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Phoenix Children’s Hospital adds counselors to answer insurance questions

  By ALEXA ARMSTRONG Cronkite News PHOENIX – When parents brings kids to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, their concerns often extend beyond medical care to what they are entitled to under their health care coverage, be it an employer’s plan or the state’s

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FitPHX and Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Offer FREE Training to Make Phoenix Businesses Healthier

​Local businesses can attend a free training, with tips to make their employees healthier and save significantly on workplace healthcare costs. The latest Healthy Arizona Worksites training is 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Phoenix Business and

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Activists: Tempe anti-discrimination vote speaks to statewide momentum

By LAUREN LOFTUS Cronkite News To activist Joshua Zaragoza, Tempe’s overwhelming approval of workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender municipal workers is a springboard for other cities to pass non-discrimination measures. “The objective and the goal in those cities would

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Phoenix Fire Receives Funding from Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

This critical funding will be used by the Phoenix Fire Department Fire Prevention Section to obtain 20 tablet-style computers, 20 printers, software and associated wireless cellular service to facilitate real-time, on-site code compliance. Normally, Fire Prevention Specialists must manually complete

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City Seeks Input on the Future of Phoenix Transportation

PHOENIX — Today Mayor Greg Stanton and members of the City Council, along with appointees to the Citizens Committee for the Future of Phoenix Transportation, kicked off a public involvement process to get residents’ thoughts and opinions on transportation issues.

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Phoenix Introduces Extended Parking Meter Hours Starting Aug. 18

PHOENIX — The city of Phoenix Street Transportation Department is notifying residents, commuters and business owners on changes to parking meter hours of operation, effective Aug. 18.  The changes were adopted by the City Council in June. Beginning Aug. 18,

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Tempe Tests First "Protected Bike Lane"

  (Tempe, AZ) The city of Tempe is testing an innovative bike lane design using road striping and “candlestick” markers to provide a more comfortable environment for bicyclists travelling in the city. The half-mile on Priest Drive from Washington to

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Jump-Start your School Year with a Back-to-School Celebration

TEMPE, Ariz. – Getting ready to head back to school can be an exciting and hectic time of the year, and the Escalante Multi-Generational Center wants to help you and your family get prepared with a free Back to School Celebration

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Phoenix Ranked Among Top 5 Cities for Creating Small Businesses

PHOENIX — Phoenix has been chosen among the top five cities in the nation for small business opportunities, according to the National Federation of Independent Business. According to ABC15, the organization said that Phoenix is characterized by its size in population,

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Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino Announces Grand Opening of Chrome Nightclub

Chandler, Ariz. – Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is announcing the grand opening of its new Chrome Nightclub, Fri. and Sat., July 11 and 12, with a celebratory performance beginning at 11pm, both nights by the world renowned video DJ

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