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Pump prices fueled decrease in owning a car

For the second year in a row, the cost of owning and operating a car has declined. AAA has released its annual “Your Driving Costs” study, which provides a realistic framework of the cost to own and operate a vehicle. 

  • icon Posted: April 29
Friday 04/29/2016
Commercial real estate indicates slow yet positive start to 2016
Posted: April 29, 2016

Though there several different market reports through which to interpret the first quarter of 2016, none so wholly encapsulate activity as commercial real estate. According to Allan Mendelsberg, apartment and investment sales principal for PICOR Commercial Real Estate Services, the industry all comes down to one thing: job growth.

Hiring your next superstar
Updated: May 02, 2016 - 9:37 am

Making a strong hire for your job opening can result in a long-term, productive team member. In fact, Cox employees work for our company an average of 8.3 years, nearly twice the national average.  Consider these tips in making the right hire. 

Casino Del Sol to be future food Mecca under new executive chef
Posted: April 29, 2016

The Casino Del Sol Resort recently added world-renowned chef Norman Nichols to its team as the property’s new executive chef. Nichols comes into the position with more than 40 years of fine dining experience. His previous positions include operating some of the most prestigious kitchens and organizations throughout the world. 

Local Tucson chef joins Casino Del Sol
Posted: April 29, 2016

The interest of any Tucson foodie worth their salt should pique at the mention of local chef Ryan Clark. Known most recently for his impressive efforts at Agustín Kitchen, the three-time Iron Chef Tucson winner has made a name for himself both within and out of the Tucson region.  Now onto the next phase in his culinary career, Clark has found a home as the new chef de cuisine at Casino Del Sol Resort’s flagship establishment, the Forbes Four-Star and Wine Spectator award-winning PY Steakhouse.

Thursday 04/28/2016
Rocking to the Emmys
Posted: April 28, 2016

When local craftsman Brendan Sherer got the call asking him if he’d be interested in crafting dozens of customized miniature rocking chairs for the gift bags for this year’s Emmy Awards, one question popped into his head.

Tuesday 04/26/2016
Ready to take flight?
Updated: April 26, 2016 - 10:13 am

Tucson International Airport (TUC) is seeking a dynamic operator to refresh the Food and Beverage Terminal Concessions through the Request for Proposal (RFP) at the airport. Our company, Premiere Airport Food Services Inc. (PAFS), is stepping up to the plate to assemble a team of small business operators, brands, food and beverage operators and suppliers for the bid. 

Thursday 04/21/2016
Man of the House? Not necessarily, for Arizona delegation
Posted: April 21, 2016

In a perfect world, the workforce would be a gender-blind place – a place, maybe, that looks like Rep. Raul Grijalva’s office, where women occupy three of the four top-paid jobs.

Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting
Posted: April 21, 2016

Arizona Electric Power Cooperative CEO Patrick Ledger told a House panel Wednesday that federal power administrations are keeping local utilities in the dark when it comes to what’s in their bill.

IRS referrals for tax-fraud prosecutions still falling in state, nation
Posted: April 21, 2016

The number of taxpayers the IRS referred for criminal prosecutions fell last year to the lowest levels of the Obama administration, and the agency said it expects numbers will continue to drop in coming years.

Supreme Court upholds redrawing of Arizona’s legislative districts
Posted: April 21, 2016

The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the boundaries of Arizona’s legislative districts Wednesday, saying the commission that drew the districts had legitimate reasons for putting more voters in some districts than in others.

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