Archive for June, 2009

Arizona, Texas Architecture Firms Design Their New Future

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June 25, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – A Texas architecture firm specializing in the design of educational, recreational and religious projects announced today it has merged with SmithGroup, one of the nation’s major architecture and engineering firms with offices in Phoenix and several other major cities. F&S Partners in Dallas now carries the joint name of […]

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Renowned Astronomer Refocusing From Arizona’s Night Skies to Solar Energy

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June 25, 2009 TUCSON, Ariz. – A world-famous University of Arizona astronomer is shifting his focus from the faintest stars in the night sky to the brightest daylight star at the center of the solar system. Roger Angel and other researchers at UA and at Arizona State University hope to harness energy from the sun. […]

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SmithGroup Tapped to Design $10M Sports Center for City of Avondale

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June 22, 2009 AVONDALE, Ariz. – SmithGroup’s team of architects and designers in Phoenix has been selected by the city of Avondale to design a $10 million indoor sports recreation center that will be managed by a private company. The 83,000-square-foot facility will be constructed at Van Buren Street and Avondale Boulevard, starting late this […]

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Halfway on its Road Map, Arizona’s Bioscience Community is Attracting Attention

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June 18, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – Downtown Phoenix is a special place for Jerry Colangelo. It is home to US Airways Center, which opened in 1992 as America West Arena, home of the Phoenix Suns. Colangelo coached and led the team, starting at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, for more than a generation. Next door is Chase […]

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Apple Prepares to Open its Largest Arizona Store in Scottsdale

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June 9, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Apple computer fans might want to start their upcoming weekend early by stopping by the computer company’s first store in Scottsdale and largest in Arizona. The new store opens at 6 p.m. June 12 at Scottsdale Quarter, an innovative retail district at Scottsdale Road and Greenway-Hayden Loop. The new […]

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Retired Nurse Rebounding from Homelessness; Experts Seeing More Professionals Joining the Needy

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June 7, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – When Regina Fahnestock marched out of college in Ohio in the 1970s with nursing and psychology degrees, she was beaming. Her head was as high as her noble goal of saving the world. All of her patients will recover, that was her plan. Death was not an option. But […]

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New Options Offered to Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

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June 3, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – A real estate and mortgage information provider is offering two new online products that could help homeowners struggling to pay their mortgages. The Web-based products, eModifyMyLoan and eShortSaleMyHome, became available June 1. They are designed to help homeowners work with lenders to modify an existing mortgage or negotiate a […]

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