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1 Crime and criminals (Rock County) How is DNA done? Analysis is just one part of an investigation - and it takes time (photo of James Koepp, Danyetta, Nicole, and Scott Lentz, David O'Leary, Robert Spoden, J.B. Van Hollen, Martin Alstadt) 01 Apr 2007, 1A
2 Crime and criminals (Rock County) DNA: Unraveling the mystery (photo of Jerome A. Geurts and Marie Beth Varriale) 01 Apr 2007, 1A
3 Handicapped Paintings show her true colors: artist with Down Syndrome surprises with her talent (photo of Gretchen Pedersen) 01 Apr 2007, 1A
4 Elections (Janesville) Return DeGarmo, Williams, Wellnitz to city council (editorial) 01 Apr 2006, 6A
5 General Motors Corp. (Economic conditions) Strike possibility looms: UAW: Delphi plan could stall talks 01 Apr 2006, 3A
6 General Motors Corp. (Economic conditions) Strike possibility looms: UAW: Delphi plan could stall talks (includes graph -- map -- of Delphi plant locations) 01 Apr 2006, 3A
7 Taverns Will second time be a charm? bar owners again trying to transfer license [Rebecca Halbach and Greg Austin trying to transfer license from Stadium Bar to location of Vine and Vat Liquors building at 1507 Center Ave. 01 Apr 2006, 1B
8 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Winds of change blowing into YMCA: structural work, countywide expansion planned(photo of Nic Johnson and Kim Adams) 01 Apr 2006, 1B
9 Labor Union power: labor to fight proposal that bans gay marriage (photo of Mike Sheridan, UAW Local 95 president): GM offers same-sex partner benefits 01 Apr 2006, 1A
10 Television '60 Minutes' of fame: GM segment to air Sunday on CBS 01 Apr 2006, 1A

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