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April 02, 2013

Ampco Pumps expanding Glendale HQ, to add 30 jobs

Ampco Pumps Co. is planning a $2 million expansion of its Glendale headquarters that could mean adding 30 jobs there in the next couple years, according to company and city officials.Ampco expects to break ground in May on a roughly …
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April 02, 2013

Attanasio credits Selig, team execs, fans for Brewers increased value

With Forbes estimating the current value of the Milwaukee Brewers reaching $562 million ;;; more than double the team;;;s value when a Mark Attanasio-led group bought the Brewers in September 2004 ;;; who or what does Attanasio credit?Attanasio, …
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April 02, 2013

Columbia St. Mary's owner closes on Ministry deal

Columbia St. Mary;;;s owner Ascension Health said it closed its acquisition of Ministry Health Care.Ministry has a presence throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota with 15 hospitals, 46 clinics and nearly 12,000 employees. Ministry Health Care recently …
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April 02, 2013

Evicted Southridge tenant finds new home in Greenfield

A business owner who spoke out about losing his space at Southridge Mall has found a new home in a Greenfield strip mall.The Board Game Barrister will close at Southridge after its April 7 business day to make way for Victoria;;;s Secret. It will …
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April 02, 2013

Fall opening planned for 125,000-square-foot West Bend warehouse

WB Warehousing & Logistics plans to build a 125,000-square-foot warehouse this year in West Bend to accommodate growing demand from companies looking to lease space.The facility would be built at 300 Rail Place, near other WB Warehousing facilities …
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April 02, 2013

ManpowerGroup exec Holmes to retire after 31 years with firm

Melanie Holmes has decided to retire after more than 31 years with ManpowerGroup, according to a post Monday on her corporate blog.Holmes, vice president of world of work solutions with ManpowerGroup North America, began her career with the company …
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April 02, 2013

Milwaukee County again considers off-site airport parking fee

Milwaukee County is again considering a special fee for the operators of off-site airport parking services, according to a resolution introduced to the Milwaukee County Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee.Under the resolution, the …
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April 02, 2013

Tickets on sale for 2014 March Madness in Milwaukee

Just two days after Marquette University;;;s men;;;s basketball team bowed out of the NCAA tournament, tickets went on sale to select fans for next year;;;s March Madness second and third rounds at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in …
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April 02, 2013

WHEDA rolls out new homebuyer tax credit program

Homebuyers can apply for an up to $2,000 annual tax credit to offset their mortgage interest payments under a state program that started Monday.The program is the first of its kind in Milwaukee. It is available statewide but will contribute to home …
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April 02, 2013

Wis. bank official: New mortgage rules too hard on balloon loans

New federal mortgage regulations could make it harder for people with poor credit, farmers and business owners to receive home loans, said Rose Oswald Poels, president and chief executive officer of the Wisconsin Bankers Association.Oswald Poels …
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April 02, 2013

Johnston Health joining UNC Health Care - Winston-Salem Journal

DARKDaily.com - Laboratory NewsJohnston Health joining UNC Health CareWinston-Salem JournalSMITHFIELD - Johnston County's hospital system has decided to partner with UNC Health Care as it seeks to bring in more money and health care resources to the …
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April 01, 2013

3rd Ward parking problems predicted to follow building boom

With new developments proposed to eat up the surface parking spaces in Milwaukee;;;s 3rd Ward, there are concerns about long-term parking availability for the neighborhood.Also this week, efforts already are under way to engineer the new design for …
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