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NAU Hospitality Experts Discuss Online Transactions to Keep Restaurants in Business

With losses to the nation’s restaurant industry totaling about $250 billion in sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Arizona University’s School of Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) is stressing the importance of digital ordering services. HRM Executive Director Fred DeMicco and Center for Business Outreach faculty member Muhittin “Tim” Cavusoglu created a webinar, “Navigating Online […]

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RV Rentals Rise, Campgrounds Fill

Recreational vehicle rentals are rising as people anxious to get out of their homes look for alternatives to their typical summer travel plans. Because recreational vehicles (RVs) are usually self-contained and, consequently, perfect for social distancing, more people than ever are taking a stab at RV vacation rentals. Christian Zeno of Lo-Lo-Mai Springs Outdoor Resort […]

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Raptor Ranch Comes to Bedrock

Having a yabba-dabba-doo time is exactly what Troy and Debbie Morris and Ronald and Angela Brown have in mind for their new but long-awaited acquisition of Bedrock City in Valle, named after “The Flintstones,” the animated cartoon sitcom of the 1960s. Located off State Route 64 and U.S. 180, about 33 miles south of the […]

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Senate Approves Sinema’s Sgt. Daniel Somers Veterans Network of Support Act

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s Sgt. Daniel Somers Veterans Network of Support Act, moving the bill one step closer to becoming law. Sinema’s legislation—cosponsored by Republican Senators Marsha Blackburn (TN), Thom Tillis (NC), Steve Daines (MT), Kelly Loeffler (GA), Joni Ernst (Iowa), and Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) —requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to pilot a program creating networks of support for servicemembers transitioning to […]

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Arizona’s Oldest Protestant Church Celebrates 150th Year

Despite limitations and closures mandated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prescott United Methodist Church (PUMC) has been celebrating its 150th year of serving churchgoers in the greater community throughout 2020. “It’s not quite how we earlier had envisioned commemorating such a major event in church history and the state, but we’re nevertheless doing it,” said […]

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Governor Ducey Shares COVID-19 Updates, New Actions To Contain Virus

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ and Arizona Department of Military and Emergency Affairs Director Major General Michael T. McGuire today held a briefing to provide public health updates and announce further action to reverse COVID-19 spread in Arizona. The Governor today signed an Executive Order to prohibit large […]

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Helios Education Foundation, College Success Arizona Distribute Emergency Relief Funds to Over 700 College Students

Since the launch of the Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund, Helios Education Foundation and College Success Arizona distributed over $300,000 to more than 700 students across Arizona to help provide immediate assistance to college students affected by COVID-19. These funds assisted with educational expenses, housing expenses, technology expenses, as well as other immediate needs. Helios […]

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Governor Ducey: “Arizonans Safer At Home”

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Director Dr. Cara Christ and Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Major General Michael T. McGuire held a briefing today to provide the latest information on COVID-19. The Governor urged Arizonans to take responsible actions to help contain the spread of the virus — limit […]

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Arizona Working With Health Care And Federal Partners To Expand COVID-19 Testing

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced continued efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in partnership with health care providers statewide. On Tuesday, an additional Roche testing machine was secured for Sonora Quest Laboratories to expand testing in the state. ADHS will provide additional funding to laboratories, as […]

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List Of Arizona Cities That Now Require Face Masks

As the state struggles with an increase in coronavirus cases, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey gave local governments the authority to make wearing face masks in public mandatory. City leaders quickly responded to the permission, moving quickly on what would best serve their communities. Here is a list of Arizona cities that have made decisions on […]

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