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ASU’s Project Humanities will host Ruth Pointer

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How does one find humanity in sex, drugs and rock and roll? Well, Grammy artist and singer Ruth Pointer is going to give it the old college try and explain it in her own words, and in person. ASU’s Project Humanities is hosting “A Conversation with Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters” as part of its spring… Read More →

T-Mobile Tries to Help BlackBerry

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T-Mobile has found itself in the news quite a bit lately. Over the past several quarters, the mobile service provider has ramped up efforts to encourage customers bound to contracts with competitors (AT&T, Sprint and Verizon) to switch over to T-Mobile by promoting a no-contracts business plan — something that is assuredly shaking up the… Read More →

Phoenix leads nation in home price increase

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U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher and helping the housing market recover. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index released Tuesday also showed that all 20 cities… Read More →

Phoenix home prices jump 18.8% in year

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Home prices rose in August in nearly all U.S. cities, and many of the markets hit hardest during the crisis are starting to show sustained gains. The increases are the latest evidence of a steady housing recovery. The Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index reported Tuesday that national home prices increased 2 percent in August compared… Read More →