Illinois dragging its feet on huge pension problem

Illinois dragging its feet on huge pension problem

Illinois, a state with a reputation for political wheeling and dealing, backroom handshakes and 11th-hour bargains, is dragging its feet on the one deal needed to solve its biggest ...
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Tribune Co. exits Chapter 11

Tribune Co. exits Chapter 11

U.S. media giant Tribune Co., owner of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, emerged from bankruptcy on Monday, ending four years of Chapter 11 reorganization.
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Some business trends worth tracking in 2013

Some business trends worth tracking in 2013

So long, 2012, a year in which the economy took two steps forward for every one step back, and welcome to 2013, a nestling born on the edge of a cliff. Here are some trends worth following.
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Compass Properties collects more than 2,500 toys for Toys for Tots

Compass Properties collects more than 2,500 toys for Toys for Tots

When Compass Properties, LLC building management staff members organized a holiday toy drive for all of downtown Milwaukee at the beginning of December, they had no idea how successful ...
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Assurant Health donates $230,000 to local charities

Assurant Health donates $230,000 to local charities

Assurant Health, through efforts of the Assurant Foundation, is awarding $230,000 to seven area organizations focused on improving the lives of people facing hunger, homelessness and ...
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St. Marcus Lutheran School in need of holiday gifts

St. Marcus Lutheran School in need of holiday gifts

St. Marcus Lutheran School is seeking donated holiday items from the public for its “Christmas Store.”
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BloodCenter in need of blood donations through holiday season

BloodCenter in need of blood donations through holiday season

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, based in Milwaukee, continues to need blood donations through the holidays after severe winter weather earlier this month threatened a shortage in blood supply.
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Milwaukee Biz Blog: Hey Santa! I owe you one

Milwaukee Biz Blog: Hey Santa! I owe you one

Like watching Rudolph, Frosty and Charlie Brown, you gotta read the annual Jagler "Hey Santa! I owe you one" blog.
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Nonprofit Calendar

Nonprofit Calendar

*Now through Monday, Dec. 31, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee are hosting an online toy drive, the “Click for St. Nick Online Toy Drive,” to benefit children ...
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PNC economists forecast ‘slow and steady’ growth for Milwaukee in 2013

PNC economists forecast ‘slow and steady’ growth for Milwaukee in 2013

The Milwaukee area economy was mostly flat in 2012 but is poised for “slow and steady” improvement in 2013, according to a new regional report by PNC Bank economists.
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State warns consumers about hurricane-damaged vehicles

State warns consumers about hurricane-damaged vehicles

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is warning consumers to be on the lookout for used cars damaged by the floods of Hurricane Sandy that may be put up for sale in Wisconsin.
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Sunburst Ski Hill to be sold

Sunburst Ski Hill to be sold

An announcement will be made next week that Sunburst Ski Hill in Kewaskum will be sold.
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