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Wis­con­sin pack­ag­ing com­pany adds jobs to meet ris­ing de­mand

MADISON — With consumers and businesses buying more products there is an increasing demand for more packaging.

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In­sur­ers con­tinue hik­ing prices

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their

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Business Roundup 5/26/17

Fiserv CEO tops state’s exec pay

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CEO: United ups customer focus

CHICAGO — The CEO of United Airlines assured shareholders Wednesday that the company is doing all it can to be more customer-friendly since video surfaced of a

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McDonald’s shareholders’ pitches fail, CEO raise approved

CHICAGO — McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday attracted hordes of protesters outside the burger giant’s suburban Chicago headquarters. Inside,

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Lowe’s lackluster profit plays ‘second fiddle’ to Home Depot

NEW YORK — Home-improvement retailer Lowe’s posted a profit Wednesday that didn’t impress Wall Street, results that came in stark contrast to those of its

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Business Roundup 5/24/17

Google links store buys to online ads

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CEO pay rises 8.5 percent

NEW YORK — The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year,

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U.S. says Fiat Chrysler cheated

DETROIT — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests.

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‘Bionic Wrench’ beats Sears

The father and son behind a Palos Park, Ill., tool company thought Sears Holdings’ Craftsman brand locking wrench looked a lot like their patented Bionic Wrench —

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Domino’s rising: Pizza chain’s stock price has risen by 5,000 percent since 2008

As the severe recession took hold in 2008, Domino’s Pizza was sinking as well.

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Microsoft CEO warns of tech’s ‘1984’ potential

SEATTLE — Satya Nadella has a request for his peers in high technology: You have the tools to build a dystopian society. Don’t do it.

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‘Green machine’ roars back

MOLINE, Ill. — Despite weaker crop prices and nervous American farmers, Deere & Co. reported better-than-expected earnings on strong international farm equipment

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Business Roundup 5/20/17

Uber threatens to fire key executive

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Jobless rates fall to record lows in three states

WASHINGTON — Solid hiring nationwide led unemployment rates to touch record lows in three U.S. states last month.

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