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

Four major professional sports teams. Four professional sports venues. Nine different names.


Team owners starting to demand new stadiums sooner

In its short, 20-year life, Atlanta’s Turner Field played host to one of the highest attended playoff games of all time when more than 54,000 fans crowded in to watch the Atlanta Braves play the Chicago Cubs in 2003.


Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum remains relevant without pro team

Once known as “The Madhouse on McDowell” when it shook during Phoenix Suns games, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum leads a quieter existence these days without a professional sports franchise.


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

Arizona’s professional sports teams have wandering eyes.


South Phoenix housing project to undergo $44 million renovation

Once in danger of demolition, a housing project in south Phoenix is getting a new lease on life with a $44 million renovation.


Health care organizations respond to stressful wait times

When you arrive to the doctor’s office, chances are that you’re about to wait. And wait. And wait some more.


Olympic medalist prepares elite track athletes at Phoenix-based Altis

When a marketing team proposed the name “Altis” to John Godina for the sports-training business he founded, it had a familiar ring to him.


‘Toughest sport on dirt’ raises questions about animal cruelty

CAVE CREEK - A calf breaks from the chute, and is dragged down in a cowboy’s lariat.

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Arizona may determine new minimum wage in November

SCOTTSDALE – In addition to the presidential election, Arizona may have another important decision to make on the ballot come November. This one might set a new minimum wage for the state.


Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting

WASHINGTON - Arizona Electric Power Cooperative CEO Patrick Ledger told a House panel Wednesday that federal power administrations are keeping local utilities in the dark when it comes to what's in their bill.


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

Confetti fell and the crowd cheered as a champion was crowned at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.


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

The creator of a Tempe-based company believes he has unlocked the secret to helping local businesses get customers through the door.