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  • Scaramucci drew from his working-class New York roots to explain Trump's appeal. The man known on Wall Street as "the Mooch" is now tasked with crafting the president's communications strategy amid escalating political crises and sinking popularity. But for all his passionate defense of Trump in recent months, Scaramucci becomes one of the least experienced...

  • District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller ruled Thursday that Milwaukee County can't enforce the ordinance while a lawsuit over it moves forward. Milwaukee County passed the permitting requirement in February in response to the large crowds that Pokemon Go attracted last summer to a park along Lake Michigan. In the ruling, the judge criticized the ordinance "for its...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed border tax may not be included. Ryan's remarks, coming about a week ahead of an end-of-July deadline for top White House...

  • MILWAUKEE _ Sensient Technologies Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.8 million. Sensient expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.40 to $3.45 per share. Sensient shares have risen roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday that tax reform talks are nearing a consensus to lower business taxes by closing loopholes and special interest deductions, the latest sign that the unpopular proposed border tax may not be included. Ryan's remarks, coming about a week ahead of an end-of-July deadline for top White House...

  • BROWN DEER, Wis. _ Bank Mutual Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.2 million. Bank Mutual shares have decreased 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Bank Mutual, Earnings Report.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Badger Meter Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $10.6 million. Badger Meter shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Badger Meter, Earnings Report.

  • GREEN BAY, Wis. _ Associated Banc-Corp on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $58 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 36 cents per share. Associated Banc-Corp shares have risen slightly since the beginning of the year.

  • MONDOVI, Wis. _ Marten Transport Ltd. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Marten Transport shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LAWRENCE, Mass.— The Latest on House Speaker Paul Ryan's visit to Massachusetts to talk tax reform:. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pitching Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory in Lawrence, Massachusetts, as demonstrators outside protest GOP efforts to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law. U.S. House Speaker Paul...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The Justice Department said on Thursday it had dropped a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc should spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement that the Obama administration had announced in August. Last year, the Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The Justice Department on Thursday announced it has dropped a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August. Last year, the Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Wisconsin is working on a package of incentives to lure Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn to the state as part of a deal that two state lawmakers said Thursday they believe could come as soon as the end of the month. Wisconsin is one of several Midwest states vying for Foxconn as it considers building a $7 billion display panel manufacturing...

  • MANITOWOC, Wis. _ County Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $2.1 million. County Bancorp shares have declined slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: County Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • MILWAUKEE _ MGIC Investment Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $118.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • KENOSHA, Wis. _ Snap-On Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $153.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.55 per share. Snap-On shares have declined roughly 8 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased 10 percent.

  • NEENAH, Wis. _ Plexus Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $25.6 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 72 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $610 million.

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- The U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce this week it is dropping a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said. It also agreed to spend about $3 million and enter into an agreement with the...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    The House will start drafting legislation to overhaul the nation's tax code after lawmakers' upcoming summer recess, Paul Ryan says.

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will start drafting legislation to overhaul the nation's tax code after lawmakers' upcoming summer recess, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday. "The budget that's going through Congress now is just the budget, it's not the actual tax reform bill. That's something that will be...