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1 General Motors Corp. (Facilities) The end approaches: Former General Motors plant could be razed by end of 2018 (St. Louis-based business Commercial Development Company) 08 Oct 2017, 1A
2 Rock River Plant buyer would take over river cleanup (General Motors)(Rock River)(Commercial Development Company)(map contaminated sediment cleanup area) 08 Oct 2017, 1A
3 Agriculture Pumpkin picking a treasured part of fall family traditions (photo of Tom Filak and Nolan Hoff)(Skelly's Farm Market)(Janesville Farmers Market) 08 Oct 2017, 3A
4 Highway 26 Milton bypass proves wise decision (editorial)(photo) 08 Oct 2017, 8A
5 Sports Krause latest Rock back to run wild (photo of Zach Krause)(Clinton senior) 08 Oct 2017, 1B
6 Janesville Gazette I am a Gazette reporter, and journalism is my legacy. (photo of Tom Miller)(advertisement) 08 Oct 2017, 5B
7 Janesville (WI) - People Kicking back on the Kickapoo (When General Motors announced closure of its Janesville facilities a few years ago, native son Shaun Budde saw a tremendous opportunity...opened "Kickapoo Wild Adventures" canoe rental business)(photo of Ted Peck and Shaun Budde) 08 Oct 2017, 10B
8 General Motors Corp. (Products) Chevy trucks turn 100: A century ago, car manufacturer unveiled one-ton flatbed with no cab, roof, doors (General Motors)(Chevy Trucks Through the Years) 08 Oct 2017, 8E
9 Housing (Janesville) Realtor Spotlight: Meet Henry Londo with Century 21 Affiliated (photo) 08 Oct 2017, 1D
10 Agriculture Advocates, legislators seek to legalize hemp in state: Though it looks like marijuana, crop has little of pot's drug effect (During World War II, Janesville and other communities across southern Wisconsin petitioned the U.S. government to build a lucrative crop processing plant near their cities. The crop would be used primarily to build rope for the war effort, and a factory could provide an economic boom to a small or midsize town.)(Hemp)(Hempstead Project Heart) 09 Oct 2017, 1A

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