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May 24, 2013

Frank Lloyd Wright house in Milwaukee to be restored: Slideshow

A house designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright on West Burhnam Street in the city of Milwaukee could be restored this year for $787,500 by a nonprofit preservation organization.The house is one of six Wright designed and built around 1915 …
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May 24, 2013

Harley-Davidson, Miller High Life celebrate 110 years with commemorative products

Miller High Life and Harley-Davidson Inc., both celebrating 110th anniversaries this year, have struck up a partnership celebrating their history.On Wednesday, Bill Davidson, vice-president of the Harley-Davidson Museum and great-grandson of …
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May 24, 2013

Kikkoman to host Japan-U.S. economic conference in Walworth County

Kikkoman Foods Inc. will host a global economic development conference June 7 as part of a celebration of 40 years of soy sauce production at its Walworth factory.Kikkoman said its Walworth location is the most productive, naturally brewed soy sauce …
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May 24, 2013

Kohl's hires former Starbuck's exec Gass as chief customer officer

Kohl's Department Stores has appointed Michelle Gass to the newly created position of chief customer officer.She will serve as the executive responsible for the total relationship with the organization's customers.Gass will join Menomonee …
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May 24, 2013

Milwaukee area foreclosures continued to slip in March

Milwaukee-area foreclosures decreased 0.74 percentage points in March, the same decrease of the previous month, for a rate of 1.86 percent, according to CoreLogic.The area's foreclosure rates have been slowly but steadily declining. The rate in …
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May 24, 2013

Orion Energy to acquire Florida manufacturer

Orion Energy Systems Inc. said Wednesday it has signed an agreement to acquire Harris Manufacturing Inc. and Harris LED LLC of Green Cove Springs, Fla., for $10 million.Manitowoc-based Orion Energy (NYSE: OESX) manufactures energy-efficient lighting …
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May 24, 2013

Real estate execs call for more parks, streetcar

Desire for more green space, the Milwaukee streetcar, and other types of public infrastructure emerged as a point of frustration during a panel discussion Thursday morning including real estate executives and Milwaukee public works commissioner …
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May 24, 2013

Revived J.C. Penney could help Bon-Ton stores: Hoffman

J.C. Penney Co.;;;s return to heavier advertising and promotional activity may actually help Boston Store owner Bon-Ton Stores Inc. in shopping centers where both retailers operate, said Bon-Ton president and CEO Brendan Hoffman.Hoffman, answering …
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May 23, 2013

Budget committee approves modified proposal for state property sales

The Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee gave its approval to a budget proposal from Gov. Scott Walker that gives the governor's office more authority over the sale or leasing of state property, but the panel added a layer of oversight before …
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May 23, 2013

Cambridge Major completes Germantown expansion

Cambridge Major Laboratories Inc. this month is unveiling its expanded active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing facility in Germantown.The expansion, which The Business Journal reported in September 2012, was partly funded through a loan from …
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May 23, 2013

From the ICSC: Southridge nears completion of makeover

Simon Property Group Inc. just has a couple of key spaces to fill at Southridge Mall in Greendale before it considers its renovation and remerchandising project finished, and it already have prospective tenants lined up, a Simon official said …
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May 23, 2013

Great Lakes grants go to 34 student-centered programs

Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp. has awarded more than $4 million in College Ready grants. These 34 recipient programs will provide services to students across Minnesota and Wisconsin during the 201302014 academic year.Nearly 4,000 …
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