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Economy & Business
5:27 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Mitchell Airport Rumored to Be Courting Low-Cost International Airlines

General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee
Credit WUWM News

Though Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport has seen passenger travel drop in the last couple of years, some analysts think the trend may turn.

Not only are current carriers in the market stabilizing, but new reports suggest the airport is actively trying to recruit low-cost international carriers.

Milwaukee Business Journal reporter Stacy Vogel Davis says though the overall trend has continued downward, December numbers showed a modest increase in passengers using the Milwaukee airport.

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Economy & Business
6:59 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Milwaukee Still Striving to Become Global Water Hub

Rich Meeusen is the co-founder and co-chair of Milwaukee's Water Council.
Credit The Water Council

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Magazine reporter Rich Rovito.

The idea that Milwaukee could someday become the hub for the world’s freshwater technology innovations has been talked about enough that it seems that it’s a long-held belief by community leaders.

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Economy & Business
12:33 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Boston Store Will Stay at Grand Avenue for Four Years, Pending City Support

Boston Store will sign a four-year lease to stay in the Grand Avenue mall if the city gives it $1.2 million in incentives.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Milwaukee Business Journal reporters Stacy Vogel Davis and Sean Ryan.

Boston Store will remain as the west-end anchor of the Shops of Grand Avenue after it agreed this week to four-year lease extension, contingent on city support.

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Economy & Business
5:36 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Milwaukee Business Journal Gets Online Redesign and New Name

The new online design of the Milwaukee Business Journal
Credit Milwaukee Business Journal

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews the Milwaukee Business Journal's Mark Kass and Stacy Vogel Davis.

For more than thirty years, the weekly newspaper, the Business Journal of Milwaukee, has specialized in business and economic news around southeastern Wisconsin.

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Economy & Business
11:01 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Milwaukee Family Creates Popular 'HoodiePet'

HoodiePet was created by the Kempes, a Milwaukee family. This particular design is designer Alexia Kempe's favorite.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Alexia and Louise Kempe, creators of HoodiePet.

Like Linus of Peanuts fame, many kids wish they could still hold onto their baby blankets, while still looking cool. A Milwaukee mom and her family have tapped into that desire and come up with one of the season's hot products.

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