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National Milk Producers Federation settles price-fixing claim for $52 million

National Milk Producers Federation has settled a class-action lawsuit that claimed the organization was behind a price-fixing scheme.

As Phoenix booms, business blooms

Not only did more people move to the city of Phoenix than any other city between 2015 and 2016, but the city also surpassed Philadelphia as the nation’s fifth largest, the U.S. Census Bureau recently revealed.

Prescott holds preview party with panelists for groundwater documentary

Groundwater protection issues in Arizona generated robust debate among lawmakers and constituents, and documentary filmmakers captured it, yielding an upcoming release titled “Groundwater: To enact a law for the common good.”

Three receive University of Phoenix National Guard scholarships

Three University of Phoenix students recently earned full-tuition scholarships from the institution and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States’ (EANGUS) charitable branch, We Care for America Foundation.

Arizona State Parks & Trails holds open house concerning new park

The Arizona State Parks & Trails held an open house June 1 to discuss the future of Rockin' River Ranch State Park.

City of Surprise joins with Maricopa Association of Governments to fight heat dangers

The city of Surprise is taking the role of a Heat Relief Network partner, alongside the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), to help residents keep cool during dangerous summer temperatures.

Arizona engineers work to improve transportation as monsoon season approaches

With the onset of monsoon season June 15, Arizona residents know how to prepare for this especially challenging time of year for weather.

Hardesty named Casa Grande community services director

Steve Hardesty has been selected as Casa Grande's community services director and will start on June 19.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale breaks ground for teen centers

Local constituents recently lent a hand to kick off groundbreaking for two new teen facilities planned by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS).

Caliber, MODUS team up for sustainable housing in Scottsdale

Signaling the city’s latest foray into environmentally sustainable housing, a real estate investment-developer duo recently broke ground on a Net Zero Energy (NZE) project called Eclipse, a $9.1 million 20-unit townhome community.

Arizona bill preventing state taxes on gold investments has become law

An Arizona lawmaker has won a fight for a tax break for gold investors.

Show Low throws movie night for 'Rogue One'

The city of Show Low will be screening "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" for a free public event June 23.

West USA Realty kicks off daylong grand opening in Chandler

Live music, lunch, drinks and more are in store for Chandler-area residents at West USA Realty’s grand opening through 6 p.m. today at its new location, 1850 E. Northrop Blvd. #170 in Chandler.

Arizona Corporation Commission grants emergency funding to repair water infrastructure

The Arizona Corporation Commission has approved emergency funds to help a Yavapai County water company.

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign aims to help with effects of summer heat

Half a million bottles of water will help to stave off extreme heat for Mesa residents this summer with the 11th annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway.

New WIC delivery adjustments benefit families, retailers

Arizona WIC families and retailers will see improvements in convenience, accuracy and speed when the program integrates electronic benefits transfer into its existing Health and Nutrition Delivery System (HANDS).

ASU to illuminate incarceration’s impact in exhibit

Arizona State University (ASU) and a consortium of other colleges will share in a $310,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to create public projects highlighting key social matters, ASU officials reported recently.

Arizona's hotel industry outranks national average for industry

Arizona’s hotel industry has surpassed the national average in every performance indicator for 2016.

Casa Grande partners to promote Pulsepoint app, AED awareness

A lifesaving responder app called Pulsepoint leads the list on the Casa Grande Fire Department’s collaboration with the Ak-Chin Indian Community and the product’s manufacturer, Pulsepoint Foundation.

Arizona Chamber, other business groups lose Supreme Court challenge to minimum wage law

The Arizona Supreme Court has decided against a case that claims Proposition 206, which will raise the minimum wage, is unconstitutional.

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