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Charlie Rose earns ASU’s Walter Cronkite Award


A crowd of more than 1,000 industry leaders in media, politics, business and education along with students were on hand Monday as the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University presented this year’s Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Charlie Rose. Rose earned a standing ovation as the award-winning anchor of “CBS This… Read More →

Moon Valley Shopping Center gets renovations and new lease

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Safeway and Triumph Properties Group, the owners of the Moon Valley Shopping Center which is located at 13440 N. Seventh Street, Phoenix, Ariz., at the northwest corner of Thunderbird Road and Seventh Street, have recently entered into a new twenty year lease. Safeway has agreed to invest several million dollars in the expansion, renovation and… Read More →

Sky Harbor unveils football championship countdown clock

Phoenix City Councilman Bill Gates, Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Brad Wright, Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Tempe Vice Mayor Corey Woods, Mesa Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh, Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane, Glendale City Councilman Sammy Chavira and Arizona Organizing Committee Co-Chair Win Holden.

With 195 days and counting until the College Football Playoff National Championship, the Arizona Organizing Committee (AOC) and several Valley mayors and city leaders, unveiled a countdown clock at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This clock will mark the days, hours and minutes until Arizona shines on center stage with the kick-off of the big… Read More →

Bill Gates Visits Rio Salado College


Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and other leaders from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation visited Rio Salado College on Thursday, Nov. 6 for a progress report on a student success program called RioAchieve, which is being developed by the college and supported by the foundation. Maricopa… Read More →

Cox launches Phoenix WiFi hotspots


At today’s city of Phoenix Technology Summit, Councilman Bill Gates shared that Cox Communications has activated more than 500 city-wide Cox WiFi hotspots in the valley for Cox High Speed Internet customers and visitors to the valley who are cable internet customers in other areas of the country. The Cox WiFi hotspots are located in… Read More →

10 Wealthiest Entrepreneurs of All Time

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An entrepreneur is not an ordinary person. If you plan to organize and operate a business, you are taking a financial risk to do so — as well as personal risks and an investment in time and effort. But, sometimes the risks and investments pay off, as shown by this list of the ten wealthiest… Read More →

John C. Lincoln Desert Volunteers honored


In recognition of the significant difference they make in the community, the Desert Mission volunteers of the John C. Lincoln Health Network have been chosen as a winner of the 2013 American Hospital Association’s Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE). The national HAVE Award recognizes volunteers who provide leadership in community outreach, particularly with innovative… Read More →

Phoenix Receives Award For Innovation And Efficiency

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The city of Phoenix has received an Outstanding Achievement in Innovation Award from the Alliance for Innovation, a nonprofit organization that promotes innovation among local governments. Phoenix was recognized for its Innovation and Efficiency Task Force, which consists of members of the public and city staff. Under the Task Force’s direction, the city has saved… Read More →

Arizona State University Honors Tech Pioneer As Executive Of The Year

Arizona State University Tech Pioneer Honored
by in Economy | Tech

On April 19, Dr. Irwin Jacobs, founding chairman and CEO emeritus of Qualcomm Incorporated, will be honored by Arizona State University for his incredible accomplishments that vaulted us all forward in the technology we use to communicate. Qualcomm is a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services. The company’s portfolio includes thousands… Read More →

Phoenix Hosts National League Of Cities Gathering

National League of Cities Gathering
by in Events | Politics

Phoenix impresses peers as host of National League of Cities Gathering Inviting municipal leaders from across the nation to spend nearly a week in your city requires great measures of confidence and hospitality. It is bold exercise in peer review, not unlike inviting Martha Stewart and Miss Manners to attend a dinner party you’re hosting,… Read More →

TEDxPhoenix Brings Together Local Minds

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson.
by in Education | Events | Green | Tech

TEDxPhoenix is bringing together Arizona’s thinkers and doers on Nov. 6 in the hopes of finding solutions to our local and global community’s problems. The TEDx program aims to provide communities with an experience similar to the international TED conference. TED began as a “Technology, Entertainment and Design” conference but has since become a forum… Read More →