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BBB Top 10 Scams of 2014

Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers get...

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National Memorabilia Appraiser & Local Home & Gardening Experts to Present at Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show

An antique appraiser from PBS, along with home improvement experts and a member of the green and gold, headline the seminar presentation stage at the 53rd annual Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement...

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January is Radon Action Month--Know Your Home's Radon Level

Radon test kits are available for $10 from the Wauwatosa Health Department to residents, as part of National Radon Action Montth. Homeowners are encouraged to check their home's radon levels...

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Member Companies Provide Support to Home Improvement Show

In addition to the services provided by Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, co-sponsors of the 53rd annual Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show, which will...

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Milwaukee/NARI Presents Annual Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards

Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource, presented 2014 Local Achievement Awards and the Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards Fri.,...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Suggest Tips To Brighten Small Spaces

Many dwellings have areas with few windows or light fixtures, oftentimes making the space feel small and dark. A few simple tweaks can brighten and lighten, transforming overlooked parts of...

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2015 Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show Scheduled

The 53rd annual Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Home Improvement Show will be held Thurs., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at...

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Milwaukee/NARI to Showcase a “House” That Doesn’t Need Remodeling - Packer Davon House to Appear at February Home Improvement Show

It’s only logical that with the last name House, Green Bay Packer cornerback Davon House will make an appearance on behalf of Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) at...

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Thrift Shop Plans Sale

Everything in the St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa, will be half-price during its mid-winter sale Wednesday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 24. The store also will...

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Make These Resolutions for a Scam-Free New Year!

This New Year, you may resolve to eat healthier, get organized or find a new job. But add to your list of resolutions a promise to be savvier about scams....

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Raising a Reader and the Importance of Reading to your Child

OAK CREEK, Wis -- – What is one of the greatest gifts you can give your children...something that will last their entire lifetime and give them the ability to do...

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BBB Warns of IRS Scam

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin continues to receive calls from consumers stating they received a call from the “IRS” saying they owe money which needs to be paid promptly....

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BBB's 8 Tips to Avoid Locksmith Scams

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin recommends finding a trusty locksmith now, before you need one, to avoid being deceived or charged exorbitant rates when you find yourself in a...

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With Holidays Upon Us, BBB Offers Travel Insurance Tips

The Better Business Bureau is trying to help travelers avoid headaches when purchasing travel insurance this holiday season. Before you finalize your travel plans, be sure you have given careful thought...

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Milwaukee/NARI’s Home Improvement Ideas For Hosting The Holidays

’Tis the season to celebrate the holidays, gathering with loved ones and making memories that last a lifetime. For those entertaining, you may feel inspired to spruce up your space...

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Scam Alert --How Scammers Turned a Letter from Santa into a Con

The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent website offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Say Supporting Local Remodeling Contractors Has a Ripple Effect in the Community

Hundreds of communities across the state embraced Small Business Saturday – the Saturday after Thanksgiving – as they patronized the smaller merchants in their community. Founded by American Express in...

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BBB's 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping On Cyber Monday

Last year’s sales on Cyber Monday topped $1.7 billion, setting the stage for even more online holiday shopping this year on Dec. 1, the Monday after Thanksgiving when websites traditionally...

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BBB Offers Tips to Black Friday Shoppers

Thanksgiving is almost here and Black Friday shoppers are preparing. Some may even get a jump start with various retailers opening their doors Thursday evening. With U.S. holiday shopping expected...

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Milwaukee/NARI’s Tips For Last-Minute Home Winterization

Winter came early to Wisconsin, leaving some homeowners scrambling to prepare their homes for the harsh season. Homes can be winterized at the last minute with these tips from members...

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Community Watch

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

» Wauwatosa dealership taking 'extra precautions' after four vehicles were stolen Updated:  11/19

» Wauwatosa East girls basketball team has plenty of experience returning 11/18

» Wauwatosa East's Potter earns two team cross-country awards 11/18

» Wauwatosa West girls to field experienced basketball team 11/18

» Wauwatosa East's Ripple ends career with impressive showing at state swimming meet 11/18

» Wauwatosa West freshman Julia Larson does well at state swimming championships 11/17

» Wauwatosa West's Alicia Picard, Alyssa Piek, Nicole Mystrow earn top tennis honors 11/17

» Christian Laettner hoops camps at Wauwatosa East successful 11/17

» Wauwatosa East High School mourns death of student 11/17

» Wauwatosa church offers free Thanksgiving meal 'open to all' 11/16

» Meijer hosts two days of special food pantry donation program 11/13

» Girl scouts collect 600 cans of food, ask for community support 11/13

» Wauwatosa West High School's 17th annual Kinderkonzert on Dec. 5 11/12

» Milwaukee County Exec will hold ceremony in Tosa Thursday 11/12

» Wauwatosa East can't stop red-hot Brookfield East volleyball team 11/11

» Wauwatosa West's Larson qualifies in 2 events for state swimming meet 11/11

» Wauwatosa East soccer team finishes the season on a strong note 11/11

» Wauwatosa West's Honan earns several honors for girls volleyball team 11/11

» Wauwatosa East's Ripple doing double duty at state swimming meet 11/11

» Tosa public works director announces retirement 11/11

» Santa Claus will hear holiday wishes at Mayfair mall beginning Nov. 14 11/10

» Tosa Skate Parks opens with ribbon cutting on Nov. 7 11/7

» Wauwatosa East girls announce cross-country award winners 11/6

» Gourmet food concept, holiday gift kiosk opens at Mayfair mall 11/6

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