Mitch Marcus 
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Re: “Quick Bites: Help Keep Monsanto Out of Pima County

"The company promises $95 million to $105 million in investments, 40 to 60 jobs paying an average of $44,000 a year and an emphasis on sustainability. It says the automated operation will use far less water and land and a fraction of the herbicides normally sprayed for an operation of this scale. The greenhouse will turn out a new generation of corn seed varieties, both conventional and genetically modified, that will help farmers around the world have more productive and resilient crops, Monsanto says."
They will be the largest tax payer in Marana - twice the size of Ritz-Carlton.
Pest-resistant GMO crops use 90% less pesticides than others.

Posted by Mitch Marcus on 01/07/2017 at 9:07 PM

Re: “Quick Bites: Brunch-Hounds Rejoice!

“With the possible exception of breakfast, a meal without wine is just not civilized! ” —Julia Child

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 09/23/2016 at 10:03 AM

Re: “One Day in Bisbee

Heather, you missed a great opportunity in Bisbee. Hazel's Table Ten is truly amazing!…

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 04/30/2015 at 8:22 PM

Re: “Terry Goddard: "Dark Money Tries To Deceive Voters"

If you get rid of your tv then all of their money donations are useless.:)

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 10/30/2014 at 1:27 PM

Re: “Oh Jimmy John's: The Chain Makes Employees Sign Noncompete

Again...yes, all employees sign it but it applies only as far as owning/operating a like establishment. NOT against working in one. The crux is that one might take processes and procedures learned at Jimmy John's and use that information to financially harm Jimmy John's by unfairly competing against them by utilizing direct knowledge of how they operate. It has nothing to do with workers. Should you choose to transition from worker to store owner in a similar environment; you have to wait two years to do so within a 3 mile radius. It's not that limiting. But to slam a local employer w/o doing the homework is irresponsible. Christ, have The Weekly's lawyers review the contract and advise!

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 10/21/2014 at 10:51 AM

Re: “Oh Jimmy John's: The Chain Makes Employees Sign Noncompete

I've read the contract. It states that within "x" period of time - 2 years - former employee will not invest, partner with or own/operate a store which produces/sells submarine sandwiches. AND it stipulates that the non compete only applies within a three mile radius of a Jimmy Johns.
It says nothing about workers.
This has already been through the court systems...Palmer & Cay v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Can't enforce it. You can not hinder someones right to gainful employment. You can be enjoined against stealing clients and/or trade secrets.

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 10/16/2014 at 6:49 PM

Re: “Tesla Motors Should Watch this Video Promoting Tucson

Tucson lost that chance when AZ tried to push the ban gays shopping issue. Ca. companies and Silicon Valley in particular (Elon Musk is a an alumnus of SV) are quite liberal and open-minded in their world, as am I , being from Santa Cruz. Dead issue now, the guns thing and the "Aryanzona, it's a dry hate," thing will be an impediment to attracting many business and investors.

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Posted by Mitch Marcus on 04/03/2014 at 11:13 AM

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