Teen robbed, sexually assaulted on Milwaukee’s East Side

According to the Milwaukee Police Department, a 19-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint around 11 p.m. Monday near Oakland Avenue and Locust Street. Read entire story here. [Read story]

UW System seeks $95.2 million hike in state funding

The University of Wisconsin System would seek a $95.2 million increase in state funding with a goal of more closely aligning education and research with the economic needs of the state, under a proposed biennial budget [Read story]

Made in Milwaukee Midwest Engineering Systems moving into larger space

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. , an automation systems manufacturer, is in the process of moving into a new 100,000-square-foot facility at W238 N1800 Rockwood Drive in Pewaukee. Read entire story here. [Read story]

BMO forecasts 2.6 Wisconsin GDP growth in 2015

BMO Capital Markets Economic Research has forecast 2. 6 percent GDP growth in Wisconsin in 2015, up from its estimate of 2. 1 percent GDP growth for 2014 and the actual GDP growth of 1. 7 percent in 2013. Read entire [Read story]

Busch Precision acquires part of Maintenance Service Corp.

Milwaukee-based Busch Precision Inc. has acquired certain assets, including two lines of business, from West Allis-based Maintenance Service Corp. Read entire story here. [Read story]

State Morning Headlines Report says Medicaid expansion would have saved state 206 million

Wisconsin could have saved 206 million in 2013-15 if the state had accepted the Medicaid expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new memo from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. Read [Read story]

Honoring the legacy of Donald Sykes

Recently, Donald Sykes announced his retirement as CEO and president of the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board MAWIB. During his tenure, Don brought his nationally recognized leadership in workforce development [Read story]

State home sales down in July but prices rise

The number of homes sold in Wisconsin fell 2. 4 percent in July to 7,240, but the median sales price of homes sold in the state increased 2. 4 percent to 158,700 compared to July of 2013, according to the Wisconsin [Read story]

Sexual Assault, Robbery near UWM

Police are investigating a sexual assault and robbery of a female UWM student. Milwaukee police say it happened just after 10:30pm Monday, August 18 in the 3000 block of N Oakland Ave., but a witness tells us it happened [Read story]

GESTRA Engineering plans new building near airport

GESTRA Engineering Inc. , a Milwaukee-based engineering consulting firm, plans to build a new 16,200-square-foot office and warehouse building on a vacant 1. 45-acre lot at 191 W. Edgerton Ave. in Milwaukee, near [Read story]

Wisconsin’s ACT test scores keep high U.S. ranking

ACT composite scores in Wisconsin and the nation as a whole did not change substantively from last year’s results. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Ten things you should know about Wisconsin’s new trust code

On December 13, 2013, Governor Scott Walker signed the New Wisconsin Trust Code WTC into law. With an effective date of July 1, 2014, the WTC fundamentally changes the law that governs Wisconsin trusts, both trusts [Read story]

Scale Up Milwaukee accepting applications for 2nd class of entrepreneurial training program

Scale Up Milwaukee, a multi-stakeholder effort helping support entrepreneurs at all stages to grow their ventures by stimulating a strong regional entrepreneurship ecosystem, today announced it is accepting applications [Read story]

WWBIC to move Milwaukee office to Schlitz Park

The Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corp. will move its Milwaukee office to the Schlitz Park office complex. WWBIC has signed a lease for 9,000 squasre feet of space in the River Center building at 1555 River [Read story]

Wisconsin manufacturers are bullish

More than three-fourths of the manufacturing executives responding to The Paranet Group's Mid-Year Survey are forecasting increases in sales at their companies, amplifying several other recent indicators that the [Read story]

Gigabit broadband speed spreads throughout state

In small Village of Siren, you can get Internet speeds up to 50 times faster than at homes in Milwaukee or Madison. Here’s why. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Game Blog: Brewers leading Blue Jays, 4-1, in the fifth inning

Utilizing their all right-handed lineup, the Milwaukee Brewers kick off a brief two-game interleague series tonight with the Toronto Blue Jays at Miller Park. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Game Blog: Blue Jays halve Brewers’ lead to 2-1

Utilizing their all right-handed lineup, the Milwaukee Brewers kick off a brief two-game interleague series tonight with the Toronto Blue Jays at Miller Park. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Game Blog: Brewers vs. Blue Jays

Utilizing their all right-handed lineup, the Milwaukee Brewers kick off a brief two-game interleague series tonight with the Toronto Blue Jays at Miller Park. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brewers form ‘Creative Council’ of young professionals

The Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club has formed a “Brewers Creative Council” from a group of young area professionals, who will help the organization evaluate and develop promotional and marketing [Read story]

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