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AZ Among Few Tackling Fintech Market Protections
Arizona's new Fintech sandbox is among a small patchwork of programs in the U.S. trying to protect American consumers in the growing mobile banking and payment app industry.
Aug. 6, 2018
Some Things To Know About Storm Insurance
With monsoon season in full force the past few weeks, some Arizonans may see damage to their homes. An insurance agent says there are some important questions homeowners should ask their insurance companies during the storm season.
Aug. 6, 2018
Election Security A Top Priority As Early Voting Gets Underway In AZ
Election integrity is being scrutinized after a tumultuous 2016 election. At the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center, the building is locked down and the staff is on full alert. Even guests using the bathroom need a chaperone.
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Aug. 6, 2018
Younger Workers Needed To Fill Long-Term Positions
Generation Y and Z workers look for perks and benefits. Generation X workers look for pay raises. Enterprise Bank & Trust’s nationwide survey gauges trends that business owners face.
Aug. 6, 2018
Which Cities Have High Ranking Neighborhoods
A new list ranks neighborhoods in Peoria, Tucson and Phoenix high for real estate buying and investing. Neighborhoods across the U.S. were ranked based on affordability, crime rates and more.
Aug. 6, 2018
Mexican Steel Imports Drop After Trump’s Tariffs
In May, the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on steel imported from several countries including Mexico, one of five main suppliers to the U.S. The Mexican steelers are starting to hurt… and it may reach American pockets soon.
Aug. 6, 2018
Chinese Firm Wins Sonoran Solar Contract
JA Solar Holdings will provide the solar modules to the Puerto Libertad project, which is expected to generate up to 963 gigawatt hours, enough to power nearly 600,000 Mexican homes.
Aug. 6, 2018
Metro Phoenix Ranks 15th In Tech Talent Report
A new report on tech talent shows the Valley is moving up. CBRE, a commercial real estate and investment firm, produces an annual ranking of 50 markets based on their ability to attract and grow tech talent. Metro Phoenix climbed two spots this year to No. 15.
Aug. 6, 2018
FTC Charges Auto Dealers Targeting Navajo Borrowers
The Federal Trade Commission has charged a group of four auto dealers operating in Arizona and New Mexico, near the border of the Navajo Nation, with using deceptive practices to sell cars.
Aug. 6, 2018
Valley Could See A Short Break From Monsoon Storms This Week
Valley residents may be getting a break from the monsoon storms early in the week. But it won’t be gone for long.
Aug. 5, 2018
Invest In Ed Organizers Say Measure Description Misleads Voters
Organizers of the Invest In Ed initiative have asked a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to force lawmakers to rewrite the description of the measure which is headed to voters this Fall.
Aug. 5, 2018
ASU Graduates Launch New Online Investment App
Two Arizona State University graduates have launched a new, user-friendly online investment calculator.
Aug. 4, 2018
Phoenix Nonprofit Donates Feminine Hygiene Products, Challenges Period Stigmas
While some may not give a second thought to purchasing toiletries and hygiene products as part of their routine shopping habits, not everyone can afford those basic necessities. One Phoenix nonprofit is making feminine hygiene products more accessible to low-income populations.
Aug. 4, 2018
Artistic Elements Coming To South Mountain Freeway
Drivers traveling along the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway in Ahwatukee will see some artistic additions. That stretch of highway will now feature custom-designed panels resembling fins.
Aug. 4, 2018
Gosar Lawsuit Dropped After Blocking Stops
The ACLU says two Arizona residents suing Congressman Paul Gosar have dropped their lawsuit after Gosar said he will no longer block people on social media because of a difference in opinions.
Aug. 3, 2018
AZ Court Waives Interest In Buried Unemployment Benefits Cases
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled the state cannot collect interest owed by people who were overpaid while receiving unemployment benefits — and whose appeals were long-buried.
Aug. 3, 2018
Hualapai Tribe To Receive Nearly $2 Million To Revamp Airport
The Hualapai Tribe is receiving nearly $2 million in federal grants to fix up its airport at Grand Canyon West.
Aug. 3, 2018
Silver Alert Expands To Include People With Disabilities
Starting Friday, Arizona's Silver Alert notification system will now include people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Last March, Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation broadening the category of people covered by a Silver Alert.
Aug. 3, 2018
Monsoon Stories: Arizona Architects On Designing For The Rain
Claire and Cavin Costello are the owners of the Ranch Mine, an architecture firm in Phoenix. Named for the pioneer spirit they found when they first drove around the state, the architects behind Ranch Mine say there are two things you think about when you design in the desert Southwest.
Aug. 3, 2018
The family at the heart of the TLC reality show "Sister Wives" is moving to Flagstaff. Polygamy is not legal in this country. Is it different in Arizona than anywhere else?
Aug. 3, 2018

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