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Pinal jobless rate jumps up

Pinal jobless rate jumps up by Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services Pinal County’s jobless rate jumped up last month after hitting a record low in April. The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point to 5.1 percent as Arizona employers shed more jobs […]

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Private prisons a boon for Eloy bonds

Private prisons a boon for Eloy bonds

Private prisons a boon for Eloy bonds by Tanner Clinch | The Eloy Enterprise The private prisons that boost Eloy’s population numbers may have also been a boon for the city in its financing of the City Hall project. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, members went […]

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Elliot Road corridor shines spotlight on Mesa’s tech hopes

Elliot Road corridor shines spotlight on Mesa’s tech hopes by Wayne Schutsky | East Valley Tribune The Silicon Desert is expanding in Mesa, one announcement at a time. The city’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor – already home to Apple’s global operations command center – is beginning to […]

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Study: Pinal workers don’t make enough to afford area rentals

Study: Pinal workers don’t make enough to afford area rentals by Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services It may be no surprise to Arizona renters. But a new report shows that an affordable apartment — one within their means — requires more than what they typically earn […]

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Town of Marana broke ground on a new police HQ

Town of Marana broke ground on a new police HQ by Claudia Kelly-Bazan | KGUN9-TV After three years of waiting, Marana Police are getting a new police headquarters. The Town of Marana broke ground on the new building Wednesday morning, according to a press release from Marana Communications […]

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Mother of a Metal: The history and future of Resolution Copper’s Superior Mine

Mother of a Metal: The history and future of Resolution Copper’s Superior Mine

Mother of a Metal: The history and future of Resolution Copper’s Superior Mine by Keridwen Cornelius | Phoenix Magazine It’s raining nearly 7,000 feet underground. The slick, sprayed concrete “rock” in this man-made cavern is striped with Mars-orange and alien-green algae. Calcification blooms into what look like […]

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Along the Gila: Keeping the Copper Corridor Beautiful

Along the Gila: Keeping the Copper Corridor Beautiful

Along the Gila: Keeping the Copper Corridor Beautiful By Sam Hosler | CopperArea I bet you noticed the bright colors in Superior, not on the front of the downtown buildings, but on the back. The purpose of the paint job is simple: to make people aware that […]

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City analyzing 3 keys to boost economic development

City analyzing 3 keys to boost economic development by Mason Callejas | inMaricopa As the city approaches its 14th birthday, officials are reaching for the stars, hoping Maricopa’s growth will not only accelerate but also happen in a sustainable fashion. To achieve this, the city has engaged […]

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Lucid seen as start of more cross-border trade business

Lucid seen as start of more cross-border trade business

Lucid seen as start of more cross-border trade business by Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services Donald Trump may be soliciting bids to build a wall along the border. But the governors of Arizona and Sonora are doing what they can to ensure there are doors and […]

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Niagara Bottling to add 450,000-square-foot facility in Mesa

Niagara Bottling to add 450,000-square-foot facility in Mesa

Niagara Bottling to add 450,000-square-foot facility in Mesa by Apache Junction Independent Niagara Bottling, LLC, a private-label bottled water supplier, announced June 1 it will establish a 450,000-square-foot, highly automated manufacturing and bottling operation in the city of Mesa’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor. “The investment that Niagara […]

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