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Maricopa County launches program to recruit forensic pathologists

The Maricopa County board of supervisors has approved a new loan repayment plan incentive that the county hopes will boost the recruiting and retainment of forensic pathologists for the medical examiner's office.

Mesa's Office of Economic Development earns accreditation

The city of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development recently earned accreditation from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), making it one of 60 economic development organizations to meet the standards for accreditation.

Benedictine University at Mesa adds two faculty members

Benedictine University recently welcomed two new faculty members to its Mesa campus, according to a press release.

Tempe restaurateur Arora receives diversity award

Tempe restaurateur Raveen Arora, who recreated the cuisine of his Indian homeland, has won the 2017 Arizona Diversity Council’s DiversityFirst Award for his civic leadership, advocacy and outreach efforts.

Elected leaders to gather for Goodyear town hall

The city of Goodyear will host a town hall event featuring Arizona state officials from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 20 at Desert Edge High School Auditorium.

Lisa Marra appointed director of elections, special districts

Lisa Marra, Cochise County communications and community relations administrator, has been appointed director of elections and special districts.

Pima County board approves Sales Tax Advisory Committee appointments

The Pima County board of supervisors has approved five appointments to the Sales Tax Advisory Committee.

2nd Saturday Maricopa Market to return in November

The city of Maricopa will host its 2nd Saturday Maricopa Market beginning in November and is seeking local vendors who would like to participate.

Tucson rallies for cystic fibrosis awareness event

Corralling potential panaceas, the McLife Tucson apartment community will partner with Tucson RoundUp for a Cure to raise funds and public awareness of cystic fibrosis with auctions, music and entertainment.

Ballet Under the Stars coming to Goodyear this month

As Ballet Arizona brings its 2017 season to a close this month, it will perform its popular Ballet Under the Stars performance for the Goodyear community for the sixth year in a row.

Surprise park to be renamed in memory of Dick McComb

The city of Surprise will honor one of its longest-tenured managers, Dick McComb, by renaming a city park in his memory during an official ceremony later this month.

Scottsdale opens new data portal for residents

The city of Scottsdale now has a new open data portal for residents that offers public access to over 30 of the city’s datasets.

Tempe restaurant owner honored with DiversityFirst Award

A Tempe restaurant owner has been awarded the 2017 Arizona Diversity Council’s DiversityFirst Award.

City says Temple's drinking water safe despite unusual taste, smell

The city of Tempe is advising residents that the city’s tap water is safe to drink even though it may have an “earthy” taste or smell over the next few weeks due to algae byproducts in storage reservoirs and lakes.

Arizona Chamber president releases statement regarding DACA

Following an order by President Donald Trump to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, (DACA), Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer, released a statement about the action.

MDHI receives $1.4 billion contract for armed helicopters

MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI) has been given a five-year contract worth $1.4 billion to provide 150 armed MD 530 helicopters for the U.S. and Partner Nation Army Aviation Forces.

Maricopa County board appoints constable for Arrowhead Justice Precinct

A new constable for the Arrowhead Justice Precinct has been appointed by the Maricopa County board of supervisors.

Buckeye opens before and after school care at elementary schools

Buckeye's Before and After School Enrichment (B.A.S.E.) program is open for students in kindergarten through grade 8 to provide a safe, engaging place for kids to learn through play.

Phoenix Chamber urges action from Congress following Trump's DACA decision

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has asked Congress to develop an immigration solution in light of President Donald Trump’s recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Arizona leaders rally for NAFTA alteration efforts

Because Mexico is Arizona’s top partner in international trade, almost 70 state business and political stakeholders traveled to the country recently as part of efforts to alter the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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