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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - UnityPoint Health says about 16,000 people could be affected by a data breach. Company officials say they discovered that UnityPoint Health's email system was the victim of a phishing attack that compromised some employee email accounts. Social Security numbers and financial information may have been accessed.

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) - American Girl is closing its call center and distribution operations in Wilmot, affecting 185 regular and seasonal employees. The distribution center is scheduled to close June 29 and the call center in the first quarter of 2019. The Middleton-based company says the decision to consolidate operations is part of its ongoing efforts to cut costs and increase efficiency.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Liquidation sales are beginning at Bon-Ton department stores. The going-out-of-business sales begin Friday at Boston Store, Younkers, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and other Bon-Ton stores. The sales are expected to last 10 to 12 weeks. Just two days ago a judge signed off on the auction which gave a group of liquidators and creditors the bankrupt Bon-Ton for nearly $800 million.

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus have been given more time to prepare for arguments on whether to suppress statements he made to the FBI after his arrest on criminal indictment. Attorneys for Marcus Hutchins asked for a continuance Thursday because prosecutors alerted them Wednesday night that they planned to present details of jailhouse phone calls they say are incriminating.

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