Business

Tough Ties just might be the next big, booming business
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Tough Ties just might be the next big, booming business

September 7th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Becky Bracken Skylar Bennett, 28, and Kevin Shoemaker, 27, are a “Shark Tank” dream come true. These two local guys are running their new venture out of a one-room office near Falcon Field, but odds are they won’t be...
Lifehouse having a blast connecting people with music
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Lifehouse having a blast connecting people with music

September 6th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Gilbert High School graduate Ricky Woolstenhulme Jr. could be his hometown’s biggest fan. The drummer for the multiplatinum band Lifehouse spent years away from the East Valley, living in Los...
Current Chase Field deal is good for taxpayers
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Current Chase Field deal is good for taxpayers

September 5th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Denny Barney As the legal process plays out in the lawsuit the Arizona Diamondbacks filed against the Maricopa County Stadium District, I’d like to take a minute to address some of the facts of the case, which can get...
Fiesta Bowl Charities announces $2.5m donation at Gilbert rally
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Fiesta Bowl Charities announces $2.5m donation at Gilbert rally

September 4th, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Srianthi Perera Fiesta Bowl Charities, whose main benefactors are youth, sports and education, announced a whopping $2.5 million in charitable giving for 2017-18. Fittingly, the announcement came during a wellness assembly of...
Far from the bustling crowd, JC’s Steakhouse delivers
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Far from the bustling crowd, JC’s Steakhouse delivers

September 3rd, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Kenneth LaFave Two miles south of the busy strip of crowded restaurants on Gilbert Road is a quiet, spacious place. Many of the crowded restaurants give people what they think they want. The quiet place gives people what many...
Redeemed 2 Repeat provides missing piece to drug rehab
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Redeemed 2 Repeat provides missing piece to drug rehab

September 2nd, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Srianthi Perera Dawn (last name withheld) had a severe neck injury in 2003 that necessitated the use of prescription drugs. As years passed and the pain didn’t subside, her intake of opioid medications spiraled out of...
Eagle Scout helps restore vitality to House of Refuge
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Eagle Scout helps restore vitality to House of Refuge

September 1st, 2017 | by Santan Sun
By Wayne Schutsky After a year filled with hardship, the future is bright for Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge, thanks to the generosity of the East Valley community and an enterprising Eagle Scout from Queen Creek named Landon...