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4 hrs ago | CSI Media

Who is John Clinton Doe? Investigation heats up

The man known as John Clinton Doe had a real name -- but no one knows what it is.

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Related Topix: Clinton, WI

12 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

American Ebola doctor to be released from hospital Thursday

An American doctor who contracted Ebola will be released from the hospital Thursday, according to a spokesperson for Samaritan's Purse.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI, Beloit, WI

18 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Janesville man arrested for 6th OWI

Authorities in Janesville arrested a man for his 6th OWI on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Rock County Beef Producers cookout Thursday

The cost is for $15 for a 12-ounce rib-eye steak, $12 for a 6-ounce rib-eye and $6 for an all-beef hot dog.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Janesville, WI, Potatoes, Vegetables

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Channel3000

Rock County looks to Dane County for medical examiner

Rock County may soon be looking to Dane County for medical examiner services, after the current county coroner's elected term is finished the first of next year.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Janesville, WI

WKOW-TV

US authenticating video of American's killing

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI

WKOW-TV

Beloit man arrested for dealing heroin

A Beloit man is arrested and faces a number of charges for dealing heroin. On Tuesday, the Rock County Sheriff's Office SWAT team served a search warrant on the 1600 block of Dewy Avenue.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Government can work; just ask the gypsy moth

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Entomology, Science, Hayward, WI, Milwaukee County, WI, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CSI Media

Canine Corrections Academy prepares dogs for adoption

Duke, a dog that once was considered shy, scared and unadoptable is ready for a loving home thanks to a partnership between the Rock County Sheriff's Office and the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin.

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WKOW-TV

Janesville men "walk a mile in her shoes" to support domestic violence victims

Some very brave men will walk a mile in her shoes, quite literally. They'll slide into high heels for the annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser Friday in Rock County.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

WKOW-TV

Rock Co. Sheriff's deputies head to roof of Janesville coffee shop to help Special Olympics

People in Janesville who are hankering for a cup of coffee this morning should consider stopping by the Dunkin' Donuts stores at 2121 Milton Avenue or 1905 Center Avenue.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CSI Media

Group seeks missing photos of Vietnam vets on memorial wall

Photos already collected include, from the left, William P. Martin of Beloit, killed May 2, 1967, in Kontum Province, Vietnam; John Alberts of South Beloit, killed May 16, 1966 in Vietnam, John A. De Bock of Beloit, killed Aug. 3, 1967, in Khanh Hoa Province.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI, US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, US Military, US Army, Mayville, WI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Cops take to Dunkin Donuts roofs

Cops will be stationed on the roofs of two Janesville Dunkin Donuts stores Friday morning as part of a Special Olympics fundraiser.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Today is Wisconsin election day

Today is Wisconsin's fall primary election day, with a number of interesting political party nominations at stake locally and statewide.

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Related Topix: Green County, WI

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Clarine S. Olson, Brodhead, WI/Janesville, WI

Clarine S. Teubert, 93, passed away peacefully early August 8, 2014 at Collinwood Elderly Home in Brodhead after a long time battle with dementia.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Brodhead, WI, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Orfordville, WI

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Sheridan receives two endorsements

Mike Sheridan's campaign announced Friday he received endorsements from the Wisconsin Restaurant Association and the Rock County Chapter of the Wisconsin Tavern League in his bid for the 15th State Senate seat.

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The Janesville Gazette

Sex offender Norman Stuhr released

Norman A. Stuhr, 46, was released Thursday to the Rock Valley Community Program, 203 W. Sunny Lane, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

WMTV Madison

Janesville woman fights back against domestic violence

"Jessa was someone who was really strong, she was smart, probably the smartest person I have ever known," said Melanie Wittman.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

The Janesville Gazette

John W. Eyster: For blogger, there are only two choices in 15th state Senate race

From left, 15th state Senate district candidates Mike Sheridan, Austin Scieszinski and Janis Ringhand speak during a 1230 AM WCLO live broadcast at the Rock County Fair in Janesville on July 23. I am torn between voting next Tuesday, August 12 in our 15th State Senate District between Janis Ringhand and Austin Scieszinski.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Janesville, WI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WKOW-TV

Recent fires in Rock County trigger MABAS system

Randall Pickering, an Edgerton firefighter who also serves as Vice President of MABAS Wisconsin, said the system utilizes pre-written protocols to make sure fire departments around the state can efficiently and effectively help out other first responders dealing with large scale emergencies.

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Related Topix: Fire, Edgerton, WI, Wisconsin, Footville, WI, Evansville, WI

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