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Most school funding bonds and overrides appear headed for victory

In a reversal from last year, the majority of school bond and override proposals in Arizona appear headed for victory in preliminary results of Tuesday’s municipal elections. There are still a few races too close to call.

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Paz Cantina to close while condos are built, will reopen after renovations

Taqueria Paz Cantina will stop serving margaritas, tacos, guacamole and everything else on their menu for the next 18 months. Doors will close on Monday, two days after their one-year anniversary.

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Nash inducted into Ring of Honor, reflects on how Suns changed the NBA

With Steve Nash at the helm, the Phoenix Suns paved the way for the run-and-gun style of play common in today’s NBA.

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Phoenix marijuana convention draws job seekers, entrepreneurs

More than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this week.


Scottsdale tutoring company joins growing online industry

SCOTTSDALE — From biology to bowling, officials with Scottsdale-based tutoring company AvidBrain said they offer lessons for a variety of subjects.

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National pumpkin shortage near Halloween doesn’t ‘scare’ Arizona

GILBERT – Halloween is days away and Thanksgiving is soon after – and the nation faces a shortage of pumpkins this year because of a recent drought in the Midwest.

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Fossil Creek: Reservations required

CAMP VERDE – Dennis Ly heard about the pristine swimming holes at Fossil Creek from a neighbor. The clear blue, 72-degree water was a siren song in the middle of a fiery Arizona July. Determined to check out this desert oasis, he and three friends made the two-hour drive to swim and relax, but minutes from their destination, they hit a roadblock.

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Big banks dominate lending market, but some small businesses find success with community banks

For many small businesses, it’s not the idea they struggle with, it’s getting the money to fund it.

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SRP tests way to power Internet data centers from electric substation

Technology has invaded the nation over the past decade, and staying connected means increasing demand for digital infrastructure.


Arizona business leaders emphasize ethical practices at Integrity Summit

Making money while abandoning ethics continues to be an unsustainable business practice, Arizona-based industry leaders told the crowd gathered at the fifth-annual Integrity Summit on Wednesday.

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Discovery of liquid water on Mars links back to UA lab, student

This week's landmark announcement that the surface of Mars has liquid water links back to a University of Arizona laboratory where students and faculty monitor images from an orbiting camera.