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  • Now, in Michigan, a broad coalition of opponents is entering a new frontier: Pushing to rip out and reroute an existing pipeline- Enbridge Inc.' s aging Line 5, which crosses the Straits of Mackinac. It also delivers about half the propane used to heat Michigan homes. The unprecedented demands to move an existing pipeline present steep political and regulatory...

  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he was "psyched" to terminate the NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, but changed his mind after their leaders asked for it to be renegotiated instead. His comments came at the end of a long 24 hours during which Ottawa and Mexico...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • MILWAUKEE _ Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $19.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. Artisan Partners shares have decreased 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MADISON, Wis. _ First Business Financial Services Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $3.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. First Business Financial Services shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Strattec Security Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $3.5 million. Strattec Security shares have decreased 39 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Strattec Security, Earnings Report.

  • MADISON, Wis.— A dairy group says most of Wisconsin's 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found them. The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative said in a news release Thursday the group believes most farmers dropped by Grassland Dairy earlier this month found new buyers. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture,...

  • MILWAUKEE— A Wisconsin man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight after using the bathroom against crew instructions shortly before takeoff. Kima Hamilton says he urgently needed to use the bathroom April 18 while on a Milwaukee- bound plane in Atlanta. Hamilton says FBI agents met him at the gate but didn't arrest him.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Marcus Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $9.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee- based company said it had profit of 33 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WAUKESHA, Wis. _ Generac Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $12.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 41 cents per share. Generac Holdings shares have decreased 8.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE _ A.O. Smith Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $87.7 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 47 cents per share. A.O. Smith shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE— A judge in Wisconsin, one of only two states that prohibit the sale of home-baked goods, is considering whether such a ban is unconstitutional. The nonprofit Institute for Justice represented Lisa Kivirist, Kriss Marion and Dela Ends in their lawsuit. Similar bills have passed the Senate the past two sessions, but have died in the Assembly because of...

  • LONDON, April 27- Chicago corn futures edged higher on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session's losses, as the market kept a close watch on planting delays in the U.S. and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active corn contract rose 0.3 percent to $3.67-3/ 4 a bushel by 1120 GMT, having closed 1.3 percent...

  • MADISON, Wis. _ Exact Sciences Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $34.9 million in its first quarter. Exact Sciences expects full-year revenue in the range of $195 million to $205 million. Exact Sciences shares have risen 78 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $51.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 65 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $993.8 million.

  • But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear. The embrace by the hard-line Freedom Caucus Wednesday supplied fresh votes and momentum for GOP leaders, who also lined up behind the plan and crave a...

  • But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear. The embrace by the hard-line Freedom Caucus supplied fresh votes and momentum for GOP leaders, who also lined up behind the plan and crave a legislative...

  • BROOKFIELD, Wis. _ Fiserv Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $247 million. Fiserv expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.03 to $5.17 per share. Fiserv shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 7 percent.

  • WASHINGTON— Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesday. Joe Manchin, D- W.Va., and other lawmakers. Trump, who has repeatedly vowed to revive the struggling coal industry, won West Virginia, Kentucky and other coal-producing...