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Fountain Hills chamber hears from minimum wage proponent

Bill Scheel, the leader of the minimum wage debate in Arizona, was the featured speaker at last week's Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce public policy meeting.

Arizona Corporation Commission software developer to compete in Rio Olympics

Arizona Corporation Commission software developer Jay Shi is on his way to Rio de Janeiro to compete in men’s pistol shooting in the 2016 Olympics.

State Farm to add 1,000 employees at Tempe office

State Farm Insurance recently said its Marina Heights location will hire more than 1,000 full- and part-time associates this year to fill positions in claims, sales and customer service at the Tempe customer contact center.

Beacon Biomedical has a new chief science officer

Beacon Biomedical Inc., a privately held medical diagnostic company based in Phoenix, recently named Dr. Daniel Holterman as chief science officer and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) lab director.

JLL Income Property Trust acquires Silverstone Marketplace in Scottsdale

JLL Income Property Trust has acquired Silverstone Marketplace, a grocery-anchored shopping center in Scottsdale.

Arizona Public Service replacing 155 power poles damaged by storms

Arizona Public Service (APS) said Monday that work crews are busy replacing 155 power poles and fixing the power grid after last week's powerful storms.

Taseko Mines receives permit for copper-production facility in Florence

Taseko Mines Limited has received a permit from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) authorizing the construction, operation and closure of a 24-well in-situ copper recovery operation (ISCR) for a project based in Florence.

Scottsdale-based Certive Solutions names new vice president of sales

Scottsdale-based Certive Solutions Inc., which creates revenue management solutions for the U.S. health care market, recently said Michael Groeger has joined the company as vice president of sales.

Digital Caddies teams up with Phoenix-based Adzzup

Digital Caddies Inc., a cloud-based content and media system for golf courses and golfers, has partnered with Adzzup Inc., a Phoenix-based company that sells local advertising and marketing services to businesses across the country.

Arizona Corporation Commission offers paperless option for some cases

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has launched a service to reduce costs and increase efficiency by offering electronic delivery of ACC notices to parties with cases before the commission.

Scammers target APS customers; APS offers fraud-prevention tips

APS customers across Arizona are being targeted by individuals falsely representing themselves by phone as APS employees.

Northern Arizona University's Thomas Whitham receives award for conservation, education

Thomas Whitham, a regents' professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University (NAU), has been named a recipient of the first-ever Frances B. McAllister Award for Conservation and Education by the Arboretum of Flagstaff.

McReynolds promoted as president of KB Home's Tucson division

KB Home has promoted Amy McReynolds to president of its Tucson division.

Quantum Energy completes Texas, Missouri project acquisitions

Quantum Energy Inc. (QE), an energy-holding company, has begun to diversify its refinery development plan through acquisitions of several projects.

Parts of Pecos Road, 59th Avenue under ADOT management for freeway project

Construction of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway begins later this summer, so several Phoenix roads along the 22-mile corridor area are now officially part of the state highway system.

Patent granted for new test to detect valley fever

A patent has been granted for a new testing technology developed by Northern Arizona University (NAU) and Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) that makes it easier to detect and treat valley fever, a dust-borne fungal disease.

Colorado River Indian Tribes awarded grant for environmental assessment in La Paz County

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has awarded the first state brownfields grant to a tribal nation.

Grants to help improve water quality in four Arizona waterways

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has awarded seven Water Quality Improvement Grants (WQIG), totaling more than $1.9 million, to help improve water conditions in four state waterways.

Salt River Project has a new communications exec

Alaina Chabrier has joined Salt River Project as chief communications executive and associate general manager of marketing and communications.

Lackluster El Nino results in less water runoff than expected

El Nino 2016 started out with promise for bringing moisture to the Arizona area but has resulted in the sixth consecutive year of below-median runoff into the Salt and Verde rivers.

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