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June 21, 2013

Dining Out for Life raises money for AIDS services Thursday

You can help raise money Thursday for people affected by HIV and AIDS just by going out to eat.Restaurants participating in Dining Out for Life will donate a portion of their proceeds to the AIDS Resources Center of Wisconsin and One Heartland, …
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June 21, 2013

Lakefront Festival of Art starts Friday

Lakefront Festival of Art has been a summer tradition for 50 years, but it;;;s also an important fundraiser for the Milwaukee Art Museum.The festival has helped the museum acquire more than 250 works of art since its inaugural event in 1963, said …
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June 21, 2013

Milwaukee County Board slaps wage requirement on Innovation Campus hotel

The Milwaukee County Board voted to add a minimum wage requirement for an extended-stay hotel at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee;;;s Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa.The proposal was rejected with a tie vote at a County Board committee meeting …
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June 21, 2013

The Big Gig gets ready to feed you (Video)

Summerfest calls itself the world's largest music festival but it is also one of the biggest buffets you will witness during Milwaukee's festival season.Eric Heinritz, director of food and beverage for Milwaukee World Festival Inc., says businesses …
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June 21, 2013

Tim Sullivan yearns for another CEO gig

Since ending his tenure as CEO of Bucyrus International nearly two years ago, Tim Sullivan has kept very busy on a variety of volunteer and for-profit activities, but he says he still yearns to return to the helm of a large company.Sullivan told me …
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June 21, 2013

Wisconsin families helped by safety net programs, report finds

A new report on poverty by the University of Wisconsin-Madison says the social safety net in Wisconsin is working but not as well as it did in 2010.The safety net included near-cash benefits provided as a buffer against poverty for many working …
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June 21, 2013

Weekly US jobless aid applications rise - Appleton Post Crescent

MiamiHerald.comWeekly US jobless aid applications riseAppleton Post Crescent2.5% Economy May Be as Good as It Gets: The US economy grew a softer-than-expected 2.5 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, a pick-up from the fourth …
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June 20, 2013

ATI Physical Therapy opens second Oconomowoc location

ATI Physical Therapy continued its expansion in Wisconsin by opening a clinic at 1290 Summit Ave. in Oconomowoc.The new clinic provides physical therapy, hand therapy and sports medicine services, ATI said Wednesday. Jackie Southard has been named …
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June 20, 2013

Festival Foods to break ground in Kenosha next week

Southeastern Wisconsin;;;s first Festival Foods grocery store will break ground on June 28 in Kenosha with an expected opening in early December, a Festival Foods spokesman said.Skogen;;;s Festival Foods is planning a 74,500-square-foot store at …
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June 20, 2013

Milwaukee County Board may hire attorneys to study challenging state law

The Milwaukee County Board is considering hiring law firm Hawks Quindel SC, which is representing clients suing the county in other cases, to study and potentially challenge a state law decreasing board members;;; powers.Under a proposal to be …
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June 20, 2013

Milwaukee Film teams with Alverno for festival centerpiece

The Milwaukee Film Festival has announced its centerpiece event for this year's film festival in collaboration with Alverno College.Milwaukee Film is teaming with Alverno Presents, the 54-year old performing arts series of Alverno College, to screen …
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June 20, 2013

MMAC arena task force now set for mid-July: Sheehy

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president Tim Sheehy said he is close to finalizing a subcommittee that will study Milwaukee;;;s future needs for a downtown arena and other cultural assets ;;; and he expects meetings to start in …
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