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1 Veterans 13th regiment remembered: local troops trained in Janesville 150 years ago (Civil War 13th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers)(photo of Pete Skelly) 29 Sep 2011, 1A
2 Elections (Janesville) 13th person takes out papers for city council: filing deadline is tonight (photo of Kathy Voskuil) 02 Jan 2007, 1B
3 Businesses (Janesville) 13th annual Janesville Spring Fling Community Craft and Vendor Expo (advertisement)(Pontiac Convention Center) 02 Mar 2017, 7A
4 Orfordville (WI) 13th annual Children's Christmas Benefit planned Dec. 3 at Orfordville American Legion 21 Nov 2011, 2A
5 General Motors Corp. (Strikes) 135,000 will return to job at factories: related industries to feel boost as G.M. plants re-open. 11 Feb 1937, p. 3; also inGM Binder (JR338.762 GENER), vol. 1, p. 116
6 Wisconsin National Guard 132nd receives call to duty: members of Janesville Guard unit will be deployed to Afghanistan 04 Nov 2005, 3A
7 Housing (Janesville) 132 new houses are built in Janesville in 1984--the most since 1980 (when 186 were built). Sometime in 1984, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 213
8 General Motors Corp. (Workers) 1300 laid-off local GM workers get [$300 Christmas] bonus 26 Nov 1982
9 Rock County Historical Society 130-year-old print is given new life: Local Questers group spearheads effort (photo of 'First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation Before the Cabinet')(Carrie Jacobs Bond Questers)(It hangs on a wall in the second-floor hallway of the Lincoln-Tallman House, 440 N. Jackson St., and near the room where Lincoln slept two nights in October 1859 during his presidential campaign tour here.) 20 May 2014, 7A
10 Janesville Gazette 130-year-old Gazette now in electronic age (91 years under the ownership of a single family (Bliss)) 17 Jan 1975, p. 35B

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