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Q&A: Here's what you need to know if you own a VW diesel car
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Deal will affect about 475,000 cars with 2-liter diesel engines

Marcoux recommended for 4th term as city development commissioner
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The confirmation of Richard“Rocky” Marcoux was recommended to the Common Council by the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee on a 4-0 vote.

Adient moving forward with divestiture from Johnson Controls
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Automotive seat manufacturer prepares for securing capital structure.

Mural adds to burgeoning art scene in Washington Park neighborhood
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The mural painting of blue jay is stopping traffic in Milwaukee’s Washington Park neighborhood.

Evinrude launches new, smaller E-TEC outboard engines
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The new models have features previously only available on larger Evinrude E-TEC engines. Some of the technology includes adjustable power steering, no required break-in period and push-button automatic winterization.

Chef aims high at restaurant in new Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
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The Third Ward's new Kimpton Journeyman Hotel will debut Wednesday, just as Summerfest begins nearby, and its restaurants will open Thursday at 200 N. Broadway.

As Brexit tremors spread, U.S. investors lose $1.3 trillion
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The dramatic erasure of a portion of the market value of big U.S. companies shows the double-edged nature of rising global commerce.

Weather turns Brazil's coffee market upside down
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A drought across robusta plantations this year has raised prices for the bitter-tasting type of coffee that’s usually the cheapest.

A Brexit silver lining? Mortgage rates back near the bottom again
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With interest rates already near historic lows” and then getting kicked down a notch by the Brexit surprise ” another chance for homeowners to refinance at near-bottom rates appears to be under way.

Fast-casual restaurants no longer immune to slowdown
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Visits to fast-casual restaurants fell 4% in May compared with the same month last year.

Fading fishermen: A historic industry faces a warming world
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One of America’s oldest commercial industries, fishing along the coast of the Northeast still employs hundreds. But every month that goes by, those numbers fall.

CompuCom will shut down New Berlin operation, cutting 16 jobs
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The company, based in Dallas, has 11,500 employees worldwide and describes itself as“the leading IT outsourcing specialist”

America's most complained about airline wants to fix one thing: Being on time
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Spirit Airlines CEO tries to shake up company’s internal culture.

Gerke named Waterstone Financial CFO
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Mark R. Gerke has been appointed chief financial officer and senior vice president of WaterStone Bank and its parent company, Waterstone Financial Inc.

Indianapolis developer proposes 274 apartments at former Pabst complex
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Milhaus Developments wants to develop two five-story buildings, with 110 units and 164 units, at The Brewery.

Peptimed raises $200,000 to aid development of cancer-fighting drugs
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The Jefferson company is developing novel cancer-fighting drugs that could be individualized to each patient.

Small Wisconsin dairy hopes to milk new trend: A1-free
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A1-free milk has all the properties of conventional fresh milk but doesn’t have a particular beta-casein protein that some studies have said makes milk less digestible, almost intolerable, for a large number of people.

WEDC identifies priorities for economic growth
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State economic development agency seeks balance between investing in core industries and supporting next-generation ventures.

After-hours enrichment sparks Sobic's executive journey to the NFL
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The 31-year-old Wisconsin native has found a home in the front office of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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