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• The golf scene in Scottsdale continues to be on par. The golf courses are seeing slight increases in rounds played, total revenue and average rate achievement. Year-to-date through August, the number of average rounds played is up a little more than 1 percent, related fees are up 4.7 percent and the average rate per round is up nearly 4 percent.
• Police in London will soon be outfitted with body cameras from Scottsdale-based Taser International Inc. The company won the bidding process to supply 22,000 officers, the largest order ever placed with Taser for the cameras. London just completed a 12-month pilot project using 1,000 of the cameras.
• Dish Network is seeking customer service representatives for its Phoenix call center near Interstate 10 and Ray Road. Starting wage is $11 per hour with bonus potential and tuition reimbursement. Apply online at the company’s career page.
- Phoenix celebrates Chinese New Year with weekend-long festival
- Valley chefs, restaurateur named as James Beard Award semi-finalists
- Scottsdale’s Beat the Heat race to return in June after five-year hiatus
- Phoenix high school student arrested for bringing loaded gun on campus
- No Phoenix-area freeway closures over President’s Day weekend