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A very vegetarian Thanksgiving: How local businesses adjust to new kinds of customers

In addition to the president, millions of others will pardon turkeys from the imminent threat of Thanksgiving this year.

Vegan Thanksgiving photo

Consumer Reports: Not all tire treads performs equally

Before you pack up and head out for your Thanksgiving trip, you may want to give your car some extra attention, especially your tires. It’s a simple step and could mean the difference between being stuck on the side of the road for Thanksgiving or seated at the dinner table with family and friends.


Arizona State Fair: Attendance slips, but officials call it a success

Workers have dismantled the rides. Vendors have put away the giant turkey legs and cotton candy. And the performers have packed their bags.


Uber, Passport Health partner to provide flu shots to Phoenix users on demand

TEMPE – To help fight off the sniffs and sniffles of the flu, rideshare company Uber and medical-care company Passport Health teamed up to deliver on-demand shots and health bags for a one-day event on Thursday.


Some Arizona tribal casinos wage bets on risky demographic: Millennials

SCOTTSDALE – Philip Smith remembers the sights, sounds and smells of the last time he went gambling.


Large federal grant will fund Canalscape project

Arizona received a hefty grant this week to help fund the Canalscape project.

U.S. Representatives Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix

Arizona women leaders highlighted in 28th annual Athena Awards

Three of the Valley’s most-accomplished businesswomen were awarded the Athena Award by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce on Thursday in its annual program to support women in leadership.

Trophies photo

Scientists discover extra genes in elephants that help fight cancer

Scientists have been stumped for decades as to why elephants rarely get cancer. A new discovery, with a link to ASU, may have the answer.

Sheena the elephant

Laser beams pointed at aircraft a growing problem in the US

More than 170 times last year, someone pointed a laser at an aircraft in Arizona, according to data compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, and pilots and passengers are in agreement that the perpetrators need to be punished.


McDowell Road’s ‘Miracle Mile’ highlights Phoenix area’s international diversity, culture

The clothes on his back and crumbled documents were the only two possessions Ethiopian refugee Anduale Hassan had to his name after stepping off of the plane at Sky Harbor International Airport. A government official stared when he first saw Hassan.


WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer

Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.


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.