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1 Accidents (Janesville) Two still hospitalized after accident (Steven D. Krueger, Justin L. Taylor, Adam T. Davis) 17 Aug 2016, 9A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Three injured in rollover of pickup in Janesville (Highway 11 and Avalon Rd.)(Steven D. Krueger) 15 Aug 2016, 3A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Man dies after being hit by minivan (W. Court St.)(Lee A. Collicott) 02 Sep 2016, 8A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Gone too soon: UW-Whitewater hosts memorial for Spencer Twining (photo)(2013 Janesville Parker High School graduate)(killed near Eagle) 12 Sep 2016, 1A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Two hurt in crash of two motorcycles (Newville Rd. and Highway 14) 07 Nov 2016, 8A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Rabuck carved niche on Facebook as local historian: Fan page administrator was victim of Thursday's fatal crash in Riverside Park (photo of Chris Rabuck)(Growing Up in Janesville Facebook page) 12 Nov 2016, 1A
7 Accidents (Janesville) City woman dies in I-90/39 crash (near the South Beloit Toll Plaza) 06 Dec 2016, 6A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Officials name local woman killed on Interstate in Illinois: She was headed in wrong direction Monday (South Beloit, ILL.)(Dawn Barrenger) 07 Dec 2016, 8A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Names of 2 killed in crash on Highway 14 released: Incident rerouted traffic for five hours (Highway 14 near N. River Rd.)(Bradley W. Britt)(Carolyn Rhodes) 21 Dec 2016, 8A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville man dies in I-90 crash (Winnebago County)(Gary Fink) 24 Jan 2017, 8A

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    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

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