October 24, 2011

WB Mutual, George Webb in brand battle

The first-round Brand Madness match up between West Bend Mutual Insurance and George Webb was the quite the battle and it's still not over.West Bend Mutual jumped out to a big early lead, but the many hamburger-lovers of George Webb came out in big …
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October 23, 2011

UWM to start water school project in early 2012

Construction will start in early 2012 on the first phase of the $53 million School of Freshwater Sciences project on East Greenfield Avenue for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.The project includes a 100,000-square-foot expansion of the …
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October 21, 2011

ProHealth completes electronic medical records implementation

ProHealth Care had finished installing a $50 million systemwide electronic medical records system that officials say will set the stage for significant strides in patient care and better coordination across all of ProHealths services and sites.This …
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October 21, 2011

Bill Otto leaving Marcus Hotels

Bill Otto, president of Marcus Hotels & Resorts, is leaving the company after 19 years.Marcus Hotels & Resorts owner Marcus Corp. gave no reason for Ottos departure in an announcement Friday afternoon. Marcus Corp. CEO Greg Marcus said Otto will …
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October 21, 2011

CRE Guide: Market Report - Office

Overall, this years third quarter office data is being hailed as positive news for the real estate industry.As is typical in the office market, there are no dramatic shifts in rents and vacancies, however 2011s quarterly data is creeping in the …
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October 21, 2011

State hears concerns on proposed Medicaid cuts

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Dennis Smith and and Deputy Secretary Kitty Rhoades spent Friday at Wisconsin State Fair Park listening to concerns from Milwaukee-area residents who will be affected from the proposed Medicaid …
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October 21, 2011

Milwaukee County recommended to receive bus grants

Milwaukee County would receive $12.7 million in state grants for buses under an award recommendation made Friday by local transportation planning committees.County Executive Chris Abele, in his 2012 budget proposal, planned to use $10 million in …
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October 21, 2011

Window fixed at wind-damaged U.S. Bank tower

The boarded-up look is gone from the U.S. Bank tower in downtown Milwaukee, where high winds Wednesday night shattered a window in Robert W. Baird & Co.s offices.I reported earlier Friday that a window on the 24th floor remained boarded up following …
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October 21, 2011

Pfizer settlement returns funds to Wisconsin Medicaid

The state of Wisconsin reached a legal settlement with pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. that will put $213,528 back into the states Medicaid Program, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Friday.The settlement ends a government …
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October 21, 2011

Cirque du Soleil hits the Bradley Center

Cirque du Soleil and all of its high flying magic is in Milwaukee this weekend for seven shows at the Bradley Center.The show includes 52 acrobats, musicians, singers and characters performing many of the tricks that Cirque du Soleil is known for. …
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October 21, 2011

ManpowerGroup 3Q profits up 55 percent

ManpowerGroup said Friday that net income for the third quarter increased on solid growth in all of its global markets.The Milwaukee-based staffing services giant (NYSE: MAN) reported net income for the quarter of $79.6 million, or 97 cents per …
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October 21, 2011

High winds smash window in U.S. Bank tower

High winds in Milwaukee Wednesday night caused a window to break at downtown Milwaukees tallest office tower, the U.S. Bank Center.The window that broke was on the 24th floor that is occupied by Robert W. Baird & Co. No one was injured in the …
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