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$1 power plant sale could cost We Energies customers $200 million
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While a Michigan utility pays just one dollar to take over the Presque Isle power plant, Wisconsin utility customers could be asked to pay $200 million to help We Energies recoup its investment.

Nonprofit leaders can win a week at Harvard
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The Harvard Business School Club of Wisconsin is looking for four nonprofit leaders for scholarships to attend one of two social enterprise courses at Harvard Business School.

Generating power from waste gas
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Generac Power Systems of Waukesha and Kohler Power Systems, a division of Kohler Co., have equipment that captures waste gas and turns it into usable electricity.

Strong dollar makes a case for investing overseas
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Foreign stocks are attractive right now for American investors because they are cheaper on a valuation basis than U.S. stocks, said Mequon money manager Harry B. Banzhaf.

Investors can learn a valuable lesson from the Bucks and Larry Sanders
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Team owners avoid a common investment blunder that everyone is predisposed to make: throwing good money after bad by refusing to admit a mistake and moving on.

Westbury Bank shrinks to grow
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Preparing for the future meant slashing its branch network to nine— about a third of what it had when the merger occurred — and investing in technology.

Fourth-quarter U.S. GDP lowered
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The Commerce Department said Friday that the economy as measured by the gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the October-December quarter, weaker than the 2.6% estimated last month.

2015 Subaru Outback is a luxury wagon in the best sense of both words
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The 2015 Subaru Outback is slightly longer and larger than its predecessor, with a bit more cargo room, better mileage and a quiet comfortable cabin.

Oil train wrecks fuel safety calls
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Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries.

Business in Wisconsin
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Business in Wisconsin publishes items of interest about Wisconsin businesses.

Owner of King Drive shopping center defaults on bank loan
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The owner of a Milwaukee central city shopping center that was the site of a controversial proposed Dollar Tree store is being sued for defaulting on a bank loan.

Water Council business accelerator negotiating for state funding
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The BREW business accelerator is negotiating to receive funding from WEDC, which has provided a total of $550,000 for the accelerator’s start-up classes.

Extendicare to close downtown headquarters, cut 287 jobs
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Extendicare Inc., a nursing home chain based in Ontario, announced in November that it had agreed to sell its U.S. business for $870 million, including about $635 million in debt.

Kohl's donates $1 million to support school field trips
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Kohl’s Corp. said Friday it will give more than $1 million to schools in southeastern Wisconsin over the next year to support field trips.

Index of manufacturing activity slips, but remains positive
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The seasonally adjusted purchasing managers index for Wisconsin and northern Illinois was 50.32 this month, down from 51.60 in January and 57.61 in December.

Motor homes make comeback at Milwaukee RV Show
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As the economy has gained strength, motor homes are back in favor at the Milwaukee RV Show, the state’s largest exhibition of motor homes and travel trailers.

Show your school spirit from head to wing-tipped toe
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Allen Edmonds Corp., the Port Washington maker of high-end shoes for men, is crafting made-to-order shoes in several school team colors aimed at the college sports fan.

New Faces, New Places for Feb. 27
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New Faces, New Places is about personnel changes at Wisconsin businesses.

Angel investors criticized for hampering deals by protecting themselves
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One of the biggest obstacles to growing start-ups in Wisconsin lies with some of the financiers who provide the money, a Milwaukee venture capitalist said Thursday.

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