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a.MKE: Hovercraft, Nordstrom, Generic Lipitor and Illegal downloading 11.30.12

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Time Warner and AT&T are among a group of the nation's largest Internet service providers planning penalties for people who illegally download music, movies and TV shows online. Internet providers will use data analytics program to track illegal uploads and downloads. Offenders will start receiving notices in early 2013 and may see a slowdown or suspension of their Internet until they watch an educational video on copyrights.        

Nordstrom, the Seattle-based retailer know for exceptional customer service and high-end clothing, shoes and accessories, will open it's first Wisconsin Department Store in Mayfair mall in fall of 2015. They will occupy a new 140,000 square-foot three-level building on the mall's east side by Boston Store. 

The Food and Drug Administration advised consumers yesterday to stop taking the generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor which may have been contaminated with specks of glass from one of the 41 recalled lots. The recall has been confusing consumers because some pharmacies are still telling customers it's ok to keep taking the drugs, but would replace them if requested. This is the first time the FDA has told people to stop taking the drug.

This Saturday, you can shop, eat, drink and support local Milwaukee based artists, crafters, makers and performers and businesses at HoverCraft Milwaukee. It all happens at Sweetwater Organics in Bay View from Noon to 6pm.