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Data center developer buys Mesa land for potential 1 million SF campus

Data center developer buys Mesa land for potential 1 million SF campus by Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal DuPont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT) has bought a 56.5-acre undeveloped site in Mesa with plans for a data center campus. That East Valley campus could total as much […]

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Apache Junction Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

Apache Junction Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community

Apache Junction Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community 258 cities and towns recognized for putting the needs of kids and families first as part of Playful City USA program [NEWS RELEASE] National non-profit KaBOOM! is honoring Apache Junction with a Playful City USA designation for the […]

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WestJet Airlines returning to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in October

WestJet Airlines returning to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in October by Queen Creek Independent WestJet Airlines today announced that its Canadian flights will be returning in October to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The nonstop flights provide access for the growing number of Canadians who visit the region and own […]

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Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue up by 4.2 percent

Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue up by 4.2 percent

Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue up by 4.2 percent PinalCentral The Arizona Department of Gaming says contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25 million for the quarter that ended on March 31. That’s about a 4.2 percent increase when compared with the […]

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More copper mining projects mean ‘bright’ future for state

More copper mining projects mean ‘bright’ future for state

More copper mining projects mean ‘bright’ future for state by Kaly Nasiff | Cronkite News Despite federal roadblocks, copper mining still has a bright future in Arizona, industry officials say. In 2016, mining accounted for 11,500 jobs in Arizona, down 1,000 from the year before, according to […]

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Edison Pointe Retail Center Set to Begin Construction

Edison Pointe Retail Center Set to Begin Construction

Edison Pointe Retail Center Set to Begin Construction As Maricopa’s population nears 50,000, developers are recognizing the community’s potential and are set to invest millions of dollars in a new retail center. Vintage Partners is performing site work on 14 acres of vacant land at the northeast […]

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New book examines decline in sheep industry in Pinal, across the country

New book examines decline in sheep industry in Pinal, across the country

New book examines decline in sheep industry in Pinal, across the country by Melissa St. Aude | Casa Grande Dispatch With her latest book, “Where Have All The Sheep Gone?,” author and historical geographer Barbara Jaquay hopes to shine a light on an industry that’s been on […]

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Pollack study shows hotel demand growing

Pollack study shows hotel demand growing

Pollack study shows hotel demand growing by Apache Junction Independent A recently released study by Elliott Pollack and Co. provides some good news based on Pinal County’s economic development efforts over the past two years, according to a press release. Pollack’s survey –“Lodging Market Study Pinal County, […]

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Hayden sees its dying days

Hayden sees its dying days

Hayden sees its dying days by Trey Ross | Arizona Sonora News It’s not a ghost town but it feels like one. The streets of Hayden are lined with boarded-up businesses — Grimebusters Laundry, Casa Rivera Restaurant, an appliance store — and abandoned schools. Crumbling churches have […]

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Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments

Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments

Coolidge State of the City focuses on budget, accomplishments by Joey Chenoweth | Coolidge Examiner Mayor Jon Thompson touted the work the city of Coolidge has done across the board over the past year, but also spoke frankly about the financial struggles that have persisted. Fighting a […]

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