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May 04, 2012

Experts differ on future of Frontier Airlines

Long-time travel industry experts differ in their opinions pertaining to the future of Frontier Airlines, which is scrapping its hub operation in Milwaukee through a drastic reduction in service at General Mitchell International Airport.The cuts at …
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May 04, 2012

U.S. adds 130,000 private-sector jobs

The nation added just 130,000 private-sector jobs in April, down from recent U.S. employment gains, but the unemployment rate eased a bit during the month reflecting a higher number of people giving up on finding a job.The U.S. economy added 115,000 …
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May 04, 2012

Top of the list - Management consulting firms

Management consulting firms are in the spotlight this week as The Business Journals Top 25 list focuses on those with offices in the seven-county Milwaukee area.The list this week is ranked by the number of management consultants in the local area …
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May 04, 2012

Journal Sentinel weekday circulation down 4%

Weekday circulation for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel declined 4 percent from a year ago and Sunday circulation declined 1.6 percent, according to figures released this week by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.The Journal Sentinels average weekday …
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May 04, 2012

Cuts at Mitchell will hinder economic development, observers say

The dramatic cuts in service at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee arent going to do anything to help economic development efforts in the region, according to economic and airline industry experts.Mitchell Airport had been marketing …
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May 04, 2012

Cabela's to anchor Lambeau Field gateway district

Outdoor gear and sporting goods retailer Cabela's Inc. has been selected to become the anchor for a gateway district around Lambeau Field being developed by the Green Bay Packers.Cabela's will open a new store on 21 acres on the corner of Lombardi …
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May 04, 2012

Passenger count at Mitchell plummeted in March

The number of passengers who used General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee plummeted by nearly 18 percent in March compared with the same month a year ago, according to new data from the airport.The total passenger count for March was …
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May 04, 2012

Republic’s Bedford, Frontier flip-flop on Milwaukee

For a while in 2010, Republic Airways CEO Bryan Bedford was frequently seen in Milwaukee.Whether it was a meeting of the Greater Milwaukee Committee or a day-trip with Milwaukee Mayor Barrett to support the citys Fatherhood Initiative Program, …
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May 04, 2012

Slideshow: Kenosha Theatre needs work – millions worth

The owners of the Kenosha Theatre are hoping that a new market study will heighten local interest in a potential restoration of the movie palace to its old glory days.But the costs of the project up to $22 million for the theater plus another $8 …
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May 04, 2012

Business Journal delivery will change May 25

Nearly all subscribers of The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee will receive their paper earlier starting with the May 25 issue under a new delivery system.Starting with that issue, more than 90 percent of our subscribers will receive their …
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May 03, 2012

TSB Bearings plans growth with Sussex move

TSB Bearings is moving its North American sales office and distribution center from Waukesha to a building the company bought in Sussex for $1.55 million.The company, whose international headquarters is Ningbo, China, has five people working in …
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May 03, 2012

Hal Leonard unit moving from Nashville to Milwaukee

Hal Leonard Corp. said Thursday that its choral and instrumental music publishing subsidiary Shawnee Press Inc. will relocate its headquarters to Hal Leonard's Milwaukee offices.Hal Leonard, the world's largest print music publisher, said the influx …
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