Daily Archives: April 11, 2019

Diversity in Business Awards: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee connects communities through music, media

Through its many community engagement initiatives, the station is actively spreading the concept of contribution, inclusiveness and understanding.

By | 2019-04-11T22:00:00+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Media|

Maryvale hospital reopens in West Valley after $68M renovation

After investing $68 million in renovations in the former Abrazo Maryvale Campus in the West Valley, Maricopa Integrated Health System re-opened the hospital on April 11. Last year, MIHS paid $7 million to Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC...

By | 2019-04-11T21:37:46+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Healthcare|

Viewpoint: In this session’s billboard battle, one size doesn’t fit all

Local control, private property rights and legal problems are at stake with Senate Bill 357 and House Bill 3368, according to this local attorney. Both bills would limit the heights of billboards in the state.

By | 2019-04-11T21:24:33+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Media|

Kaiser Permanente named in Baltimore mayor’s book-sale scandal

Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente is among hospitals, healthcare providers and other organizations reported April 1 by the Baltimore Sun to have purchased thousands of copies of the Baltimore mayor's self-published books in a growing scandal that threate...

By | 2019-04-11T21:20:43+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Healthcare|

Local company sees China downturn after last year’s boom

San Antonio-based XPEL Inc. saw sales abroad increase last year, helping push its profit up nearly 800 percent from 2017. But it's uncertain whether those sales levels will continue in 2019. XPEL recently registered with the U.S. Securities Exchange C...

By | 2019-04-11T19:55:55+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

Could hyper-realistic avatars be the next big communication tech?

There’s a reason why the attendees of the Extended Reality Executive Summit Wednesday evening traveled to Carlow University to be there in person, Yaser Sheikh, director of Facebook Reality Labs in Pittsburgh said. The long history of advancements in...

By | 2019-04-11T17:34:39+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Technology|

T-Mobile promises $41 billion investment in California for Sprint deal

In order to get California to sign off on its $26 billion telecom merger, T-Mobile has agreed to invest $41 billion in California infrastructure to provide 99 percent of households statewide with 5G broadband.

By | 2019-04-11T17:29:10+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Technology|

Central Bank of the Midwest will strengthen its hand with purchase of BankLiberty

Central Bank of the Midwest will gain a strong foothold in the Northland with a purchase of BankLiberty. Central Bank’s parent, Jefferson City-based Central Bancompany Inc., said late Wednesday that it had a deal to acquire Liberty Bancorp Inc. The de...

By | 2019-04-11T13:02:11+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Economics|