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March 31, 2013

Lighter German fare and Little Monsters: This week in photos-March 29, 2013

Visit with a local German restaurant that's putting lighter fare on its menu and spend some time with the "Little Monsters" this week at The Business Journal.To give Business Journal readers a chance to further see our subjects and their businesses, …
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March 31, 2013

OfficeMax unveils new design at Grand Avenue

OfficeMax introduced a new format Friday at The Shops of Grand Avenue with a smaller footprint and an emphasis on integrating products and services specifically for small business owners.The OfficeMax Business Solutions Center at the downtown …
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March 30, 2013

'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' holds casting call in Franklin

A television show centered around weight loss is hosting a casting call at, appropriately enough, a Milwaukee-area gym.;;;Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition;;; will host the casting call from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 at Planet Fitness, 6529 S. …
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March 30, 2013

CAR25 transition could cost Racine

Questions arise after a vote by the Racine City Council to let the city hire a private contractor to run CAR25 (Racine Public Access Television).
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March 30, 2013

Case IH donates equipment for Urban Ag program at Vincent High

Urban agriculture students at Milwaukee Public Schools' Harold S. Vincent High School will soon be able to turn acres of their campus into an open-air classroom, thanks to a donation from Racine-based Case IH.The global leader in agriculture …
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March 30, 2013

Caterpillar layoffs in South Milwaukee don't surprise Baird analyst

The timing of Caterpillar Inc.;;;s announcement that it will cut 40 percent of its South Milwaukee production work force might have raised eyebrows among local labor officials, but the layoffs didn;;;t surprise a Milwaukee financial analyst who …
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March 30, 2013

Downtown execs talk about Shops of Grand Avenue (Video)

Whenever you ask anyone about what needs to be improved in downtown Milwaukee, their first answer in usually the Shops of Grand Avenue.The mall is close to the Delta Center and many downtown hotels, making a strong impression on visitors and …
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March 30, 2013

Largest Milwaukee-area travel agencies: Top of the List

From business and corporate travel to leisure pursuits, travel agencies in the Milwaukee area are on top of the market and populate this week;;;s lists of travel agencies.For business and meetings, Adelman Travel Group tops the list based on …
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March 30, 2013

Milwaukee-area manufacturing growth slows in March: Marquette ISM report

Milwaukee-area manufacturing continued to expand in March, but at a much slower pace than last month, according to the latest Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee report.A seasonally adjusted index measuring manufacturing growth in the …
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March 30, 2013

Northern Gear moving operations, 90 jobs from Franklin to Muskego

Northern Gear LLC is moving its operations and more than 90 employees from Franklin to Muskego, according to a City of Muskego press release.Muskego approved a developer;;;s agreement this week, and the gear manufacturing and CNC machining company …
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March 30, 2013

State delays proposed $49M Milwaukee crime lab

The Wisconsin Department of Justice sought $49.1 million in state money to build a 130,000-square-foot state crime lab and criminal investigation field office, but the project has been delayed until at least 2015.The state Building Commission …
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March 30, 2013

Walker blames job report on politics: video

At a visit to M&M Tool and Mold in Ashwaubenon, Gov. Scott Walker said the recall-election politics were responsible for the state's drop in private-sector jobs.
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