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NAU Boosts Local Economy –- Businesses Thrive

Northern Arizona University is a prominent player in the economic vitality of Flagstaff and the state of Arizona. That’s according to a report recently released by NAU’s Arizona Rural Policy Institute. The report, The Economic Contributions of Northern Arizona University to the State of Arizona in 2010, claims that NAU has contributed nearly $1.5 billion […]

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NAU Graduates Pay High Price to Stay in Flag

For most college students, graduation day brings a sigh of relief. After years of late night study sessions, assignment deadlines and challenging professors, graduation day means freedom from classrooms and the start of the next chapter of their lives. Or does it? For some recent graduates, uncertainties still remain. For example, where will they get […]

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Check It Out – Libraries A Central Gathering Place

In these trying times, it may seem difficult to find ways to entertain or educate yourself and your children on a limited budget. Look no further! The Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library and the East Flagstaff Community Library both have tons of free stuff to check out and plenty of activities designed to educate, inform […]

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Governor Announces Economic Competitiveness Package

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today called the Legislature into Special Session for the consideration of a comprehensive plan to put Arizona back to work. Known as the Arizona Competitiveness Package, the proposal includes a mix of targeted business incentives and broad tax reforms designed to rev the Arizona economy. “The Competitiveness Package will make […]

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SCA’s Don Jordan Elected to Chamber Board

Don Jordan, Director, Southwest Operations of SCA’s North American tissue division, has been elected to the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce board of directors for a three-year term, which started on Jan. 1, 2011. “We feel that Don’s business acumen will really make a difference in the success of the chamber in 2011,” said Julie Pastrick, […]

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AZ Bioscience Jobs Grew During Recession

During the recessionary years of 2008-09, bioscience jobs in Arizona grew by 7 percent while Arizona’s overall private sector lost 11 percent of its jobs, according to a new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector, commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. The annual study by the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice found that Arizona continues to outpace […]

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