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CCC Celebrating 20 Years

Officials and community members helped kick off today’s year long celebration of CCC, and its many roles in Northern Arizona.  A ceremony held on the Lone Tree campus today, celebrated the college’s many accomplishments, and speakers talked about the future of the institution. CCC President Leah Bornstein tells Flagstaff Business News, the college is working […]

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Lawmakers Praising Gabrielle Giffords Return to D.C.

Representative Gabrielle Giffords made a surprise visit to the U.S. House of Representatives today, her first time in the capitol since she was shot earlier this year in Tucson.  She came to cast her vote in favor of the debt-ceiling compromise.  Representative Giffords, who was able to walk on her own accord, received a standing […]

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Additional Fire Restrictions for Flagstaff and Coconino

Coconino National Forest officials are implementing additional fire restrictions.  Under these restrictions, fires, campfires, charcoal, coal or wood stoves continue to be prohibited on the forest, including in developed campgrounds. The restrictions also limit smoking to within enclosed vehicles or buildings. Fireworks are always prohibited on National Forest System lands. Additional restrictions prohibit: chainsaw use from 11 […]

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Open Burning Banned in the County

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors today approved an emergency resolution to ban open burning on public and private lands in the unincorporated areas of Coconino County.  The ban will take effect on Saturday, June 11, at 10:00 a.m. and will remain in effect until fire danger conditions subside. The ban includes all open fires, […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Employer Sanctions Law

The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld Arizona’s law that revokes the business licenses of businesses and corporations hiring illegal immigrants.  The 5-3 vote was a rejection of challenges to the law by a coalition of business people and civil rights organizations.  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is calling the decision a victory: “I could not be […]

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Marking Anniversary of Prop 100 Passage

Governor Jan Brewer issued this statement on the temporary one-cent sales tax. “It was one year ago today that Arizona voters made an important statement, agreeing to a temporary tax increase in order to fend off more drastic cuts to critical state services. I had fought for this measure, Proposition 100, despite having never voted […]

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Cleantech Open’s Information Session

Apr 25.  1-3p.m.   The Cleantech Open will be holding an information session at NACET.  They invite companies in the cleantech industry to learn more about about the Cleantech Open’s business competition and venture acceleration programs. The Cleantech Open is a non-profit Organization with the mission to find, fund, and foster the big ideas that address […]

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Social Media 101

Apr. 7, 9:30-11:00a.m. Media relations/coaching, blogging and social media seminar presented at NACET.  The first seminar filled up quickly so this second session has been added. Guest speaker Angele Sionna will lead the cover blogging: where to start and what to put in it.   How to get the most out of social media will […]

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Spotlight: Pro Groom

Flagstaff Business News talked with Denise Dean, owner of Pro Groom on N. Center Street. FBN: How did you come to be in this line of work? Dean: I was looking for a job that worked with Animals when I was finishing high school and had thought I would like to be a veterinarian but at that […]

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Governor Gives State of the State Address

      Speaker Adams, President Pearce, Honorable Senators and Representatives of the Centennial Legislature, Chief Justice Berch and Justices of the Supreme Court, constitutional officers, tribal leaders, honored guests, and my fellow Arizonans: I had intended to deliver a State of the State address to you today — remarks that outline an exciting and […]

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