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DIN And Dash: A Short Thesis On DineEquity

DineEquity (NYSE:DIN) owns and franchises Applebee's Neighbor Bar and Grill and International House of Pancakes (IHOP) with over 3,700 restaur…

Published: December 3, 2016 - 5:07 am @ http://seekingalpha.com/article/4027986-din-dash-s…


One Day to Explore Arizona

Since you’re here for American Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in January and you’ve booked an extra day in Arizona, we’ve got some travel ideas for you!

Published: December 2, 2016 - 6:04 pm @ https://www.azfb.org/Article/So-youve-got-one-day-…

Yet another restaurant coming to downtown Gilbert: Culinary Dropout at The Yard

For months I’ve been asking Sam Fox‘s people about rumors his Culinary Dropout concept is coming to downtown Gilbert, but always was told, ‘‘W…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 3:35 pm @ http://mouthbysouthwest.com/2016/12/02/yet-another…

Remarkable gains for farm animals in 2016

Each December, I write a series of blogs running through the big accomplishments of the year for The HSUS, Humane Society International, and o…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 11:25 am @ http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2016/12/hsus-f…

SCC students earn top finishes at DECA leadership conference

Three Scottsdale Community College students earned first-place awards and another picked up a second-place finish at the Arizona Collegiate DE…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 10:09 am @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/news/scc-stud…


Apex Motor Club: Swanky $25M motorclub, racetrack coming to Maricopa

MARICOPA, AZ - A $25 million, 280-acre racetrack and country club is planned for Maricopa next year.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 4:33 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/whoa-swa…


Midwest Meets Maricopa: What You Need to Know About HMA’s Newest Member

Help us in welcoming HMA's newest team member, Bre Krager! Bre just started as an intern with us earlier this month and we're happy to have her.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 3:31 pm @ http://hmapr.com/midwest-meets-maricopa-need-know-…

Long-awaited Alamo Drafthouse Cinema finally opens in south Chandler

It was two years ago this month MXSW reported Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was coming to Chandler. After 24 months of uncertainty and one site chan…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 2:54 pm @ http://mouthbysouthwest.com/2016/11/30/long-awaite…

New Dickey's Barbecue Pit owned by brother and sister team opening in Phoenix

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is opening a new location in Phoenix and over the next month it's offering some smoking incentives if you try them out -…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 1:54 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/money/new-dickeys-barbecue-pi…

Fight for $15 protesters in Cleveland lobby for minimum wage hike (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland was one of more than 300 cities nationally where supporters of a $15 minimum wage rallied Tuesday as part of the …

Published: November 30, 2016 - 1:01 pm @ http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2016/1…


US fast-food workers lead day of protest for $15/hour

NEW YORK (AFP) -  Workers from fast-food chains, airports and other service industries were to rally in US cities Tuesday as part of a nationw…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 9:53 pm @ http://www.france24.com/en/20161129-us-fast-food-w…


Are Wild Game Farms Sustainable?

Arby's, John Stewart's favorite fast food chain, recently began serving venison (aka deer meat) sandwiches in select locations for a limited t…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 7:14 pm @ http://www.gracelinks.org/blog/7630/are-wild-game-…

Pita Jungle fights local hunger with third annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser

Pita Jungle will host its third annual “Empty Bowls” event for guests to purchase hand-crafted clay bowls from Dec. 1 to Dec. 15 to benefit Wa…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 6:52 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/business/pita…

Fight for $15 Protests Planned Nationwide Today

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Published: November 29, 2016 - 11:08 am @ http://www.blogging4jobs.com/business/fight-for-15…



What Is Fight For $15? Minimum Wage Protests Planned Across US, Here's How You Can Join In

Uber drivers, airport workers, homecare, childcare, fast food workers and others will strike tomorrow in cities across the country, demanding …

Published: November 29, 2016 - 9:35 am @ http://portside.org/2016-11-28/what-fight-15-minim…



If Trump Goes Hard on Immigration, Who Will Grow, Process, and Serve Our Food?

We know that farmers overwhelmingly supported President-Elect Donald Trump in this election. But how does that support square with how his imm…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 6:43 am @ http://civileats.com/2016/11/29/if-trump-goes-hard…

Happy New Year? Downtown Tempe's big bash to be 'scaled back' for 2017

TEMPE, AZ - As the clock ticks toward midnight on New Year's Eve, Tempe's Mill Avenue will look and feel different than years past.

Published: November 29, 2016 - 1:12 am @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/happy-ne…


Why the Wisconsin recount matters

For the last several weeks, I and a number of volunteers have been independently researching the Nov. 8 election results in the state of Wisco…

Published: November 27, 2016 - 5:13 pm @ https://medium.com/@davidegreenwald/why-the-wiscon…

Weekend Coffee Share, Thanksgiving Edition

If we were having coffee today I would tell you our week was almost perfect here.  Welcome to my home this lovely mild weekend in Tucson. If y…

Published: November 27, 2016 - 3:50 am @ https://pamelamorse.com/2016/11/26/weekend-coffee-…

Arizonans react to the death of Fidel Castro

PHOENIX - Around the world, people are reacting to the death of Fidel Castro who passed away Saturday at the age of 90.

Published: November 26, 2016 - 10:01 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…


Contenders, picks for key jobs in Trump's administration

Donald Trump is not expected to make additional high-level appointments on Friday, his transition team told reporters, adding that more meetin…

Published: November 25, 2016 - 8:47 pm @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staff-…

Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty

Expanding amnesty to undocumented immigrants without creating new jobs is a recipe for keeping new Americans poor and dependent on social serv…

Published: November 24, 2016 - 7:16 am @ http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/11/21/l…

Laws used to justify Ariz. sheriff's raids upheld

PHOENIX — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the laws used to back Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s workplace raids will remain on the boo…

Published: November 23, 2016 - 11:25 pm @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016…


Jared Kushner, Cast as Potential Player on Israel, Is Little Known There

The extent of Mr. Kushner’s relationship with Israel is unclear. He is not a frequent visitor in the corridors of Jerusalem’s fancy hotels or …

Published: November 23, 2016 - 6:39 pm @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/world/middleeast…

Peter Piper Pizza plans 2 new Las Vegas restaurants

Peter Piper Pizza has picked December to return to Las Vegas with two new prototype restaurants.

Published: November 23, 2016 - 2:20 pm @ http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/peter-piper-…

The sparrow with four sexes

There was one sound that biologist Rusty Gonser always heard at Cranberry Lake — and there was one sound that he would never hear again.

Published: November 23, 2016 - 10:03 am @ http://www.nature.com/news/the-sparrow-with-four-s…

Local baker's sweets picked up by Starbucks, sold in Phoenix stores

PHOENIX -  What started out as a small baking operation out of her home for one Phoenix mom, has turned into something much bigger.

Published: November 22, 2016 - 4:55 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/local-bake…

Eight Perfect Thanksgiving Cocktails

Shares 27Looking for a few cocktails to cheer the Thanksgiving holiday…or to help you deal with crazy Aunt Betty?  These eight perfect Thanksg…

Published: November 22, 2016 - 2:24 pm @ http://acorkforkandpassport.com/eight-perfect-than…

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Published: November 22, 2016 - 1:23 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/phoenix-sky-ha…

Our 2016 ‘Indulgences’ Gift Guide

Ten delightful, delectable gift ideas for treating your loved ones, treasured colleagues and valued clients — or yourself — this holiday season!

Published: November 22, 2016 - 11:04 am @ http://thestoryexchange.org/indulgences-gift-guide/

GTFO! November 17-December 7, 2016

STREET FOOD CINEMA: MEAN GIRLS Is street food a carb? This time around, you can sit with us at the Street Food Cinema movie series. Food truck…

Published: November 22, 2016 - 9:21 am @ http://www.ecollegetimes.com/6855-2

Trump administration taking shape; Romney, Giuliani, Palin possible picks for key roles

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump continues to fill out his administration before his Jan. 20 inauguration.

Published: November 20, 2016 - 7:28 am @ http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2016/11/18/Trump-ad…

Snip.

This week was great and terrible all in one. How’s that for confusing? Mei Mei is now a year old, and while her litter mates all resembled typ…

Published: November 20, 2016 - 6:07 am @ http://www.rainykaye.com/2016/11/18/snip/


Watermelon Kiwitini – Girl’s Night In – #Mixedwithtrop

This post is sponsored by my friends at Megan Media and Tropicana. All opinions expressed are my own. #MixedWithTrop

Published: November 20, 2016 - 5:05 am @ http://mycookingspot.com/watermelon-kiwitini-girls…

Recruiting: Arizona still after 4-star cornerbacks Thomas Graham, Jaylon Redd

The Arizona Wildcats were dealt a blow on the recruiting front on Sunday night, but Arizona's coaches don't plan to let it linger. Four-star a…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 8:54 am @ http://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/football/…

Lucid Motors to build electric vehicle plant in Arizona

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors just announced plans to build an assembly plant in Arizona. Lucid expects construction …

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:51 am @ http://inhabitat.com/lucid-motors-to-build-electri…

Phoenix home to be featured on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'

PHOENIX — With the tryptophan fully out of everyone’s system, it’s time to shift our focus toward bright lights and something a bit more jolly…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1377821/phoenix-home-to-be-f…

Air Force to meet South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's South Alabama versus the Air Force Academy in the second annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on December 30. The Cade…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 8:12 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/air-force-to-meet-sout…

Phoenix artists sue to ward off Anti-Christian witch-hunt

report this ad The LGBT mob must be making up for losing the election to Trump by going after more Christians for sport, because that’s what i…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 7:42 pm @ http://therightscoop.com/phoenix-artists-sue-ward-…

2nd Arizona Bowl teams announced

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Published: December 4, 2016 - 2:06 pm @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33863644/2nd-ar…

Native American group to hold rally outside University of Phoenix Stadium

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Rally Against Native Mascots (AzRally) will be marching outside the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 1:35 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/native-ame…

Phoenix police looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department is looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover Saturday night.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 9:33 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

How the Mayor of Phoenix Plans to Take On Trump

Forgive Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton if he feels caught in a crossfire.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 3:29 am @ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/…


Dang It Gold’s Supposed to Go Up! (Report 4 December, 2016)

by Monetary Metals Dec 5, 2016 1:22 AM We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The foll…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:11 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/dang-it-g…



The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

Reservation-booking site OpenTable just announced its picks for the best restaurants in America for 2016. To compile the ranking, OpenTable co…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 7:58 am @ http://www.businessinsider.com/best-restaurants-in…

New Phoenix restaurants: 16 restaurants opened their doors in Phoenix in November

PHOENIX - Whether you crave Italian food, crunchy tacos, Asian cuisine or a Double-Double, there is a new restaurant menu in the Valley that w…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:22 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/new-rest…

Cabinet roundup: Trump decides on retired USMC Gen. Mattis as defense secretary

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired four-star USMC Gen. James Mattis as his secretary of defense, report…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 3:22 pm @ http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2016/12/01/Cabinet-…

Native Javascript for Bootstrap

Thanks to jsdelivr and cdnjs we have CDN links, so drop one of these lines before your endingtag. Latest releases come here on jsdelivr and he…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:34 am @ http://thednp.github.io/bootstrap.native/

North Korean Volcano Provides Rare Chance For Scientific Collaboration

In 2011, when North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il died, the state news agency reported that Mount Paektu took on a supernatural glow, and that a…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:03 am @ http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/12/01/5…

How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradition

It’s not A Wonderful Life anymore. It hasn’t been since 1983, the year of A Christmas Story—the now classic film about nine-year-old Ralphie P…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 8:05 pm @ http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/how-a-…

Trump’s takeover of the GOP is now complete

For Republicans fearful of a Donald Trump presidency, Mitt Romney was their voice and conscience. The GOP’s 2012 presidential nominee became t…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 12:22 pm @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-tak…

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Recruiting: Arizona still after 4-star cornerbacks Thomas Graham, Jaylon Redd

The Arizona Wildcats were dealt a blow on the recruiting front on Sunday night, but Arizona's coaches don't plan to let it linger. Four-star a…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 8:54 am @ http://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/football/…

Mapping the Uneven Benefits of Electric Vehicles

If you only listened to electric-vehicle evangelists like Elon Musk, Boris Johnson, or Justin Bieber, you might think EVs were the most eco-fr…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:55 am @ http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/12/the-surpris…

'I trusted them fully': Man, 92, says own children took his millions

Pete Stoopnikoff, 92, was a self-made millionaire, but now he says he can't afford to put gas in his car because two of his children took near…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:54 am @ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/sen…

Lucid Motors to build electric vehicle plant in Arizona

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors just announced plans to build an assembly plant in Arizona. Lucid expects construction …

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:51 am @ http://inhabitat.com/lucid-motors-to-build-electri…

Bud Selig elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

National Harbor, Md. – Bud Selig, who evolved from a young, avid fan to founding owner of the Milwaukee Brewers to consensus-building commissi…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:52 am @ http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2…

Key Events In The Coming Weeks: Italy Aftermath, ECB, ISM, Consumer Confidence

by Tyler Durden Dec 5, 2016 8:43 AM The key economic releases this week are ISM non-manufacturing on Monday and University of Michigan consume…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:23 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/key-event…

Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria Brace yourselves. In the coming days, we’re going to hea…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/442758/get-re…

Fake Cowboys and Real Indians

For most of this past week, a winter storm has lashed at the North Dakota prairie camp where the Standing Rock Sioux are making a stand to kee…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/fake-cow…

Phoenix home to be featured on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'

PHOENIX — With the tryptophan fully out of everyone’s system, it’s time to shift our focus toward bright lights and something a bit more jolly…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1377821/phoenix-home-to-be-f…

The Economic and Social Power of Walkable Cities

Over the last few years, the way Americans move around has changed remarkably, especially among young people. Previously the automobile was pe…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:23 am @ http://www.archdaily.com/800496/the-economic-and-s…

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