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Tea party official rips We Energies' plan to alter solar charges
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Free market for solar power trumps We Energies’ plan to change the way it charges for those who use solar power, a tea party official says.

Chick-fil-A anticipates customers will show hunger for new locations
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The fast-food chain Chick-fil-A will mark the beginning of its expansion in Wisconsin on Thursday when it opens a restaurant in Brookfield, with a second to open Sept. 25 in Greendale.

ASQ figures show managers' gap in understanding firm's quality
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The further from the top-level positions, the less favorable the view of a company’s culture of quality, according to the research.

Cree files patent infringement lawsuits against 2 competitors
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Cree Inc. said Tuesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Harvatek Corp. and Kingbright Corp. in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.

Apartments proposed near Carroll University
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Middleton-based T. Wall Enterprises LLC is proposing two five-story buildings, with 264 units, for 3.4 acres at 211-227 Maple Ave., Waukesha.

42 million people lacked health insurance in 2013, Census Bureau says
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An estimated 42 million people, or 13.4% of the population, were without health insurance coverage for all of 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Career Ready grant to UW-Whitewater to support internships
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The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has received a $150,000 grant to support 61 paid internships, many in start-ups and other for-profit businesses.

Wisconsin Economic Development Association names executive director
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Association said Tuesday it has named Brian Doudna as its first-ever, full-time executive director.

Lawmakers: Federal safety agency mishandled GM recall
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Washington” The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report.

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers
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Atlanta” UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season.

Pleasant Prairie company lands $45 million contract
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Ocenco Inc., a Pleasant Prairie manufacturer of breathing apparatus equipment, has received a contract valued at up to $45.3 million to supply products to the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

Brown Deer approves disputed apartment development
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New Perspective Senior Living LLC plans to operate apartments for 133 residents, with assisted living and memory care services, west of N. 60th St., about a block north of W. Brown Deer Road.

Bountiful harvest
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Wisconsin farmers are expected to harvest bumper corn and soybean crops despite a late start to the growing season.

Community health clinics receive $3.4 million in federal grants
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The grants are from money allocated as part of the Affordable Care Act and will enable the health centers to provide care to an estimated 19,000 new patients.

Report assesses trends in frequent flier programs
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Airline frequent flier programs are changing around the globe, as air carriers shift their focus to how much a traveler spends rather than how far they travel.

Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
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New York” Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones.

Johnson Controls reorganizes building efficiency business
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The company said the reorganization will separate its North American branch business from the global products business that the company is seeking to expand through acquisitions.

Coroner: Virtual currency exchange CEO from Wisconsin committed suicide
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The death on Feb. 26 of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke triggered media interest because it occurred not long after the high-profile collapse of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo.

AB InBev seeks financing for SABMiller deal, report says
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Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is talking to banks about financing what could be a roughly $122 billion deal to buy global beer rival SABMiller PLC, the Wall Street Journal is reporting in its online edition, citing a person familiar with the matter.

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