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Maryvale residents express concerns about hospital closure

PHOENIX – Maryvale residents said they were concerned about the recent announcement their nearest hospital would close, leaving some to question where they will go in an emergency.

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New initiative focuses on connecting Maryvale residents to jobs

PHOENIX – Like many community members who live in or around Maryvale, Lupe Ybarra needs a job.

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Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth

PHOENIX – A local music academy wants to make sure students learn to play an instrument even if they can't afford it, underscoring a federal guideline that says music is crucial to a quality education.

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Valley workers had highest wage increases in US

PHOENIX – Wages in the Phoenix metro area increased more than anywhere else in the United States in the past year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

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Tupac? Bette Midler? Valley high school pregame football music runs gamut

PHOENIX -- Football now comes with a soundtrack. From high school to the NFL, athletes can be spotted before games with a popular piece of equipment.


Arizona business leaders say DACA repeal could have millions in economic impact

PHOENIX – One local business leader said if authorities remove all of the state’s DACA recipients from the economy, it would be the equivalent of removing the population of Kingman in northwest Arizona.

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Arizona files lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid company, accuses it of fraudulent practices

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. and three doctors. The suit alleged that they participated in fraudulent practices, which led to overprescription of a powerful opioid drug, according to a statement released Thursday.


City prepares, reacts to Trump’s rally in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX – One downtown Phoenix group estimated 25,000 people will converge in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday – both to support and oppose – President Donald Trump at his rally. He plans to appear at 7 p.m. at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Chemical attraction: Scottsdale teen in national chemistry competition

WASHINGTON - You might not know which chemical element in the Hope Diamond has the largest molecular mass, but an eighth-grader from Scottsdale does.


PHX Startup Week attracts entrepreneurs from across US, organizers expect 10,000 attendees

PHOENIX – PHX Startup Week launched three years ago. That first week, they had about 2,500 attendees. The next year, they doubled it.

PHX Startup Week

You can hear the dribble now: Final Four closing in on first Valley visit

PHOENIX — There’s a skill that’s important both in playing basketball and in hosting major sports events.


Valley real estate firm showcases virtual reality technology

PEORIA - Walk into the Peoria offices of DeLex Realty, and you’ll find something unusual - virtual reality headsets.