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Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 11:34 AM
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By Associated Press

Wisconsin Energy Buying Integrys for $5.8 Billion

Wisconsin Energy Buying Integrys for $5.8 Billion

Wisconsin Energy Corp. is buying Integrys Energy Group Inc. for about $5.8 billion in cash and stock to form a more diverse Midwest electric and natural gas delivery company. Read »

Monday, Jun 23, 2014 at 10:31 AM
High School Grad Debuts New Stock App

High School Grad Debuts New Stock App

Charlie Wojciechowski introduces us to a new app that tracks your chosen stocks and issues alerts on when to buy, sell or hold them. It's called I Stock Alerts-Dot-Com. Watch »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Associated Press

Kraft Foods Recalls 260 Cases of Velveeta

Kraft Foods Recalls 260 Cases of Velveeta

Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives. Read »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:36 PM
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By Associated Press

500 Ill. Workers to Lose Jobs When Printing Plant Closes

500 Ill. Workers to Lose Jobs When Printing Plant Closes

About 500 workers in Illinois will lose their jobs when Quad/Graphics closes its printing operation in Woodstock later this year. Read »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:13 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

10 Unusual Boss Requests

Ten tasks bosses have assigned to employees that had them saying "that's not... See Full Gallery »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 12:14 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Employees Rate Their Bosses in New Survey

Employees Rate Their Bosses in New Survey

It looks like employees are giving their bosses a little more than an “A” for effort. Read »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 11:28 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Entrepreneur Barbie Makes Her Debut

Entrepreneur Barbie Makes Her Debut

From nurse to pilot to NASCAR driver to computer engineer, Barbie has had a lot of different careers. Now she’s adding entrepreneur to the list of titles under her exceptionally small plastic belt. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:46 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher

McDonald's is America's Least Favorite Fast Food Chain

McDonald's is America's Least Favorite Fast Food Chain

Apparently not everyone is lovin’ McDonald’s. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 at 10:27 AM
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By Steve Robinson

How to Measure Impacts of Email and Social Media

How to Measure Impacts of Email and Social Media

Tracking results is an often-overlooked task, especially if you’re caught up in great campaign ideas. Yet without seeing the full picture, you may make false assumptions and inadvertently alienate your customers... Read »

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014 at 10:46 PM
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By Alexandria Fisher
      

How One Band Made Its Mark on YouTube

The music business can be tough to break into, but Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers never expected their hard work would pay off in the form of a YouTube video. Read »

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