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1 Businesses (Janesville) $10,000 gift from Gibbs to "Y" fund (for YMCA building expansion campaign) 22 Jun 1967
2 Veterans $10,000 for son's life a good trade: War Department had said man was dead (Pvt. John Robert Fletcher) (World War II) 07 Dec 2006, 1B
3 Fires (Rock County) $10,000 damage at propane firm (Northern Propane Gas Co. at Highways 14 and 51) 23 Jul 1970
4 Janesville High School 10-year reunion of the 1940 graduating class revealed that 10% of the class (35 graduates ) had died in World War II. CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 105
5 Sports 10-bell salute: 'Chubs' was area's boxing king (photo of Gary 'Chubs' Pliner)(Pliner moved to Janesville in 1980 and resurrected the city's youth boxing club.) 04 Jun 2014, 1B
6 Janesville Gazette 10 years on job in Janesville leave lasting impression (photo of and editorial by Gina Duwe)(Duwe has been a reporter and copy editor for The Gazette since 2005.) 09 Jan 2016, 4A
7 Janesville Mall 10 streakers run nude through the mall. 07 Mar 1973, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 178
8 Elections (Rock County) 10 Reasons to back streets referendum (photo of Dave Bottcher)(editorial) 26 Oct 2014, 8A
9 Janesville Gazette 10 principles guide viewpoints for Gazette (editorial) 05 Jan 2014, 6A
10 Janesville Gazette 10 principles guide Gazette viewpoints (editorial) 31 Dec 2014, 4A

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