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Mobile app encourages city biking
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Milwaukee has been chosen as one of eight“flagship cities” for the initial launch of the free app, called Milwaukee Bikes.

New Faces, New Places for July 25
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New Faces New Places is about personnel changes at Wisconsin businesses.

First Business Financial Services earnings rise 12%
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Profits rose 12% in the second quarter for the parent company of First Business Bank-Milwaukee as interest income and fee revenue increased.

Roundy's CFO departing for Rite Aid
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The Milwaukee-based grocer named Michael Turzenski chief financial officer to replace Darren Karst.

Downtown Milwaukee high-rise apartment building considered
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Carroll Properties of Chicago is considering developing a 31- to 33-story luxury apartment building in downtown Milwaukee.

Southwest Airlines gives cash to its employees
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Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported record second-quarter earnings and said it will recognize its employees with a cash award of $200 each"as a thank you for all their hard work," the company said.

Southwest Airlines reports record profit for second quarter
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Dallas— Southwest Airlines is reporting a record profit for the second quarter, more than doubling its earnings from a year ago.

Wal-Mart names new CEO of US division
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Announcement is company’s biggest management shakeup since Doug McMillon took over as president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in February

US new-home sales plummet in June
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Washington” Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.

Oconto's Cruisers Yachts to build new yacht model
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Cruisers Yachts of Oconto has unveiled plans for a 39-foot yacht with generous skylights and a dining area for six adults.

Bemis reports 24% increase in 2Q earnings
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Bemis Co., a Neenah-based manufacturer of packaging materials with global operations, on Thursday reported record earnings in the latest quarter despite sales that were little changed.

MGIC Investment CEO Curt Culver to retire
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Curt Culver began his career in the mortgage insurance business in 1976, joining MGIC in 1982.

Strong theater results push Marcus 4Q earnings 7.8% higher
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The Marcus Corp. reported a 7.8% earnings increase Thursday as the company's theaters outperformed the industry nationally.

Lehr Inc. outboard engines ditch gasoline for propane
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Lehr Inc., a Los Angeles company with Wisconsin ties, has earned praise from Popular Science and the EPA for its propane engines.

SEC ends $1 fixed share price
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Regulators have voted by a narrow margin to end a longtime staple of the investment industry” the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds ” at least for some money funds used by big investors.

Trainable manufacturing candidates are matched with jobs in new program
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A new program called Trainable Fit aims to fill the skills gap in manufacturing by matching job candidates with employers.

Facebook second quarter profit more than doubles
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Menlo Park, Calif.” Facebook Inc. on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topping the estimates of market analysts.

Huge lightweight yacht built in Sturgeon Bay headed for Mediterranean
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The 150-foot yacht was made by Palmer Johnson Yachts from lightweight carbon materials that help reduce by 50% the power needed to propel it through the water.

Metro Milwaukee jobless rate rose to 6.7% in June
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Although useful for comparing counties, the state’s monthly unemployment rate face issues of accuracy.

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