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Parenting Tip: Enjoying a Less Stressful Holiday Season

OAK CREEK, Wis. -- Are you finding yourself dreading the holidays, and they’ve only just begun? If so, you’re not alone, and it doesn’t have to be this way. According to...

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Inspired by a Home Improvement Show? Do Your Homework.

Local Contractor Educates Public on Misconceptions of DIY Shows. Milwaukee, WI, November 30, 2015 - Every homeowner has been there. You watch a home improvement or do-it-yourself reality show and...

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Appliance Gallery Suggests Holiday Appliance Ideas

For those looking for something special for that person in their life that loves to spend time in the kitchen cooking, the experts at Appliance Gallery, Wisconsin’s premier appliance store,...

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“Shop Savvy” on Cyber Monday - and Every Day

Cyber Monday is one of the biggest days of the year for online sales. The National Retail Federation expects online sales this holiday season to reach $105 billion, and many...

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Russ Darrow Group Hosting Donation Drive for The Salvation Army

Select Russ Darrow Group stores, including the corporate office, are participating in a holiday donation drive for The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County. As in previous years, Russ Darrow locations...

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BBB: "Shop Sure" When Navigating Black Friday Sales

The day after Thanksgiving was originally dubbed “Black Friday” as a negative due to traffic, crowds and hostile behavior. It’s now a positive for many people who get excited for...

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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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Wisconsin Kitchen Mart Explains Bathtub Materials

The endless remodeling options available to homeowners are a source of both excitement and challenges. In the bathroom, homeowners can custom select flooring, fixtures, counters, walls, sinks, lighting, showerheads, and...

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Appliance? Appliance Gallery Offers Some Advice

When an appliance isn’t working properly anymore – stove, dishwasher, fridge, washing machine, dryer – does it make more sense to call a repairman or replace it? Appliance Gallery, Wisconsin’s...

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Holiday Folk Fair International to Feature Special Exhibits and Displays

A variety of special exhibits and displays will be highlighted throughout the grounds at the 72nd annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival, to be held Fri., Nov....

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Two Named to Holiday Folk Fair International Hall of Fame

Two long-time event participants have been named to the Holiday Folk Fair International Volunteer Hall of Fame and each will be recognized at the 72nd annual event to be held...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Chef Stage to Feature Traditional Root Recipes

Traditional recipes comprised of root foods will be showcased on the Callen Chef’s Stage at the 72nd annual Holiday Folk Fair International at the State Fair Park Exposition Center, West...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Offers Advance Ticket Purchase Opportunities

Advance tickets for the 72nd annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival, are now on sale. The event will be held Fri., Nov. 20 – Sun., Nov....

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Callen Offers Tips for a Holiday-Ready Kitchen

The launch of the holiday season brings a flurry of activity, especially when it comes to entertaining family and friends. With good food and plenty of cheer, the kitchen is...

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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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Appliance Gallery Explains What To Do With Old Appliances

Appliances don’t belong in garbage dumps. The experts at Appliance Gallery, Wisconsin’s premier appliance store, want homeowners to know their options when faced with disposing old washers, dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers,...

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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

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin’s fall ShredFest events in Milwaukee, Appleton, and Madison were very successful. We had a combined total of more than 1,890 cars and shredded 32.5...

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Appliance Gallery Offers Insights on Choosing a Range

When it comes to replacing your kitchen stove, there are literally hundreds of styles and types available, and it can be easy to get overwhelmed, or too easily impressed, by...

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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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Community Watch

» Everything you need to know about the holiday train's Wauwatosa stop 01:08 PM

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Would it be OK to see state-football games played other than in Madison? 12:13 PM

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in November 11:00 AM

» Wauwatosa firefighters captured on video battling car flames 11/30

» German retailer VOM FASS opens at Mayfair Mall 11/30

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 11/30

» Wauwatosa man involved in fatal Dane County crash 11/30

» Stone Creek Coffee looks to open new Wauwatosa shop on Harwood Avenue 11/30

» 10-year-old girl dies after freeway crash in Dane County 11/25

» Wauwatosa unveils convenient, affordable water online water bill payment options 11/25

» Wauwatosa East girls basketball team uses big second half to beat Wisconsin Lutheran 11/25

» Plenty of positives in Wauwatosa West girls' basketball loss to Kettle Moraine 11/25

» Wauwatosa East boys basketball team could battle for GMC title 11/25

» Wauwatosa West swimming team has bright future with talented underclassmen on the rise 11/25

» MacGillis, Barkow share Wauwatosa West boys volleyball MVP honors 11/25

» Wauwatosa West boys basketball team looks for improvement 11/25

» Sports Notes: Nov. 26, 2015 11/25

» Wauwatosa East volleyball season has solid season despite just missing another trip to state 11/25

» Wauwatosa Hurricanes return three state qualifiers — Danny Larson, Cal Hartt, Avery Weishoff 11/25

» Milwaukee County Zoo celebrates first birthday of young gorilla 11/24

» Wauwatosa stores set Thanksgiving, Black Friday hours 11/23

» Tosa's city health department earns national accreditation 11/23

» Free screening of 'Most Likely to Succeed' held Dec. 1 11/23

» Wauwatosa stores launch Small Business Saturday event 11/20

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

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