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New foreclosure filings decline, but unemployment is wildcard Milwaukee (AP) — New foreclosure filings in Wisconsin dropped 5 percent in April compared to the prior month. But economic observers say the decline isn’t worth celebrating just yet. With subprime mortgages ...

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Contractors anticipate a tougher OSHA

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Wisconsin builders expect more OSHA safety inspections, more citations and more expensive penalties as the agency shifts its enforcement philosophy. In the last eight years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration emphasized cooperative programs in which OSHA ...

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Housing project tests Madison neighborhood plan

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com A Madison neighborhood is torn between following its long-term development plan and backing a housing project that pushes the limits of those guidelines. “There’s support with a lot of reservations about the project,” said Pat McDonnell, president ...

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