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Meet the labor leader who will face off with GM
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Cindy Estrada’s journey has taken her from the tomato fields of California to the bargaining table where the United Automobile Workers union and General Motors will forge the future of about 48,500 workers.

Utility customers saved average of almost $190 on heating last winter
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Even though this was one of the coldest winters over the past 30 years, natural gas prices remained low throughout the cold months to help deliver savings for We Energies customers.

Mellowes' steely vision helped build Charter Manufacturing
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John A. Mellowes, chairman emeritus of Charter Manufacturing in Mequon, will be honored Tuesday as the 2014 Wisconsin Business Leader of the Year.

With interest rates flat, analyst looks for other avenues of growth
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You want to pick stocks that will benefit from interest rate hikes, but it helps if the companies can prosper in other ways, says Kimberly Mullarkey of Thrivent Investment Management.

Theme parks turning aging roller coasters into new thrill rides
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What’s an amusement park to do with aging roller coasters when those record-breaking crowd pleasers from years ago are being overshadowed by today’s scream machines? A coaster makeover, of course.

The paradox of stagnant incomes amid technological plenty
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Economists who predicted that the digital revolution would unleash unprecedented improvement in living standards have, so far, had it mostly wrong.

Developer follows downtown growth west
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A pair of developers believe that demand for upscale units is spilling into downtown Milwaukee’s west side, which has long lagged the larger downtown area’s development pace.

Sailboat makers, dealerships have the wind at their backs
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Sailboats have made a comeback, largely the result of smaller, affordable models and a concerted effort to attract young adults and kids through sailing classes.

Plans to replace Bay View lounge with apartments turn sour
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After nearly a half-century whipping up sweet concoctions at At Random, Ron Zeller is ready to hang up his blender. But plans to sell it to an apartment developer caused an uproar.

MSOE students put their innovative prowess on display
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Senior-year projects represent months of work by teams of students that, in some cases, collaborated with area companies to solve a problem or come up with a better idea.

Yellen: 1st rate hike likely by year end if economy improves
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Washington” Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she expects to begin raising interest rates later this year ” if the job market improves and the Fed is confident inflation will climb closer toward its target rate.

Rogue happy medium between small and compact crossovers
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Nissan restyled its entry-level crossover, the Rogue, last year to make it look less like a truck and improve its ride.

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

Oilgear says it will cut 45 jobs
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Oilgear is a manufacturer of pumps, hydraulic systems and other power gear for industrial machinery and construction equipment.

Building proposed for new tenant at Reed Street Yards
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A new zoning proposal would allow the development of a three-story building for an undisclosed company at Milwaukee’s water-technology business park.

Milwaukee company among Neuro Startup Challenge winners
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Formed in April, Angio360 Diagnostics LLC makes cancer diagnostic tools for veterinary and human applications.

Two groups approved to hold public events at downtown lot
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The Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority granted licensing agreements to Creative Alliance Milwaukee Inc. and Clever Sauce Creative to use the lot south of W. Wisconsin Ave. and west of N. 4th St.

Umi steps up sales of its children's shoes overseas
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Umi, part of Weyco Group, has increased its product distribution in South Korea, China, the Philippines, India, Israel, Russia and other countries.

New Faces, New Places for May 22
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New Faces, New Places is about personnel changes at Wisconsin businesses.

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