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BBB's Holiday Helper: A Guide to Gifting and Giving

Although retail stores skip right from ghosts and pumpkins to tinsel and mistletoe, the Thanksgiving weekend is still the traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season. Better Business Bureau is...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Offers Ticket Discounts to Support Salvation Army

The 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival that will be held Fri., Nov. 20 – Sun., Nov. 22, 2015, at the State Fair Park Exposition Center...

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Small Lifestyle Changes Equals Big Results

YMCA of Greater Waukesha County puts focus on diabetes prevention It’s estimated that over 86 million American adults have prediabetes, a condition in which a person’s blood glucose is higher than...

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BBB Tips for Seasonal Employment

If you are looking for a part-time holiday job, Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin recommends starting your search now, with the reminder that a part-time position can possibly become full-time...

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BBB Free Shred Event to Help Fight Identity Theft Destroys 65 Thousand Pounds of Documents

With all of the activity expected in the marketplace surrounding Halloween, Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin believes it is important to check companies before you purchase merchandise to enhance your...

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BBB Halloween Tips: Pop-up Store Frights and Web Entanglements

With all of the activity expected in the marketplace surrounding Halloween, Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin believes it is important to check companies before you purchase merchandise to enhance your...

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2015 Milwaukee Walk/Run to Defeat ALS Raises Record-breaking $485,000

Over 7,000 walkers and runners joined together at Greenfield Park on Sunday, October 11 for the Milwaukee Walk/Run to Defeat ALS hosted by the ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter, based in...

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Russ Darrow Group Teams with McDonald’s to Provide “All Day Breakfast”

Russ Darrow Group has partnered with McDonald’s Southeastern Wisconsin to help deliver breakfast items to winners of their “Breakfast for Lunch for Ten” promotion, via its “All Day Breakfast Mobile.” To...

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Holiday Folk Fair to Help Celebrate Italian Heritage Month

As Holiday Folk Fair International continues planning for its 72nd annual event Fri., Nov. 20 – Sun., Nov. 22, 2015 at the State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis,...

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Local Contractor on Mission to Educate First Time Homeowners

New Berlin, WI, October 5, 2015: A local home service company specializing in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and bathroom remodeling is on a mission to educate consumers about choosing...

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Job Fair to be Held at MATC's Oak Creek Campus Oct. 13

A free, public job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. Nearly...

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Prepare Plumbing for Cool Weather

New Berlin, WI, September 15, 2015: As we slowly stop using our air conditioners and start turning our heat on, the experts at Flat Rate Home Services advise their...

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Helpful tips for your Baby's First Haircut

Helpful tips for your Baby’s First Haircut September 14, 2015 Looking for some helpful tips to make this first haircut one with out tears or fears?...

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance

As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy...

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How to Choose a Trustworthy Plumber

New Berlin, WI, August 31, 2015: Flat Rate Home Services, a local plumbing, heating and cooling company, understands that the average consumer is weary when it...

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Heading to the Fair? BBB Says Check Vendors Out First

With the Wisconsin State Fair underway, the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin suggests caution when buying from out-of-town vendors and sellers. Before heading out, or from your smartphone while there, check...

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BBB Tip: Back-to-School Shopping Shouldn’t Break the Bank

“Back-to-school” specials now run all summer long and, while kids may not want to think about summer’s end, smart parents can take advantage of all the deals to save money...

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Callen Shares the Pros and Cons of a Home Addition

When you need more space, making the choice between remodeling your existing home and buying a new house can be difficult. There are many factors and questions to take into...

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Internet Safety Month is a Reminder to Check Children’s Online Activities

This month give your children a refresher course in online safety. Although some parents help their kids with their first baby steps online, most do not. According to a study by...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers Named a Top Workplace; Global HQ at Summit Place in West Allis

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the premiere international trade organization for off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers – and headquartered in West Allis (Summit Place complex) - has been named...

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Community Watch

» Preliminary West Allis school budget wipes out $4.2 million in red ink 6/28

» Bicycle ride share proposal could be rolling soon in West Allis 6/28

» More decorative bike racks could add panache to West Allis locales 6/28

» West Allis taps into tool to help get foreclosed properties fixed up 6/27

» West Allis hears 72nd Street residents who don't want bumpouts 6/24

» West Allis helping fledgling craft brewery get started 6/24

» Burglaries at 10-year low in West Allis, robberies hit 10-year high Updated:  6/23

» Man, 21, charged in fatal accident on 76th Street in Greenfield 6/21

» Greenfield couple calls police on their attacking cat 6/21

» Video: Greenfield going full speed to become its own internet provider 6/21

» Greenfield man charged in fatal crash 6/20

» Early morning fire destroys garage in Greenfield, spreads to house 6/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: MLB Draft's Wisconsin flavor and WIAA's postseason model Updated:  6/15

» After facelift, Greenfield Park Golf Course re-opens to rave reviews Updated:  6/15

» A new Layton Avenue Baptist Church is rising in Greenfield through skill and faith 6/14

» Charcoal grill tips over, causes fire at Greenfield home 6/13

» West Allis foundry faces possible fines of $62,370 Updated:  6/13

» Vape shop caught up in CBD legality debate 6/9

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Steve Showalter's switch to Menomonee Falls and Brookfield East's dominance Updated:  6/9

» Thieves hit Greenfield liquor store twice in a week, injure clerk Updated:  6/8

» Trial ordered for firefighter accused of fatal drunken crash 6/7

» Initial Reaction Podcast: 2016 state track preview, and could Henry Ellenson land with the Bucks? Updated:  6/2

» Emerald ash borer blasting Greenfield ash trees Updated:  6/2

» Greenfield police looking for hit and run suspect 5/31

» Suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country's 2016 WIAA State Track and Field Meet Special Section Updated:  5/31

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