The attorney for Susan Bitter Smith is asking the state Supreme Court to rule the conflict of interest charges filed against her are "legally meritless'' even though she is quitting the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Many Native American businesses face unique cultural and regulatory obstacles. One group is trying to bridge the gap between entrepreneurial and native cultures and has had some success, but their federal funding just ran out.
Marching bands and large crowds will be converging on downtown and central Phoenix Saturday morning for the annual National Bank of Arizona Fiesta Bowl Parade. City and event officials estimate about 100,000 people will attend.