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October 05, 2013

DOT: Water, soil corroded Leo Frigo bridge support's foundation

Corrosion of steel pilings below a support pier on the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge in Green Bay caused the bridge to buckle last week, creating a long, deep dip in the bridge deck and forcing the bridge;;;s indefinite closure. The closure is expected …
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October 05, 2013

Kindred seeks permission to close Mount Carmel, largest Milwaukee-area nursing home

The largest nursing home in the Milwaukee area, Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Milwaukee in Greenfield, formerly known as Mount Carmel, is seeking permission from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to close, according to a …
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October 05, 2013

Locals land top jobs on Northwestern Mutual project

Most of the top-tier companies Northwestern Mutual has hired for its downtown development are from out of state, but at least two Milwaukee companies have landed high-end roles for the project's early stages.The power structure on a major …
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October 05, 2013

MPS to consider converting Dover School to teacher housing

The Greater Milwaukee Committee;;;s Teachtown MKE on Oct. 9 will outline plans to convert a Milwaukee Public Schools building in Bay View into housing for teachers and young professionals.The Dover School building at 619 E. Dover St. is now vacant, …
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October 05, 2013

President Obama cancels Asia trade trip on shutdown: Bloomberg (Video)

President Barack Obama has canceled an Asia trade trip due to the federal government shutdown, Bloomberg's Sara Eisen reports on today's top stories in "Top Headlines." She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
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October 05, 2013

Sanford D'Amato to stop at Coquette cooking class on book tour

Sanford D;;;Amato will make another stop at one of his old stomping grounds this fall as part of the book tour for his memoir, ;;;Good Stock: Life on a Low Simmer.;;;This time, he;;;s visiting Coquette Cafe Nov. 19 and participating in a cooking …
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October 05, 2013

Wisconsin transitional jobs program helped unemployed, felons get jobs: Study

Wisconsin;;;s transitional jobs program has helped minorities, the long-term unemployed and convicted felons get jobs, but a study comparing the state;;;s pilot program with similar initiatives in other states found that employers here were less …
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October 05, 2013

Wisconsin's richest not as upbeat on economy as rest of country

Wisconsin;;;s richest residents are less optimistic about the state of the economy and their financial security as rich individuals nationwide, according to a study by BMO Private Bank.The study finds that 50 percent of Wisconsin;;;s high-net worth …
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October 04, 2013

Arena tax opposed by Ozaukee County Board in 21-2 vote

Ozaukee County Board members on Wednesday opposed any regional sales tax to build a new downtown Milwaukee arena to replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center or expand the Wisconsin Center.The Ozaukee County Board;;;s 21-2 vote against an arena tax …
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October 04, 2013

Chic Cafe, lounge planned downtown

A lounge that previously operated in Milwaukee;;;s 3rd Ward could be coming downtown.Chic Lounge is in talks to occupy the space at 770 N. Jefferson St., most recently the site of the now-closed Zaafaran, said Rita Willis, who owns the business with …
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October 04, 2013

CNH subsidiary prices $500M private offering

CNH Industrial NV;;;s capital unit has priced a private offering of $500 million, with net proceeds to go toward working capital, general corporate purposes and possibly repaying debt.The offering by CNH Capital LLC is in an aggregate principal …
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October 04, 2013

Construction union head eyes labor pact for Northwestern Mutual project

The leader of Milwaukee;;;s construction trades union said he plans to negotiate for a project labor agreement, or PLA, requiring union-level wages on Northwestern Mutual;;;s office tower development.;;;Sure, I;;;d be crazy if I didn;;;t,;;; said …
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