First Business

July 06, 2012

Deal with Olympian gets Hanson Dodge national exposure

Hanson Dodge Creatives unusual marketing deal with runner Nick Symmonds appears to be paying off in terms of media exposure.The Milwaukee marketing and advertising agency was featured in The New York Times on July 4 under the headline A bet (and …
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July 06, 2012

Top of the List - Wisconsin hotels, area nursing homes

The lists this week rank the largest Wisconsin hotels and resorts and also Milwaukee-area nursing homes.The list of Wisconsins largest hotels and resorts features a look around the state at hotel properties with 241 guest rooms and greater.Besides …
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July 06, 2012

Fila Bene in Mequon closes doors

Fila Bene Ristorante Italiano in Mequon has closed, according to the restaurants outgoing voicemail message.Today is a sad yet hopeful day, partner Angelo Vasta said in the message.He said the restaurant closed because it didnt have enough customers …
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July 06, 2012

CRE Podcast: Downtown Milwaukee office market

Business Journal reporter Sean Ryan sums up the proposed office developments in downtown Milwaukee and the tenants they are pursuing.
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July 06, 2012

MY 24 and CW 18 stations buy Milwaukee building

The MY 24 and CW 18 television stations on Monday closed the $1.15 million purchase of a building on Milwaukees northwest side for their planned move.
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July 06, 2012

Frac sand haulers sign agreement to pay for Wood County roads

CARBO Ceramics, Completion Industrial Minerals and Panther Creek Sand, which will set up frac sand operations around Marshfield, signed agreements with Wood County to pay for road improvement projects.
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July 06, 2012

WPS health insurance loses work on large military contract

WPS Health Insurance employment levels in Wausau are uncertain after the company lost work on a large contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.
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July 06, 2012

Paper companies win case over Fox Valley PCB cleanup

A federal judge ruled CR Corp. and Appleton Papers Inc. are not responsible to pay for the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, from Little Lake Butte des Morts and parts of the lower Fox River.
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July 06, 2012

Wisconsin to get waiver from No Child Left Behind law

The U.S. Education Department on June 6 is to announce that Wisconsin will get a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law.
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July 06, 2012

Third Wave Technologies may close in Madison

Madison-based Third Wave Technologies is predicted to close or be sharply downsized within two years. The company has 179 employees.
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July 06, 2012

Best Buy sues over leaked Samsung Galaxy SIII ad

Best Buy Co. Inc. is going to court in Canada to try to find out who leaked plans for its launch of the Samsung Galaxy SIII smartphone.
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July 06, 2012

Frontier: Fewer flights, packed planes

Frontier Airlines, Denver, has eliminated service in Boston and many flights from Milwaukees General Mitchell International Airport this summer, among other cuts, and reported a 13 percent drop in passengers for June.
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