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August 06, 2012

NAI MLG Commercial to move brokers to new downtown office

NAI MLG Commercial in October will move its 35 employees from a current location in Brookfield to the top floor of the office building at 757 N. Broadway in downtown Milwaukee.The brokerage company leased 9,000 square feet in the seven-story …
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August 06, 2012

Target accuses contractor of massive fraud

Target Corp. has accused a contractor of conspiring with other companies, including a contractor in Green Bay, in a massive and systematic fraud while overseeing about $100 million in maintenance and repairs of the retailer's parking lots throughout …
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August 06, 2012

Mining boom continues in 'nation's sandbox'

West-central Wisconsin is part of a boom in mining for sand used in hydraulic fracturing applications that release oil and gas. That boom has brought high-paying jobs and increased consumer spending to rural businesses in the region, but there are …
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August 06, 2012

A 'well-kept secret’: Dairyfood USA has huge market in U.S.

As a cheese manufacturer in Wisconsin, Dairyfood USA in the Dane County community of Blue Mounds is far from unique. But the type of cheese it produces makes it one of the state's busiest cheesemakers, even though the Dairyfood USA name may not be …
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August 06, 2012

New concessionaire ready to serve at Lambeau

Lambeau Field's new concessionaire, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, is now recruiting returning and new nonprofit organizations to work Green Bay Packers games this season.
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August 06, 2012

Senate bill has $1.8B for Navy ships; two to be built in Marinette

Marinette shipbuilder Marinette Marine will build two more littoral combat ships for the U.S. Navy under the Senate appropriations bill for fiscal 2013, U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl announced Friday.
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August 05, 2012

Building Service Inc. seeks disaster bonds for Pewaukee purchase

Milwaukee-based Building Service Inc. is seeking $4.2 million in Midwest Disaster Area Revenue Bonds to buy and renovate a 61,165-square-foot Pewaukee building.Building Service is among several area companies that want to lock down the disaster …
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August 05, 2012

President Obama, Mitt Romney condemn Oak Creek shootings

President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney have condemned the shootings that happened Sunday at the Sikh Temple, killing seven people and injuring three others.Obama was briefed earlier Sunday by the Department of …
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August 05, 2012

Seven killed, three injured in Oak Creek Sikh Temple shooting

Seven people were killed Sunday after a gunman entered the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek and began shooting.Police said three additional people were injured in the shooting at the temple, which is located 7512 S. Howell Ave. Six people were killed by the …
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August 04, 2012

Slideshow: Downtown Employees Appreciation Week wraps up on high note

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week was a hit yet again, with strong participation from companies and employees, said Beth Nicols, executive director of Milwaukee Downtown Business Improvement District 21.More than 500 people turned out Thursday for …
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August 03, 2012

Roadrunner acquires Omaha, Neb., trucking firms

Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. of Cudahy said Friday that it has acquired two trucking firms in Omaha, Neb., that transport primarily refrigerated products throughout the United States.Roadrunner Transportation (NYSE: RRTS) said it has …
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August 03, 2012

Barry Manilow donates piano to High School of the Arts

Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow has donated a new Yamaha piano to Milwaukee High School of the Arts, along with 200 tickets to his show for Milwaukee Public Schools students and a commitment to an ongoing instrument donation program in advance of …
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