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Photo series: Entrepreneurs in their element

Our photo series highlights more than 20 metro Phoenix entrepreneurs: their triumphs and challenges, and why basing their businesses and careers in the Phoenix metropolitan area helps them thrive.


Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to celebrate

With the Phoenix Pride Festival and Parade now just one day away, organizers and members of Trans Queer Pueblo, a community organization providing political, economic, and social services to undocumented LGBT people of color, have wrapped up a week of action leading up to Sunday’s events.


‘My heart’s broken’: End of season means end of ASU’s Guard U

Arizona State's loss to Syracuse in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament also meant the end of Guard U in Tempe.


Arizona’s Miller to remain coach, calls report ‘inaccurate, false and defamatory’

Sean Miller will remain coach of the Arizona men's basketball team. He said Thursday that reports he discussed payment to a player were false.


Arizona Latinx performers: Using the stage as a platform to show their pride and culture

The mariachi group showcases young musicians and performers whose motivation for playing mariachi music is the same: to represent their Mexican culture with pride.


National report card ranks Arizona near bottom of states for highway safety

WASHINGTON – Arizona was third-worst in the country for highway safety in 2017, based on its relative lack of driving-safety laws, a new report says. But one official said the Arizona does not get credit for the good it does.


‘It’s a historical day’: UA introduces first African-American head football coach

On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Arizona introduced the football program’s first African-American head coach.


West Valley school prepares high school students for aviation jobs

Officials at the Central Campus of Western Maricopa Education Center have slowly grown one of their programs to train students for one of Arizona's most in-demand careers: aviation.


Arizona-based women-only boxing franchise expands to keep up with fitness trends

Over the past several years, women-only fitness facilities have exploded in popularity. Boxing gyms, such as the Jabz franchise, have played a role in that growth.


Supreme Court lets stand lower court rulings in Scottsdale police shooting

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court let stand a ruling that a Scottsdale police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who threatened two people with a knife and advanced toward officers with two halves of a pool cue in his hands.


On heels of NCAA kickback scandal, Arizona’s Miller to make first public appearance

PHOENIX -- Even though a week has passed since news broke of FBI arrests related to an NCAA kickback scandal, the University of Arizona and many of its college basketball peers remain a part of the national discussion.


On heels of FBI corruption scandal, questions surround Arizona program, Sean Miller

PHOENIX -- On the heels of the FBI’s three-year investigation of a college basketball corruption scandal, questions about the state of Arizona’s program and the impact it will have on coach Sean Miller remain.