Corporate deals helped lift stocks in afternoon trading Monday, steering the market on course for its second consecutive gain. Investors cheered Citigroup’s latest earnings as well as acquisitions such as generic drug developer Mylan’s $5.3 billion bid for Abbott Laboratories.
The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced its board of directors for Super Bowl XLIX. The board of directors is composed of business leaders who volunteer their time to drive the state’s efforts for Super Bowl XLIX.
Chandler-based Baseball Player University, an instructional baseball show aimed at bringing professional-level training to all players, recently announced a partnership with baseball giant Louisville Slugger ahead of the launch of its fourth season.
So what hasn’t been done in sports films? The genre has tapped everything from outfield angels to trained chimpanzees and dogs, so what’s left? What about a true story of cricket pitchers from India brought to America to learn baseball while fish-out-of-water wackiness ensues? And there you have Million Dollar Arm, Disney’s lame attempt to retry on their decades old Cool Runnings formula.
The SkyTrax’s World Airport Awards, a global benchmark of airport excellence, recently named Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as one of the World’s Best Airports serving 40-50 million passengers in 2014.
Passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport now have the option of filling their water bottles with chilled, filtered water before they board their flight. There are seven water bottle filling stations available in the Terminal 4, which serves about 80 percent of Sky Harbor’s passengers. In addition, there are four bottle refilling stations in Terminal 3 and two in Terminal 2.
Pearl Jam has been quiet since wrapping up its "Backspacer" tour in 2010. But the grunge band, which rose through the Seattle scene and turned into a juggernaut courtesy of its pure arena-rock ambitions, began touring Oct. 11 in support of its latest album, "Lightning Bolt."
The Ahwatukee Foothills News hosts a forum with the 9th Congressional District US House of Representatives candidate Andrew Walter.For more from this forum, see our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8ZTVzyUoWKlnx1J8_dcjjX94IwjMgeS5[Video: Vincent Cota/Ahwatukee Foothills News]