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Will ‘Seahawks effect’ catch on for AZ homebuyers?

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A shortage of homes on the market and multiple-offer situations have fueled buyers to create strategies to get ahead of the competition. One game plan – the “Seahawks Strategy” – has worked for some Seattle homebuyers, and experts say the method could catch on in Arizona. The strategy suggests buyers shop for a home during… Read More →

Paraffin International wins 2015 innovation challenge

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Paraffin International Inc. announced, Wednesday, the company has been named a winner in the Fall 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) for its innovative gLOVE Treat, a revolutionary therapeutic paraffin wax treatment for hands and feet. gLOVE Treat gloves and boots are an innovative, all-in-one solution to the disadvantages of traditional paraffin wax treatments. The easy-to-use, self-contained paraffin… Read More →

Arizona ranks 7th in the nation for theft claims

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The holiday season is when more theft claims come in compared to the rest of the year, and Arizona ranks 7th in the nation for theft claims, according to State Farm’s claim data. In January 2014, there were 9,817 theft claims filed in The United States. December wasn’t far behind with 9,533 claims. The average… Read More →

Off The Grid Fitness mixes exercise, ‘green’ living

Eric Guilleminault, owner of Arizona's first eco-friendly gym, Off The Grid Fitness.

French fitness enthusiast Eric Guilleminault developed his competitive edge in college as an intern for a trainer prepping college players for the NFL combine. “This allowed me to pay for my own training and expand my professional ambitions,” said the 36-year-old local Scottsdale gym owner. Since he was a college athlete himself, it was this… Read More →

True Food Kitchen gets healthy brunch menu update

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True Food Kitchen has proven to be a lot of Valley fitness fans’ favorite post-workout dining option. All those weekend warriors — and everyone else who likes healthy dining options — are in luck. Using Dr. Andrew Weil’s guidelines for his Anti-Inflammatory diet, True Food Kitchen‘s Executive Chef, Arik Markus has made some tasty but healthy… Read More →

Saguaro Scottsdale will host stylish NYE party

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The hottest place to ring in 2016 might be the Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel. LIVE 101.5 and Phoenix New Times will be rocking in the new year at NYE 2016: New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Saguaro Scottsdale Hotel. The upscale affair includes a 3-hour premium reception, savory hors d’oeuvres by Iron Chef Jose Garces, midnight champagne… Read More →

Theranos puts spotlight on direct-access lab testing

Some blood and virus samples are divided into smaller parts so that lab technicians at the state health department can test them for various elements. Here, this lab technician is testing a medication resistant virus.  (Photo by Claire Cleveland/Cronkite News)

Theranos, a blood testing company and lab that operates in 40 different Walgreens around the Valley, has been scrutinized for its proprietary technology and methods. But that does not mean the Arizona law that allows patients to obtain blood tests and results without prior review by a doctor – a law that Theranos helped author… Read More →

Arizona business experts praise federal budget deal

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At 2009 pages, the political world has a lot to say today on the federal budget deal posted online in the wee hours of the morning, and one provision in particular has Arizona small-business owners hoping Congress seals the deal on Friday and President Obama signs it. The part of the bipartisan agreement making up… Read More →

Harkins celebrates opening of Camelview at Fashion Square

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Arizona’s homegrown Harkins Theatres announces today the debut of the new their new flagship theatre, Camelview at Fashion Square. The highly anticipated theatre will open Thursday, December 17 followed by a weekend-long grand opening celebration. Harkins’ new luxury cinema boasts 14 screens, which will allow Harkins to show a wider variety of independent, foreign and… Read More →

ACA announces Fall Innovation Challenge finalists

Self-Service Technologies, Technology

The Fall 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) continues as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 10 finalists in its bi-annual business plan competition. The ACA provides $3 million in grants annually – $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall – to the most qualified, innovative startups and… Read More →

Nominations open for Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine is dedicated to bringing the stories of healthcare leaders, innovators, researchers and advocates to its readers. Each April, Az Business shines a special spotlight on the medical industry through its annual Healthcare Leadership Awards. Arizona’s healthcare industry is a tremendous economic engine for the state and is making Arizona a better place… Read More →

Experts: Silence hurts domestic violence victims

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Jacy* thought she had met her “prince charming.” She thought she had married the man of her dreams; a man that could be a father figure to her three children from a previous marriage. After a short whirlwind romance, the couple began taking pre-marital counseling from the men’s ministry pastor at a local church. Four… Read More →

Alliance Bank donates $100K in scholarships

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

Alliance Bank of Arizona announced today a $100,000 scholarship donation to College Success Arizona, which will benefit  students in Phoenix-metro, Tucson and Northern Arizona enrolling in a Community College. Along with the scholarships that will be distributed by College Success Arizona to 20 students over a two-year period beginning in spring 2016, Alliance Bank is… Read More →

Valley Partnership features a morning with Grant Woods

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by in AZRE Magazine | Events

Valley Partnership continues an annual tradition with its end-of- the-year reflection by the always entertaining and provocative Grant Woods. The former Arizona attorney general, prominent attorney and community leader will provide a morning of thought- provoking discussion about Arizona politics, education and business. The final Friday Morning Breakfast of 2015 is scheduled for Dec. 11… Read More →