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IT company expands to Phoenix, adds to Arizona’s booming tech sector

Milestone Technologies Inc., a managed service provider is expanding to Arizona and will bring 100 jobs in the next nine months.


Yuma lettuce growers work to rebuild consumer trust after E. coli outbreak in March

An E. coli outbreak sickened people in 35 states was linked to Yuma, where 90 percent of leafy greens in the U.S. are grown.


Trump plan to boost coal eyed cautiously by Navajo power plant backers

WASHINGTON - A White House plan to prop up failing coal and nuclear power plants by making utilities buy some energy from them has drawn criticism across the political spectrum, but supporters of the Navajo Generating Station, slated to close next year, are looking closely at the plan.


Native American coal miners seek 90-day pause in shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

Three hundred Navajo Generating Station supporters attend a rally in hopes to obtain a 90-day pause from the Central Arizona Project to keep the plant open.


Solar flare: Dynamic Ayton could be answer to Suns’ struggling franchise

Deandre Ayton’s presence in Talking Stick Resort Arena illustrated more than just the opportunity to draft a basketball player. It revealed an opportunity to change the fortunes of a franchise.


Arizona unemployment remains at 4.9%; national level at 18-year low

Arizona’s unemployment rate is at 4.9 percent while the national average is at an 18-year low.


New steel, aluminum tariffs worry Arizona firms, raise trade war fears

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said it will let tariffs on steel and aluminum imports take effect Friday, a move that critics warned could spark a "tit-for-tat trade war" with Mexico, Canada and the European Union.