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Uber, Lyft get a lift from new Arizona law

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Soon after his election, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a drastic decision to pledge his support to ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft by suspending the ongoing investigation into companies that were operating illegally under current Arizona law. In addition, the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures announced that it would no longer be… Read More →

Universities scramble to balance budgets after state cuts

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At Northern Arizona University, Christopher Gass said he and other engineering students looked forward to having a new building to house the 3-D printers, machines such as laser cutters and other technology they need to complete capstone design projects. But with Arizona’s public universities losing $99 million in state funding in the recently approved state… Read More →

Arizona exports top $21 billion in 2014

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WASHINGTON – Arizona businesses raked in $21.1 billion from exports last year – money that supported 93,354 jobs in the state, according to a report released Thursday by the Obama administration. The report from the U.S. Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce said the value of Arizona exports has risen 57 percent since 2004.… Read More →

Banner Health adds 3 new board members

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Recently, Banner Health announced the addition of three new members of its Board of Directors. “Leadership matters, and our board is integral in helping guide our operations, especially as we operate in the current, complex environment of health care,” said Ronald J. Creasman, MD, board chairman. “I am  proud to welcome Steven W. Lynn, Steve… Read More →

The Rebel Lounge opens in former Mason Jar location

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A new music venue will take the place of a previously iconic rock hub in the Valley. The Rebel Lounge is set to open at the beginning of May in the same building that used to house the Mason Jar. Before the Mason Jar, the location was home to the Branding Iron bar. For close… Read More →

Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles opens at Heritage Marketplace

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LGE Design Build has completed construction of Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles at Heritage Marketplace, a family friendly, pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use development in downtown Gilbert. Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles, 366 N. Gilbert Road, is now open. The 4,300-square-foot restaurant offers a full bar with several large television screens and outdoor seating that draws energy from the street.  … Read More →

The Pizza Studio to open second location in Phoenix

DTZ announced that TPS Phoenix, LLC, dba The Pizza Studio, signed a lease for 2,111 square feet at 24th at Camelback (Phase I) , 2375 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. This is the second location in the Valley and fourth in Arizona for Pizza Studio. Their first Valley location is at CityScape in downtown Phoenix.… Read More →

Greasewood Flat auction offers pieces of history

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Greasewood Flat, an Arizona Icon, is riding off into the sunset. Their last day of operation was March 31st. Local auction company, Sam Auctions, is inviting the public down to own a piece of the wild west on Saturday, April 11th. Greasewood Flat will sell many of the rustic treasures from one of the “oldest,… Read More →

REDW forms Alliance Benefit Group Southwest

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REDW LLC, one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, has announced the formation of Alliance Benefit Group Southwest (ABG-Southwest), a separate company for retirement plan recordkeeping and third-party administration services. The change took effect earlier this year, when all REDW team members in the group transitioned to the… Read More →

Musical Instrument Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

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With a mission to collect, preserve and make accessible instruments from every country in the world, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is the world’s only global musical instrument museum. This month the museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a weeklong series of public events. During its relatively short existence, MIM has already made a… Read More →

Phoenix Children’s Hospital will provide care at TMC

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TMC for Children will partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital, one of the 10 largest children’s hospitals in the country, for inpatient pediatric hospitalist and intensive care services beginning June 3. “TMC for Children is committed to the children and families we serve,” said Judy Rich, TMC president and chief executive officer. “Our relationship with Phoenix… Read More →

TW Lewis Foundation hires executive director

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 T.W. Lewis Foundation is pleased to announce Stephanie Parra as its executive director, a new position for the organization. Parra brings valuable experience in education, social work and non-profit management to the Foundation, which supports a wide array of education and family-focused non-profits with a common goal of strengthening the community. As executive director, Parra will… Read More →

Locally owned Fired Pie opens 10th location

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In 2013, locally-owned and operated Fired Pie, exploded on the dining scene in the Valley as the first fast-casual pizza restaurant. The eatery announced the opening of their tenth location at Scottsdale Fashion Square. The fast-casual movement has continued to see an upward trend and Fired Pie’s attention to fresh ingredients and great customer service has helped them… Read More →

LGE Design to break ground on the $4.5M ACES school

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LGE Design Build will break ground on the $4.5 million Phoenix West Campus of The Austin Centers for Exceptional Students (The ACES) at 9:30 a.m. on April 17. The ACES, a state approved school, is the largest private provider of special education in Arizona partnering with 65 district and charter schools. Phoenix Vice Mayor Daniel… Read More →