July 16, 2012

Channel 12 seeks radio listeners' support in cable dispute

WISN-TV (Channel 12) took its contract dispute with Time Warner Cable to Milwaukee-area radio listeners starting this weekend, running commercials urging Channel 12 viewers to contact the cable company and voice their displeasure that the station is …
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July 16, 2012

Macy's wins injunction against JCP-Martha Stewart deal

A judge put a temporary halt to J.C. Penney Co. Inc.'s deal with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., ruling in favor of Macy's Inc. Friday.
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July 16, 2012

Packers eye changes to Lambeau Atrium

The Green Bay Packers are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar expansion of Lambeau Field, but the team is also considering multiple options for a major renovation of the 10-year-old Lambeau Field Atrium, which could include shifting location of …
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July 16, 2012

Free Rock The 400 Block concert featuring Josh Gracin not-so-free for Wausau

A free all-day concert featuring "American Idol" country singer Josh Gracin set for July 21 in downtown Wausau may cost concert-goers nothing to attend, but the city is spending taxpayer dollars to shut down adjacent streets and add extra police and …
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July 16, 2012

Shoppers World of Brookfield sold for $15.9M in Blackstone and DDR deal

The Shoppers World of Brookfield on West Capitol Drive sold for $15.9 million in the same deal between national investors that also involved two Brown Deer retail centers.
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July 16, 2012

Executive Q&A: WEDC leader Jadin optimistic

Former Green Bay Mayor Paul Jadin now heads the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., the public-private group that replaced the efforts of the former Department of Commerce. A year after the WEDC's creation, Jadin expressed optimism for the future …
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July 16, 2012

Physicians Plus to shift outpatient services from UW Hospital to Meriter

About 9,000 Physicians Plus health plan members will be forced to switch family doctors because the firm plans to move much of its UW Hospital outpatient services to Meriter Hospital.
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July 16, 2012

Winnebago County offers to buy ice arena

Officials in Winnebago County will consider the possibility of buying out Outagamie County's interest in the Tri-County Ice Arena in the town of Menasha, which would place ownership of the complex in the hands of just one county, down from three in …
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July 13, 2012

Pinstripe, MSOE among remaining groups in Social Madness finals

Its coming down to the wire for the Wisconsin finalists in the national Social Madness competition.The current six survivors that have held their own through single-elimination brackets are awaiting results of the next round. The companies score …
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July 13, 2012

Hallmark Movie Channel replaces Channel 12 on cable

The Hallmark Movie Channel, which tonight features the movie Duke, is running on WISN-TV (Channel 12s) usual spot in the Milwaukee Time Warner Cable lineup.That is the replacement programming for now, Time Warner Cable spokeswoman Stacy Zaja told me …
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July 13, 2012

Debra Usinger to be honored at City Hall

Debra Usinger, the great granddaughter of the founder of Usingers Famous Sausage, will be posthumously recognized by the Common Council Community and Economic Development Committee on July 16 at Milwaukee City Hall.Debra Usinger, who was 58 when she …
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July 13, 2012

Juniper61 is early success story for East Tosa Alliance

Juniper61 Restaurant & Bar was an early success story for the East Tosa Alliance.The restaurant opened at 6030 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, in late 2008, before the alliance had even officially launched. I wrote about the work of the East Tosa Alliance …
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