Consumer

TGen’s MindCrowd seeks 1 million people around the world to help cure Alzheimer’s

PHOENIX – Technology offers a new approach for research into Alzheimer’s and brain function. MindCrowd, a project from TGen, wants to screen a million people for memory and attention ability.


Under stars, surrounded by stars, Phoenix Rising stay alive in playoffs

SCOTTSDALE -- With the some of the state's top sports figures coming out to watch, Phoenix Rising FC knocked off the Swope Park Rangers to stay alive in the playoffs.


Historic Phoenix restaurants are rare but leave lasting impacts

PHOENIX – Sing High Chop Suey House served its last meal after 90 years in downtown Phoenix, joining other longtime restaurants that closed recently, taking customers’ memories with them.


Arizona Corporation Commission: Kiana Sears says experience as energy consultant sets her apart

Kiana Sears, a Democrat running for the Arizona Corporation Commission, vowed to help Arizona families by keeping utility rates low.


Arizona Corporation Commission: Justin Olson pledges to keep putting ratepayers first

Incumbent Arizona Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson has a history in tax and finance and said he plans to use his tax policy expertise to reduce rates and bring increased savings to customers.


Arizona Corporation Commission: Rodney Glassman vows to restore integrity to regulatory board

Arizona Corporation Commission candidate Rodney Glassman is confident that his education in arid land resource sciences and environmental law, combined with his dedication to restoring integrity to the five-person board, will help him win in November.


Protesters call for end to ‘hottie’ Native American costumes based on stereotypes

PHOENIX – More than 23,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Yandy.com to stop selling more than 40 Native American costumes organizers say misrepresent and sexualize indigenous people. Protesters said the Phoenix-based company should show the same respect it offered when a social-media furor led it to pull a costume inspired by The Handmaid’s Tale.


NOAA: Arizona outlook promises warmer, wetter winter – but not too wet

WASHINGTON - Arizona will see a wetter and warmer winter than usual, with a weak El Nino system bringing steady, mild rains to the state that, combined with recent rains, could help put a nick in the state's drought conditions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.


Arizona has had at least eight cases of mysterious, polio-like disease

WASHINGTON - Arizona health officials have confirmed at least eight cases of acute flaccid myelitis since 2014, an extremely rare polio-like "mystery disease" that leaves its mostly young victims with weakness and paralysis in limbs or other muscles. They are among 386 confirmed cases nationwide.


Suns’ Booker on Ayton: ‘My job is to make it special for him’

PHOENIX -- With Deandre Ayton set to begin his NBA career, Devin Booker hopes to give the rookie more wins than he experienced early in his Suns career.


Suns’ Deandre Ayton to begin NBA career against friend and rival Luka Doncic

PHOENIX – Rookies Deandre Ayton of the Phoenix Suns and Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks begin their NBA careers against each other Wednesday in Phoenix. Their may be a discussion between the two about a ping pong game.


Rosen remains confident, Wilks realistic as Cardinals’ broken offense takes center stage

TEMPE – The Arizona Cardinals offense ranks dead last in the NFL but Rosen remains confident, while Wilks takes a realistic approach to Cardinal woes.