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

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. and three doctors. The suit alleged that they participated in fraudulent practices, which led to overprescription of a powerful opioid drug, according to a statement released Thursday.


Phoenix Chinese community shocked by sale of cultural center property

PHOENIX – Members of the Chinese community in the Valley say they were caught off guard by the sudden sale of the property where their cultural center is located.

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Pentagon recognizes SRP for programs supporting Guard and reserves

WASHINGTON - When Adam Douglas is not senior project manager in the Salt River Project's Enterprise Applications Group, he is Capt. Adam Douglas of Arizona's Army National Guard - a juggling act made possible through the SRP's service member support programs.


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

PHOENIX – A local grassroots environmental group gathered outside the Arizona state Capitol on Thursday to draw attention to diesel pollution. They want state officials to use the nearly $57 million the state will receive from the national Volkswagen settlement to replace diesel school buses with electric buses.

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Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

WASHINGTON - One day after President Donald Trump's prediction that the U.S. could "end up terminating NAFTA at some point," business and political leaders expressed hope Wednesday that negotiations on a new deal will still be allowed to play out.


Income for African Americans fell in last decade, Census says

WASHINGTON - Per capita income for African Americans in Arizona fell over the last decade, the only racial or ethnic group that did not see an increase for the period 2006 to 2015, according to new data from the Census Bureau.


ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

WASHINGTON - They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs - you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don't call them money machines, because these ATMs don't give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt.


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

MESA – Francesca Sutton was excited to move out of her apartment and into her first rental home. She didn’t expect the scorpions.


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

PHOENIX – Women plan travel and men go along with the plans, according to new marketing research that also shows generational differences among millennial, Gen X and boomer women who travel.