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1 Schools - Safety in 13 students expelled in last two months 21 Jun 2004, 1B
2 Economic conditions (Janesville) $13 million set to help dislocated workers (Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board) 31 Mar 2010, 1A
3 Rotary Club 12th Annual Janesville Morning Rotary Pie Ride (June 16, 2012) 21 May 2012, 3A
4 Gilman Engineering and Manufacturing Co. $125,000 addition for Gilman: employment is up 66% (photo of C. C. Holloway, W. L. Saunders, A. G. Hoffer, E. J. Allan, T. R. James, J. K. Draeger) 21 Oct 1964
5 Youth (Janesville) 1200 Rock County children are growing up without fathers, so Big Brothers of Janesville forms to provide mentors to fatherless boys. Sometime in 1968, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 159
6 General Motors Corp. (Workers) 1200 GM workers bound for Indiana 01 Mar 1986
7 General Motors Corp. (History) 1200 dealers and salesmen assemble here: full line of 1939 model cars shown in private display at Armory 07 Oct 1939
8 Rock County Jail 120,000 square feet costs $11.2 million 30 Apr 1987, 1C
9 Rock County (WI) 120 buildings are identified as nuclear fallout shelters and stocked with food, water, sanitation and medical supplies by the Rock County Civil Defense. Sometime in 1963, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 147
10 Alliant Techsystems $12.2 million contract awarded to Accudyne (to produce body assemblies for the Army's Gator Mines System) 01 Apr 1987

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