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Regents OK more than $300 million in UA building projects

Posted by   /  June 13, 2017  /  Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Yoohyun Jung } Arizona Daily More than $300 million in renovations and new construction are on the horizon for the University of Arizona. The Arizona Board of Regents, which governs the state’s three public universities, met at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff this week and approved the UA’s capital plan, which includes five new […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 13, 2017: Trial to resolve accusations New Mexico state failing to meet constitutional obligations to provide essential educational opportunities to all students

Posted by   /  June 13, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education, Energy and Environment, Real Estate, Regional News, Sports  /  No Comments

Trial begins in lawsuit over state of New Mexico education Interior Secretary Recommends Shrinking Utah Monument Is it too late to save some of California‘s legendary shopping malls? Colorado: Englewood asks: Can accessory dwelling units help tamp down sky-high metro-area home prices, rentals Exact cost of Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium still unknown

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 11, 2017: Is the Hatch open in Utah?

Posted by   /  June 11, 2017  /  Education, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Regional News, Sports, Transportation  /  No Comments

Guess who former VP Joe Biden wants to run for Senate in Utah: Mitt Romney New Mexico’s school system ‘goes on trial’ More than 2,100 buildings are already being retrofitted under L.A.’s earthquake safety law Private pilots, small airports worry Donald Trump’s air traffic control plans will hurt Colorado. Here’s why. Raiders’ impact on Las […]

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Apple CEO Cook warns of social media perils in university speech

Posted by   /  June 10, 2017  /  Education, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Social media can be a place where ‘basic rules are suspended’ By Alex Webb | Bloomberg pple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook warned Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates that technology — and social media in particular — can divide society even as it’s intended to bring people together. “The internet has enabled so much and […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 10, 2017: The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled a homeowners association was wrong to sue a builder.

Posted by   /  June 10, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education, Energy and Environment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Construction defects battle ends in Colorado A California power plant may close as the state pushes new building at customers’ expense Will Las Vegas have enough workers for major construction projects? Navajo elder says Utah leaders ‘never supported’ preserving sacred American Indian sites Testing shows University of New Mexico near top on ‘critical thinking,’ study […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 4, 2017: Nevada GOP adamant about getting funding that would provide parents with state tax dollars to send their children to private schools.

Posted by   /  June 4, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Nevada Legislature mired in partisan standoff over controversial ESAs L.A.’s crisis: High rents, low pay, homelessness rising and $2,000 doesn’t buy much Denver: A renaissance owed to Coors Field, urban pioneers and smart politics New Mexico: Trust company CEO implicated in missing millions 7 women allege sexual misconduct by candidate for Utah Democratic Party chairman

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ASU zeroes in on bond money projects

Posted by   /  June 3, 2017  /  Education, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Rebekah Morris for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Note: All projects listed are in the preliminary internal planning stages, and the finance mechanism is not yet determined. One of the notable items in the budget passed by the Arizona state legislature last month was the authorization for the three state universities to sell an additional $1B […]

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Queen Creek councilman collecting signatures to oppose legislation expanding school vouchers

Posted by   /  June 1, 2017  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Wendy Miller | Queen Creek Independent “Have you heard of SB 1431? Would you be willing to sign a petition to oppose it?” Visitors to Queen Creek Branch Library, 21801 S. Ellsworth Road, were greeted by those questions May 25 asked by a Queen Creek councilman who wants to see the state bill placed […]

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$20M to help fund new Great Hearts charter school

Posted by   /  May 30, 2017  /  Education  /  1 Comment

By Rebekah L. Sanders | The Republic Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Great Hearts Academies Great Hearts Academies, a charter-school network with roughly two dozen sites in Arizona and Texas, plans to open a new campus in Maryvale in 2018. The school, which will be located near 47th Avenue and Camelback Road, will grow to […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for May 28, 2017: Can a three-day course adequately prepare a teacher for a close-quarters confrontation with an armed attacker?

Posted by   /  May 28, 2017  /  Education, Energy and Environment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Advanced gun training for Colorado teachers on its way New Mexico: Few attend hearing on proposed changes to teacher evaluations The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say Utah: Polygamous sect members move — when they can find a home and the cash Some […]

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