Tag Archives: covid pandemic

2022 NCAA tournament schedule: March Madness bracket, game dates, TV tips times, locations

The NCAA Tournament is almost here and the greatest sporting event is finally returning to normal circumstances. After the 2020 event was canceled amid the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 tournament was held in a controlled environment with limited fans, we are gearing up for something that …

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Republican National Convention: Milwaukee mayoral candidates excited

MILWAUKEE – VISIT Milwaukee said Wednesday it is hosting a Republican National Convention committee in the city as they consider Milwaukee hosting the 2024 convention. From hotels, bars and restaurants to larger venues like the Fiserv Forum and beyond, VISIT Milwaukee will sell the city’s value. And while their political …

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Indoor farm using refurbished containers, hydroponics

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A new indoor farm has opened in Kenosha, continuing a growing trend of hydroponic farming in Wisconsin. Square Roots is an indoor farming company that started in New York in 2016. Their Kenosha location will be their fourth climate-controlled farm and was built in partnership with …

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A business lawyer will be president of the University of Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin system leaders on Friday chose Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business attorney with no… MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin system leaders on Friday selected Jay Rothman, a Milwaukee business lawyer with no experience in higher education administration, as the next president to …

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COVID and Milwaukee County Courts; the pandemic creates a backlog of cases

COVID Creates Backlog in Milwaukee County Courts COVID-19 and the pandemic are affecting all parts of society, including the Milwaukee County justice system. As jury trials resumed last summer, courts face a backlog of cases – particularly the criminal variety. MILWAUKEE – COVID-19 and the pandemic are affecting all parts …

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Wisconsin awards $ 60 million for large projects to alleviate workforce challenges

By Erik Gunn, Examiner from Wisconsin December 15, 2021 Programs to train manufacturing skills, expand the health workforce, and provide inmates with job training and post-release support were some of the projects that will share nearly $ 60 million in grants. government grants on Tuesday to meet the workforce challenges …

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Wear full face masks and gloves in bars

[ad_1] Adam Jarchow turns the Attorney General’s race into a Tory trash fire, attacking a Republican colleague with a deranged website. But Jarchow has already backed COVID restrictions on businesses in podcasts. Republican attorney general candidate Adam Jarchow has previously argued in a podcast that “places like bars and restaurants” …

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I-94 expansion plan in western Milwaukee holds public meetings

A controversial plan to extend I-94 on the west side of Milwaukee will be the subject of two public consultation meetings. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is hosting the open houses on Wednesday, December 8 at the Tommy Thompson Youth Center in State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., and …

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How do you make a 44-year-old animatronic rodent attractive to today’s children?

[ad_1] Chuck E. Cheese has seen a lot in 44 years. The rodent namesake of America’s premier children’s entertainment center and pizza chain has seen generations grow, gaming trends evolve, and video games move from the arcade to the home. He’s even seen his own image change, from a rat …

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When and where to watch Christmas movies in Milwaukee theaters

Another sign that things are returning to normal: Milwaukee cinemas are hitting the shelves with classic Christmas movies. Not as much as before the COVID-19 pandemic, of course. Two regular attendees of the holiday films, the Rosebud and Times theaters of the Neighborhood Theater Group, have yet to reopen since …

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Roundup Weekend: Lawmakers Continue To Fight To End Racial Disparities In Wisconsin Pregnancies And Birth Rates

[ad_1] In Wisconsin, black women who give birth are five times more likely than white women to die during or within a year of pregnancy. The risk of death for black infants is double the state average, and they are more often born prematurely or with a low birth weight …

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Milwaukee’s The Starling wedding and event venue planned in the Third Quarter

[ad_1] A new event location, The Starling, is planned in Historic Third District of the former SURG on the Water space, 102 N. Water St. The Starling, set to open in April, is co-owned by Tyler Curran and Ramsey Renno. They also have two event spaces at Walker’s Point: Ivy …

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Biden appoints political posts in rural Wisconsin

President Joe Biden on Thursday appointed two longtime Wisconsin rural experts to positions in the state offices of the US Department of Agriculture. Rural advocates across the state have applauded the nominations as victories for small farmers across the state. Biden has appointed Eugene Schriefer, a senior outreach specialist at …

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Homicides skyrocket in metro Milwaukee-Waukesha

2021-10-10 Homicides are increasing at a record rate in the United States. According to a recent FBI report, a total of 21,570 murders were committed in 2020, the highest number of any year in the past two and a half decades and an increase of almost 30% from 2019 – …

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Milwaukee to DNC: we are ready to welcome in 2024

[ad_1] The city of Milwaukee would love to be remade as host of the 2024 Democratic National Convention. “Our response is an enthusiastic YES!” Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wrote in a letter to Jaime Harrison, chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Milwaukee was chosen in March 2019 rather than Houston …

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Chicago restaurant and bar opening for fall 2021

[ad_1] Chicago’s hospitality industry continues to pick up the pieces and try to resume some semblance of normal activity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The increase in the number of cases, attributed in part to concentrations of unvaccinated people and the highly transmissible delta variant, has prompted city and state …

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Milwaukee COVID Vaccine Incentive for Residents

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Briefing Milwaukee County officials, including Milwaukee Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson, discussed the latest information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. MILWAUKEE – Mayor Tom Barrett and Health Commissioner Kirsten Johnson on Tuesday, September 21, announced a new COVID-19 vaccine incentive program for residents of the city of Milwaukee. …

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Maker Faire Milwaukee is coming back next weekend

The darkroom at a previous Milwaukee Maker Faire. Maker Faire Milwaukee will be back next weekend. The annual event, which brings together engineers, artists, scientists, artisans and “manufacturers” of all kinds from across the region, will be held September 24-26 at a new location this year, the Milwaukee School of …

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How Wisconsin is ruled by a Republican ghost governor

The speaker insists the measures were primarily aimed at pushing back the growing power of the governor’s office and that he would have sought similar changes even if Walker had been re-elected. “We made a mistake in the first two years after Governor Walker [took office]. We have ceded too …

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Report: Drunk Driving Pandemic | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – A new report suggests people are buying significantly more alcohol as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. State alcohol excise tax revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30 totaled $ 73.8 million, up almost 17% from $ 63.3 million from the previous year, according to preliminary data …

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3rd Street Market Hall aims to open in mid-October

[ad_1] The long-awaited opening of 3rd Street covered market downtown Milwaukee is almost there. The food hall and entertainment venue, located inside The Avenue development on West Wisconsin Ave., is scheduled to open to the public on October 18, co-developer and restaurateur Omar Shaikh said in an interview with BizTimes. …

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Food is free The Pantry, Milwaukee, gets a lifeline

[ad_1] It’s a little over a year old, but Milwaukee’s Food is Free pantry has become a staple in the Sherman Park neighborhood, experiencing tremendous growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the start of 2021 seemed to mark the end of the pantry when lead organizer Emma Toth faced a …

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Milwaukee Tool predicts major win for downtown office market

[ad_1] Milwaukee Tool’s expansion in downtown Milwaukee is a generational real estate opportunity that will give a boost to a local office market that is just beginning to emerge from a pandemic-fueled downturn. This is how the city leaders and … Milwaukee Tool’s the expansion into downtown Milwaukee is a …

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Beware of bankrupt stocks – CNN

Hertz and JCPenney are two of the most prominent publicly traded companies to have file for chapter 11 protection since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the United States. They have lots of company. But investors should reconsider whether they think now might be a good time to bargain hunt with shares …

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Russia’s Kyrgyzstan ally holds elections on Sunday amid wave of discontent

BISHKEK (Reuters) – Kyrgyzstan, Russia’s closest ally in Central Asia, will vote in parliamentary elections on Sunday amid signs of widespread disaffection with the ruling elite. FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov during a meeting in Sochi, Russia September 28, 2020. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin …

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JC Penney Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

By Mike Spector | Reuters NEW YORK – JC Penney Co. Inc. filed for bankruptcy Friday with plans to permanently close some stores and also explore a possible sale, making it the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to collapse so that extended store closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic bring one …

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Unit Corp. declares bankruptcy (chapter 11)

[ad_1] A Unit Corp. The company, which employs around 700 people, filed for bankruptcy on Friday evening. (Photo of log recording file) Tulsa-based Unit Corp. has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a move that will reduce the drilling company’s debts by $ 650 million, the company said Friday night. Unit …

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Chesapeake cuts 220 before coming out of bankruptcy

[ad_1] Chesapeake Energy’s Oklahoma City campus.(Photo of log recording file) OKLAHOMA CITY – Chesapeake Energy on Tuesday laid off 220 other employees – 15% of its workforce – just as the company is emerging from bankruptcy. CEO Doug Lawler called it a “painful decision” to make the company more efficient …

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Seadrill Suspends Debt Payment As Restructuring Talks Continue

[ad_1] OSLO, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – A group of Seadrill creditors have agreed to let the offshore drilling rig operator suspend interest payments this month as part of an ongoing effort to restructure its debt $ 7.3 billion, the Oslo-listed company said on Wednesday. Seadrill, which has so far failed …

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2021 Consolidated Credit Act Amends Bankruptcy Code – Part 1: Amendments Clarifying Debtors’ Rights to Other Pandemic Relief | Mintz – Views on Bankruptcy and Restructuring

[ad_1] On December 27, 2020, in response to the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and in addition to the CARES law promulgated in March 2020, the 2021 consolidated finance law (the “Law”) was promulgated. In addition to providing $ 900 billion in pandemic relief, the Act benefits both …

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World’s Largest Offshore Platform Owner Valaris Declares Bankruptcy

[ad_1] Through Allison McNeely and Christine Buurma to 08/19/2020 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Valaris Plc became the latest victim of falling global oil prices, declaring bankruptcy on Wednesday as the world’s largest offshore platform owner by fleet size seeks to restructure a debt of about $ 7 billion. The Chapter …

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Business bankruptcies delayed until virus carnage is resolved

[ad_1] The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed major consumer brands such as Neiman Marcus, J. Crew and Gold’s Gym into bankruptcy, but a much larger wave of corporate restructuring is still far away. The reason: Unprecedented restrictions combined with government assistance make it difficult to forecast future demand, determine which companies …

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Opening of bankruptcy proceedings during the COVID-19 pandemic – Commentary

[ad_1] PresentationBankruptcy by way of lawsuitBankruptcy at the request of the companyMore time to initiate restructuring and avoid bankruptcy due to COVID-19 introduction There are two main ways to open bankruptcy proceedings on a Swiss company: a creditor can initiate proceedings by way of prosecution; Where the company can file …

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Neiman Marcus Executives Claim $ 10 Million In Bankruptcy Bonus

[ad_1] Neiman Marcus is asking a Texas federal bankruptcy court to allow nearly $ 10 million in salary increases for CEO Geoffroy van Raemdonck and seven other executives as the company restructures debt. The proposed compensation plan covers personnel who are “essential to the day-to-day operations” and the financial success …

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A solution for a broken healthcare system

[ad_1] Santa Barbara residents like me know all too well the consequences of our failing health care system. Since I was diagnosed with ALS four years ago, I have had to fight not only this disease, but also private insurance companies, as my family and I are faced with boxes …

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Bankrupt women’s clothing retailer

[ad_1] The owner of Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant, who a few years ago was one of the largest retailers of womens and girls’ clothing in the country, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday after falling sales and debt high have been exacerbated by store closings imposed by coronavirus closures. The …

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CARES Act Expands Access to Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Relief

[ad_1] A new law raises the debt threshold of companies to request a simplified reorganization By now, you’ve probably heard – and perhaps benefited from – Federal Coronavirus Assistance, Relief and Economic Security, or CARES. Naturally, much of the law’s focus has been on much-needed loans and other programs to …

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Citigroup helps Revlon rework debt despite $ 900 million payment error

[ad_1] The news that the companies have maintained their relationship comes as Revlon released results for the critical holiday quarter. Although sales have fallen for three consecutive years – a combination of changes in consumption habits, growing competition from startups with a strong social media presence, and the Covid-19 pandemic …

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Post-Brexit recognition of English insolvency judgments in Luxembourg and its effects on European restructuring – Insolvency / Bankruptcy / Restructuring

[ad_1] Luxembourg: Post-Brexit recognition of English insolvency judgments in Luxembourg and its effects on European restructuring December 03, 2020 Loyens & Loeff To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Struggling European debtors and creditors face uncertainty over UK debt and, more generally, their overall restructuring strategy. This …

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Wave of evictions, bankruptcies and lawsuits approaching

[ad_1] The mystery of the dog that didn’t bark overnight – when it comes to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic – stands as a statistical absence. Since March, entire industries have been forcibly closed and workers have been placed on leave or sacked or put on reduced hours. …

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Guitar Center files for bankruptcy

UPDATE: November 23, 2020: Guitar Center filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Saturday to reach a previously announced deal to refinance its debt, inject new liquidity and get out of court proceedings before the end of the year. The deal includes $ 165 million in new equity investments from Ares Management, …

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Activists say order allows abortions | Local

INDIANAPOLIS – Anti-abortion conservatives are pushing back an executive order issued by Governor Eric Holcomb, calling it too weak to stop abortions during the public health emergency. “In Monday’s executive order, Governor Holcomb left many loopholes for abortionists to continue murdering babies,” said Amy Schlichter, executive director of Hoosiers for …

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The debt ceiling increase in bankruptcy will expire | Kerr russell

In February 2020, Congress created a new subchapter of Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code aimed at alleviating the burden and costs of reorganization for small businesses. This new Subchapter V, enacted under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA), has significantly streamlined the regular Chapter 11 process for …

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Speedcast comes out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy debt-free

Speedcast terminals. Photo credit: Speedcast Speedcast has successfully completed its restructuring process and exited Chapter 11 proceedings, the company said Thursday. Speedcast is now the property of Partners Centerbridge, LP and its subsidiaries. Centerbridge has invested $ 500 million of equity in the company and Speedcast now has a healthy …

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Form 8-K SAUL CENTERS, INC. For: March 11

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. EXHIBITION INDEX Exposure The description No. 99.1 Press Release, dated March 11, 2021, from Saul Centers, Inc. Section 2: EX-99.1 (EX-99.1) On March 11, 2021, Saul Centers, Inc. (the “Company”, NYSE: BFS) declared a quarterly dividend of $ …

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Guitar Center Files Chapter 11 to reduce the debt load

Guitar Center, the country’s largest musical instrument retailer, has filed for bankruptcy to reduce its $ 1.3 billion debt amid a liquidity crunch caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Chapter 11 filing is the “next step” in implementing a restructuring agreement with creditors that will reduce Guitar Center’s debt by …

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Rocket confirmations gain ground – Lexology

Rocket confirmations gain ground – Lexology

In the early evening of February 23, 2021, Belk Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “Belk”) filed their Chapter 11 bankruptcy claims with the South Texas District Bankruptcy Court. Less than seventeen hours later, Judge Marvin Isgur confirmed the reorganization plan prepared by Belk. Belk is not the first Chapter 11 …

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Xscape Theaters Howell 14 goes bankrupt

The past 12 months have been tough for Jersey Shore businesses, especially those in the entertainment industry. After a year of limited capacity, one of Jersey Shore’s largest theaters has closed. Listen to JB afternoon on 92.7 WOBM and download our free 92.7 WOBM app. If you hear of any …

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