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Phoenix marijuana convention draws job seekers, entrepreneurs

More than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this week.


Scottsdale tutoring company joins growing online industry

SCOTTSDALE — From biology to bowling, officials with Scottsdale-based tutoring company AvidBrain said they offer lessons for a variety of subjects.

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Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

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Parking app wins Phoenix’s first ‘App Hack’ competition

ParkX has won Phoenix’s Smart City App Hack competition and will represent the city at the global competition in Barcelona, Spain, in November.


Local Phoenix tech company looks to make paying at the meter easier

With more people using credit cards, cash-only lots in Downtown Phoenix are paying the price. A mobile application called ParkX puts the parking meter in the palm of your hand.


National pumpkin shortage near Halloween doesn’t ‘scare’ Arizona

GILBERT – Halloween is days away and Thanksgiving is soon after – and the nation faces a shortage of pumpkins this year because of a recent drought in the Midwest.

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Golf balls with microchips and 40-minute rounds among efforts to grow golf in the Valley

At Troon’s Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, golfers can play a round at the #miniDunes course in just over 40 minutes. The six-hole “short course” includes holes ranging from 65 to 115 yards.


Turf Paradise re-opens this weekend with its 60th opening day

Turf Paradise will kick off its 60th opening day on Saturday.


Big banks dominate lending market, but some small businesses find success with community banks

For many small businesses, it’s not the idea they struggle with, it’s getting the money to fund it.

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Audit: State agency overseeing X-ray facilities behind on inspections

The state agency overseeing X-ray facilities is overdue on inspections for about half of them, creating a public health risk, the Arizona Auditor General's Office reports.

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