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(BPT) - Each year the restaurant industry is full of vibrant change. To better understand what is trending on restaurant menus in 2015, the National Restaurant Association surveyed professional chefs of the American Culinary Federation to get their insight into what food, cuisines, beverages and culinary themes will be hot in 2015.
(BPT) - If you or someone in your family, has a bleeding disorder, you know that even the simplest accident can be a cause for major concern. Major developments in care and treatment have significantly improved quality of life. Most patients can now self-administer intravenous clotting factor with education and direction from a trained clinician – like Accredo bleeding disorder nurses – rather than going to a treatment center for each infusion.
It’s going to only take one of the current majority to do the right thing and vote to table, or against, the proposed golf course purchase and sales tax increase tonight (Dec. 17). It’s going to take one of the majority, consisting of Mayor Satish Hiremath, Councilman Joe Hornat, Councilwoman Mary Snider or Vice Mayor Lou Waters, to say no to this ill-advised, badly-planned prospect.
Vantage West Credit Union invited members and employees to contribute to a toy drive through Arizona’s Children Association’s “Gifts of Hope” program.
(NAPSM)—Buenas noticias para los varones jóvenes en la escuela secundaria que van a cumplir 18 años en este año escolar. Ahora se podrán registrar en el Servicio Selectivo sin tener que salir del colegio.
(BPT) - En el código de impuestos de este año hay numerosos cambios – 46, para ser exactos– como resultado de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (Affordable Care Act, ACA). Pero lo más importante es estar consciente de que si su declaración de impuestos – y su devolución anual– serán afectados.
(BPT) - There are a lot of changes to this year’s tax code – 46 to be exact – as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). What’s most important is to be aware if your taxes – and your annual refund – will be affected.
(NewsUSA) - No one wants a big surprise at tax time, which is why tax professionals recommend that clients review their tax situation early to make any necessary adjustments to withholding or estimated tax payments.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), America’s #1 small business lender, today announced it is the #1 Small Business Administration (SBA) 7 (a) lender in Arizona in amount of dollars and number of loans approved for fiscal year 2014. Wells Fargo approved $89,034,400 and 197 loans to Arizona businesses from Oct. 1, 2013 and Sept. 30 of this year.
The bighorn sheep reintroduction project in the Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson is ill-advised. The habitat on the mountain isn’t suitable, and the sheep have a right to live their lives without heavy handed management.
After more than a month of speculation, the Oro Valley Town Council finally thought it was time to include those taxpaying citizens in on the secret that they were going to be buying a golf course for $1 million. They stress that it comes with a community center though.
In the end the Marana Town Council voted 6-1 to move forward with the implementation of a half-cent sales tax to fund the construction of a new police station, but it wasn’t without a lot of debate, verbal jousting and some tense moments.
Need flood insurance? Pima County is the place to live.
Legal experts dismissed as groundless a lawsuit that 18 states, including Arizona, brought last week against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.
(Family Features) When looking for the perfect caregiver, many families don't know where to begin. Though the Internet offers a quick solution for finding caregiver information, it can also be a misleading source.
(BPT) - Americans spend just shy of 274 hours a year on shopping – or 45 minutes per day – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey. It’s probably safe to say a good chunk of that time occurs during the holiday season. While much shopping takes place online, many people still head to stores, and those folks will be logging a lot of hours on their feet.
PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer has authorized the state of Arizona to sign onto a multistate lawsuit seeking to overturn President Obama’s recent immigration executive action – a unilateral decision by the President to ignore existing federal immigration law and effectively grant amnesty to nearly five million illegal aliens.
(StatePoint) Unfortunately, one of the most expensive times in one’s life, is when he or she tend to be the least financially savvy -- college. But good money management during those years is the best way to keep a college career on path. Parents and guardians can help their children become more financially savvy.
(BPT) - Según la Federación Nacional Minorista (National Retail Federation), este año se espera que las ventas de temporada festiva sobrepasen los $600 mil millones, una cifra que, en términos del hogar promedio, equivale a un gasto de $804 en regalos, un aumento del 5 por ciento en comparación con el año pasado. Y no hay duda de que los comerciantes minoristas eliminarán todos los obstáculos para hacer que usted gaste más de lo que planificara inicialmente. Esa es la razón por la cual es fácil dejarse llevar por el espíritu de la temporada y comprar exageradamente. Pero antes de dejar que las tendencias mezquinas hagan mella en su generosidad, le proponemos tres consejos para que pueda gastar sin estrés esta temporada festiva.
(BPT) - When is the last time you checked in on your retirement plan? A month? A year? Can you even remember? If you can’t, you’re not alone. Many people find the idea of reviewing their retirement plan intimidating, so they put it off. You can’t avoid reviewing your plan forever, though, and there are some real benefits to doing so right now.
Arizona homes trailed the nation in both their access to high-speed Internet and their computer ownership, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.
A Chase branch outside of Mayor Arturo Garino’s office has consolidated with the bank’s other branch in this border city. Bank of America recently sold its two branches here to Washington Federal as part of a larger deal involving 23 locations in Arizona and Nevada.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower court’s ruling granting a new hearing for Arizona death-row inmate Richard Dean Hurles in the 1992 stabbing death of a Buckeye librarian.
Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday aimed at forcing the federal government to protect Arizona’s diminishing cactus ferruginous pygmy owl population under the Endangered Species Act.