighborhood (416 Johnson St.)(Fourth Ward)(Wilson Elementary School and nearby St. Patrick's Catholic School were placed on soft lockdown) 08 Nov 2016, 1A
6 General Motors Corp. (Facilities) 1 idled plant may open: GM pact gives hope for shuttered facilities (photo of Andy Richardson, John Dohner Jr.) 27 May 2009, 1A
7 White Buffalo 1 in 10 million: rare white buffalo calf born (photo) 25 Aug 1994
8 Crime and criminals (Rock County) $1 million bond in killing: police: charge based on statement on other rider (photo of James M. Humphrey, Court Commissioner Charles Holznecht, Jack Hoag, Scott Dirks, Samuel Aegerter) 09 Jun 2010, 1A
9 Parks (Janesville) $1 million budget for ground care: city park acreage grew quickly in the last 5 years 18 Aug 2007, 7A
10 Janesville Performing Arts Center $1 million gift comes with hitch: arts center gets money if city matches donation 29 Apr 2003, 1A

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