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Need a job? Advocates say career technical education plays vital role in Arizona economy

Of all job openings in Arizona, more than half of them have fallen into a “middle-skills” category since 2010, according to data from the National Skills Coalition.


Pilots donated nearly $800,000 in ‘angel’ flights last year

GOODYEAR – Dennis Phelan packed his plane, closed the hangar door and went through his pre-flight checklist.


EPA-ordered emissions rules for Coronado power plant upheld by court

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday said the Environmental Protection Agency acted properly when it rejected Arizona's pollution-control plan for the Coronado Generating Station and imposed its own strict emission limits instead.


Don’t call me lazy and other myths about working Millennials

Millennials make up more than half of the workforce and are making dramatic changes to the work environment, according to millennials and a national expert.


Survey: Arizona’s independent businesses saw jump in revenue, but struggle to obtain bank loans

A recent national survey indicated an uptick in revenue for independent businesses nationwide. And in Arizona, those numbers were even higher.

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Arizona movie crew to share funding struggles at PHX Startup Week

Director and producer Marcus De Leon spent more than two years asking investors for the funding he needed to create his film “There and Back.”

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As Cactus League circus returns, its impact felt across the Valley

At opposite ends of the Valley, two cities with different histories and cultures share a common denominator: tourists flock there when the calendar flips to March in Scottsdale and Goodyear. Spring training has arrived.


Tempe florist gives leftover V-day flowers to nonprofit devoted to domestic violence victims

Valentine’s Day is the biggest day of the year in the flower industry. But it’s important for florists to correctly estimate their sales so their product does not perish.


Tucson-based World View to offer balloon rides to space

Tucson – Space, a place that seems foreign to us earthlings, could be the next hot trip destination for the public. One Tucson-based company plans to offer space tourism in two years.


PHX Startup Week showcases veteran entrepreneurs

Monday marks the beginning of PHX Startup Week. The day started with a panel focused on veterans in entrepreneurship.


Black business struggles to grow in Arizona

Clarence McAllister said it took him 16 years to grow his company, Phoenix-based Fortis Networks.


Spring training gives Diamondbacks fans sneak peek at new look

The Arizona Diamondbacks asked fans to “Join the Evolution” after releasing new uniforms in December. Turns out that evolution is not limited to one club.