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1 Youth (Janesville) Oh brother (and sister), where art thou? Big Brothers, Big Sisters program short of volunteers 17 Feb 2003, 1A
2 Youth (Janesville) Groups of young males, some from Rockford, are involved in two street fights in Janesville on a Sunday night.Bats, pipes, and chains are swung. Tbe youth appear to be gang members. 01 Oct 1995, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 247
3 Youth (Janesville) Janesville is home to at least three street gangs in 1996: Gangster Disciplines, Asian Gangsters, and Outlaw Loco Bloods. 17 Mar 1996, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 248
4 Youth (Janesville) Curfew may solve ills in Janesville (editorial) 19 Oct 2003, 8A
5 Youth (Janesville) Skydiver ready to leap into her 21-jump salute (Katy Lee) (Youth Services of Wisconsin, Briarpatch Division) 17 Jun 2004, 1A
6 Youth (Janesville) We must do more to help our kids (editorial) 02 May 2004, 8A
7 Youth (Janesville) Volunteers needed for Safe Rides (a service that offerssafe, confidential rides home for teenagers) 04 Aug 1993
8 Youth (Janesville) Youth rally: kids help victims (photo) Michael Blanca uses a squeegee to remove water from windows of a vehicle during a car wash at Marshall Midle School... Money raised will be donated to the Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina victims. 10 Sep 2005, 1B
9 Youth (Janesville) What do you want to learn? Series of special $60 classes offered to youth throughout city (Leisure Services) ($60 Summer Specials) 02 Jul 2006, 1B
10 Youth (Janesville) Janesville explores a kids' museum: group looks into options, feasibility (photo of Cheryl Peterson)(includes Museum Committee member list)(Janesville Museum, Inc.) 20 Nov 2007, 1A

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