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Presto! One Arizona woman and the magic of the new sharing economy

Gilbert – Stefanie Contreras rarely waits in line. She prefers a life where on-demand or sharing services mean she can spend her time living her life, whether she’s ordering laundry detergent or booking a vacation in Costa Rica.


ASU students get free college tuition after winning national ‘Heroes of the Dorm’ e-sports tournament

Confetti fell and the crowd cheered as a champion was crowned at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.


Despite high unemployment, Yuma’s agribusiness continues to thrive

YUMA – Every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a report listing metropolitan areas with the highest unemployment rates in the country.

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Arizona projected to lead the United States in future job growth

Forbes Magazine has named Arizona the best state for future job growth, but one local economic expert said the distinction does come with some caveats.


Arizona Diamondbacks executive battles low attendance at Chase Field through marketing efforts, concourse changes

Graham Rossini spent four years as an intern shadowing Arizona State University's baseball coach at the time, Pat Murphy.


JP Morgan Chase provides $100K grant boost local business exports to Mexico

Days after officials reached one of the most ambitious international trade deals in history, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton on Thursday unveiled a plan that aims to make metro Phoenix a major player in foreign trade.

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Company officials: Ample space, competitive wages attracted them to Arizona

Officials representing three companies – Home Depot, FacilitySource and Stitch Fix – cited three key reasons that spurred the expansion of their businesses to the region: competitive wages, availability of workforce and ample warehouse or office space.

Panelists from three companies expanding to Phoenix spoke about what attracted their businesses to the area at an event held by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council on Thursday. (Photo by Stefan Modrich/Cronkite News)

Arizona Cardinals, ASU players’ jersey sales on low end nationally

CHANDLER – While the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State University football have gained traction locally in recent years in terms of wins and popularity, the teams lag behind the competition in national jersey sales.


Open space parks provide economic boost to Maricopa County communities

In the northeast Valley, cyclists from across the country flock to McDowell Mountain Regional Park for its 50 miles of general trails and three competitive tracks.

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City Council renews Valley Metro event day program, U.S. Airways Center partnership

Next time you’re headed to US Airways Center for an event, you won’t have to seek out a parking spot.