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A report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says that the leaders of the Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force are calling for a regional tax to support cultural institutions in the area.  That is reportedly in the draft of the final report the task force plans to issue.

Mitch Teich

Angelic Bakehouse President and CEO Jenny Marino didn't come to her profession with a long background in food.  But her learning curve has taken off impressively - along with the size of her customer base.

Compost Crusader

Milwaukeeans looking to start a business now have another funding source.

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How important are small businesses to the state's economy?

Wallpaper Comeback Gives Wauwatosa Shop a Boost

Feb 6, 2015
Erin Toner

A story of “what’s old is new again.” Wallpaper, the stuff you painstakingly peeled from your walls over the past few decades, is once again cool.

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We hear a lot about the effort to lure entrepreneurs to the Milwaukee area – and the challenges that effort faces.

OSHA has identified more than 1,000 worker injuries at the company facilities in Arcadia, including severed fingers.

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Earlier this week, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce brought together a diverse group of business leaders to discuss how equality plays out in the workplace.

That’s an issue the Human Rights Campaign has worked on for a long time. One of the leaders of that effort is Deena Fidas, who heads the HRC’s Workplace Equality Program and directs its yearly Corporate Equality Index survey

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The holidays have just passed, and if you're already bored with that tablet or new phone you got for Christmas, you can​ take some solace in what's happening this week in Las Vegas. The annual Consumer Electronics Show is underway and gives the world a glimpse at what might be on wish lists next year, or the year after that.

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The most recent data put the unemployment rate at 5.4 percent - with job creation numbers in Wisconsin remaining below the national rate.

S Bence

Any day now, the 'Sage on Jackson' apartment complex is expected to be dubbed LEED Platinum Certified Building by the U.S. Green Building Council.

LaToya Dennis

The biggest shopping day of the year means hiring extra workers, not to mention moving tons of merchandise.

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and you are not alone if you have not finished the grocery shopping required to put a holiday meal on your table.

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People have all sorts of traditions for Thanksgiving weekend. 

As Wisconsinites approach the busy holiday shopping season, the specter of having our personal data stolen looms in the background.  

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