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Arizona Vets4Energy chairman defends fracking after feds lose round in court

Harry Prestanski, volunteer chairman of Arizona Vets4Energy, said he just does not understand the recent uproar behind hydraulic fracturing, the controversial and heralded extraction process that has significantly boosted domestic oil production and driven down gas prices in the U.S.

Arizona Public Service changes leadership team at Palo Verde nuclear site

Arizona Public Service has made changes to its senior leadership team at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station near Tonopah.

Phoenix Children's Hospital makes Top 10 list in children's hospitals

Phoenix Children’s Hospital was recently placed on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospitals list and is the only Arizona hospital to make the prestigious list.

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce presents annual business awards

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its 10th annual Business Awards at a luncheon presented by American Furniture Warehouse.

Salt River Project offers summer storm safety tips

The Salt River Project (SRP) is prepared to handle heat and storms for the summer season.

New Hell Canyon bridge on Route 89 opens

The Arizona Department of Transportation has opened the new state Route 89 bridge at Hell Canyon after 13 months of work on the project.

Work begins along I-10 shoulder

Crews are beginning work along the southern alignment of the future Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway this week by assessing soil conditions and the depth of groundwater in the Phoenix area.

Nonstop flights from Tucson to New York City begin in October

The Tucson Metro Chamber’s Air Service Task Force has succeeded in negotiating nonstop air travel between Tucson and New York City’s JFK International Airport via American Airlines.

ATHENA Award winners encourage others

ATHENA Award recipients for 2015 Leah Fregulia, head of school and CEO for Arizona School for the Arts; Melissa Sanderson, vice president of international affairs for Freeport McMoRan Inc. based in Phoenix; and Ashley Kasarjian, counsel for Phoenix's Snell & Wilmer, recently shared the experiences that helped them become the community leaders they are today.

Salt River project lowering electricity costs for July, August

Salt River Project’s (SRP) board of directors has approved an average 3.7 percent decrease in electricity prices for the two hottest months of this year, saving the average residential customer approximately $7.60 for the July and August billing cycles.

New lanes opened on Loop 303 from Surprise to Peoria

The Arizona Department of Transportation has opened new lanes along Loop 303 between Grand Avenue in Surprise and Happy Valley Parkway in Peoria.

Hampton Inn & Suites Goodyear wins TripAdvisor award

Hampton Inn & Suites Goodyear hotel recently received a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, which recognizes businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor the past year.

UniSource modifies proposed energy rate package

A utility company in Arizona has modified its proposed new rate packages in the face of opposition to hikes in charges.

Phoenix's Pinnacle West Capital Corp. declares quarterly dividend

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation recently announced a quarterly dividend of $0.625 per share of common stock, payable Sept. 1 this year, to shareholders of record on Aug. 1.

BBB gives Scottsdale-based envelope-stuffing firm Saguaro 'F' rating

Consumers dealing with Scottsdale-based Saguaro have filed complaints about the work-from-home company with the Better Business Bureau.

Greater Phoenix chamber PAC endorses primary candidates

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce's Political Action Committee is endorsing 50 candidates for the Arizona legislature in the Aug. 30 primaries.

McCain congratulates TwiWest for helping veterans under Veterans Choice Program

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) congratulated TriWest Healthcare Alliance this week after the Phoenix-based health care company said it has scheduled 1 million appointments under the Veteran Choice Program.

Lockheed Martin sponsored all-female air race takes off in Prescott

Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions' Flight Services Program is a major sponsor of the 40th Air Race Classic, an annual all-woman cross-country airplane race that features 58 planes that took off Monday at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University campus in Prescott.  

Arizona's 65 percent Obamacare price hike request was inevitable, NCPA analyst says

Arizona residents may soon be paying a whole lot more for health care under the Affordable Care Act.

College H.U.N.K.S. hauling service opens in Tucson

College H.U.N.K.S. Hauling Junk and Moving, which provides local moving service, junk removal, donation pickups and more, has expanded into Tucson.

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