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These Arizona Cities Just Increased Their Minimum Wage

A person needs an annual income of $40,960 to afford a one-bedroom apartment in the Flagstaff-area. Even with the new increase, minimum wage workers there will only make $31,200.  The start of the new year brought more than just motivation to tackle resolutions. For some, it brought in a higher paycheck.  While the federal minimum...

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Doing Your Christmas Shopping Online? Here’s How You Can Still Support Local Businesses.

Forget Amazon—the Arizona Marketplace features more than 50 local vendors that offer everything from state pride apparel to Arizona-made beauty products.

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Phoenix Church That Held Trump Rally Got Up to $2 Million in PPP Loans

Dream City drummed up controversy last month when they claimed to have an air purification system that could keep the public safe from COVID-19. 

‘There Is No Playbook:’ Bars and Clubs Are Mighty Angry at Ducey

Club owners criticized by Gov. Ducey for lax social distancing enforcement say they’re doing everything they can to slow the spread.

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The Hell That Is Trying to Get an Unemployment Extension in Arizona

Additional unemployment insurance benefits were approved by Congress in March, but thousands of Arizonans are still waiting for help.