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Tech Launch Arizona, which is responsible for commercializing many of the University of Arizona’s inventions and innovations, has set a new personal record for startups launched in a year, helping 19 startups during fiscal year 2020 and bringing Tech Launch’s total number of startups to more…

After a year of planning and development, the firefighter-owned Sentinel Peak Brewing Company recently rebranded as Firetruck Brewing Company to help build brand-identity as a company dedicated to first responders, according to co-owner Taylor Carter. 

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies spread throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting rece…

Due to these unusual times, many businesses are experiencing a fiscally challenging year. Whether it’s because of decreased foot traffic into your business or closure requirements, now is a good time to evaluate where you can spend less without sacrificing too much. 

PHOENIX – Refugees living in Arizona are struggling to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. In response, nonprofit organizations boosted assistance programs after they noticed more refugees losing their jobs or having their hours cut. Families say they also are struggling with complicated gover…

The storage shed of Putney’s Pitstop Sports Bar and Grill, located at 6090 N Oracle Rd, was set ablaze in a suspected arson fire in the early hours of Tuesday.

While employees are doing their jobs from home alongside children learning in the same environment, the need for fast and reliable internet to keep the family online is crucial. Cox has seen a steady uptick in demand for data and speed during this time. Here are some tips and tricks for thos…

A recent summer internship for student leaders continued despite COVID-19, and by going virtual, taught its participants networking and leadership skills critical for nonprofits. The Student Leaders program, sponsored by Bank of America, pairs students with local nonprofits for six weeks of …

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Sariah Elam always planned to play basketball at the University of Arizona. Even after an auto accident left her paralyzed waist-down at age 15 and then being diagnosed with stage three brain cancer a year later, the 18-year-old Sahuarita High School graduate stayed determined to move forwar…

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In many ways, the Sunnyside Foundation is operating as it always has: supporting the students and families of the Sunnyside School District. But with the continued presence of COVID-19, the education nonprofit is fundraising and calling on their community like never before. 

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At the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, we continue to be amazed by the innovation and resilience of our community’s nonprofit organizations. We have seen youth centers transform into food assistance providers so that the families they typically serve after school won’t go hungry. …

PHOENIX – Arizona State University President Michael Crow defended the accuracy of the school’s updates on COVID-19 infection rates during a virtual news conference Wednesday, promising that cumulative numbers of cases would be added to the data sets going forward.

PHOENIX – As Arizona bars have reopened after months of being shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, owners and managers are struggling to comply with state health department regulations that require logistical twists.

Longtime Western attraction and film location Old Tucson announced today it will remain closed indefinitely due to the continued impact of COVID-19. According to an announcement, Pima County, which owns and leases the park to a private operator, will assume responsibility of Old Tucson start…

We know that our country, and Arizona in particular, haven’t cleared the first wave of COVID-19 yet. We’re all struggling, and we’re all looking for that fleeting light at the end of the tunnel. In Southern Arizona, collaborative efforts across industry sectors, rather than reliance on just …

With a major research university right in our backyard, a strong military presence and innovative companies spread throughout the metro region, there’s often a plethora of interesting science and technology news to be found in Southern Arizona. Here’s a breakdown of the most interesting rece…

Arizona businesses continue to be affected by the economic impact of COVID-19. Particularly hard-hit are those individuals whose business is the ownership and management of rental homes throughout the state. 

Every successful business owner has a toolkit of resources to lean on for advice and creative ideas. There are many free or low-cost business resources available to help make the ins and outs of running your company simpler and smarter. Cox BLUE shares helpful articles for business owners to…

The University of Arizona's Center for Innovation announced today that biotechnology company Nanomoneo has selected Tucson for its new research operation. Nanomoneo is a newly formed biotechnology instrument company associated with the fields of nanoparticles, sensors and organic molecules t…

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With Pima, Maricopa and Pinal County expected to hit the benchmarks indicating "moderate" spread of the coronavirus this week, Harkins Theaters plans to reopen all of their Arizona locations with new safety and sanitation protocols this Friday, Aug. 28. For their celebratory opening weekend,…

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, joined a chorus of Republicans defending the changes to the Postal Service and accusing Democrats in a sometimes-heated hearing of conspiring to create problems with this fall’s presidential election.

WASHINGTON – Spoiled medication and missing rent checks are just some of the problems that Arizonans have seen as a result of recent postal system changes, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said during a grilling Friday of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

The COVID-19 pandemic has financially impacted a lot of economic industries, but local restaurants remain one of the hardest hit sectors and they continue to struggle as Arizona and the larger United States fight to control the spread of the virus.

Summer months can be slow for many industries, particularly during this unusual summer, so now is the perfect time to refresh your marketing strategy and attract new customers.

The Tucson Metro Chamber created the Construction + Design Sector Partnership about a year ago to bring industry leaders together to discuss and solve workforce development issues and challenges. Each of the leaders represent a different component of the industry, but there is one thing that…