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Better Arizona job programs could slow revolving prison doors, forum told

Officials and experts are exploring a vexing question about the revolving bars of the criminal justice system: How can we stop people from ending back in prison? Presenters at an Arizona Town Hall in Tempe earlier this month said investing in more op.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Downtown Phoenix bar to close, reopen as new concept

A bar in downtown Phoenix will close its doors and reopen under a new name and concept. The Arizona Republic reports Pobrecito, a Latin-inspired watering hole inside the Churchill shipping-container development in Roosevelt Row, will close after b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 52 min. ago

An in-person chance to learn about Wichita"s nine Opportunity Zones

Wichita's nine opportunity zones are the topic of a forum Thursday afternoon at the Advanced Learning Library. Representatives of local, state and federal agencies will talk about Wichita's nine zones and the Opportunity Zone programs that are ava.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2019

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records

The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide, multiple sources told The New York Times. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2019

The prison guards watching over Jeffrey Epstein were working extreme overtime shifts on the morning of his death

Corbis via Getty Images Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person familiar with the jail's operations told The Associated Press. The person.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2019

Lawsuit alleges recruiters at GCU misled students, report says

Two former students are suing Grand Canyon University, claiming recruiters for the Phoenix-based school committed fraud by misrepresenting that degree programs were accredited in their respective states, according to a report in the Arizona Republic. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

Scottsdale restaurant closes suddenly, report says

Old Town Scottsdale's Pig & Pickle has been poked. The Arizona Republic reports the popular, nearly 7-year-old restaurant closed its doors abruptly July 3 and a week later has officially shut down. Last week, landlords took over Pig & Poke, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

An Arizona man reportedly told police he fatally stabbed a teenager because the boy"s rap music made him feel "unsafe"

Peoria Police Department/Facebook Michael Paul Adams was arrested and charged with killing a 17-year-old boy at a Circle K in Peoria, Arizona on Thursday.  Multiple news outlets and social media posts named t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2019

Shelbyville Plaza retailer closing soon

A Shelbyville Plaza retailer is closing its doors at the end of June. Nadeau, a furniture store that sells handmade pieces, is closing its Louisville location. A store employee told me the closure was a corporate decision. Louisville’s Nadeau has bee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

"A Disgrace": Trump Slams "Nervous Nancy" Pelosi Over Prison Comment

Nancy Pelosi may have gone a step too far trying to appease her Democratic colleagues frothing at the mouth for a Trump impeachment, after the House Speaker told senior Democrats that s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 7th, 2019

Here Are All the ‘Best People’ That Have Quit Trump’s Economic Team

The endlessly revolving doors have sent s.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 7th, 2019

I Don’t Want to See Trump Impeached, I Want to See Him in Prison, Pelosi Reportedly Tells Democrats

Nancy Pelosi told senior Democratic leaders she’d prefer to see Donald Trump “in prison” rather than pursue impeachment, Politico reported. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 6th, 2019

Doughnut shop sets opening for first of three downtown Phoenix stores

Downtown Phoenix will welcome the first of three BoSa Donuts shops this week, according to a report. The Arizona Republic reports the popular Valley doughnut chain will open the doors on its first downtown location May 31. The shop is at 310 S. Fourth .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2019

Currencies: Turkey’s lira under pressure as central bank stages fresh defense of currency

The Turkish lira on Tuesday was retreating against the U.S. dollar as the government told local banks to slow process currency purchases, a fresh attempt to tamp down speculative bets on lira, according to reports......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Heading for a cooldown? Valley multifamily industry still growing, but slowing inevitable, experts say

The Phoenix region's multifamily industry has been going gangbusters for years, but it may be ready to slow down. Even so, developers and other industry experts told the Business Journal the sector is on solid footing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Yuma Arizona Shuts Its Doors To Illegals: Declares State Of Emergency

Yuma Arizona Shuts Its Doors To Illegals: Declares State Of Emergency.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 17th, 2019

Greenspan says economy will slow under growing entitlements

Economic growth won't last as the U.S. labors under the burden of grown entitlements and weakness around the world, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 12th, 2019

Commerzbank"s market share is too small, CEO says amid merger talks

Commerzbank's market share is too small and organic growth is too slow, the lender's chief executive told employees as he weighs a tie-up with Deutsche Bank ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

Health students take on innovation and entrepreneurship

A new initiative from Arizona State University empowers students pursuing health-related degrees to think entrepreneurially. Health-focused startups are nothing new to ASU students and faculty, but many of the entrepreneurial spaces and programs .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2019

Perryville Correctional hosts first TEDx event held inside an Arizona prison

The event challenged the idea that inmates are somehow different......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

BLJ: April is Second Chance Month as former inmates seek jobs

As April was declared Second Chance Month by President Donald Trump, more than 80 people who were recently released from prison completed job-readiness training programs in Buffalo and Rochester. According to U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr., 86 former.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2018