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1 Evansville (WI) Evansville embraces its history: homes tour to raise money for restoration (Evansville Grove Society) (6037 N. Finn Rd.) (Karen Krueger) (Doug Zweizig) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 21 Sep 2003, Home section J1
2 Ryan, Paul Paul Ryan can help break gridlock on climate change (editorial by and photo of Tom Sinclair) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Apr 2016, A11
3 Ryan, Paul Spending will go up despite 'cuts': Ryan would grow the federal budget by more than $1 trillion over decade, a slower rate of increase than Obama. (editorial)(photo) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Aug 2012, A13
4 Crime and Criminals (Rock County) Epic battle in history: butter vs margarine In 1895 the Legislature passed a law forbidding the manufacture or sale of butter-colored oleo. In 1910, A.E. Graham of Janesville was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for selling oleomargarine as butter (David Rich, filmmaker, is in post-production on 'Margarine Wars," a fictional comedy set in 1967 Wisconsin. On May 24, 1967, Governor Warren Knowles signed a bill allowing yellow oleomargarine to be sold in Wisconsin. WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Jul 2011, A3
5 Milton (WI) - Schools (Logo controversy) It's official: Milton Red Hawks: students choose mascot after school board retires Redmen WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Sep 1999, 1C
6 Ryan, Paul Ryan booed over Medicare at AARP convention (photo of Ryan at AARP convention in New Orleans) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Sep 2012, A11
7 Ryan, Paul On The Capitol: Ryan hits the late night comedy circuit: Speaker tells Colbert he's not running for president ("The Late Show with Stephen Colbert") WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 23 Apr 2016, A2
8 Janesville (WI) Award-winning journalist brings new book on Janesville to Madison (photo of Amy Goldstein)(photo of the Janesville General Motors Assembly Plant)("Janesville: An American Story") WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 23 Apr 2017, E4
9 Ryan, Paul Election 2012: Ryan pick has state in play: a poll shows he has helped Romney close the gap on Obama, and the GOP now plans to spend $3.7M here WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 23 Aug 2012, A1
10 Ryan, Paul Election 2012: Romney, Ryan mired in debate: questions overshadow events ahead of next week's convention (remarks by Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin) WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 23 Aug 2012, A10

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