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Dickey's Barbecue Pit fires up for Arizona expansion

Fast-growing plans for slow-smoked barbecue will fuel Arizona’s dining choices as Dallas-based Dickey's Barbecue Pit expands to the Grand Canyon State with plans for four Phoenix-area locations, the company announced Tuesday.

Arizona Manufacturers Council supports funding for career and technical education

Arizona Manufacturers Council Chairman Steve Macias praises Gov. Doug Ducey’s adept promotional and organizational skills for Arizona businesses, and asks constituents to consider the importance of support for career and technical education, stating that underfunded programs cannot provide enough skilled workers to satisfy the state’s expanding technical and manufacturing sectors.

Market demand lures Oncology Services International to Arizona

There is a specific strategy behind why Oncology Services International (OSI), an independent service provider for radiation oncology devices, recently expanded into Arizona, according to OSI President and CEO Richard Hall.

Spindle, unified commerce provider, to acquire Catalyst Business Development

Commerce solutions provider Spindle recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire specific assets of Catalyst Business Development Inc., a Scottsdale-based provider of payment gateway services, sales and software solutions.

Stephanie Dowling joins Arizona Office of Tourism

Stephanie Dowling has joined the the Arizona Office of Tourism’s executive marketing team as deputy director of the state's travel destination marketing agency, to focus on strategic advertising and PR development, AOT announced Wednesday in Phoenix.

McCain, Flake praise Senate approval of port-patrol jobs bill for vets

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and John McCain (R-AZ), along with other senators, applauded the unanimous Senate approval recently of S. 1603, the Border Jobs for Veterans Act. The bipartisan bill was designed to put veterans to work as Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at understaffed U.S. ports of entry.

Arizona Chamber slams plan for global management of Internet

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry said recently that it might be time to put the brakes permanently on a plan to surrender management of the Internet to a global collective that might not value freedom of expression and commerce.

Arizona Commerce Authority launches Promote AZ project

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has started work on a grassroots, statewide project, Promote AZ, to promote Arizona development and tourism, nurture civic pride and engage public participation.

CrossFit Blur opening Tempe, Arizona location next month

New location in University Plaza will offer expanded class roster.

Phoenix’s IBC partners with Wi-Fi providers, streamlining service

InnDependent Boutique Collection partners with CONCIERGO and Mobile Mini.

Tombstone appoints Lies to board of directors

Tombstone Exploration Corp. (TMBXF) has named David Lies to its board of directors, the company announced Friday in Phoenix.

Microchip Technology unveils next generation of 8-bit PIC MCUs

Microchip Technology, the Chandler, Arizona-based provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, said on Thursday that it is expanding its 8-bit PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with the introduction of Core-Independent Peripherals (CIPs).

The Judge Group’s Brian Merin to lead new Phoenix branch

The Judge Group, a leading professional services provider based in Pennsylvania, said Tuesday it has opened a Phoenix, Arizona, office to centralize recruiting for ongoing support within West Coast markets."Phoenix represents a major market for us, and we are thrilled to now have an office there to better serve our clients in the region," The Judge Group President Brian Anderson said.

Praxair signs deal to purchase helium from Apache County gas field

Global helium producer and supplier Praxair said Tuesday it has signed a long-term contract to purchase up to 100 million standard cubic feet of helium annually from Nacogdoches Oil & Gas (NOG), operator of an Apache County helium-bearing gas field.

GlobalMed names 3 new directors to board

Dr. Jacque Sokolov, Conrad Prusak and Joel E. Barthelemy join telemedicine firm's board.

American Green teams up with Natural Herbal Remedies to enter Arizona medical marijuana market

Tempe-based American Green, Inc. said Tuesday it is forming a joint venture with licensed Arizona medical marijuana products dispensary Natural Herbal Remedies (NHR), to manage a dispensary and harvest facility.

DaVita Rx to open facility in Chandler

DaVita Rx, a full-service specialty pharmacy for patients with complex conditions as well as the nation's largest kidney care pharmacy, said Tuesday will it will establish a new facility in Chandler, Arizona, by early 2016.

Sportsman's Warehouse opens fifth Arizona store Saturday in Flagstaff

The first 300 people at the grand opening of Sportsman's Warehouse’s fifth Arizona store, on Saturday at 2231 E. Route 66 in Flagstaff, will score a $20 gift card and a free hat, the company said on Tuesday.

CoBiz Bank welcomes Scanlan to Board of Directors

CoBiz Financial, parent company to Colorado Business Bank and Arizona Business Bank, announced that Terrance Scanlan has been elected to the Board of Directors for its banking franchise, the firm said yesterday in Denver.

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