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A guide to Final Four tickets, activities, parking and more

PHOENIX – There's good news for anybody interested in attending the games on Saturday and Monday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tickets on the secondary market are relatively inexpensive.


With GOP plan dead, advocates offer ideas on fixing ailing Obamacare

WASHINGTON - Obamacare remains the law of the land after Republican efforts to replace it fell apart last week, but even its supporters concede it's a far from perfect law. Now is the time, they say, for the needed changes to make it a law people can live with.


Arizona native Benson hoping to continue winning ways in Glendale

GLENDALE — Oregon’s Casey Benson has already won three basketball championships in Glendale.


March 31, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week's top Cronkite News digital stories include reporting on the Final Four, a Cronkite News analysis of Latino representation in Valley police departments and a podcast focused on sleep deprivation among college students.


Top 5 Final Four stories of the week

PHOENIX- The NCAA Men's Final Four will tip off Saturday at the University of Phoenix Stadium, but the Valley is already seeing the impact of the event.


GCU’s Havocs making the most of the national stage during Final Four

PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University’s DeWayne Russell already had the hometown crowd in his pocket before stepping onto the court Thursday night at the 29th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at GCU.


Driverless cars back on the road, along with public’s qualms

WASHINGTON - Self-driving Uber test vehicles are back on the road in the Valley, but not before the crash that temporarily sidelined the cars put the question of autonomous vehicles' safety in the headlights.


Downtown businesses await Final Four visitors

PHOENIX — Eat Local. Party Local. That’s the theme for one of downtown Phoenix’s newest eateries, The Park. It’s also the hope for many local businesses this weekend with the NCAA Final Four and its related events in the Valley.


Graham to get ‘green light’ in ASU jersey for final time during Final Four weekend

PHOENIX — The last time Torian Graham wore his Arizona State jersey, he scored a career-high 32 points and knocked down seven three-pointers, but ASU lost to No. 1 seed Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament on March 9.


Arizona youth joins tribal officials to push for diabetes program funds

WASHINGTON - Alton Villegas offered an unusual call to action Wednesday for an 11-year-old boy: "Destroy the ice cream man."


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

WASHINGTON - Even small change can make a difference in the fight against government spending.


HGTV outfits Scottsdale home with ‘smart’ technology for contest

SCOTTSDALE – Cable network HGTV has decked out a Scottsdale home with new technology that will allow the homeowner to lock the door, raise window shades and control their showers from a smartphone or tablet.