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ACA names Arizona Innovation Challenge semifinalists

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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced 25 semifinalists in its Fall 2014 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC), a bi-annual business plan competition awarding $3 million annually to talented entrepreneurs. Each year, the ACA awards – $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall – to the most qualified, innovative startups and early-stage… Read More →

Wells Fargo No. 1 SBA lender for Arizona

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Wells Fargo & Company announced it is the No. 1 Small Business Administration (SBA) 7 (a) lender in Arizona in amount of dollars and number of loans  approved for fiscal year 2014.  Wells Fargo approved $89,034,400 and 197 loans to Arizona businesses from Oct. 1, 2013 and Sept. 30, 2014. “Working with small business owners… Read More →

Navajo will receive $554 million settlement

Navajo Settlement

The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe, according to an Associated Press report. Much of the land on the sprawling reservation has been leased for uses such as farming, grazing,… Read More →

SRP Ranked No. 1 in Performance by J.D. Power

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Salt River Project’s electric customers continue to give SRP higher marks for customer satisfaction, according to a report issued today by J.D. Power. With an increase of 21 performance points from a year ago, SRP ranks highest for residential electric service in the western United States among Large electric utilities for the 13th consecutive year.… Read More →

Medical Practice Announces New Scottsdale Location

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by in Essentials | Healthy Living

Southwestern Eye Center announced the opening of their new Scottsdale Office. The move allows the physicians to provide greater patient access and services to those in the Scottsdale area, whether or not they have insurance. “We appreciate the support from our patients, here in the Scottsdale area, that have been with us for many years,… Read More →

Medical Practice Announces New Scottsdale Location

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Southwestern Eye Center announced the opening of their new Scottsdale Office. The move allows the physicians to provide greater patient access and services to those in the Scottsdale area, whether or not they have insurance. “We appreciate the support from our patients, here in the Scottsdale area, that have been with us for many years,… Read More →

Pima Community College gets interim director

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The retired president of a New Mexico community college has been named the interim director of a two-year college campus in Arizona. Former Santa Fe Community College President Sheila Ortega said she starts her job at Pima Community College on Monday. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that Ortega will be paid $173,000 a year… Read More →

Customers Rank SRP Highest in West, U.S.

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by in Business News | Energy

Salt River Project’s electric customers continue to give SRP high marks for customer satisfaction.  In a report issued today by J.D. Power and Associates, SRP received the top score for residential electric service in the Large Utilities segment in the western United States for the 12th consecutive year and the highest total among the nation’s… Read More →

Southwestern Eye Center expands in New Mexico

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by in Business News | Healthcare

Southwestern Eye Center is expanding its services across New Mexico with the acquisition of a well-established eye care business. The Mesa-based eye care center acquired Southwest Eye Clinics in Las Cruces and Santa Teresa, New Mexico. Southwestern Eye Center currently has one location in Deming which opened in June 2011. Just as the names Southwestern… Read More →

SWEEP Provides Energy Efficiency Ideas for Arizona

by in Business News | Featured | Green

Since its inception in 2001, The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, or SWEEP as it is more commonly known, has tried to find new and innovative ways that will advance energy efficiency in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Covering such topics as buildings and transportation efficiency programs, SWEEP mainly focuses… Read More →

Federal plan to streamline solar development in Arizona OK’d

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by in Business News | Economy | Green

Federal officials on Friday approved a plan that sets aside 285,000 acres of public land for the development of large-scale solar power plants, cementing a new government approach to renewable energy development in the West after years of delays and false starts. The government is establishing 17 new “solar energy zones” on 285,000 acres in… Read More →

Summertime Cool: For Temporary Relief From The Arizona Heat, Check Out These Neighboring Attractions

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Summertime is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to plan a summer escape. Luckily, you don’t have to go far: the Southwest is full of fun, exciting destinations no matter what your vacation style. From the beaches of Southern California to the mountains of Colorado, there’s something for everyone right here in our own… Read More →