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How much do you know about your credit score?

According to the Consumer Federation of America, while more and more people are requesting their credit report, less are fully understanding it.


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

PHOENIX – An annual race to support breast-cancer research has run out of steam in Arizona, but other cancer awareness, fundraising and support efforts are expected to stay on the move, advocates say.


Tucson utility proposes $6 million cut to energy conservation programs

TUCSON – Tucson Electric Power proposes to slice $6 million from energy efficiency programs, a move an Arizona consumer-interest group said would hurt residents, small businesses and nonprofit organizations.


Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. - President Donald Trump's occasional tough talk on some international trade deals does not appear to have scared off foreign investors at the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which Arizona representatives called "probably the best yet."


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

PHOENIX – U2’s revival of their Joshua Tree tour has a poetic Arizona element.


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

WASHINGTON - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told a U.S.-Mexico diplomacy conference Wednesday that maintaining good trade between the countries is important, and he expects the state to have a "seat at the table" in any upcoming trade negotiations.


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

WASHINGTON - Minimum-wage workers in Arizona would have to work 70 hours a week, almost two full-time jobs, in order to afford a modest two-bedroom rental home in 2017, a new report says.


House OKs financial reform bill, consumer advocates worry about impact

WASHINGTON - When Vietnam veteran Randall Stankewicz was getting the runaround from his mortgage lender, the Phoenix resident took his complaint the Servicemember Affairs Office in the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - which settled the issue in 10 days.


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

WASHINGTON - Arizona added a record 15,100 food-service jobs in the first quarter of 2017, despite a voter-mandated Jan. 1 increase in the minimum wage that some analysts believed would cause a reduction in service industry jobs.


How will you celebrate National Doughnut Day?

Chances are, you or someone you know craves doughnuts.


Medical marijuana cardholders grow new businesses

PHOENIX – Marijuana businesses are growing in Arizona.


What have your experiences been with Route 66?

For many years, a National Park Service preservation program has tried to preserve landmarks and tourist destinations along Route 66.