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October 11, 2011

Carnegie settles Super Bowl bet with Milwaukee Art Museum

The Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh has paid off on its Super Bowl wager.Milwaukee Art Museum officials uncrated Pierre-Auguste Renoir's "Bathers with Crab" Tuesday just in time for this weekend's opening of the feature exhibit, "Impressionism: …
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October 11, 2011

Marcus opening Zaffiro's in Ridge Cinema

Marcus Theatres is planning a Zaffiros Pizzeria & Bar at its Ridge Cinema in New Berlin set to open in spring.Bruce Olson, president of The Marcus Corp.s theater division, announced the new restaurant at Marcus annual meeting Tuesday.This is the …
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October 11, 2011

Renaissance again rejects increased bid from Plato

For a second time, the board of Renaissance Learning Inc. has rejected a sweetened buyout offer from Plato Learning Inc., a Bloomington, Minn. competitor in the educational software business.The rejection, announced Tuesday comes a day after …
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October 11, 2011

NBA cancels first two weeks of season

The NBA lockout has claimed at least the first two weeks of the 2011-2012 season as league Commissioner David Stern on Monday canceled all games through Nov. 14, bad news for some downtown Milwaukee businesses.Stern made the announcement after a …
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October 11, 2011

Fond du Lac retailers, restaurants score sales during fall sports season

Thanks to the strong seasons the Milwaukee Brewers, Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers are having, business is hopping for Fond du Lac retailers and restaurants.
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October 11, 2011

That was Qwikster, Netflix reverses its DVD unit plans

Netflix Inc. on Monday said it was dropping the plan to split off its DVD-by-mail operations into a separate business named Qwikster.
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October 11, 2011

CRE Guide: Community spotlight on Cudahy

Brokers are seeing increased interest in the city of Cudahys industrial sites and say an improved economy and efforts to create an aerotropolis around General Mitchell International Airport bode well for the south side community.
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October 10, 2011

Selig: Brewers’ run ‘remarkable story’

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig insists he is trying to stay neutral in the National League Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals."But a lot of people arent buying that," said Selig, who is a …
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October 10, 2011

Playoffs give Brewers retail push

As the Milwaukee Brewers were preparing to play the second game of the National League Championship Series Monday, fans were lined up at the teams retail stores trying to get their hands on NLCS merchandise.The team got a shipment in Sunday of …
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October 10, 2011

Godfrey & Kahn named best for women

The National Association for Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers have named Milwaukee law firm Godfrey & Kahn as one of the country's best firms for women.The association is a division of Working Mother Media. This is the first time that Godfrey …
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October 10, 2011

Tazinos Pizza holding private stock offering

Tazinos Pizza & Salad Bistro is seeking investors through a private stock offering, the company said Monday in a news release.The St. Francis company, which offers all-you-can eat pizza emphasizing natural ingredients, hopes to raise $1 million …
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October 10, 2011

Milwaukee-area home sales up 28.2 percent in September

September home sales were up 28.2 percent in the Milwaukee area compared with the same month of 2010, and if home sales stay strong through the year, the region could beat 2010s overall sales numbers, according to the Greater Milwaukee Association …
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