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Arizona officials fear fallout as new tariffs on Chinese goods start

WASHINGTON - Arizona business leaders said they worry that a 15% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods that takes effect Sunday will backfire and end up hurting economic growth at home. The new tariffs target consumer and electronic goods heading into the holiday season.


Disability service providers feel overlooked in state-Flagstaff wage spat

WASHINGTON - As state and Flagstaff officials battle over who should bear the cost of the city's higher minimum wage on state contracts, service providers for people with disabilities say they feel caught in the crossfire.


Wells Fargo agreement called ‘tremendous victory’ for consumers, Navajo

WASHINGTON - Consumer advocates said that Wells Fargo's $6.5 million settlement of a Navajo Nation lawsuit that charged the bank with preying on tribal members is a "tremendous victory" for Native communities targeted by such practices.


Kayenta Mine layoffs hit, as Navajo Generating Station closure looms

WASHINGTON - The last 265 workers at Kayenta Coal Mine are being laid off this month, another step toward the looming closure of the Navajo Generating Station that will bring the loss of hundreds more jobs this winter.


With so much construction, why is affordable housing so scarce in Phoenix?

PHOENIX – Phoenix is booming, but much of the new housing is unaffordable to people who aren’t wealthy.


Rosie the Riveter 2.0: Welding, wielding power in male-dominated industry

GOODYEAR – Rachel Miller is her generation’s Rosie the Riveter, becoming a welder in an industry where there are still few women.