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2008-07-31 18:00:29

By Diana Marrero, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--WASHINGTON -- The Great Lakes Compact could gain Senate approval as early as today if Republican leaders agree to fast-track the eight-state water agreement.

2008-07-31 18:00:29

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Construction delays have hit the new coal-fired power plant under construction in Oak Creek, We Energies announced today. Bechtel Power Corp.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

By Don Walker, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Wisconsin Energy (WEC), aided by earnings from its Power the Future plan, today reported net income from continuing operations of $58.3 million or 49 cents per share for the second quarter of 2008.

2008-07-31 03:00:37

By Erica Perez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--MADISON -- Graduate students attending the Wisconsin School of Business this fall will find the digs decidedly roomier, with more space for career specializations.

2008-07-31 03:00:35

By Tom Held, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Wisconsin residents who have only begun to assess the damage from weeks of flooding will benefit from a one-month extension of the deadline for applying for federal disaster relief, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials announced. The Aug.

2008-07-31 03:00:00

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Grede Foundries Inc. has received a $45 million order to build truck axle castings for Daimler Truck assembly plants in Germany, even as Grede eliminates about 90 jobs at its Reedsburg foundry, where some of the work will be done.

2008-07-31 03:00:32

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Midwest Airlines Inc.'s flight attendants union will have no further discussions with company executives about possible wage concessions unless Midwest agrees to a major change in its bargaining stance, the union's president said Wednesday.

2008-07-31 03:00:28

By Larry Sandler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--By a veto-proof majority, the Milwaukee Common Council voted Wednesday to impose a $20-a-car annual vehicle registration fee on every car and light truck kept in the city. Aldermen also set a binding referendum Nov.

2008-07-31 03:00:00

By Steve Schultze, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 31--Sen. John McCain arrived Wednesday night for a one-day visit to Racine as his national campaign increased the intensity of its attacks on his presidential rival, Sen. Barack Obama.

2008-07-30 18:00:43

By Tom Held, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 30--The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the flood relief application deadline by a month, giving Wisconsin residents until Sept. 15 to register for disaster assistance.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.