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As Obamacare enrollment opens, Arizona insurers continue to tweak plans

WASHINGTON - As open enrollment begins this weekend for the third year of Obamacare, insurance carriers in Arizona are "still trying to figure ... out" which types of plans work best for them and for their customers.


Suns new marketing campaign rooted in connection to community

At the root of the Phoenix Suns new “WeArePHX” marketing campaign is the team’s nearly 50-year connection to the Valley, a connection that goes straight to Phoenix City Hall.

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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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FYI: Halloween by the numbers

Editor's note: FYI is an ongoing series of multimedia storytelling that explain various issues and topics that impact the Valley. Halloween is just around the corner and Americans are busting out their scary decorations and jack-o-lanterns. But how much does it all cost? National Retail Federation and U.S. Census data have some answers. This graphic displays Halloween facts about money, activities and the industry. And be sure to take the quiz at the end of the graphic to test your knowledge on Halloween business.


Arizona women leaders highlighted in 28th annual Athena Awards

Three of the Valley’s most-accomplished businesswomen were awarded the Athena Award by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce on Thursday in its annual program to support women in leadership.

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Laser beams pointed at aircraft a growing problem in the US

More than 170 times last year, someone pointed a laser at an aircraft in Arizona, according to data compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, and pilots and passengers are in agreement that the perpetrators need to be punished.


After 11-year break, IndyCar will return to Phoenix International Raceway

The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) for the first time in over a decade.


McDowell Road’s ‘Miracle Mile’ highlights Phoenix area’s international diversity, culture

The clothes on his back and crumbled documents were the only two possessions Ethiopian refugee Anduale Hassan had to his name after stepping off of the plane at Sky Harbor International Airport. A government official stared when he first saw Hassan.


Campaign spending for 2016 has already topped $5.5 million in Arizona

WASHINGTON - With more than a year until the election, congressional candidates in Arizona have already spent $5.5 million on their campaigns - for everything from consultants to coffee mugs, according to the latest Federal Election Commission filings.


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.