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South Mountain Freeway Developer To Address Spots With Pavement Issues 

by on February 13, 2020 0

With 30 years of maintenance part of the public-private partnership behind the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, taxpayers will face no additional cost to address spots next to some West Valley interchanges where the surface asphalt has deteriorated. The Arizona Department of Transportation will hold freeway developer Connect 202 Partners accountable for repairing the problem […]

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Are Your Kids Addicted to Technology? They May Need a Digital Detox

by on February 12, 2020 0

Inside a lab at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, 22-month-old Maggie Harbison played with a brightly colored puzzle, as her mother and a researcher looked on. Suddenly, the researcher, Sarah Corrigan, pointed to the corner of the room and said, “Look!” Instinctively, Maggie gazed in the direction in which Corrigan was pointing. Corrigan asked Maggie, who […]

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Unemployment Rate Down To 3.5 Percent In January

by on February 12, 2020 0

Hiring jumped last month as U.S. employers added 225,000 jobs, bolstering an economy that faces threats from China’s viral outbreak, an ongoing trade war and struggles at Boeing. Half a million people streamed into the job market, though not all of them found work. That influx meant that more people were counted as unemployed, and […]

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Two Arizona Men Accused of Running Massive Ponzi Scheme

by on February 10, 2020 0

Two Arizona men have been charged of running a massive cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme, according to documents filed in federal court. Their victims include a number of former Major League Baseball players. From a look at their social media, John Caruso and Zach Salter had it all: traveling to exotic locations, driving luxury cars, and posing […]

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Is Chocolate Good for You?

by on February 10, 2020 0

By Stacy Simon Senior News Editor, American Cancer Society It’s been reported in the media for years that eating chocolate is heart-healthy, helps prevent cancer, and boosts your mood. But is that really true? We do know that flavanols in cocoa beans, an ingredient in chocolate, are antioxidants, meaning that they may reduce damage to […]

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United Airlines Acquires Westwind School of Aeronautics

by on February 10, 2020 0

United Airlines says it has inked a deal to acquire Phoenix-based Westwind School of Aeronautics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chicago-based United said it will become the only major U.S.-based airline to operate its own flight academy. Westwind is located in north Phoenix at Deer Valley Airport. Prior to the acquisition, the flight […]

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