Advocacy group warns public about ‘regressive’ policies on environment, solar industry

Lawmaker: Lack of regulation on Arizona tattoo industry is ‘shocking’

Making wine at home uncorks custom blends

Arizona Democrats call Trump’s 2019 budget plan a ‘slap in the face’

Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Arizona ranks 36th in prosperity, according to new report

Arizona medical-marijuana marketing becomes more mainstream

Despite gains, Arizona blacks still lag in employment, income

Virtual reality arcades entertain with immersive games

Nikola Motors Co. to build 1-million-square-foot manufacturing plant in Buckeye, move headquarters

Customs rotates officers into Nogales to deal with staffing shortages

Hispanic chamber: If Salvadorans with TPS are deported, Arizona’s economy would suffer

‘Sky’s the limit’: Phoenix Open happy to keep growing

It’s all in the details: Polishing cars into moneymakers at Barrett-Jackson

Local Valley program gives Latinos the power of entrepreneurship

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushes efforts to reduce recidivism

Fresh Express mobile market sells thousands of fruits and vegetables to low-income areas

Promoters to launch Ace Comic Con in Glendale as comic book industry experiences revival

Number of Latino business owners on rise in Arizona

Arizona rancher on Mexico border uses science to breed sustainable cattle


Renovations, name change brings a new look and feel to Phoenix Raceway

Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue

Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’

Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

Scottsdale ranked No. 8 in country for vegan and vegetarian ‘friendliness’

Caught in hard-hit fields, Latinos help themselves escape recession

Arizonans pay less for funeral services compared to rest of nation

‘Unsustainable’ growth gives way to slow recovery on state jobless rate

Arizona-based women-only boxing franchise expands to keep up with fitness trends

After reeling with U.S. economy, immigrant remittances rebound

Cyber warfare range opens in Phoenix, trains public to fight threats

Construction claws back from recession, ‘new normal’ still unclear


Dessert delivery company explores ‘ghost restaurant’ concept in Valley

Old telephone

Phoenix telephone museum re-opens doors, but still faces challenges

The Rev. Bob Larson

Arizona-based exorcist: Half of world’s population has demons, he turns to Skype to release them

Archaeology professor, students dig into Bisbee baseball history

Flake joins McCain as Republicans line up behind Senate tax-cut plan


Too historic to tear down? Battling over blighted houses in Bisbee


Experts: Holiday spending off to strong start, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to full-time jobs

Arizona residents, Trump take competing tax plan appeals to Capitol


Scottsdale furniture consignment shops join ‘shared marketing’ effort to boost sales

High-profile cases

Arizona HR expert: ‘Time will tell’ if high-profile sexual harassment allegations impact number of claims

Arizona lawmakers split along party lines as House approves tax cut

With nod to roots, developers plan to retrofit Park Central Mall into modern cool

Automated bartending hits Valley, but will it replace humans?

Speedy Cash

Consumer advocates: New protections on high-interest, short-term loans take ‘first step’

1 Arizona filer in 5 took state, local deduction House wants to drop

Arizona lawmakers split as House begins work on GOP tax-reform plan

Buyer beware: Experts say home sellers don’t have to disclose murders, hauntings

Playing the odds: Valley surgeon lives double life as successful poker player


Attendees, Phoenix officials praise inaugural Lost Lake Festival

Abrazo Maryvale Campus

Maryvale residents express concerns about hospital closure

Kitten being bottle-fed

Arizona Humane Society encourages fostering to reduce ‘astronomical’ cost of caring for kittens

Filling out application

New initiative focuses on connecting Maryvale residents to jobs

‘He only wanted to help’: 13-year-old brings popular charity to Sloan Park

Phoenix-based meditation studio hopes to expand into national franchise

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

Wells Fargo Bank

Report: Arizona among states with numerous financial complaints from older consumers

Tiny home trend slow to grow in Arizona, but developers plan new projects

Going for broke: Many pro athletes still struggling with finances

ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

Nail designs by Sarah Waite.

Phoenix nail artist capitalizes on Instagram success

Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought

Venture Madness

Valley tech startups struggle to secure capital, organizations try to fill gap

Peabody says potential buyers could keep Navajo Generating Station open

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Annual Economic Outlook audience

Phoenix Chamber event: Experts optimistic, but cautious about economic growth

The Phoenix Sky Train

Sky Harbor satisfaction rankings jump, officials credit emphasis on customers

Copper project in Florence wins appeal, could break ground this winter

Deli cashier

Gilbert deli creates jobs for adults with autism, developmental disabilities

Tooker House

New ASU dorm features Amazon Echo Dots, other new tech to create ‘engineering mindset’

Arizona poverty remains among highest in nation, despite recent gains

Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite U.S.-Mexico climate

Economist: Lack of postsecondary education will hurt US economy

Aerial shot of Phoenix

Valley workers had highest wage increases in US

Sinema, McSally invited to White House for bipartisan tax reform talks

Wrong-way simulation

Scottsdale company teaches motorists to avoid wrong-way drivers

Mission Possible Cafe provides community with Mexican cuisine, job training

Waiting room

Phoenix Children’s Hospital prepares to open new emergency department to accommodate patient growth

Museum of the West

Study: Phoenix arts generate more than $400 million to economy

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

Political message a sign of tension as Roosevelt Row development continues


GCU students’ love of ‘boarding’ drives launch of electric longboard company

Appeals court gives restaurant workers another chance in wages lawsuit

DACA recipient

Arizona business leaders say DACA repeal could have millions in economic impact

As ‘gig economy’ grows, labor experts split on whether it’s good or bad

Arizona files lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid company, accuses it of fraudulent practices

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Phoenix Chinese community shocked by sale of cultural center property

Pentagon recognizes SRP for programs supporting Guard and reserves

cardboard school bus

Arizona group wants $57 million Volkswagen settlement to go toward electric school buses

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Income for African Americans fell in last decade, Census says

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

Expensive, slow, frustrating: Renters, landlords have little government support

Women who travel spend billions but still do all the work, including laundry

Arizona official: EPA rule puts ‘extraordinarily high’ burden on mines

Suns owner Sarver eyeing new arena in quest to return team to prominence

Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

‘No surprises’ as administration releases goals for renegotiating NAFTA

Not going anywhere: Former ASU AD Patterson to lead Coyotes’ Valley-wide arena search

Arizona farmer testifies regulators hinder, more than help, organics

Arizona furniture company wins trademark suit in federal court

What’s the score?: People getting credit scores may not understand them

How much do you know about your credit score?

Komen Arizona chapter closes, other groups continue race to end cancer

Tucson utility proposes $6 million cut to energy conservation programs

Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors

Arizona poem emblazoned on screen at U2 revival of Joshua Tree tour

Ducey touts value of Mexico trade, hopes to be in any negotiations

Despite higher hourly rate, housing still out of minimum-wage reach

House OKs financial reform bill, consumer advocates worry about impact

Food-service jobs saw record first-quarter jump, despite wage increase

How will you celebrate National Doughnut Day?

Medical marijuana cardholders grow new businesses

What have your experiences been with Route 66?

Think roses can’t grow in the Arizona desert? Rose industry flourishes here.

Shortage of Native American physicians creates concerns, elicits calls for action

Arizona businesses like Trump tax plan, not its chances in Congress

Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

Arizona food deserts: How can leaders and residents address the issue?

Muslims seek religiously inclusive food, beauty services in Phoenix area

Local restaurants embrace Arizona Restaurant Week to attract new customers

HHS: Arizona health insurance premiums almost tripled since 2013

Cosplay industry grows rapidly, Arizona benefits from pop culture phenomenon

From bug zappers to brain games: Meet some Flinn Foundation bioscience winners

Trump’s first budget draws praise, pans from Arizona lawmakers

Supreme Court facade

Supreme Court sends second divorce settlement case back to Arizona

Arizona universities push for gender equality when hiring faculty

Parker saloon owner turns to solar for power, but keeps other technology at bay

Power official backs transparency bill, after questions about spending

Arizona vegans, vegetarians say they have more dining options now

How will robots change the agricultural industry in Arizona?

As textbook prices rise, college seeks alternatives for students

Arizona’s Old West history plays important role in state tourism

Three Arizona state prisons plan to add employment centers to help soon-to-be released inmates find jobs

Cities deprived of venture capital look for ways to share the wealth

Solar could replace Navajo Generating Station power, but not its jobs

National park visitors spent $995 million at nearby businesses in state

After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development

Gun sales in state start to climb back up after January’s Trump slump

Mining expansion leaves Florence community uneasy

‘Brain drain’ persists in Arizona

Arizona’s tech sector taking steps to rise to prominence

Can Arizona become a foodie destination? State officials, restaurant association think so

Advocates criticize Latino vendors for bids on ‘shameful’ border wall

Paradise Valley-based nonprofit Mother’s Grace supports mothers, families

Experts: More pet owners turning to prosthetics to help increase mobility

Rising gas prices in Arizona won’t stop drivers from stepping on the gas

Arizonans paid $11,264 in federal tax in 2016, below U.S. average

Time’s running out for Arizonans to claim millions in old tax refunds

Water conditions on Upper Salt River could draw thousands of tourists to raft

Officials break ground on downtown Phoenix’s first grocery store

Cannabis Business Expo in Phoenix highlights ‘sophistication’ of growing industry

Unwelcome house calls: Arizonans complain about medical debt collectors

Starbucks VP: ASU tuition program ‘great’ for business, employees and country

National campaign to restore water ecosystems helps fund projects in Verde Valley

Red rocks, a water tank and angry neighbors: controversy flows in Sedona

Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex

Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

Hollow Holiday

Report: Arizona women earn 83 percent of what men earn; U.S. gap wider

Stanton talks Phoenix hosting mega events and more in full interview

Minimum wage workers: Share your insight

American Indian Disability Summit connects youth and unemployed with services, training

Lenders reassure students, after feds allow collection fees on defaults

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

Change to believe in: $1 coin, other changes could save billions

Bill to exempt tribes from some labor oversight draws union concerns

HGTV outfits Scottsdale home with ‘smart’ technology for contest

Phoenix officials tout new ‘Lost Lake’ music festival, but neighbors express concerns

City of Phoenix opens new trade office, signs economic agreements with two Mexican cities

Trump rolls back Obama coal, clean-air rules; critics question impact

Just like death and taxes, tax scammers are a sure thing, IRS warns

Final Four security to include ‘busiest night in the history of Downtown Phoenix’

Female entrepreneurs launch expo to promote black-owned businesses in Phoenix area

Time to take out the trash: Young innovators work on ways to reduce landfill waste

UA partners with company to make concrete out of byproduct from coal mining

Arizona students combine forces to gain speed on SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition

Beneficial Beans cafe opens at Burton Barr library to help autistic adults gain employment skills

Coworking space focused on female entrepreneurs plans to open Valley location

Range of factors combine to keep state on ‘solid’ job growth pace

APS customers raise concerns about potential rate hike at Arizona Corporation Commission hearing

Phoenix program offers low-income residents assistance in landing higher-paying jobs

Resolution mine official calls permitting process a barrier to business

Older women increasingly choose work over retirement

Tempe startup designs fashion hub to nurture AZ designers

Supreme Court facade

Supreme Court to hear dispute on pension payments in Arizona divorce

Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

Business leaders see interest rate hike as sign of improving economy

Arizona Center breaks up the old, reloads the new in $25 million renovation

Arizona lawmaker wants to establish industrial hemp industry in state

Arizona lawmakers debate bill that would raise minimum auto liability insurance

Tell us about your experiences with cosplay culture

Chandler startup develops stem cell treatments to heal injured horses and dogs

Hispanic-focused tech business wins PHX Startup Week competition

smart home technology on phone

Gilbert apartment complex joins ‘smart home’ movement, but will the trend take off?

Hard choices ahead as officials look at future of Navajo power plant

3-D printer items and sign that says ASU Polytechnic Campus

ASU campus hosts largest 3-D printing research facility in Southwest

PHX Startup Week

PHX Startup Week attracts entrepreneurs from across US, organizers expect 10,000 attendees

Arizona group files initiative to put recreational marijuana on ballot again

Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say

Trans-Pacific trade debate makes for unusual allies, antagonists

John Healy started Southwest Aquaponics and Fish Hatchery in Glendale with just one tank in his backyard.

Glendale aquaponic farmer promotes eco-friendly systems that combine fish with produce

Intel Jobs

Intel uses White House visit to announce $7 billion Chandler investment

ASU professor predicts ‘Obamacare’ repeal could send state into health care recession

Microblading eyebrows may be risky business for customers

Navajo power plant’s future uncertain, as natural gas costs fall

Education and health services showed most job growth in Arizona in 2016

Valley psychologist creates wearable tech to reduce anxiety, stress

State audit: Vocational program for disabled costs more, has less success

Olympic Village plan another step in ASU’s goal to become ‘Olympic training ground’

Recent class-action lawsuit sheds light on AZ dairy industry

Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

Tell us about your favorite foodie hotspots in Arizona

What happens to cars after Barrett-Jackson? Many stay here.

Higher education leaders stress degrees as important for Arizona economy

Arizona still a power in solar power, despite other states’ gains

Arizona defense firms may see spending bump from Trump, but not soon

If Obamacare goes away, coverage will stay – for the moment

Korean businesses are expanding in AZ with shift in customer base

Advocates say ending Arizona’s veteran homelessness is in reach

Hollow Holiday

Judge blocks overtime rule change that could benefit 90,000 in Arizona

What can you tell us about Korean-owned businesses in Arizona?

Rising Incomes

Arizona incomes grew 3 percent in 2015, slightly off national pace

Coyotes announce plan to move to Tempe

Arizonans approve ballot measure to raise minimum wage

Cactus League a big winner regardless of World Series outcome

Glendale tattoo artists crafts ‘safe’ voodoo dolls

VW Claims

Final settlement OK means VW, Audi drivers can start to file claims

Arizona faces steepest Obamacare hike in U.S.; subsidies could curb pain

GCU students headed to Barcelona for international startup competition

Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall League

Phoenix grant program tries to improve city one block at a time

Arizona voters favor minimum wage boost, but some economists have doubts

Electric Ride

Advocates challenge states to use VW funds to boost electric vehicle use

VW Arizona

VW settlement of emissions case could mean millions for Arizona

Halloween spending is expected to be scary high

Tonopah solar farm to supply energy to California military bases

Why we love a good scare

Hispanic Recovery

Hit hard by recession, Latinos see sharp income, employment rise

AOL co-founder’s tour highlights Phoenix entrepreneurial community


How do you meet demand to fill tech-related jobs in AZ? Get kids interested

Card Shuffle

Rules to protect prepaid card users will hurt innovation, issuers say

CDC: Adults more likely to smoke marijuana than teens

Gilbert company tests job candidates’ empathy to improve customer service

AZ’s growing Hispanic-owned business sector gets help from Fuerza Local

Consumer advocate: Predatory lending still ‘major problem’ in Arizona


Pinal County dodges health care void as Blue Cross steps in to offer ‘Obamacare’ coverage

Officials: Grand Canyon University businesses may revitalize Phoenix neighborhood

Report: Nonunion workers lose pay as labor unions lose clout

Presidential campaign giving lags in Arizona, elsewhere in U.S.

Arizona delegates turn to GoFundMe to finance convention trips

Staffing woes keep Mariposa port expansion from living up to promise

Mexican officials call for strengthening trade relationship with U.S.

State’s economic growth slowed in 2015, as mining, copper took a hit

Business leaders market Arizona to the world at Washington summit

Veterans group eases way from battlefield to workplace

Flake: Building ‘fortress America’ won’t help economic growth

Manfred’s push for international draft gets mixed reviews in D-backs clubhouse

Put out that cigarette. Smoke-free apartments are trending in Arizona

brittney griner against opponent

After 20 years, WNBA still struggles for media exposure

Proposed limits on payday loans draw sharp reactions from both sides

woman speaker

Women of color who own Arizona businesses are on the rise

Window art at the closing bookstore in Tempe

Tempe campus bookstore closing after 49 years

businesses on Mill Ave.

Tempe council members create program to bolster equal pay efforts for women

Arizona battles gender pay gap through local efforts

Downtown growth leads to apartment construction boom

Coffee shops bring growth and community to downtown Phoenix

In limited market, Phoenix teams turn to Native American communities to sponsor arenas

Team owners starting to demand new stadiums sooner

Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum remains relevant without pro team

Suns, Coyotes, Diamondbacks wandering in the desert, pondering new homes

South Phoenix housing project to undergo $44 million renovation

Health care organizations respond to stressful wait times

Olympic medalist prepares elite track athletes at Phoenix-based Altis

Rodeo photo

‘Toughest sport on dirt’ raises questions about animal cruelty

Arizona may determine new minimum wage in November

Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting

ASU students get free college tuition after winning national ‘Heroes of the Dorm’ e-sports tournament

Tempe company launches app to connect consumers with ‘need-it now’ products

IRS referrals for tax-fraud prosecutions still falling in state, nation

Greg Stanton photo

Stanton: New Suns venue downtown should also house Coyotes

Maricopa County puts responsibility for Chase Field upgrades on Diamondbacks

More medical marijuana dispensaries may soon crop up in Arizona

Report: Arizona taxes, regulations rank it high for economic outlook

$274 million economic impact of January’s college champ game is highest yet in Arizona