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Phoenix grant program tries to improve city one block at a time

PHOENIX – When Becky Vining moved into her home near Grand and 15th avenues, she wasn't looking for upscale accommodations. She just wanted a place where she and her husband could paint and play music without neighbors calling the police on them.


Hurley and Final Four come together to encourage Arizona kids to read

TEMPE - As Sparky, Arizona State University’s mascot, entered the gym, a loud roar filled the air and a group of excited third-graders held up their palms, eagerly awaiting high fives from the Sun Devil.


Memory fragments: Giant puppets tell of loss of Tucson Latino neighborhood

TEMPE - Four giant puppets towered over the stage.


AZ’s growing Hispanic-owned business sector gets help from Fuerza Local

PHOENIX – Berni Reina and his wife were simultaneously laid off in 2013. The Avondale residents had no steady income and had to provide for their family, so the two began to look for work.


Feds take the wheel before driverless cars hit the market

WASHINGTON - The federal government got into the debate over driverless vehicles Tuesday, proposing new regulations and model legislation aimed at smoothing the development of the high-tech cars and heading off a state-by-state patchwork of laws for them.

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Consumer advocate: Predatory lending still ‘major problem’ in Arizona

PHOENIX – Consumers nationwide have submitted nearly 10,000 complaints with the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau about short-term consumer loans they believed were unfair, according to a recent analysis conducted by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund. The complaints were submitted over the past two and a half years.


Court: Fired Williams worker can file free-speech suit against city in age case

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the former Williams water superintendent can sue the city for violating his First Amendment rights by firing him in what he said was retaliation for an age-discrimination complaint.


Arizona religious leaders offer community and support following Dallas shooting

PHOENIX — The sniper killings of Dallas police officers and the officer-involved shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile ushered in moments of grief and reflection for many across the nation, including Arizona religious leaders.

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Coyotes hope proximity of new affiliate will pay dividends in player development

GLENDALE — Coyotes Director of Player Development Steve Sullivan stood on the ice at Gila River Arena earlier this week just a few feet away from more than 40 Coyotes prospects at the team’s annual development camp.


Coyotes president LeBlanc ‘moving forward’ with new arena site

PHOENIX — The Coyotes moved one step closer to finding a new home Friday.


Mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners can turn Tucson ‘into a hockey town’

TUCSON – At least two of the people who played a critical role in bringing the newly named Roadrunners, the Arizona Coyotes minor league affiliate, to Tucson grew up watching the classic Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner cartoons.

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