Archive for the 'Metro Phoenix' Category

Arizona Law Firm Ranks High in Percentage of Female Attorneys

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Dec. 28, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Lewis and Roca law firm is rated 17th in a new Law360 survey that ranks firms based on their percentages of female partners. Nearly 26 percent of the firm’s 205 partners are female. Female lawyers lead three of Lewis and Roca’s governing committees and one of its practice […]

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More than 250 Lawyers and Others Rally Against Maricopa County Attorney

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Dec. 21, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The ongoing budgets war pitting Maricopa County’s key elected officials against each other boiled over today at a downtown rally attended by a crowd estimated at between 250 and 300. The crowd cheered and clapped at verbal broadsides of “bully” and “coward” aimed at Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, […]

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Retired Phoenix Official Pens a History of Homesteading in Cave Creek

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Dec. 11, 2009 CAVE CREEK, Ariz. – The early years of a feisty Arizona community north of Phoenix come to life in a new book by a new author. The book, “Homesteading Along the Creek,” is Patrick Grady’s first book. It outlines how more than 100 homesteaders settling 37,000 acres were responsible for the growth […]

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Former Charity ‘Grand Dame,’ at 93, Enjoying Her Return to Workforce

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Dec. 10, 2009 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – This year’s holiday season, for me, arrived in early December. The gift began taking shape a few days ago while listening to Ann Graham voice her optimism and hope. I asked to meet her when I learned that she had returned to work at a law firm to help […]

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Entrepreneur from London Adding Energy to Downtown Phoenix

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Nov. 20, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – The November sunrise is an hour away, but an entrepreneur and his clients in his downtown Phoenix exercise studio are primed for the new day. “Six! Five! Four! Three! Two! One!” says studio owner Amen Iseghohi, clapping his hands to the music. He walks among his exercising clients, counting […]

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Former Phoenix Mayor to Lead Effort for Long-Term Funding for TGen

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PRESS RELEASE Oct. 27, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – Former Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimsza, who helped attract the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to Arizona, will lead an effort by the TGen Foundation aimed at providing long-term funding for TGen’s cutting-edge research programs. The TGen Foundation’s board of directors today named Rimsza the chairman of the […]

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Arizona Conference to Promote More Public, Private Partnerships

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Oct. 15, 2009 PRESS RELEASE PHOENIX, Ariz. – Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters is the keynote speaker at a Public Private Partnerships Conference late this month in Arizona. Arizona State University’s Alliance for Construction Excellence is sponsoring the Oct. 22 conference at the Arizona Grand Resort at Baseline Road and Interstate 10. The […]

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Colliers International’s Phoenix Office Issues Solar Energy Report

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Oct. 5, 2009 PRESS RELEASE PHOENIX, Ariz. – Colliers International‘s Phoenix division has published a comprehensive examination of the solar energy industry in Arizona titled, “Solar Energy Network: Partners for Change.” The 40-page report was a unique collaboration between Colliers and more than 25 public and private sector experts and visionaries who are playing a […]

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica in Phoenix Expected to Draw Thousands

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Sept. 18. 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. – A three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial is on display this weekend at Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary in north Phoenix. Since it was created in 1990, the traveling Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall – inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 U.S. soldiers who died in Vietnam – has […]

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Yuma, Flagstaff Join Arizona’s ‘Sun Corridor’ Economic Growth Program

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PRESS RELEASE Sept. 17, 2009 PHOENIX, Ariz. –The Greater Yuma Economic Development Corp. and the city of Flagstaff have joined Phoenix and Tucson in bringing jobs to Arizona’s Sun Corridor, a move that aligns the state’s key metro markets under a common goal. The addition of the two groups strengthens the effort to recruit high-wage […]

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