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Septuagenarian traveling U.S. with anti-Trump sign makes Wisconsin stops

A 74-year-old convivial Texan who grew up in Oklahoma is traveling the country these days with a big sign that reads: “Trump: That boy don’t act right.” That self-proclaimed “old man with a sign” was in Madison this week, and Janesville before that. > Cap Times

Sheriff: Man Takes Toddler On 100 MPH Police Chase

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 21-year-old man is in custody after driving in excess of 100 miles per hour in a police chase — all with a toddler in tow. 115 more words

News

Touring the Lincoln-Tallman House in Janesville, WI

Coming from the UK, touring old mansion houses is something I’ve done plenty of.  You may know the drill, standing behind a rope, trying to peer through a doorway with 20 other people all standing on tip toes trying to look over your shoulders.   1,259 more words

Worldwide Destinations

Hiking The 'Devil's Staircase' Segment of the Ice Age Trail in Janesville, WI

The Wisconsin Ice Age Trail is a 1,200 mile hiking trail stretching from the Minnesota border, all the way to Lake Michigan.  Think of it as Wisconsin’s version of the Appalachian Trail!   671 more words

Worldwide Destinations

Our Historical Markers

 

Rock County has many stories to tell. Some of these are points of interest marked by the state with Historical Markers. Like many people I’ve driven by more than one without taking notice. 956 more words

History

The economic ripples – good and bad – that Foxconn could cast through Rock, Walworth counties

In Janesville and other communities near but slightly removed from Foxconn territory, new suppliers could pop up to serve the electronics giant. But it’s also questionable where 13,000 workers could be found, given the area’s low unemployment rate, causing concerns it will simply siphon jobs from other production facilities. > Janesville Gazette

Apple, Foxconn, Wisconsin

After reading Janesville, I couldn’t help but be interested in this perfectly titled piece in The Atlantic.

Numbers to ponder:

“It has up to $3 billion in tax breaks, to be passed and provided by the state government.

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