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Digital timer on prescription bottles may help addicts, CEO says

PHOENIX – A digital-timer on a pill bottle may help those who are fighting prescription drug addiction, the chief executive of the company that created the tool says.


Flagstaff-based incubator helps Native American entrepreneurs build businesses

FLAGSTAFF – Sunlight shoots through the window of a Flagstaff studio, casting a spotlight on Gregory Hill – specifically on his hands. They’re burned and worn from carving toy tops.

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Phoenix native launches Carvana, a growing online vehicles sales site

When Katrina and Jerry Beckham’s minivan broke down multiple times, they knew it was time for a new vehicle. With three little girls to take care of, the Tennessee couple had to find a reliable way to get around.

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Flagstaff’s Arizona Snowbowl to showcase first new ski lift in 30 years

FLAGSTAFF – Ray Villaraza calls Arizona Snowbowl his “home turf.” The 32-year-old Tempe resident spent 31 days snowboarding last season, he said.


Parking app wins Phoenix’s first ‘App Hack’ competition

ParkX has won Phoenix’s Smart City App Hack competition and will represent the city at the global competition in Barcelona, Spain, in November.


Companies target Phoenix’s ‘disconnected youth’ population at job fair

One in five people between the ages of 16 and 24 don’t work and don’t go to school in the Phoenix area. They’re called “disconnected youth” – and experts said they have a significant impact on the economy.

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Old school retro games have new life and are making a comeback

Something is happening in the dusty corners of the video game world. People are picking up old video games, wiping off the cobwebs and playing them again.


Vemma CEO confident after Tempe company’s court hearing on pyramid scheme allegations

NOTE: On Sept. 18, a federal judge barred Vemma Nutrition Co. from resuming most of its business activities. Click here for the follow-up story. BK Boreyko Tuesday said he felt confident in his team's work defending Vemma Nutrition Co. against federal regulators who accused them of running a pyramid scheme.

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Vemma stops operations after FTC calls it a pyramid scheme, student ‘affiliates’ lose money

When Chris Benson signed up to sell Vemma juice drinks, he said something didn’t feel right.