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Lakeshore Technical College unveils $6.1 million expansion
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Lakeshore Technical College held a grand opening Wednesday for a $6.1 million expansion that’s meant to help fill the pipeline with qualified workers who can operate robotic welders and automate a factory floor.

World Dairy Expo in Madison takes attendees on virtual farm tours
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World Dairy Expo, which runs through Saturday at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, has more than 850 exhibitors from 24 countries.

Occupational deaths fall by 16% in Wisconsin
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The decrease was the result of a sharp drop in violent occupational deaths. Last year, violent, work-related fatalities dropped to 11 from 27 the previous year.

VF Corp. expanding in Fox Valley
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The outdoor and action sports division of VF Corp. is expanding its facility in Outagamie County, a $2.7 million project that is expected to add up to 70 new jobs in the Appleton area.

Omaha company expanding to Milwaukee with acquisition
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Red Anvil LLC, a Milwaukee data center, has been acquired by Cosentry Inc., an Omaha, Neb., information technology company in a deal that will expand the company's operations here.

CUNA Mutual to sell crop insurance business
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Madison-based CUNA Mutual Group said it has an agreement to sell Producer’s Ag Insurance Group, or ProAg, to HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. of Houston for about $110 million in cash.

UW-Madison faculty to present at 'Big Ideas for Busy People' event
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The nine faculty presenters will have a limit of five minutes and three slides to describe the groundbreaking work they’re doing in their field.

Shelter Mortgage to eliminate 63 jobs in Milwaukee
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Shelter Mortgage Co., which recently was acquired by a Pennsylvania lender, plans to cut 63 jobs in Milwaukee.

Pace of US factory activity slowed in September
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Washington” The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth slowed in September, as expectations for hiring and new orders slipped from their August levels.

General Mills plans to cut about 700 to 800 jobs
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New York” General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.

ARI Network Services acquires Tennessee company
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ARI has acquired TCS Technologies, of Cookeville, Tenn., designer of software, websites, and digital marketing services used by dealers, wholesalers, retreaders and manufacturers in the automotive tire and wheel industries.

Start-up helps thousands of students find off-campus housing
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About a year after moving to Milwaukee and launching its website, Rent College Pads LLC start-up has 10 employees and does business in 16 markets in three states.

National Bakery to buy Oak Creek's Melody Cookies
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Melody Cookies’ owners are Judy and Milt Baggenstoss, who are planning to retire after helping with the transition to new ownership.

Light industrial buildings planned for Oak Creek
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Minneapolis-based Ryan Cos. wants the city to provide $4.5 million in public improvements as part of a project planned for around 25 acres at 813 W. College Ave.

Small Business Administration awards $500,000 grant to Water Council
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The federal grant will help fund a new Center of Excellence for Freshwater Innovation and Small Business Development to be located in the Global Water Center on Freshwater Way in the Walker’s Point neighborhood.

ProHealth Care joins new statewide network
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ProHealth Care is joining the new statewide network that includes Aurora Health Care, UW Health, ThedaCare, Bellin Health, Gundersen Health System and Aspirus.

MillerCoors expands retro marketing campaign for Miller Lite
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MillerCoors is expanding its retro marketing campaign after the switch to the original label resulted in a“positive” consumer response despite a drop in overall sales.

Marcus Corp. agrees to manage Hotel Zamora in Florida
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Milwaukee-based Marcus Hotels& Resorts announced Tuesday it has agreed to assume management of the Hotel Zamora and Castile Restaurant in St. Pete Beach, Fla., effective Nov. 1.

Johnson Controls to sell its global workplace solutions business
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The unit of Wisconsin’s largest company manages more than 1.8 billion feet of corporate real estate.

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