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May 21, 2012

Slideshow: BMO Harris buys Bradley Center naming rights

It was quite a turnout Monday morning for the big announcement that BMO Harris Bank had secured the naming rights for the Bradley Center.Starting today, the downtown Milwaukee sports and entertainment facility will be called the BMO Harris Bradley …
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May 21, 2012

Three senior housing projects proposed in Brookfield

Brookfield officials on Monday will consider separate proposals for three elderly housing projects with a combined 173 beds and an estimated 50 jobs.The largest is proposed on vacant land at the southwest corner of Davidson Road and Martin Drive. …
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May 21, 2012

Bradley Center, Milwaukee Bucks near long-term lease deal

The Bradley Center is close to an extension of a lease with the Milwaukee Bucks, a move that could secure the team's future in the city until a new basketball arena is built.News of a potential new Bucks' lease came on the same day that Bradley …
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May 20, 2012

Milwaukee apartments sell for $11M in Chapter 11 reorganization

Fox Point landlord Daniel Bruckner sold two Milwaukee sites to Jomela Properties for $11.1 million and will use the money to pay off debts in his Chapter 11 reorganization.Bruckner in January filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, listing more than 30 …
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May 18, 2012

Gander Mountain backs away from NRA event for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Gander Mountain Co. withdrew this week from two National Rifle Association events that partially focused on supporting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in next month's recall election.St. Paul-based Gander Mountain had planned to host workshops in …
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May 18, 2012

Delta still tops in annual baggage fees; AirTran sixth

For the third year in a row, Delta Air Lines Inc. pulled in more baggage fee revenue than any other U.S. airline, while Milwaukee's busiest carrier, AirTran Airways, ranked sixth, according to data released Thursday by The U.S. Department of …
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May 18, 2012

Nucor to buy Skyline Steel for $605M

Nucor Corp. has agreed to pay $605 million to ArcelorMittal for Skyline Steel, a distributor of steel foundation products, and its subsidiaries.Skyline will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor but will keep its …
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May 18, 2012

Milwaukee, MPD program provides summer internships at local companies

A youth training program established through a collaboration between the city of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Police Department will provide at least 24 summer internships with the help of 15 companies.The program, dubbed Learn, Earn and Achieve with …
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May 18, 2012

Sachdeva's Buddhas, other items still being auctioned

The Sujata Sachdeva auctions are nearing their end, but plenty of gilded-resin Buddha and Ganesh figurines are still to be had along with the usual groupings of designer clothing, footwear and handbags.A contractor for the U.S. Marshals Service has …
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May 18, 2012

U.S. Postal Service to start closing plants in August

The U.S. Postal Service will start consolidating its mail sorting facilities in August and spread the closing of 229 locations over the course of the next two years, including several in Wisconsin.When completed, the consolidations will eliminate …
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May 18, 2012

Coors Light partners with “Prometheus,” launches co-branded TV ad

To support the ongoing national launch of its Silver Bullet aluminum pint, MillerCoors LLCs Coors Light brand is partnering with soon-to-open action film Prometheus from director Ridley Scott.A co-branded 30-second television ad, produced by "Alien" …
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May 18, 2012

Alliant utility decides to buy Beloit power plant

Wisconsin Power & Light Co., the Madison-based utility of Alliant Energy Corp., said Friday that it is exercising its option to buy Calpine Corp.'s Riverside Energy Center in Beloit.The proposed $392 million purchase was approved in early April by …
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