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1 Transportation History Committee seeks transportation ideas: public discussion planned Thursday (Rock County Transportation Coordinating Committee) 01 Apr 2009, 3A
2 Ryan, Paul Local congressman chosen to answer Obama's challenge: Ryan claims plan cuts spending, taxes (photo) 01 Apr 2009, 2A
3 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Records oversight and doubt: embezzlements can be avoided, police say (photo of Deborah L. Wright)(Faith Lutheran Church) 01 Apr 2009, 1A
4 Rock County Historical Society Past masters: volunteers are devoted to digging through Rock County history (photo of Gene Durkee, Ruth Anderson, Tina Love, David Fellows)(includes In the Archives) 01 Apr 2009, 1A
5 Schools - Funding of $2.25 million = no tax hike: school board considers holding line for 2009-10 (photo of Tim Cullen, Karen Schulte, Lori Stottler)(includes Budget Balancing) 01 Apr 2009, 1A
6 Elections (Janesville) JEA endorses four candidates (Greg Ardery, Karl Dommershausen, Jim Farrell, Peter D. Severson) 01 Apr 2009, 11A
7 Orfordville (WI) Orfordville elementary getting a new principal (Joan Wick) 01 Apr 2009, 10A
8 Robson, Judy New law protects pharmacists (photo) 01 Apr 2008, 4A
9 Rock River Agencies prepare for flooding: local government groups are accustomed to high water worries this time of year (photo of Dennis Schultz, Ken Jacobs) 01 Apr 2008, 3A
10 Parker, George S., Senior High School Parker students visiting Washington as part of seminar (photo of teacher Joe Van Rooy)(includes Washington Seminar Participants) 01 Apr 2008, 2A

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