Midwest

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Dublin, Ohio: A rainbow with a pot of gold on each side

Published April 5, 2019

For years, Dublin, Ohio was a quiet little gem about a dozen miles from downtown Columbus. Now, it is now a prosperous, growing community that has landed on The New York Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019 list. And it's an easy trip from Milwaukee.

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18 reasons to move to Milwaukee

Published April 14, 2018

To help toast the city we call home, OnMilwaukee.com partnered with Newaukee to compile this list of "18 reasons to move to Milwaukee." Join us here, won't you? Cheers!

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Regional cooperation is hard

Published Oct. 18, 2013

Should Milwaukee remove the chip off its shoulder and finally embrace its place as a suburb of Chicago?

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Not "stuck," but here by choice

Published Nov. 29, 2011

Richard Florida's latest feature shows a "distinctive 'stuck belt'" across the middle of the country. Wisconsin's right in the middle of it.

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Finding the balance of price and service

Published Jan. 5, 2009

Everyone has a strategy to buying a flight. Whether you're loyally aligned with one airline, convinced in favor of one particular booking Web site or methodical in the date and time of purchase, everyone, myself included, utilizes tips they've learned over the years to get the best deal on airfare.

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A fictional account of Midwest's board meeting

Published Aug. 17, 2007

The following is a completely fictional account of the dialogue behind the scenes Thursday at the meeting of Midwest Air Group Inc.’s board of directors, which met to decide between agreeing to let the company be acquired by TPG Capital L.P. and Northwest Airlines Inc. or AirTran Holdings Inc.

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Put AirTran's promises on the bulletin board

Published Aug. 3, 2007

I have no reason to believe that AirTran Holdings Inc. chief executive officer Joseph Leonard is a liar. None. He seems like a straight shooter and he's certainly had an accomplished career in the airline industry.

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Quarles helps AirTran in takeover bid

Published March 15, 2007

In Milwaukee, AirTran Holdings Inc. is commonly viewed by local businesses as a corporate bully, an unwanted predator and an unwelcome nuisance from the South. After all, they’re the guys who want to take over Midwest Air Group Inc., the Oak Creek-based parent company of Midwest Airlines.