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Dubai workers are stranded without jobs

Brian Murphy AP Writer Dubai, United Arab Emirates — The world’s economic shadows caught up with Employee No. 861 at the lip of a construction site on Dubai’s desert outskirts. The foreman tapped on the dump truck’s window and broke ...

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News Briefs

Building gas pipeline could create 300 jobs The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District wants to spend $17 million to build a 17-mile pipeline to transport methane gas from a Muskego landfill to its Jones Island Treatment Plant. The district plans to ...

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Iran to begin nuclear power plant operation

Project initially slated for completion 10 years ago Nasser Karimi AP Writer Tehran, Iran — Iran’s first nuclear plant will begin long-delayed pilot operations Wednesday, the state atomic energy agency said. However, a nuclear official in Russia, which is helping ...

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News Briefs

Busy Madison highway sees lane reduction in spring and fall Madison (AP) — One of the busiest stretches of highway in Dane County is reduced from six lanes to four. Construction workers are replacing pavement and installing median safety walls ...

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Chicago promises greenest Olympics

Caryn Rousseau AP Writer Chicago — Plants cool 3 million square feet of rooftops throughout the city. Wind, hydropower and biofuels provide one-fifth of its energy. And last year, the mayor announced one of the country’s most ambitious plans to ...

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Business People

J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. promoted Fred Lind to project manager at its Madison office. Lind has been with Findorff for seven years, previously as a project engineer. Madison Area Mechanical & Sheet Metal Contractors ...

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Burned Australian town gets to work

Kristen Gelineau AP Writer Flowerdale, Australia — Outside the town pub where a light rain is instantly sucked up by the fire-scorched earth, the people of Flowerdale are planning a resurrection. The materials are ready for a village of portable ...

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Appleton hopes for a hit

Home run would mean team builds more stadium improvements Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com If you build it they will come. If you don’t build it, they will go. The Beloit community learned that in 2004 when the Milwaukee Brewers minor league ...

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