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New Prison Could Benefit Regional Economy

A renewed proposal to add a 1,000-bed private prison adjacent to the existing state prison facility in Winslow is getting community support at a time when residents of some other cities are coming out against similar proposals. While some people oppose building on the city’s prison economy, many more in the jobs-starved community say that […]

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Snowbowl Upgrades to Benefit Skiers and the Economy

As construction on upgrades continue at Arizona Snowbowl in preparation for the upcoming season, many people have been curious about what is underway on the mountain. In this Flagstaff Business News exclusive, the resort’s general manager, J.R. Murray, shared his enthusiasm about the improvements, which include infrastructure of snowmaking equipment.   FBN: How are the […]

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Exporting Key to Region’s Economic Improvement

One way to strengthen Northern Arizona’s economy is to look to international markets. That’s where Export University comes in. Held last month in Flagstaff, Export University was a day-long training with government and industry extolling the benefits of international expansion. It’s like learning to ride a bike, says Andy Kruse, who is passionate about exporting. […]

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AZ Bio Educational Day

Aug 29. 11:a.m. and 5:30 Join AZBio and NACET of an Opportunity Double Header. At Lunch Time – Get an edge on your completion with a great educational workshop, Regaining Your Competitive Edge: How to Compete in the New Economy An AZBio BizPath Educational Work Shop Presented by Charles Loew, President of Maset, LLC Then […]

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Supreme Court Sides with AZ’s Plans to Cut Medicaid

State Prevails on Proposition 204 Litigation. Governor’s Statement.   “I applaud the Superior Court today for its ruling regarding the State of Arizona’s Medicaid Reform Plan. This ruling ensures that elected officials maintain their authority to make difficult financial decisions on behalf of the State of Arizona. “I don’t take lightly the Medicaid reforms we’ve […]

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Buyers Signing Contracts but Closings are Few

Lots of info packed into last week’s video from National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. He covers the continued uptick of pending home sales in June and the dissappointing closing results following a similar uptick in May. Yun also covers the impact the gridlock in Washington has had on the economy and real […]

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Cardinals Training Camp Underway in Flagstaff

The Arizona Cardinals football team is back in Flagstaff, preparing for their upcoming season by training at high altitude.  The Flagstaff training, where team members use the facilities at Northern Arizona University, is a favorite for many fans, who enjoy the up-close contact with players. Many  businesses also enjoy  the Flagstaff training camp, which generates […]

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USGS Bringing Millions to Flagstaff Economy

The Flagstaff Science Campus (FSC) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has played an integral part in scientific research as a training hub for moon-bound astronauts since its beginnings in the early 1960s. While the FSC has moved into more diversified fields of study, it remains a vital part of Flagstaff’s economy and of […]

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