Amazon Building New Facilities in Glendale, Tucson, Creating Thousands of Jobs

by on March 24, 2021 0

E-Commerce giant Amazon.com continues to grow and is currently building two new sortation centers in Arizona, one in Glendale and one in Tucson, which will each total more than 270,000 square feet. Construction began in January in both Glendale and Tucson. “Every day at Amazon, incredible employees come together to deliver magical experiences for customers,”...

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Intel Announces $20 Billion Expansion in Arizona; Will Create Over 3,000 Jobs

by on March 24, 2021 0

Intel announced Tuesday a substantial expansion of its Arizona-based manufacturing capacity with a $20 billion investment – the largest private sector investment in state history. The expansion will see the construction of two new semiconductor fabrication facilities, or fabs, which will produce advanced semiconductor chips used in modern electronics. The investment will lead to...

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Wife of Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Dies After Battle with Cancer

by on March 22, 2021 0

Ava Arpaio, wife of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has died after her battle with cancer, according to MCSO. MCSO says Ava died Saturday at 89-years-old after she was diagnosed with cancer in early 2016. She was surrounded by family.  She is survived by her husband, Joe, daughter, Sherry, son, Rocco, and four grandchildren. Former...

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich Warns Against Economic Stimulus Scams

by on March 19, 2021 0

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers about a reported increase in the amount of stimulus check email and text scams. With the third round of economic stimulus checks on the way to many Arizonans, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has seen an uptick in consumer complaints involving unsolicited text messages from scammers pretending to be...

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Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Protect Minors Facing Mental Health Issues

by on March 18, 2021 0

Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to protect young Arizonans experiencing suicidal thoughts by allowing a manslaughter charge if an adult provides guidance that a minor uses to take their life. The Governor signed the bill in the presence of Paolla Jordan, whose son committed suicide two years ago, and Representative Jeff Weninger. “Protecting...

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After GCU’s Historic Regular Season, GCU Gets No. 15 Seed, To Face Iowa in 1st Ever NCAA Tournament Game

by on March 16, 2021 0

Grand Canyon made program history Saturday by winning a share of the Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship, the school’s first conference hoops crown at the Division I level. The Antelopes are NCAA Tournament bound for the first time in the school’s history. After sharing the regular-season title with Utah Valley, GCU (17-6; 9-3 WAC)...

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Some European Countries Suspend AstraZeneca Vaccine Due to Blood Clot Concerns

by on March 16, 2021 0

Four of Europe’s most populous countries have now suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine after reports of blood clots in some recently inoculated patients — even as the World Health Organization said it was safe and urged countries to continue using it. Shortly after Germany said it would halt distribution of the AstraZeneca...

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