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Slaybaugh resigns after three months as Mitchell International Airport director
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Terry Slaybaugh has resigned as director of Mitchell International Airport, after being on the job for fewer than three months, according to a statement from the Milwaukee County executive’s office.

Badger Meter first-quarter net income falls 8.7%
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The Brown Deer maker of water meters and sensors, on Monday blamed a weak economic environment for a decline in earnings and stagnant sales.

Upscale, 120-unit apartment development planned for Walker's Point
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The $12.2 million project, featuring three five-story buildings, will be north of W. Washington St., between S. 1st and S. 2nd streets, said developer Tim Gokhman.

Hearst Magazines awards $500 million contract to Quad/Graphics
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Quad/Graphics Inc., North America's biggest printer of paperbound magazines and catalogs, secured a new long-term agreement valued at over $500 million as the primary printer for Manhattan-based publisher Hearst Magazines.

Baird private equity group takes controlling interest in Alpha Source
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Alpha Source, founded in 1986, makes medical devices, with an emphasis on batteries and electronic components, distributes medical equipment parts, and maintains and services ultrasound equipment.

Wisconsin home sales rose 16% in March; prices up 8.8%
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The state Realtors organization cited two key factors for the sales and price growth: More people with jobs and interest rates that continue to hover near historical lows.

Trade mission to China promotes Wisconsin dairy products
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A delegation of more than 30 agriculture professionals from Wisconsin are on a trade mission this week to boost dairy business in China.

Sprint hires former Verizon executive to lead operations in Wisconsin, Illinois
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A former executive for Verizon Wireless in Wisconsin and Illinois has been named president and general manager for the area for competitor Sprint.

'Fab labs' transform ideas, foster innovation, invention
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Fox Valley Tech has one of five Wisconsin digital fabrication laboratories, known as“fab labs,” that are affiliated with MIT. One of the network’s goals is to transform ideas into products.

Seeking keys to jump-start Westown development
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To understand the lagging development pace on downtown Milwaukee’s west side, it’s helpful to know about Byron Kilbourn, one of the city’s founders.

Tech workers' spouses ready, eager to work under new immigration rules
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A change in federal rules will allow hundreds of immigrant spouses, most of them women, to apply for work permits” and reclaim their professional lives.

Business group trying to cut Citizens Utility Board funding
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The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce pushed Republican lawmakers to make a change that could cripple a group that advocates for consumers when utilities seek rate increases.

Money manager has an appetite for snack-makers
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Whether it’s apples and bananas or cookies, chips and chocolate, snacks are the perfect complement to a society on the go, said Mark Hilgendorf of Associated Trust Co.

Badger Fund of Funds already a success
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The Badger Fund of Funds has yet to make a single investment, but it can be argued it’s already a success.

Kohl's, Manpower, A.O. Smith, Marcus post double-digit gains
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While the broad stock market plodded out of the gate in the first quarter of 2015, shares of some of Wisconsin’s most prominent companies raced ahead.

Sale of Madison company could be a big step for stem cell research
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Sale of Madison’s Cellular Dynamics International Inc. should end the company’s nagging financial struggles and could prove to be the moment that stem cell technology came of age.

Agency reduces overbilling claim against family-planning clinics
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After telling two family-planning organizations last year that they owed a total of $3.5 million for overbilling Medicaid, a state agency has lowered the amount by 93%.

Boom puts spotlight on renewing solar tax break
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The industry’s lobbying arm, the Solar Energy Industries Association, is working overtime to keep the incentive ” the investment tax credit, or ITC ” on the books past 2016.

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