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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.

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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.


Arizonans share memories of their dads for Father’s Day

We asked Arizonans about their dads for Father's Day, and here's what we've heard from them so far:

Peter and Kate Peifer poses precariously at the Grand Canyon. Kate Peifer says she and her father share a love of learning as far back as she can remember.

Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting

WASHINGTON - Arizona Electric Power Cooperative CEO Patrick Ledger told a House panel Wednesday that federal power administrations are keeping local utilities in the dark when it comes to what's in their bill.


Cactus League Stadium Guide

The temperatures are back in the 80s in the Valley of the Sun and with them, 15 major league teams have returned for spring training. Each of the 10 ballparks where they practice and play offer something special for fans who attend, from the delectable garlic fries imported from San Francisco to the opportunity to shag fly balls during batting practice. Cronkite News went from ballpark to ballpark and gathered a list of the must-sees and must-dos while in and around these Cactus League venues.


Arizona Science Center unveils POPnology tying together technology and science fiction

POPnology, an 8,000-square-foot exhibit packed with science fiction technology, will make its debut at the Arizona Science Center on Sunday.


Has Airbnb hurt Arizona’s hospitality industry?

Kim Vu could smell the salty sea breeze from the San Diego loft just above a local coffee shop.When she arrived, the Phoenix native was thrilled when she noticed a small gift – a birthday card with a bag of goodies.


2017 Final Four already building a legacy in Phoenix

Hosting events such as the Super Bowl earlier this year, the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in January 2016 and the Final Four in April 2017 brings in tourism and boosts the local economy – and often leaves another lasting mark.


Purse and sword: Seized assets mean big money for law enforcement

Arizona law enforcement agencies have spent more than $57 million since 2008 through a federal program granting money and other property seized from those suspected of crimes, a Cronkite News review found.

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