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Butter prices fatten up
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Butter joins milk and cheese as the latest dairy commodity to see record or near record prices this year.

Harley recalling 3,200 Low Riders because of faulty ignition switch
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Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the ignition switch from“on” to “accessory.”

Jobs recovery continues as employers add 209,000 jobs
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By the standards of the past several years, Friday’s employment report for July signaled a robust pace of job creation as the U.S. economy added more than 200,000 non-farm jobs for the sixth consecutive month.

Harley-Davidson returns Road Glide to product lineup
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Harley-Davidson Inc. on Friday reintroduced a popular touring motorcycle, the Road Glide, a year after it was taken out of the company’s lineup.

Wisconsin grants $900,000 to help build Energy Innovation Center
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The project aims to create a‘center of excellence’ and business incubator for innovation in energy and power technologies.

Women launch line of stylish concealed carry handbags
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Faith Kohler couldn’t find a purse that would fit her wardrobe and also her handgun. So she created her own handbag company with Milwaukee native Jodi Been.

Markets see drop in stocks, oil, gold
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New York— For investors, there were few havens on Thursday.

Report highlights state's stable reliance on manufacturing jobs
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Year in and year out, Wisconsin and a small cluster of Midwestern states have maintained their reliance on manufacturing jobs, just as was the case in 1990, according to a new government report.

Acquisitions, commercial sales boost Generac results
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Generac Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings despite the effects of a one-time boost a year ago.

New faces new places in Wisconsin business
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Personnel changes at Wisconsin businesses.

Bon-Ton names Bufano president, CEO
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Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Thursday that Kathryn Bufano, an executive from Charlotte, N.C.-based retailer Belk Inc., will become the company’s new president and chief executive.

New website launched for airport business park
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Milwaukee County has launched a new website, mkeregionalbusiness park.com, to promote economic development opportunities at the business park located adjacent to Mitchell International Airport.

Engineering firm planning headquarters near Mitchell Airport
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Gestra Engineering Inc., based in Milwaukee’s central city, plans to develop its new headquarters near Mitchell International Airport.

Target taps outsider as CEO
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New York— Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.

Entrepreneur group sets Milwaukee meeting
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Two area start-ups— Okanjo Partners Inc. and Scanalytics Inc.— have been chosen to tell their stories at a weekly gathering that tries to connect entrepreneurs in cities across the country.

Style business raises $1.5 million from investors
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Wantable Inc., a Milwaukee-based membership styling service, said Thursday it has raised $1.5 million from outside investors.

Regional manufacturing growth index remains positive
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An index that measures manufacturing growth in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois remained in positive territory in July.

Spring rebound drives optimism
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The U.S. economy rebounded heartily in the spring after a dismal winter, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday, growing at an annual rate of 4% from April through June.

Fed slows pace of bond buying
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Washington” The Federal Reserve is further slowing the pace of its bond purchases because it thinks an improving U.S. economy needs less help. But it's offering no clearer hint of when it will start raising its key short-term interest rate.

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