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Nike won’t be opening plant in Goodyear

Nike said Tuesday it’s withdrawing plans to make soles for its Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb because of the coronavirus pandemic. The company had planned to invest $184 million in its third U.S. manufacturing line for Nike Air sneakers in Goodyear, Arizona. The plant was slated to begin operations this year, and employ…

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Israel pilots instant COVID detection test

By Ben Horodenker A pilot program has been launched for a rapid COVID-19 detection test, employing a revolutionary device that uses light waves to analyze molecular content. Israeli startup Newsight is collaborating with Sheba Medical Center to identify and classify evidence of coronavirus in the body in less than a second, using a sample of…

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Animal Care During a Pandemic: “It’s What We Do!”

Essential employees are pivotal during a pandemic. From frontline health care workers to grocery store teams and truck drivers delivering goods, we honor their work and sacrifice. However, the “essential workers” at OdySea Aquarium who have been caring for its 6,000+ animals throughout the coronavirus pandemic prefer not to be labeled “essential.”  Whether it is Christmas…

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Mt. Sinai provides an oasis in the desert

Photo: The pavilion at Mt. Sinai cemetery will soon be equipped with streaming technology for services. Planning your end of life arrangements is not a task that anyone looks forward to, but taking care of the details is “truly the greatest gift someone can give their family,” says Ira Mann, general manager at Mt. Sinai…

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Israeli-based CP Technologies breaks ground in Prescott

Photo: An artist’s rendering of CP Technologies Prescott headquarters. It’s been less than a year since Arizona Governor Doug Ducey opened a trade office in Israel, but things have progressed with assistance from organizations such as the Arizona Israel Technology Alliance. More than 20 Israeli-based companies have opened offices in the state. The latest example…

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