Economy & Business

Economy & Business
12:54 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Kohl Sells Milwaukee Bucks for $550 Million, Team Won't Move

The Milwaukee Bucks will finish their regular season with the worst record in the league.
Credit Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

After months of speculation, Milwaukee Bucks franchise owner Herb Kohl is selling the team to two New York-based hedge-fund billionaires, but the team will stay in the city.

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Economy & Business
6:00 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Reverse Job Fair: Selling Young Professionals On Opportunities Available in Milwaukee

Mayor Tom Barrett speaking to people at a YP event at city hall last year
Credit LaToya Dennis

Young professionals are gathering in Milwaukee this week for the second annual YP Week.

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Economy & Business
3:59 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Moratorium Lifted, Energy Shutoffs May Begin

Utility companies on Tuesday may begin shutting off electricity because of overdue bills.
Credit Tim Boyle/Getty Images

On Tuesday, Utility companies in Wisconsin can begin disconnecting customers who have not paid their electricity bills.

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Economy & Business
10:32 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Freight Rail Shipments Up Across Wisconsin

A Canadian Pacific locomotive approaches a crossing at 68th and State in Wauwatosa.

Wisconsin's railroad commissioner says railroads are shipping more goods than ever, and several have spent millions to upgrade lines throughout the state.

Have you noticed longer and more frequent delays at railroad crossings in Milwaukee and throughout the state?

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News
3:08 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Toyota Pulls Over 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 5:48 pm

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Another major auto recall today, this time it's Toyota. The Japanese auto giant is recalling 6.4 million vehicles worldwide for a variety of defects, including problems with seat rails and airbags. No injuries have been reported. NPR's Sonari Glinton reports this particular recall is not happening in a vacuum.

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