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Wisconsin may not be known for its entrepreneurial spirit, yet some investors are convinced the state holds potential.

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Over the summer on Lake Effect, Milwaukee financier and philanthropist Sheldon Lubar talked about the importance of a strong business school in the community - in this case, the one that carries his name.  

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There's positive news in the Wisconsin employment picture. A quarterly hiring survey done by Manpower Group indicates that many Wisconsin employers believe they're going to be adding new staff in the fourth quarter of 2014. 

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Two local organizations focused on innovation and the Milwaukee economy are teaming up with nearly two dozen colleges and universities to create a seed accelerator.

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Buzzwords come and go. According to the Global Language Monitor, which tracks English language usage and compiles a yearly list of the top 50 business buzzwords, 2013 was the year of proactive, monetize, transparency, and win-win, among others.  

St. Charles' RePurpose says 'YES!' to Milwaukee Youth

Jul 25, 2014
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Helping youth get that critical experience is at the heart of the mission of the Youth Employment Services, or YES, program. It’s run by the Milwaukee nonprofit St. Charles Youth and Family Services, Inc., a social service agency that serves at-risk youth and their families.

Last year, St. Charles’ opened RePurpose, a non-profit resale shop in Sherman Park, to serve as a training ground for these young people to learn on-the-job work skills.

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Next week, people from across a diverse group of disciplines will converge on UW-Milwaukee's Zelazo Center to talk about innovation - but not necessarily in the sense of invention.

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Milwaukee's long-declining downtown shopping mall, the Shops of Grand Avenue, is again on the block.

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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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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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