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What makes us happy?

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Is there a formula—some mix of love, work, and psychological adaptation—for a good life? The Atlantic or 72 years, researchers at Harvard have been examining this question, following 268 men who entered college in the late 1930s through war, career, marriage and divorce, parenthood and grandparenthood, and old age. Here, for the first time, a […]

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Mountain Shadows Resort awarded AAA Four Diamond Rating

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(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) $100 Million New Resort Named to Vogue List of Best New Pools in America Paradise Valley, Ariz. (June 21, 2017) – Mountain Shadows, the $100 million new resort in Paradise Valley, was awarded with the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Rating this week. Luxury […]

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Practical tips for privacy and security

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These Five Things Will Make You More Secure By Laruen Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on Cyber Security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Privacy and security are hard to come by these days. We share information at a nauseating rate – nearly ninety percent of the U.S. population uses the Internet and […]

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Arizona reaction to Senate health bill ranges from lukewarm to hostile

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By Brianna Stearns | Cronkite News he Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare was quickly attacked by Democrats and kept at arm’s length by Arizona’s Republican senators, who seemed less than eager to comment on a bill few had seen before its release Thursday. The 142-page “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” would cut deeply into […]

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Legendary ASU coach Frank Kush dies at 88

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By Jeff Metcalfe | azcentral sports Frank Kush, the most famous coach in Arizona State history and synonymous with the school’s rise from a college to a university, died early Thursday, a school spokesman confirmed. Kush was ASU’s football coach from 1958-79, winning a school-record 176 games, and was inducted into the College Football Hall […]

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Pinal road excise tax on ballot in November

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Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. By Kelly Fisher | Pinal Central FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution Wednesday approving a Regional Transportation Plan and Transportation Excise Tax and calling for a […]

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New Roads & Freeways For Pinal County Drive Toward November Ballot

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NEWS RELEASE (Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. (Casa Grande, Ariz.)  An innovative and comprehensive transportation plan for Pinal County will go the voters after […]

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Using Artificial intelligence to program humans to behave better

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By Dennis R. Mortensen | LinkedIn Much attention has, rightfully, been given to how the AI industry might transmit existing negative biases into the myriad of artificially intelligent systems that are now being built. As has been pointed out in numerous articles and studies, we’re often entirely unaware of the biases that our data inherits, […]

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    [OPINION] With Supreme Court’s abandonment, it’s time for states to protect property rights; Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose supports institute’s position

    Posted by   7 hours ago

    Goldwater Institute (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) rivate property is a critical ingredient in freedom. That’s why the U.S. Constitution refers to it more than any other right—it protecting our “homes” and “things,” and forbids government from taking our property away without paying just compensation. Unfortunately, in a 5-3 opinion […]

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    Mountain Shadows Resort awarded AAA Four Diamond Rating

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    (Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) $100 Million New Resort Named to Vogue List of Best New Pools in America Paradise Valley, Ariz. (June 21, 2017) – Mountain Shadows, the $100 million new resort in Paradise Valley, was awarded with the esteemed AAA Four Diamond Rating this week. Luxury […]

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    REGIONAL NEWS for June 23, 2017: President Trump’s budget proposal calls for cuts experts say would kill the earthquake warning network.

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    Earthquakes may be the rare issue uniting Democrats and Republicans in California Colorado: My kingdom for a house? Boulder County fourth nationwide for fewest houses for sale Las Vegas home values growing faster than U.S. average New Mexico: Pearce asks Zinke to reduce monument by 88% Utah: Mormon church opens a district in Cuba

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    Bankruptcy case could bring big changes to Phoenix’s Desert Ridge area

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    By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The Chapter 11 bankruptcy case involving a real estate entity called Epicenter Partners LLC has been complicated and contentious. Resolving it could go a long way toward determining who controls future development in the busy Desert Ridge area of north Phoenix. The area at Tatum Boulevard and Loop […]

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    The housing cupboard is bare

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    For-sale inventory shrinks at fastest pace in 4 year; Phoenix down 7.8% Across the country, home shoppers will have 9% fewer homes to choose from than a year ago. The number of for-sale homes hitting the market is dropping at its fastest pace in almost four years, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market […]

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    Reason to refinance: 4 million homeowners are leaving $1 billion on the table

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    Falling mortgage rates and rising home values are a tasty combination for homeowners, but millions are not biting because of the hassle of a refinance By Diana Olick | CNBC Falling mortgage rates and rising home values are a tasty combination for homeowners looking to save some cash on their monthly mortgage payments. Millions, however, […]

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    Rental demand to escalate by the millions, research shows

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    By Suzanne De Vita | RISMedia Inventory shortages are weighing down just about every housing market, with supply on all sides—renter- and owner-occupied—on a months-long downtrend. A new multifamily report now estimates that by 2030, some 4 million new apartments alone will be needed to keep pace with demand. “Apartment rentals are on the rise, […]

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    Top-heavy U.S. housing market crowding out the little guys

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    By Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg The U.S. housing market is looking a little top-heavy these days. Beneath a steady May existing home-sales number that helped put to rest fears that the busy selling season had perhaps hit a lull, the lingering supply issues haunting the industry could be making the market less stable as it […]

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      Government and Politics View All →

      Ducey administration says Senate health care bill would put state between a rock and a hard place

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      Senate proposal is only marginally better than the one approved by the House By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The new Senate health care plan would cost Arizona at least $2.9 billion between next year and 2026 — and perhaps as much as $7.1 billion — according to a new […]

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      [OPINION] With Supreme Court’s abandonment, it’s time for states to protect property rights; Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose supports institute’s position

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      Goldwater Institute (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) rivate property is a critical ingredient in freedom. That’s why the U.S. Constitution refers to it more than any other right—it protecting our “homes” and “things,” and forbids government from taking our property away without paying just compensation. Unfortunately, in a 5-3 opinion […]

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      Biggs wants special counsel bounced from investigation for coziness with Comey

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      Arizona Daily Independent On Friday, Freedom Caucus member Congressman Andy Biggs called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to recuse himself from the Department of Justice investigation. Biggs joins fellow Freedom caucus member Rep. Louie Gohmert, who said earlier this month that Mueller’s “cozy relationship” with former FBI director James Comey should force his recusal. “Special […]

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      Government agendas for week of June 26-30, 2017

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      Cities and Towns 6-28 City of Phoenix Formal Council Meeting 6-29 City of Phoenix Zoning Adjustment Hearing 6-27 City of Buckeye Planning and Zoning Commission 6-27 City of Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission – Agenda not available 6-26 City of Casa Grande Council Special Meeting 6-26 City of Coolidge Council Special Meeting 6-26 City […]

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      County prepares odor complaint against Johnson Utilities

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      By Kelly Fisher | PinalCentral Most of the Board of Supervisors this week supported softening a motion to file a complaint against Johnson Utilities relating to air quality violations, but one stood his ground against the amended action. Rather than filing a complaint in the Pinal County Superior Court sooner, a 4-1 vote altered the […]

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      Glendale has new downtown revitalization tool

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      By Cecilia Chan | Independent Newsmedia Glendale has officially created the Centerline Entertainment District downtown, which should help the city jump-start the economy there. Giving the area along Glendale Avenue from 61st to 43rd avenues this designation, means businesses such as bars and liquor stores could set up shop next to a church and school, […]

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      Regents, lawmakers, look to mend fences after chairman’s resignation

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      By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Regents and lawmakers alike expect the June 18 resignation of the Arizona Board of Regents’ chairman can heal any lingering wounds between them, though Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, who is at the center of the controversy, said the resignation changes nothing. Greg Patterson, who secretly recorded a […]

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      Arizona reaction to Senate health bill ranges from lukewarm to hostile

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      By Brianna Stearns | Cronkite News he Senate Republican plan to replace Obamacare was quickly attacked by Democrats and kept at arm’s length by Arizona’s Republican senators, who seemed less than eager to comment on a bill few had seen before its release Thursday. The 142-page “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” would cut deeply into […]

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        Arizona Court of Appeals ruling possible setback for gay rights; Rose Law Group attorney Audra Petrolle questions the ruling

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        By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Saying lawmakers wrote what they meant, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the same-sex spouse of a woman who gave birth to a child is not entitled to a presumption she is a parent. In what could be a significant setback for […]

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        Arizona Supreme Court limits right of tribes to intercede in adoption cases; Rose Law Group family attorney Audra Petrolle provides perspective

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        Tribal government: Decision preserves tribes’ rights to ask for court transfers in adoption cases By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The ability of tribes to intercede in the adoption of Native American children not living on the reservation is limited and not absolute, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled today. In […]

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        Texas poised to allow adoptions to be blocked on religious basis

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        Agencies that get state money could reject gay and lesbian couples or non-Christians who want to be parents By Ian Lovett | The Wall Street Journal Texas is moving forward with a bill this week that would allow adoption-service providers that receive state money to turn down prospective parents based on religious beliefs. The bill […]

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        Supreme Court sends second divorce settlement case back to Arizona

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        By Nathan J. Fish | Cronkite News The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Arizona Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling in a divorce settlement between a retired member of the military and his ex-wife, the second time in a week it has done so. The action by the justices followed their ruling last […]

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        Why more couples are signing postnuptial agreements; can be 2-edged sword, says Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group partner, director Family Law Dept.

        Posted by   2 months ago

        It’s a prenup, with a few twists By Ben Steverman He cheats. She wants a divorce. He pleads for forgiveness. She’ll stay, for a price: If they ever do divorce, she wants the house, the car, and a hefty slice of their other assets. That kind of deal is possible with a postnuptial agreement, a […]

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        How Arizona fixed its broken child welfare system in 2 years; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner, director Family Law Dept., comments

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        The state attracted national attention for its failure to prevent and address child abuse and neglect. Since then, massive changes have led to massive improvements. By J.B. Wogan | Governing or much of the past decade, Arizona’s child welfare agency has been in crisis. The number of children entering the state’s foster care system grew […]

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        Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex child parental rights

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        By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review the case of a same-sex spouse who was granted parental rights over her ex-wife’s biological child. In October, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Suzan McLaughlin was entitled to the same parental rights as if she were a man after […]

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        Indian community attorneys argue before Arizona Supreme Court to protect Indian children; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner, director Family Law Dept., reacts to case

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        By Sonoran News – Attorneys for the Gila River Indian Community Monday made oral arguments before the Arizona Supreme Court in a controversial case involving which court – Arizona state Court or the Community’s Tribal Court – will be the ultimate decision-maker regarding the future of a Native American child at risk of being permanently […]

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          REGIONAL NEWS for June 24, 2017: Wildfires all around us

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          California, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Colorado: Southwest Heat Tests Firefighters’ Mettle

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          County prepares odor complaint against Johnson Utilities

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          By Kelly Fisher | PinalCentral Most of the Board of Supervisors this week supported softening a motion to file a complaint against Johnson Utilities relating to air quality violations, but one stood his ground against the amended action. Rather than filing a complaint in the Pinal County Superior Court sooner, a 4-1 vote altered the […]

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          REGIONAL NEWS for June 23, 2017: President Trump’s budget proposal calls for cuts experts say would kill the earthquake warning network.

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          Earthquakes may be the rare issue uniting Democrats and Republicans in California Colorado: My kingdom for a house? Boulder County fourth nationwide for fewest houses for sale Las Vegas home values growing faster than U.S. average New Mexico: Pearce asks Zinke to reduce monument by 88% Utah: Mormon church opens a district in Cuba

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          REGIONAL NEWS for June 22, 2017: California produced so much solar power it paid Arizona to take excess electricity.

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          California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it New Mexico: Scrutiny intensifies over safety at Los Alamos National Laboratory Colorado: EPA prepares to slowly dam toxic mine waste leaking from Red and Bonita Mine at 300 gallons per minute Utah Legislature may make adjustments […]

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          California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it

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          By Ivan Penn | Los Angeles Times n 14 days during March, Arizona utilities got a gift from California: free solar power. Well, actually better than free. California produced so much solar power on those days that it paid Arizona to take excess electricity its residents weren’t using to avoid overloading its own power lines. It […]

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          Burns weighs new lawsuit in his battles with Corporation Commission, APS

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          By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Bob Burns is headed back to court — and not just in his bid to get financial disclosure records from the state’s largest electric utility. The move follows the 4-1 vote on Tuesday by the Arizona Corporation Commission to reject the bid by Burns […]

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          Can states and cities really uphold the Paris climate deal?

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          They have pledged to carry out the landmark accord on behalf of America We asked environmental experts for the most effective and politically practical ways they can help do that. By Natallie Delgadillo | Governing (Editor’s note: Pima County and Phoenix have pledged to uphold terms of the Paris Accord.) arly this month, President Trump […]

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          Florence Copper mine wells may violate zoning

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          By Mark Cowling | PinalCentral Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Southwest Value Partners in their fight to prevent this mine from opening in the middle of a master-planned family community. Attorneys representing the town of Florence will investigate and possibly take legal action against Florence Copper for installing two new monitoring wells beyond its state […]

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            Marijuana View All →

            REGIONAL NEWS for June 18, 2017: Uber-wealthy candidates could take advantage of Colorado’s campaign rules to overwhelm the opposition with money from their own pockets.

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            Colorado’s new gold rush: The 2018 governor’s race Surge in Latino homeless population ‘a whole new phenomenon’ for Los Angeles Pot will soon be legal in Las Vegas, but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip Utah: Wildfire that displaced 750 people in Brian Head destroys one home and threatens 100 more New […]

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            Senators introduce bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition

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            By Trey Williams | MarketWatch Congress took a step toward easing its stance on medical marijuana on Thursday. U.S. Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), Corey Booker (D-New Jersey) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) introduced a bill that would end the federal prohibition of medical marijuana and take steps to improve reearch. The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion […]

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            REGIONAL NEWS for June 15, 2017: Exclusive to Amazon Prime members, Prime Now offers one-hour delivery for $7.99 and two-hour delivery for free on “tens of thousands of items.”

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            Prime Now, Amazon’s 1-hour delivery service, launches in Denver Utah: Lyle Jeffs, fugitive polygamist, captured in South Dakota after almost a year on the run Forum tackles residential development in downtown Las Vegas New Mexico: Health secretary rejects new uses for medical pot San Francisco UPS facility shooting: 4 dead including gunman, police say  

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            Medical marijuana should be barred on campus, top attorney general says

            Posted by   2 weeks ago

            By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The state’s top prosecutor wants police to be able to arrest people for having marijuana on college and university campuses, even if they have a state-issued card allowing them to buy and use the drug. In new court filings Thursday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich […]

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            REGIONAL NEWS for June 8, 2017: Vegas judge between The Rock and a hard place

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            Las Vegas judge posts, removes doctored photo of ‘The Rock’ Despite Silicon Beach, Los Angeles is merely America’s 18th top tech city, report finds Nakamura is new chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court EPA gives Utah a break on meeting ozone standard Court Allows Colorado Couple to Sue Marijuana Growers

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            Congress could free up banks to do business with marijuana companies

            Posted by   3 weeks ago

            By Trey Williams | MarketWatch A bipartisan amendment is under consideration by Congress that would allow federally-regulated banking institutions to do business with marijuana companies without fear of federal repercussions. The amendment, brought forth by Florida Republican Matt Gaetz and Florida Democrat Darren Soto, would prohibit federal banking agencies from discouraging or penalizing banks for […]

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            Health director: Alternative pain relief could help curb opioid abuse, deaths; Ryan Hurley, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Marijuana Dept. says cannabis an ‘off-ramp’ from addiction

            Posted by   3 weeks ago

            By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Faced with an average of two deaths a day, the state’s top health official is looking for ways to curb the abuse of opioids, both legal and otherwise. And some of that may involve getting doctors to find alternative relief for patients with chronic […]

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            Arizona judge rejects effort to lower fees for medical marijuana users

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            By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star A judge has rebuffed efforts by medical marijuana users to force the state to reduce the fees it charges patients. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Jo Lynn Gentry said she does not dispute that the Department of Health Services is collecting more from medical marijuana […]

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              Practical tips for privacy and security

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              These Five Things Will Make You More Secure By Laruen Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on Cyber Security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Privacy and security are hard to come by these days. We share information at a nauseating rate – nearly ninety percent of the U.S. population uses the Internet and […]

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              Firm contracted by Republican groups left millions of voter files unsecured online; more than birth dates and addresses compromised says Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigation attorney, who focuses on privacy and data breach issues

              Posted by   4 days ago

              By Brian Naylor | NPR So it seems that it’s not only Democrats who have trouble keeping their digital information secure online. An extensive database of information about 198 million Americans collected by a contractor hired by Republican groups was obtained by a security researcher, who found it on an Amazon server, with not even […]

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              Ignore that call from “Apple” about an iCloud breach; Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigation attorney, who focuses on privacy and data breach issues, stresses ‘verification’

              Posted by   2 weeks ago

              By Glenn Fleishman | Macworld Earlier on Monday, my wife let me know that “Apple Support” had called about iCloud security. She was dubious, and rightly so. “Apple” then called five more times (and counting). Suffice it to say, it wasn’t Apple, but fraudsters trying to piggyback on reports that a major breach of iCloud credentials […]

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              Rose Law Group Litigation Attorney Lauren Reynolds Making Her Mark as the Valley’s Legal Leader in Cybersecurity

              Posted by   2 weeks ago

              Reynolds is a Leader in Modern Cybersecurity and a Key Member of RLG’s Highly Regarded Litigation Department NEWS RELEASE (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – As a litigation attorney for Rose Law Group pc and member of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity group Lauren Reynolds is quickly distinguishing herself as a leader in the legal field of cyber […]

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              In the age of Trump, social media slugfests are driving coverage for defamation along with home and auto policies; defamation insurance a must, says Rose Law Group litigation attorney Logan Elia

              Posted by   2 weeks ago

              By Polly Mosendz | Bloomberg Courtney Love spent almost six years in litigation accused of libeling her former attorney in a Twitter post that was visible for less than 10 minutes. She paid a reported $780,000 in settlements as a result of two other defamation suits, both stemming from Twitter missives Love wrote about designer […]

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              Apple wants to block your texts when driving

              Posted by   2 weeks ago

              REALTORMag Apple wants to help curtail distracted driving, which is what’s behind its latest feature that will block texts and other news alerts while you’re driving. The “Do Not Disturb While Driving” feature will be added to iPhones this fall as part of Apple’s iOS 11, the latest version of operating software for the company’s […]

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              Driverless cars: The transportation disrupter

              Posted by   3 weeks ago

              A look at driverless benefits, accidents, insurance and laws By Laruen Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on Cyber Security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Imagine your commute to work this way: You walk out your front door, coffee and newspaper in hand, open the car door, and press the on button; after setting your destination, […]

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              New Internet privacy bill would provide unprecedented consumer data protections

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              By Laruen Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on Cyber Security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Congress in March voted to repeal Federal Communications Commission (FCC) privacy rules, which would have required Internet service providers (ISPs) to obtain consent before selling their customers’ personal information to third-parties. In this context, personal information includes browsing […]

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