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Chinese Culture and Cuisine Festival offers a taste of Asia to Valley residents

Phoenicians came together to celebrate the year of the dog at annual Chinese Cultural Festival.


After Texas tragedy, Phoenix religious communities consider security

PHOENIX — “They’re our brothers and sisters that are just a couple states away,” Margarete Nasir said. “The church was a small church like ours.”

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Local First Arizona festival expands to include all state-based businesses

PHOENIX — In a park that is usually near-empty, tents from local restaurants, breweries and shops lined the grass as hundreds of Valley locals swarmed for Local First Arizona’s 13th annual Arizona Fall Fest on Saturday, an event that exclusively showcased state-owned businesses.

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Phoenix-based meditation studio hopes to expand into national franchise

PHOENIX – Eastern cultures have practiced the art of meditation for centuries. But its popularity has spread to the West in recent decades.


Arizona furniture company wins trademark suit in federal court

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an Arizona furniture company had its trademarks infringed by another company that used its name and its logo to sell identical products - what the court called "slam-dunk evidence" of infringement.


With Final Four nets cut, could Valley’s next big game be a political ball?

PHOENIX — Even before 76,000 people in University of Phoenix Stadium were looking up at game-ending confetti on Monday night at the NCAA men’s basketball championship game, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton was already looking ahead.


A guide to Final Four tickets, activities, parking and more

PHOENIX – There's good news for anybody interested in attending the games on Saturday and Monday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tickets on the secondary market are relatively inexpensive.


Downtown businesses await Final Four visitors

PHOENIX — Eat Local. Party Local. That’s the theme for one of downtown Phoenix’s newest eateries, The Park. It’s also the hope for many local businesses this weekend with the NCAA Final Four and its related events in the Valley.


Final Four security to include ‘busiest night in the history of Downtown Phoenix’

GLENDALE — The confidence Glendale and Phoenix officials have in security measures for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four stems from success protecting other major events, including the College Football Playoff and two Super Bowls.


As Final Four arrives, Phoenix Mayor Stanton relishes ‘opportunity to be the best host city’ in US

PHOENIX — From the Super Bowl to the College Football Playoff, the city of Phoenix is no stranger to helping host major sporting events.


In Focus, episode 2: What defunding Planned Parenthood could mean for Arizonans

A Republican health reform bill stalled in the House of Representatives this week, but the proposal gave an inside view into potential plans to prohibit federal health insurance from covering care at Planned Parenthood.


As March Madness begins, so does final countdown to Valley’s Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. — As arena scoreboards across the nation record the first slew of March Madness games on Thursday, the basketball tournament’s ultimate destination is ready to take delivery of its own.