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Dining - April 18, 2014
Sheboygan, Johnsonville Sausage say 'nein' to Germany
Sheboygan-based Johnsonville Sausage LLC says it is "as much amused as it is surprised" that the European Union, in negotiating the terms of a new trade deal with the United States, is pushing to trademark several different foods - including bratwurst - that have originated in an EU country.
Sports - April 16, 2014
Heavy lifting still ahead for Bucks
Despite news that the two new owners of the Milwaukee Bucks and outgoing owner Herb Kohl will contribute $200 million to a new arena, that leaves at least another $200 million to be raised for a new arena. And that is where a series of unanswered questions lies, beginning with how much public tax support will be needed to build a new arena?
Marketplace - April 4, 2014
How much do presidential politics affect the stock market?
I, for one, have always hesitated to link stock market performances to U.S. presidents. After all, global forces and factors such as energy costs that presidents cannot always control often play key roles in the fates of the markets.
Milwaukee Buzz - March 15, 2014
Hey Hank! Meet Frank!
By now, I'm sure you've heard about the Milwaukee Brewers' new little mascot for the 2014 season. After all, Hank the Dog seems to be on his way to the growing ranks of Brewers' icons, ranging from Bernie Brewer and the Racing Sausages to Front Row Amy and the Door Man seated behind the visitors' dugout.
Milwaukee Buzz - Feb. 19, 2014
Farewell to the last of the moderates
Take a good, hard look at outgoing State Senators Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center), Tim Cullen (D-Janesville) and Bob Jauch (D-Poplar). They are members of an endangered species.
Milwaukee Buzz - Feb. 13, 2014
Video fuels outrage about Southridge Mall bus decision
In this harsh Wisconsin winter, a citizen video is sparking public pressure against Simon Property Group's decision to move the public bus stop 1,000 feet away from Southridge Mall's entrances.
Living - Feb. 7, 2014
State mining law is moot
When the Wisconsin State Legislature convened in early 2013, the Republican majority made Senate Bill 1 to streamline the state's mining regulations a top priority. Nearly a year later, the bottom has fallen out of the mining industry, and the bill is being exposed for what it was: a law written by proponents of the mining industry that was not tenable with federal environmental standards.
Milwaukee Buzz - Feb. 6, 2014
BizTimes refines editorial team
BizTimes is restructuring its editorial team, and the changes will have an impact on how the business community interacts with our company and how our award-winning editorial content is generated.
Living - Jan. 30, 2014
Don't fall for the "One Ring" cell phone scam
Word to the wise: If your cell phone receives a one-ring phone call from a number you do not recognize, do NOT call the number back to inquire about whom was calling you.
Marketplace - Jan. 17, 2014
Panelists provide predictions for the year ahead
Economist Michael Knetter is forecasting the national gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 3 percent in 2014. Knetter, president of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, issued his macroeconomic projections for the year ahead to an audience of more than 500 people at the Northern Trust Economic Trends Breakfast presented by BizTimes Media at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee today.
Milwaukee Buzz - Jan. 8, 2014
County solution is only path forward for entertainment venues
If no county solution - including new taxation - is found to build a new Downtown arena, we must understand and be prepared to live with the consequences.
Marketplace - Dec. 18, 2013
"Chairman Bob" gets last laugh in Chicago
There's something to be said for having the last laugh and having the best laugh in business. In this case, I'm referring to the Chicago grocery market. Bob Mariano began his career in that market by working as a high school student as a clerk at the deli counter of a Dominick's Finer Foods store. Mariano diligently worked his way up the company's ladder, ultimately becoming its chief executive officer.
Living - Nov. 22, 2013
Milwaukee remembers JFK assassination
Steve Jagler asks some Milwaukee notables about their memories of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago today in Dallas.
Marketplace - Nov. 13, 2013
Kohl's is "spiffing up" ahead of holidays
In the past two years or so, Menomonee Falls-based Kohl's Corp. has been in a corporate lull of sorts. However, the good news is that Kohl's management team is showing signs that it is aware of the stagnation and is making changes to shake things up a bit.
Marketplace - Nov. 1, 2013
Lawmakers weigh conflicting marching orders
The way forward for the national GOP remains unclear. Party chairman Reince Priebus is going to have some difficult decisions to make. He's already on the clock for 2014.
Milwaukee Buzz - Oct. 18, 2013
Regional cooperation is hard
Should Milwaukee remove the chip off its shoulder and finally embrace its place as a suburb of Chicago?
Marketplace - Oct. 1, 2013
"Culture of winners" revives Super Steel
Super Steel LLC's recent designation as the fastest-growing company in the Future 50 for 2013 reflects one of the most remarkable corporate turnarounds in Milwaukee history.
Marketplace - Sept. 17, 2013
Commodity glut takes toll on mining industry
The mining bill was the first and top priority of the Wisconsin Legislature in 2013, but it may take years before any mining-related jobs are created in the state.
Milwaukee Buzz - Sept. 5, 2013
Blank's slate is full
Steve Jagler talks to Rebeccla Blank, the new chancellor at the University of Wisconsin, about skyrocketing tuition rates, the broken university system and how UW-Madison can compete on a national scale.
Milwaukee Buzz - Aug. 22, 2013
Another chapter in Wisconsin's political freak show
Two consecutive headlines kind of put the whole political freak show that is Wisconsin in perspective.
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