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PurpleLight raises awareness of pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer is currently the fourth-leading cause of cancer related deaths in the country and is expected to become the second by 2020.  The Phoenix affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, a nonprofit, patient-based advocacy organization, is trying to raise awareness about one of the nation’s deadliest cancers with its upcoming PurpleLight on Oct. 25 in Phoenix. The… Read More →

FirstBank launches ‘Elevator Pitch’ contest in Arizona

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FirstBank, which has multiple banking locations throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, announced a new competition for businesses in Arizona. The competition, called the “FirstBank $20,000 Elevator Pitch Business Contest” will kick off on Tuesday, October 12 and, only a few weeks later, award one winner with $20,000, courtesy of the bank. Contest participants will be… Read More →

Phoenix lawyer urges Congress to block ‘joint employer’ rule

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Phoenix lawyer Mark Kisicki called on Congress Tuesday to “restore stability in labor relations” by reversing a National Labor Relations Board ruling that he said will cause “significant economic upheaval” if left untouched. Kisicki was one of several witnesses testifying to a Senate committee on an August change to NLRB regulations so that any company… Read More →

Sauce opens new location in Uptown Phoenix

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Sauce Pizza & Wine opened the doors to its seventh Valley location in Phoenix. The fast-casual Italian restaurant located at 25 E. Camelback Road near Central and Camelback is the first site to open under the brand’s new owners led by local restaurateur, Scott Kilpatrick. Guests can expect the same great quality food and drinks,… Read More →

Miracle Mile Deli deal celebrates 66 years in business

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

It’s not often you hear of a restaurant celebrating 66 years of business. Friday, September 25—Sunday, September 27, Miracle Mile Deli is honoring their 66th year in business with an amazing deal. Purchase an entrée, sandwich or breakfast dish and you can get a slice of pie or pint of beer for just 66 cents. Choose from any… Read More →

Phoenix designer creates one-of-a-kind swimwear line

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For women, nothing is worse than walking into a room and seeing another woman wearing the exact same outfit. It’s not that we hold anything against the other woman — unless she looks better in it, of course. Heck, we wore it too, so it must be cute. However, it sparks that lingering question in… Read More →

Valley Partnership Community Project earns Crescordia

Accepting Valley Partnership's Crescordia Award were, from left, Robyn Ratcliff, center  director for AFH; and 2014 Valley Partnership Community Project committee members Heather Markham, Dena Jones, Kaylynn Primerano, Peter Madrid and Katie Reiner.
by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership’s 2014 Community Project won a prestigious Crescordia Award Saturday evening at the 35th annual Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards. Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH), last year’s community project recipient, was honored in the Site Development Private Sector category at the Arizona Forward event at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix. “We are so thrilled… Read More →

Phoenix ties San Francisco for No. 1 in tech job growth

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Businesses looking for office space in the nation’s hottest tech markets should expect to pay a premium – and a hefty one in many of the top tech cities, according to a new research report by CBRE Group, Inc. The report, which analyzes the top 30 tech cities across the U.S. and Canada, showed an… Read More →

WESTMARC turns West Valley into healthcare hotbed

Dr. Miles Howard utilizes da Vinci Robotic Surgery technology at Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital.

There was a time when many West Valley residents had to travel to downtown Phoenix or the East Valley for specialized healthcare services and treatments. Times have dramatically changed. “Whether it’s specialized pediatric care, trauma care, cutting-edge heart care, or state-of-the-art cancer care, you can find some of the leading providers of those services in… Read More →

Driving while single can cost more in Phoenix, study shows

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Single, widowed and divorced drivers in Phoenix are likely to pay higher insurance rates than married drivers with identical driving records, according to a recent report from the Consumer Federation of America. Phoenix was one of 10 large cities across the U.S. where the federation sought quotes for a 30-year-old woman with a perfect driving… Read More →

OSHA heat reminder for Phoenix

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

With sweltering temperatures impacting Phoenix today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA’s FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to outdoor workers. With a simple click, users can get reminders about protective measures that should… Read More →

Ladder Down helps female attorneys rise in profession

Alison Christian, shareholder at Christian Dichter & Sluga.

More women are becoming lawyers, but they are struggling to earn positions as equity partners and shareholders at their firms. “The real issue is that institutional obstacles have been in place that have made it very difficult for women to excel,” said Alison Christian, shareholder at Christian Dichter & Sluga. Christian and Beth Fitch, founding… Read More →

P.B. Bell celebrates anniversary of their largest acquisition

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P.B. Bell, a leader in multi-family housing development and management, is marking the one-year anniversary of its biggest acquisition by celebrating improved occupancies stemming from the completion of major renovations within the seven-property portfolio. The acquisition, which closed in July of 2014, included nearly 2,800 apartment units in complexes throughout metropolitan Phoenix. The transaction represented… Read More →

Mediation becomes trend for resolving business disputes

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While mediation used to be a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), mediation has become mainstream. Today, virtually every dispute that is not able to be resolved through direct negotiation is proceeding to mediation. The only questions are at what stage of the process will mediation be held and who will be selected as the… Read More →