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April 24, 2012

Children's performs rare double transplant

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin recently performed a rare double organ transplant to save the life of a 15-year-old boy with complex congenital heart disease and liver failure.This is the first heart-liver transplant performed on a child in …
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April 24, 2012

Anheuser-Busch launches Bud Light Lime ‘Lime-a-Rita’

Anheuser-Busch, the top competitor to MillerCoors, launched a new flavor in its Bud Light Lime lineup Lime-a-Rita, which blends the flavor of a margarita with a splash of Bud Light Lime, a beer launched after Miller Brewing Co. introduced a …
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April 24, 2012

Case against Curt Johnson put on hold twice in one day

The trial for Curt Johnson's sexual assault charges was put on hold Monday, once by the state seeking a delay to find a key witness and then by an appeals court. He is a member of Racine's well-known industrial Johnson family.
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April 24, 2012

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight - Port Washington

The prospect of a new Duluth Trading Co. retail store is helping renew interest in Port Washingtons historic downtown, local officials say.
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April 23, 2012

Layoffs hit at Sells Printing in New Berlin

Sells Printing Co. has filed a mass layoff notice impacting about 67 workers at its New Berlin operations.In a letter to the state Department of Workforce Development, the company said: We presently anticipate that 55 SPC employees will be …
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April 23, 2012

Intel, Kohl's, Microsoft top EPA's 'green power' rankings

Intel Corp. (INTC) once again is No. 1 on the Environmental Protection Agencys green power list, which ranks organizations based on their use of electricity from renewable resources such as solar, wind and low-impact hydropower.About 88 percent of …
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April 23, 2012

Three Wisconsin schools named federal "Green Ribbon" schools

Three Wisconsin Schools are part of a list of the first-ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program.U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley and …
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April 23, 2012

Summerfest listed among Travelocity’s top 10 festivals

Summerfest, Milwaukees annual lakefront music festival, has been listed among the top 10 spring/summer festivals to see in North America by Travelocity. The site polled its employee travel experts to gauge what festivals to include on its …
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April 23, 2012

Wisconsin home sales up 25 percent in March

Wisconsin home sales continue to climb in 2012, with March closing out 25 percent higher than the same month in 2011, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association.Marchs positive growth follows a 15.6 percent statewide increase in sales in …
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April 23, 2012

Sachdeva sale 'very successful'

With bargain-seeking customers forming lines three days in a row to buy the remainder of former Koss Corp. executive Sue Sachdevas luxury possessions, a Mequon store owner called the sale a very successful event but declined to disclose sales …
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April 23, 2012

WCTC instructor wins worldwide mold maker award

Waukesha County Technical College instructor Bob Novak has been awarded the 2012 Mold Maker of the Year by the Society of Plastics Engineers Mold Making and Mold Design Division. The international award recognizes one industry professional who has …
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April 23, 2012

Medical College expands free clinic offerings

The Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured, a joint venture of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Columbia St. Marys, will expand its services to include pediatric patients not covered by health insurance.The Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured was …
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