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Phoenix falls in ranking of energy-efficient cities

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Phoenix has made improvements in its energy efficiency policies but still fell three spots in a national ranking, as other cities made “impressive jumps” and surged ahead, according to a report released Wednesday. The second biennial ranking by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy of the largest 51 cities in the nation saw Phoenix… Read More →

Increase in wild burros threaten Arizona native habitats

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Arizona Game and Fish says the increasing number of wild burros in the state is damaging native habitats. The agency wants the federal government to control them before the problems gets worse. Arizona Game and Fish said wild burro population is growing at such an alarming rate that they are damaging natural habitats and crowding… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Bitter & Twisted Menu, Vol. 2

Ross Simon, Bitter & Twisted

Bitter & Twisted’s Ross Simon is the Bill Nye of cocktails, the Neil deGrasse Tyson of spirits, the kind of mixologist who transfixes you with the chemistry and history of the torched/shaken/flawlessly frozen imbibement sweating on the bar in front of you. Oh, and everything tastes good, too. For fans of the Arizona Cocktail Week… Read More →

Comcast will add 1,125 jobs in Tucson

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Comcast along with Gov. Doug Ducey today announced plans to open a new customer support center in the fall of 2015 in Tucson. The state-of-the-art 100,000 square-foot facility will be staffed by 1,125 customer service representatives and managers. Comcast will begin filling positions this year. With the addition of the call center, Comcast will have… Read More →

$150K awarded in BioAccel Solutions Challenge

From left: Chris Faller, COO of TinyKicks; MaryAnn Guerra, CEO of BioAccel; France Dixon Helfer, president & CEO of TinyKicks; Ron King, chief science and business officer of BioAccel.

TinyKicks and Omni BioCeutical Innovations won $135,000 in the second Scorpion Pit early-stage funding competition sponsored by BioAccel and powered by the Arizona Board of Regents. The competition, dubbed the Scorpion Pit, was held on Friday, May 15, at the Croft in downtown Phoenix. The bioscience companies were selected for investment from local investors, called… Read More →

Gateway Academy Hosts Graduation Ceremony Celebrating 10 Years

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May 18, 2015 by in
When: May 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Scottsdale Community College, 9000 East Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256, USA

Gateway Academy Graduation Ceremony – Celebrates 10 Years of Everything Aspie – Quirky and Proud of It! Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 10 am to Noon at the Performing Arts Center at Scottsdale Community College.… Read More →

How will Obama plan impact financial planners, consumers?

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President Obama recently announced a “new” ruling requiring financial advisors to put their clients’ interests above their own. Sounds like a good thing, right? Not so fast. “We have ongoing concerns that the Department of Labor and the White House have completely ignored the existence of the robust regulatory regime under the SEC and (Financial… Read More →

TGen breast cancer study is journal’s most cited

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At its Annual Meeting, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced that a scientific paper describing potential drug targets following the unprecedented genomic sequencing of 14 metastatic triple-negative breast cancer patients was the most cited study in 2013 of any published that year by AACR’s journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. In the study, genomic sequencing… Read More →

Grand Canyon at confluence of money and conservation

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When Renae Yellowhorse comes to the area of the Grand Canyon where the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers meet, she feels the presence of her late father. She says she sees him in the desert blooms, feels him in the breeze and senses him when she takes steps toward the edge of the canyon. But… Read More →

Meet the 2015 AAED EDDE award winners

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  The Arizona Association for Economic Development has been a community of practitioners who have worked through four decades to improve business attraction throughout the state. Every year, AAED awards Economic Development Distinguished by Excellence (EDDE) awards to those who keep the nonprofit organization at the top of its game and those who best uphold… Read More →

UA program secures land-rights win in Belize

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The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program of the (UA) University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of of Law has achieved another groundbreaking legal victory, this time before the Caribbean Court of Justice. In a final resolution of the Maya land rights case before the highest court for Belize, the Caribbean Court of Justice… Read More →

TGen brain-tumor study guides new treatments

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Led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and UC San Francisco (UCSF), a comprehensive genetic review of treatment strategies for glioblastoma brain tumors was published May 1 in the Oxford University Press journal Neuro-Oncology.The study, Towards Precision Medicine in Glioblastoma: The Promise and The Challenges, covers how these highly invasive and almost-always-deadly brain cancers may be treated, reviews… Read More →

A Couple of Blaguards

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May 4, 2015 by in
When: June 20, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: The Forum , 700 West Warner Road, Chandler, AZ 85225, USA

Join Arizona Performing Arts for “A Couple of Blaguards” – The wickedly funny comedy/drama written by award-winning authors Frank McCourt and Malachy McCourt, at the newly renovated Forum (formerly Fazio’s). Featuring film and stage actors… Read More →

ULI Arizona announce Eloy AzTAP discussion

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May 2, 2015 by in AZRE Magazine | In The Spotlight

ULI Arizona announced its upcoming Arizona Technical Assistance Panel (AzTAP) for the City of Eloy.  A group of eight prominent real estate and development experts will meet in the City of Eloy for an all-day panel discussion examining redevelopment opportunities for the city’s downtown, main street area.  This AzTAP is being underwritten by a grant… Read More →

REI to open 400KSF distribution center on Loop 303

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Seattle-based REI, a leading outdoor retailer, has announced it will open a 400,000-square-foot distribution center creating more than 100 new jobs in the West Valley – becoming the third tenant along the newly-opened Loop 303 in Goodyear. REI offers its members and customers outdoor gear and apparel for activities such as for hiking, biking and… Read More →