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02.17.2014 | 57 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM

The company will begin liquidation sales this week

By Evan Rytlewski
An iconic Wisconsin business is going out of business after 60 years. In a press release today, American TV & Appliance announced that it will begin liquidating its inventory with a going-out-of-business sale beginning Thursday, Feb. 20. The company cited tough economic circumstances in its release.“The last five years have been very difficult for our industries. We have fought hard, valian...
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Wisconsin can’t even keep up with weak national growth

 Last week, the new data showed that Wisconsin’s private sector added just 24,305 new jobs between March 2012 and March 2013, growing 1.1%, well below the 2% national job growth
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The second best thing that happened in November with President Barack Obama’s re-election was that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Afghanistan, a country without rules

 Afghanistan has often been called unconquerable, the “graveyard of empires,” but as Tamim Ansary argues in his witty overview of that country’s history, truisms aren’t always entirely true. Ansary reminds readers that
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
 So, is it possible there’s a new, improved, more moderate Gov. Scott Walker who’d like to teach Wisconsin to sing in perfect harmony and wants to buy the world a Coke
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
 Although both presidential candidates are talking about creating jobs and growing the economy, their means to achieve this growth displays some of the starkest differences in economic policy in any presidential election in the...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Recognizing that the oldest General Motors (GM) plant in the nation was shutting down an hour and 15 minutes from his doorstep and wanting to tell an insightful story about the recession that would resonate nationwide...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Food stamps are on the chopping block

 Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan got busted last week when he and his family spent a few moments in an empty soup kitchen washing clean pots and pans for a staged photo-op in Ohio—according to reports...

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