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Twenty years after ASU career ended, Tillman legacy endures

TEMPE - Twenty years ago today, Pat Tillman walked off a football field for the last time as an Arizona State football player. No one knew then that he would later become a symbol of perseverance, selflessness, bravery and, ultimately, sacrifice.


Penn State survives scare, maintains perfect Fiesta Bowl mark

Despite late scare by Washington, Penn State endures in Fiesta Bowl.


Fiesta Bowl coaches, A.D. react to ASU football hire, structure

Fiesta Bowl coaches reaction to Arizona State's hiring of Herm Edwards.


Fresh Express mobile market sells thousands of fruits and vegetables to low-income areas

A truck delivers fresh produce to low-income areas via mobile Fresh Express market.


Promoters to launch Ace Comic Con in Glendale as comic book industry experiences revival

Experts said the comic book industry has seen a resurgence in popularity thanks to the internet, movie adaptations and conventions. A new convention will hit Glendale next month.


‘I listen to him’: ASU seniors reflect on Graham, final game

TEMPE - With their college football careers coming to an end in Friday’s Sun Bowl, Arizona State seniors were melancholy about a journey that will reach the finish line at the same time Todd Graham’s does.


Couples, small businesses adjust as Arizona wedding costs top $25,000 mark

PHOENIX — As wedding prices rise in the Valley, Arizona couples and small businesses juggle costs, trends and constantly evolving technology.

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Number of Latino business owners on rise in Arizona

The number of Latino-owned businesses in Arizona doubled from 2007 to 2015, according to recent data released by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Renovations, name change brings a new look and feel to Phoenix Raceway

AVONDALE — Big changes are in the works at Phoenix Raceway. On top of its massive renovation, the track unveiled its announcement of a title shift on Sept. 26. The track has signed ISM Connect as its naming rights partner. The transition to becoming ISM Raceway, effective 2018, is the first time in the track’s history that it has sold such rights.

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Native Americans’ recovery from recession brings little advancement

WASHINGTON - A decade after the start of the recession, Native American poverty and unemployment was twice as high as the rest of the state and per capita income was less than half, margins that have barely budged since the recession started at the end of 2007.


DJs, dancers, DROPIT: Suns make in-game entertainment priority, too

T-shirt cannons, DJs, dancers. Suns know they must entertain fans with more than just basketball.


Recession created ‘perfect storm’ for sharp rise in student loan debt

WASHINGTON - Arizonans came out of the recession with more than twice the student debt that they carried 10 years ago, as economic forces that came with the recession created a "perfect storm" for rising debt.