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These huge new wind turbines are a marvel. They’re also the future.

Posted by   /  May 20, 2019  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The GE Haliade-X, a big-ass wind turbine.  The latest model has blades longer than football fields By David Roberts | Vox The declining price of solar power gets more press, but there are big things happening in wind technology too. And I mean big. The math on wind turbines is pretty simple: Bigger is better. […]

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Mayor says PhoenixMart’s heart still beating, but weak

Posted by   /  May 20, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Phoenix Mart construction Monday April 15, 2017 on Florence Boulevard./Oscar Perez/PinalCentral By Rodney Haas | Pinal Central Casa Grande Mayor Craig McFarland spoke about the need to market Casa Grande during Friday’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon at The Property Conference Center. After his speech wrapped up, the mayor took time to answer some questions from […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] When you tally up the 25 richest cities in America, California has eight, Colorado 2

Posted by   /  May 20, 2019  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles/Rodeo Drive via Doug Kerr/Flick By Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall Street  Incomes climbed faster in 2017 for the typical American household than they have in years. The median household income of $60,336 in 2017 marked a 4.7% increase from the previous year – more than doubled the 2.1% inflation rate over the same […]

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Arizona GOP House, Senate leaders cut budget deal with Gov. Ducey. But will it gain support?

Posted by   /  May 20, 2019  /  Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

Democrats are not part of the deal. By Rachel Leingang | Arizona Republic  Arizona Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey have reached a budget agreement, leaders of both chambers confirmed on Sunday. Legislative leaders plan to discuss the deal with members of the House and Senate on Monday, Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, told The […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] From Great Recession to great reshuffling

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Economy, Featured News  /  No Comments

The number of people living in America’s most distressed zip codes is shrinking as the nature of distress becomes more rural. Economic Innovation Group A decade ago, the financial crisis impacted our economy, our politics, and our society in ways few could have expected. Looking back now, we wondered: How did the Great Recession and […]

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Arizona cities, from rich to poor

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  By Phil Riske, Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Size has nothing to do with affluence  in Arizona By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Two Arizona cities are at the top and bottom of rating scales used by 24/7 Wall Street. to decide what are most affluent and “worst” cities in America. Overall picture Incomes climbed faster in 2017 for the typical American household than […]

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Saturday Night Live’ Season 44 finale: hysterical Meghan McCain (Aidy Bryant) defends Alabama abortion ban on ‘The View.’ NBC

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Alec Baldwin leads Trump Oval Office sing-along on ‘Saturday Night Live’ NBC

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

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The NFL concussion settlement just keeps getting worse and worse; Jonathan Udell, Rose Law Group class- action attorney, says order seeks to prevent fraud

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images By Dom Cosentino | Deadspin In what plaintiffs’ attorneys view as a total disaster, the federal judge overseeing the NFL concussion settlement on Thursday denied a motion to reconsider rules changes for physicians she had approved last month. Those changes, as noted earlier, stand to make it even more […]

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Conflict swirls around bill to honor fallen Navy SEAL

Posted by   /  May 18, 2019  /  Legislature 2019 Regular Session  /  No Comments

Charles Keating IV /U.S. Navy photo/Released By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times The highest peak in the Estrella Mountain Regional Park is at the center of a debate weighing the memory of fallen heroes against ancient traditions. Rep. Tony Rivero, R-Peoria, is the sponsor of House Bill 2315, which proposes to name it “Charles […]

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