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Family Fun Factory returns to Tempe

Tempe’s annual Family Fun Factory takes place Friday at the Tempe Community Complex, 3500 S. Rural Road, at the corner of Rural Road and Southern Avenue. This free event is for all ages and is open from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Arizona's sole pro soccer team changes name to Phoenix Rising Football Club

Arizona's only professional soccer franchise, Arizona United Soccer Club, has changed its name to Phoenix Rising Football Club.

Tempe Business Forum to feature discussion about city's business climate

The city of Tempe's Economic Development staff, city council members and members of the local business community invite everyone to take part in a conversation about making Tempe an even better place to do business on Dec. 6.

Tempe, Valley Metro holding a meet and greet with streetcar route artists

The city of Tempe and Valley Metro are offering an opportunity to meet the artists chosen to create art for Tempe Streetcar, the Valley’s first modern streetcar, at a gathering from 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Tempe Transportation Center in the Don Cassano Room, 200 E. 5th St. in Tempe.

Banner Alzheimer's Institute's efforts highlighted on '60 Minutes'

Efforts by Phoenix-based Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI) to create a new era of Alzheimer’s prevention were recently featured on the CBS show "60 Minutes."

Tempe seeking nominees for annual MLK Diversity Awards

The city of Tempe is seeking nominations for its annual City of Tempe MLK Diversity Awards, which highlight those in the community that are beacons for equality.

Tucson Electric Power employees raise money for charities in El Tour de Tucson biking event

Approximately 30 employees from Tucson Electric Power (TEP) support charities every year by participating in the El Tour de Tucson bicycling event.

Tempe Swimming with Santa event scheduled for Dec. 26

The 11th annual Swimming with Santa event will be held the day after Christmas at the Kiwanis Recreation Center in Tempe.

Corporation Commission Chairman Little nominated for utility Policymaker of the Year award

Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Doug Little is one of five state regulators nominated for Utility Dive's Policymaker of the Year award.

RepublicBankAz names Stangler vice president, SBA banking officer

Larry Stangler has been named vice president as well as SBA banking officer at RepublicBankAz.

Glendale area officials discuss Arizona Coyotes move

The Arizona Coyotes ice hockey team is planning to leave Glendale in a move that local officials feel could impact the region.

Auto glass company fined, prohibited from telemarketing for six years

Arizona-based Larmore Auto Glass LLC has been banned from making telemarketing calls for six years as part of a settlement in an Arizona-based consumer fraud lawsuit.

Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute teams up with City of Hope to improve cancer treatments

City of Hope, an independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center, recently formed an alliance with biomedical research institute Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), based in Phoenix,  to enhance precision medicine efforts for patients.

Realtor.com predicts Phoenix-area to be top housing market in 2017

The top housing market in the country in 2017 will be the Phoenix area, according to a recent forecast by realtor.com.

Phoenix-area Domino's seeking 300 new team members

Domino's locations in the greater Phoenix area, all 59 of them, are seeking 300 new team members. The job openings at the pizza restaurant chain are for delivery drivers, customer service representatives and assistant managers.

Greater Phoenix chamber promoting member businesses for National Lager Day

Dec. 10 is National Lager Day and several Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce members are getting in on the celebration by offering local craft beers Saturday and throughout the year.

Salt River Project lowering electric prices of 10 months

The Salt River Project's board of directors this week approved a 10-month temporary price decrease in electric prices for its more than 1 million customers.

Valley Young Professionals network at Mentor Breakfast in Phoenix

Valley Young Professionals (VYP) were paired with local business leaders for discussions about workplace success and career advancement at the recent 5th annual VYP Mentor Breakfast in Phoenix.

Republic Services makes top 100 list on Corporate Equality Index

Republic Services Inc. based in Phoenix has earned a high ranking of 85 out of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index.

Arizona approves National Healthcareer Association pharmacy technician certification exam

National Healthcareer Association's (NHA) Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) has been recognized by Arizona as an approved certification, meeting the licensure requirements for the field.

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