January 25, 2012

Lea Michele of 'Glee' to star in Kohl's Candie's campaign

Lea Michele, star of the hit TV show Glee, is the latest face for the Candies line of junior clothing at Kohl's Corp.Michele will appear in a multimedia campaign called Hangin at Home in spring, according to a news release issued Wednesday.The …
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January 25, 2012

Milwaukee City Hall repair could cost more than $15 million

The costs of the repair options for the cracking exterior of Milwaukee City Hall range from about $9 million to as high as $15.5 million to remove all of the potentially damaged terra cotta sculptures from the building.An almost year-long study of …
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January 25, 2012

CRE Guide: Take 5 - Dean Amhaus

The Milwaukee Water Council last week received state support for its planned accelerator building in the Menomonee Valley and is pushing forward on other projects, including a trade mission to India.Dean Amhaus has been the councils executive …
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January 24, 2012

Marten Transport 4Q profits up

Marten Transport Ltd. reported jumps in revenue and profitability in the fourth quarter as a result of its growing regional business.Marten (Nasdaq: MRTN), a Mondovi-based refrigerated truckload carrier, reported that net income for the quarter …
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January 24, 2012

Shine Medical picks Janesville for isotope plant

Shine Medical Technologies said Tuesday that it has selected Janesville as the location for a new medical isotope plant that's expected to create more than 100 jobs by 2015.Shine is a Middleton-based firm that supplies medical isotopes and cancer …
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January 24, 2012

Turkal: Aurora Sinai won't close

Aurora Health Care CEO Dr. Nick Turkal said he is committed to always providing services at Aurora Sinai Medical Center, but changes need to be made in the months ahead to make it work."The time has come for a thoughtful solution to the …
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January 24, 2012

Cafe Plaza Venezuela closes downtown

A downtown Venezuelan cafe has closed after just seven months in business.Cafe Plaza Venezuela has been closed the last several weeks, and its sign is gone from the site at 530 E. Mason St., in Milwaukee. The cafes website says it was closed for the …
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January 24, 2012

Meta House leader to retire

Dr. Francine Feinberg will retire as the executive director of Meta House Aug. 31 after 29 years of service.The Meta House board has already retained a consulting firm and launched a national search to fill the position.Following her retirement, …
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January 24, 2012

Milwaukee may offer more free parking around holidays

In an effort to engender some good will with the parking populace, Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman proposes free parking on city streets during at least 11 holidays a year, up from the current seven.On certain days and weekends, the city does not …
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January 24, 2012

Kimberly-Clark 4Q earnings drop 19 percent

Kimberly-Clark Corp. reported Tuesday that fourth-quarter earnings fell 19 percent, blaming higher costs particularly in its baby and personal-care businesses.The Irving, Texas-based company also issued a weaker-than-expected guidance for 2012, …
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January 24, 2012

Harley’s Wandell confident mandatory layoffs will be minimal

Harley-Davidson Inc. CEO Keith Wandell is confident, at this point, that mandatory layoffs wont be needed to trim the companys southeastern Wisconsin work force when new contracts with unionized workers kick-start this spring.We are still working …
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January 24, 2012

Bloomberg: Roundy's seeking $800M in loans

Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Roundy's Supermarkets Inc., the Milwaukee grocery chain, is seeking $800 million in loans to refinance its debts.The author, Michael Amato, quotes "a person with knowledge of the transaction." He said the …
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