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Cactus League economic impact makes double-figure jump

SCOTTSDALE -- Equipped with an IPad or IPhone, Saager Buch made his way to groups sitting on the lawns of Cactus League ballparks. Disinterested in the games at hand, the junior research economist at the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State’s W. P. Carey School of Business approached the masses with a survey.

Mesa firm gets front-row seat at White House ‘Made in America’ showcase

WASHINGTON - Andrew Medway wasn't sure how his Mesa business, Lanternland Lighting, was picked to represent Arizona at the White House's "Made in America Showcase," but he was still excited to be there Monday among companies that made everything from spacecraft to MoonPies.

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.