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  1. Horse therapy nonprofit names new executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Kimberly A. Good accepted the executive director position at SMILES, the Darien-based nonprofit that provides therapeutic horsemanship to people with disabilities, the group announced in a news release. Good recently served as director of research and evaluation for the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast.

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  2. Walker appoints Schimel to Waukesha County judgeshipRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Walker announced Tuesday that he appointed Schimel as a Waukesha County circuit judge. Walker said Schimel has shown a commitment to the rule of law and will faithfully serve the state as a judge.

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  3. Clerks warn GOP primary plan "impossible" to implementRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Local clerks are balking at Republican plans to move Wisconsin's 2020 presidential primary, saying it would create so many headaches it would be impossible to implement. Two elections are currently scheduled for spring 2020 - a February primary for conservative state Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly's seat and local offices and an April general election.

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  4. Feds pay deer farmers $52K after destroying herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Janesville Gazette

    The federal government has paid two deer farmers $52,000 after officials killed part of their herd out of concerns the animals were infected with chronic wasting disease. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Dirk and Jane Stolz moved 23 deer from their farm in Washington County to their Bayfield County preserve last winter.

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  5. Milwaukee grad of Brown University among US Rhodes scholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | The Janesville Gazette

    The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced that Rhea Stark is among 32 men and women chosen from a group of 880 applicants endorsed by 281 U.S. colleges and universities for studies beginning next fall at Oxford University in England. Stark graduated from Brown with a perfect academic record.

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  6. Milwaukee construction program trainee looks to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The Janesville Gazette

    In this Oct. 25, 2018, photo provided by the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Jotshua Vega Marcon stands in the kitchen of the newly completed YouthBuild house on the South Side in Milwaukee. Vega Marcon is a participant in the Milwaukee Christian Center's YouthBuild program, which provides young adults ages 18-25 with hands-on construction training, while creating homes for low- or moderate-income families.

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  7. Milwaukee may eliminate restaurant grading systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The Janesville Gazette

    Less than one year after the city of Milwaukee implemented a restaurant grading system, the program will likely be eliminated because of an update made to the state's food rules to comply with federal guidelines. The Wisconsin Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection's recommendation on Thursday included new rules prohibiting restaurant grading systems, Wisconsin Public Radio reported.

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  8. Christopher Dean GullicksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Janesville Gazette

    Edgerton, WI -- Christopher Dean Gullickson, 40, formerly of Edgerton, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Elkhorn, WI. Christopher was born on October 13, 1978 in Janesville, WI, to Dean Randall Gullickson and Cheryl Lynn Huberd.

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  9. Wisconsin inmate pleads guilty to threatening Jewish centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Janesville Gazette

    An inmate has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he mailed threats to a Jewish Community Center in suburban Milwaukee. The U.S. Department of Justice says 33-year-old Chadwick Grubbs pleaded guilty Tuesday.

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  10. Photographer: Nazi salute image not meant to be offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Janesville Gazette

    The parent who took a photo of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute on the steps of a local courthouse said Tuesday he was simply asking the teens to wave goodbye to their parents before they headed to prom and never anticipated the image would draw such widespread condemnation. But Pete Gust, who has a son in the photo, said he understood why his photo of about 60 boys outside the Sauk County Courthouse in Baraboo last spring offended some people.

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  11. The Latest: Photographer: Controversial photo ill-timed shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Janesville Gazette

    The Latest on the photo of Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute : A parent who took a photo that shows about 60 Wisconsin high school boys giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the youths to wave goodbye to their parents and that he takes the blame for the timing of the shot. Pete Gust, whose son Matthew appears in the photo, says there was no intention "in any way, shape or form to simulate anything that was offensive to anyone."

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  12. Photographer: Wisconsin boys' Nazi salute photo was innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | The Janesville Gazette

    The photographer who took a picture of boys from Baraboo High School giving what appears to be a Nazi salute says he simply asked the students to wave goodbye to their parents. Pete Gust told community journalism website Madison 365 that the pre-prom photo, which has been shared widely on social media, was innocent.

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  13. Man struck and killed was planned to become police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Janesville Gazette

    Family and friends of a 23-year-old man struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Milwaukee say he was planning to enter a police academy in Arizona at the end of the month. A candlelight vigil for Sedrick Allen was held Sunday evening near the site where he died earlier in the day.

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  14. Frederick C. GeskeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Janesville Gazette

    Milwaukee/formerly Edgerton, WI -- Frederick C. Geske, age 72, of Milwaukee, formerly of Edgerton, died Monday, November 5, 2018, at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa. He was born in Edgerton on May 7, 1946, the son of the late Carl and Gertrude Geske.

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  15. Man faces several charges in alleged election day threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The Janesville Gazette

    A Milwaukee man accused of threatening a polling place on election day is facing several charges, including recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon. WISN-TV says 20-year-old Brandon Baker told police that he had planned to go the poll and "air it out."

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  16. Menomonee Falls officer shoot, injure theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Janesville Gazette

    Police in the Milwaukee suburb of Menomonee Falls says an officer has shot and wounded a man suspected of stealing gasoline. Authorities said Wednesday an officer tried pulling over the suspect about 1 p.m. Tuesday and after stopping initially, the driver took off and struck another vehicle in traffic.

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  17. Voters in Milwaukee, Dane counties want marijuana legalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | The Janesville Gazette

    Unofficial returns from Milwaukee County show 70 percent of voters say the state's prohibition on marijuana should end and that its sales should be taxed. In Dane County, the margin was even wider, with 76 percent of voters favoring legalization of marijuana.

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  18. Emma Amelia SainsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Janesville Gazette

    Janesville/Endeavor, WI -- Emma Amelia Sainsbury, age 88, died on Thursday, November 1, 2018, in Janesville, WI. Emma was born on September 28, 1930 to Arthur and Selma Mael.

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  19. Voter guide: What's up in Tuesday's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | The Janesville Gazette

    What: A series of votes that could change the nation's direction as Democrats and Republicans vie for control of Congress but also elections of local officials and spending referendums in several area school districts, and: Rock and Walworth county voters will vote in advisory referendums on the dark-store issue, with implications for property tax levels. A small number of votes could easily determine whether Wisconsin gets a different governor for the first time in eight years or keeps the incumbent.

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  20. Voter guide: What's up in Tuesday's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | The Janesville Gazette

    What: A series of votes that could change the nation's direction as Democrats and Republicans vie for control of Congress but also elections of local officials and spending referendums in several area school districts, and: Rock and Walworth county voters will vote in advisory referendums on the dark-store issue, with implications for property tax levels. A small number of votes could easily determine whether Wisconsin gets different governor for the first time in eight years or keeps the incumbent.

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