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1 Churches (Janesville) Meals for the masses (Faith Lutheran Church)(Scandanavian [sic] dinner)(First Congregational Church, community meal) 05 Oct 2017, kicks, 1C
2 Taverns Smoking pipers of various types: Janesville's Back Bar to host charity vehicle show Sunday (eighth annual Back Bar Charity Car, Truck and Bike Show, 1901 Beloit Ave.) 05 Oct 2017, kicks, 1C
3 Stage One, Inc. Watch the fur fly: Stage One's 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' offers lessons on family, honesty (Janesville Performing Arts Center) 05 Oct 2017, kicks, 1C
4 Drug abuse 'We have to stop this': Hope over Heroin event marks its second year fighting drug's scourge (Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds)(photo of Lisa Koski, Mitchell Peterson)(photo of Erin Loveland, director of Janesville Mobilizing for Change) 05 Oct 2017, 1A
5 Homeless Persons Attendance, available spaces at city homeless shelters fluctuate (photo of Monica Lipski, Peyton Blum)(House of Mercy) 05 Oct 2017, 1A
6 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Complaint alleges robbery at gunpoint (photo of Alfonso Jarrett) 05 Oct 2017, 3A
7 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Series of burglaries brings 10-year prison term: She's in prison now on 2013 convictions (photo of Misty L. Kvistad) 05 Oct 2017, 3A
8 Orfordville (WI) Fourth Orfordville Fall Fest set for Saturday (Parkview Elementary School) 05 Oct 2017, 3A
9 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Armed robbery reported in Edgerton late Tuesday (near Sterling Dr. between Dorow Ave. and Dakota St.) 05 Oct 2017, 3A
10 Beloit (WI) Beloit Ironworks YMCA opens today 05 Oct 2017, 3A

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