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1 Accidents (Rock County) Janesville man dies Tuesday in Highway 11 crash (Town of Rock)(Travis A. Christophersen)(Highway 11 and Kessler Rd.) 15 Jun 2017, 3A
2 Accidents (Rock County) Driver in fatal crash on Highway 14 identified (Joey A. Sanders)(Highway 14 near County O) 15 Jun 2017, 3A
3 Accidents (Rock County) Motorcyclist in crash that closes Highway 14 (north of Evansville)(Jeffrey Haak, Tamara Morrison) 09 Sep 2017, 8A
4 Accidents (Rock County) Heavy traffic, poor driving, construction caused crashes on I-90/39, trooper says (north of Edgerton Rd.) 11 Sep 2017, 3A
5 Accidents (Rock County) Crash blocks Interstate 90/39 (north of Edgerton Rd.) 10 Sep 2017, 6A
6 Accidents (Rock County) Crash with deer sends car into pond (Edgerton)(Highway 59 just west of Dallman Rd.) 07 Oct 2017, 8A
7 Accidents (Rock County Crash leaves man paralyzed, positive: Milton motorcyclist faces weeks of therapy (photo of Devin Elmer) 06 Aug 2008, 3A
8 Accidents (Rock County Spill cleanup finished late Friday (...chemical spill on Interstate 90/39)(Formaldehyde, a toxic disinfectant, as well as acids and other chemicals, were being carried on one of the trucks.) 29 Mar 2015, 10A
9 Accidents (Rock County Man in critical condition after drivign into office (Casey P. Meagher) 19 Apr 2010, 2A
10 Accidents (Rock County Five hurt in school bus accident (Clinton) 24 Dec 2010, 3A

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    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    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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