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The next generation of Contour launches in Arizona

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After the successful completion of customer and employee trials, today, Cox Communications announced the launch of Contour 2 to its customers in Arizona. The new Contour is the latest version of Cox’s premier video product that leverages the X1 platform from Comcast. In addition to the television, the cloud-based interface will be available on a… Read More →

Guns N’ Roses will play in Glendale

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Following months of intense rumor, speculation and feverish excitement from rock music fans around the world, Guns N’ Roses confirmed today they will embark on a massive North American summer stadium tour as founder Axl Rose and former members, Slash and Duff McKagan regroup for what will be one of the century’s most anticipated musical… Read More →

United Air Ambulance moves into Chandler

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United Air Ambulance stands strong at the forefront of the emergency medical-transport industry, and the Arizona-based medevac service provider is about to expand its footprint even further with the opening of a new, 5,839-square foot facility in Chandler. United Air Ambulance and its industry partner, Air Ambulance Billing, will occupy the new space at 2,301… Read More →

Owens Harkey Advertising acquires polling company

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Owens Harkey Advertising announced the company is partnering with leading Arizona pollster Michael Noble to acquire MBQF Consulting’s polling software and services to create a new entity affiliated with its marketing agency called OH Predictive Insights. The newest entity will operate separate from other Owens Harkey companies, OH Strategic Communications and Owens Harkey Advertising. The joint… Read More →

Arizona added 100,000 residents in 2015

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Arizona’s population grew by nearly 100,000 in 2015, driven largely by growth in Maricopa County which saw the second-largest increase among counties in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates. The bureau’s 2015 population estimates for counties and metro areas also said that Maricopa finished first in the nation for net domestic migration growth… Read More →

Arizona bioscience job growth rate outpaces nation

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Arizona’s bioscience industry has sustained its momentum and continues its long-standing trend of impressive job growth and high wages, a new report shows. In addition, risk capital reached its highest figure in four years, and all measures of bioscience tech transfer at Arizona universities are on the rise, with increases in startups, invention disclosures, patents,… Read More →

Which Valley City is an All-America City Award finalist?

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The National Civic League announced today that City of Avondale, Arizona is a finalist for the 2016 All-America City Award (AAC). The award, given to 10 communities each year, celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, counties, tribes and regions that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges. The finalists represent the… Read More →

Construction unemployment rates improve

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Unusually mild weather in much of the country continued into the first part of January, but ended for the East near the end of the month with the brutal storm dubbed “Snowzilla.” The storm did not hit until after the reference week used for surveying employment and unemployment. This undoubtedly helped to temper the normal… Read More →

Orbital ATK will expand operations in Gilbert, add jobs

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Orbital ATK, one of the Valley’s leading aerospace and defense technology firms, announced, Friday, the expansion of the company’s engineering operations in Gilbert. The expansion will add 60,000 square feet to the site that includes Orbital ATK’s Satellite Manufacturing Facility, one of the largest and most advanced spacecraft assembly and… Read More →

Carlson Creek Vineyard releases first Grenache

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While Carlson Creek Vineyard has been planting Grenache since 2010, it has always gone towards their flag-ship wine Rule of Three, which is a Grenache Syrah Mouvedre (GSM) blend. For the first time ever, the Arizona vineyard’s Grenache grapes yielded more than expected, allowing them to create a 100 percent Grenache. “Having a Grenache was something that… Read More →

Bank 34 parent company going fully public

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Alamogordo Financial Corp., the parent company for Bank 34 (the “Bank”), announced today that its Board of Directors, together with the Boards of Directors of AF Mutual Holding Company and the Bank, have unanimously adopted a Plan of Conversion and Reorganization (the “Plan of Conversion”). Pursuant to the Plan of Conversion, the MHC will sell… Read More →

Wasabi Ventures partners with NoteBowl

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After exploring various learning management systems for the Wasabi Ventures Academy, venture capital firm Wasabi Ventures has selected social learning platform NoteBowl to assist the academy students in learning about the startup world. The early-stage venture capital firm is excited to support and partner with an Arizona education technology startup for its startup education program.… Read More →

Arizona casino revenue grows for fourth year

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Revenues from Arizona casinos inched up to $1.82 billion in 2014 for a fourth straight year of growth, both trends that mirrored tribal casinos nationwide, according to a new national report. Casino City’s Indian Gaming Report, released Thursday, said gaming revenues at Arizona casinos grew a modest 0.6 percent, or about $11 million, from 2013… Read More →

KB Home will build homes in Estrella

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Newland Communities announced that KB Home (NYSE:KBH) closed on 67, 60 feet x 120 feet wide lots in Estrella. The builder is set to break ground on its “Stone Canyon” neighborhood in the Montecito community in spring of 2016. The builder plans to introduce six single-story home plans ranging in size from from 1,576 –… Read More →